Category: "Features"

19Mar
2013

New Day, New Year

A photo essay on one of the world’s most ancient new year festival

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16Feb
2013

Libya: The Other Side of the Story

Gaddafi is evil, a threat to Libyan people and the world. But what about the fact that many people see it otherwise? Following is one the most balanced version of events you can find on the Internet

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7Feb
2013

Of the Women, By the Women, For the Women

A peek into the lives of women in Gaza – Undoubtedly one of the most oppressed places on the planet to live

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22Dec
2012

Book review: 1st Century Radical – The Shadowy Origins of the man who became known as Jesus Christ

1st Century Radical: The Shadowy Origins of the man who became known as Jesus Christ – Michael Calum Jacques. Milton Keynes: Authorhouse, 2008. 251 pp. ISBN: 1438915748 At a time when Christian conservatism is at revival and religious values are being evaluated across the world, 1st Century Radical is the most timely guide to understanding not only the basics of Christianity but also the roots of its founder – Jesus Christ. Known in the book as Yeshua-bar-Yosef, Michael Calum Jacques, […]

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11Dec
2012

UK government’s tightening of Immigration laws clear violation of basic human rights

The nuts and bolts of the new British Immigration laws/rules, according to many British citizens, are tearing families apart. “Please help us stand up for what’s right; Please speak up and take action.  Please don’t let any government erode basic rights of British citizens in our own country.  Please allow us to be real families, and not forced into being ‘Skype’ families,” the statement issued by a campaign group of British Citizens known as BritCits stipulates. According to the group, […]

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5Nov
2012

Wood Carving – Uzbekistan’s Cherished Treasure

High-style traditional wood carving attracts tourists everywhere in Tashkent. Whether it is wooden doors, beams, pillars, furniture, Holy Quran stands, boxes, daily use items or decoration pieces; one has to find a real mastery of local artisans in wood carving. Many of the Uzbek houses are also full of wooden decorations. “This craft left by our ancestors has a high value in our tradition. Many of the ancient master pieces of wood carving have been unearthed during the excavations at different places from […]

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9Oct
2012

5 Reasons the US lost the War in Afghanistan

“Americans are asking, how will we fight and win this war? We will direct every resource at our command, every means of diplomacy, every tool of intelligence, every instrument of law enforcement, every financial influence, and every necessary weapon of war, to the disruption and to the defeat of the global terror network.  “Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any […]

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7Oct
2012

A visit to Isola del Gran Sasso in Italy