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Kurds issue new call to arms against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 21, 2014

Kurds issue new call to arms against Islamic State in Syria

SURUC Turkey (Reuters) Kurdish militants in Turkey have issued a new call to arms to defend a border town in northern Syria from advancing Islamic State fighters, and the Turkish authorities and United Nations prepared on Sunday for a surge in refugees. #China #Business #markets #Security #United Kingdom #Turkey #Mexico #opinion
Obama's strategy won't work; only Muslims can defeat Islamic terrorism

Sep 21, 2014

Obama's strategy won't work; only Muslims can defeat Islamic terrorism

The Obama strategy of drone attacks and assassination of terrorists will not ultimately win in the absence of strong Muslim support in this war. Muslims have to lead the war against Islamic terrorism, not America. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #Hamas #InMyOpinion #Boko Haram #Islamic fundamentalism #ISIS
Afghanistan's presidential rivals sign deal for powersharing government

Sep 21, 2014

Afghanistan's presidential rivals sign deal for powersharing government

KABUL (Reuters) Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates signed a deal on Sunday to share power after months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilised the nation at a crucial time as most foreign troops prepare to leave. #facebook #United States #India #China #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #opinion
Exclusive Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program

Sep 21, 2014

Exclusive Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments from the officials, who asked not to be named, highlight how difficult it may be for the Western powers to keep the nuclear negotiations separate from other regional conflicts. #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Technology #Arabic #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion
New Zealand PM storms to third term but faces slowing growth ahead

Sep 21, 2014

New Zealand PM storms to third term but faces slowing growth ahead

WELLINGTON (Reuters) Prime Minister John Key secured New Zealand's first majority government in almost 20 years on a promise to maintain a strong economy, but slowing growth in China may challenge his outlook and also threaten fiscal discipline. #Economy #India #Japan #France #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion

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Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

Sep 03, 2014

Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Ganesha #Ganpati #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Ganpati mandals
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #InMyOpinion #Education #Yale University #Smriti Irani #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Credentials

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Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 20, 2014

Labour gain at expense of Sinn Fein

The Labour Party has gained ground at Sinn Fein’s expense in an opinion poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Independent. The Millward Brown poll shows Fine Gael on 25pc, unchanged and Fianna Fail on 21pc, up one point. The Labour Party is on nine per cent, up ... #Labour Party (Ireland) #Joan Burton #Fine Gael #Fianna Fail #Sinn Fein
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 20, 2014

Gimme gimme gimme: how to increase your willpower

A new book suggests self-control is the key to success and that learning to defer gratification can change your life. But is it really that simple? We take the marshmallow test Two varieties of human emerge from the pages of The Marshmallow Test , a ... #Labour Party (Ireland) #Joan Burton #Fine Gael #Fianna Fail #Sinn Fein
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 19, 2014

Don Cayo: Without agreed-on facts, environmental reviews are mired in dysfunction (with video)

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” — U.S. Senator Daniel Moyniha... #Labour Party (Ireland) #Joan Burton #Fine Gael #Fianna Fail #Sinn Fein