Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 | Last Update : 08:30 AM IST

Rafia Zakaria

Will Trump impeachment hearings only be great TV?

Republican bravado being what it is, the case against impeachment is looking strong.

14 Nov 2019 1:28 AM

Can killing of ISIS’ Baghdadi save Trump in 2020 polls?

In the initial few hours after the raid, it seemed that the operation in which Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died had saved Donald Trump.

01 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

A relentless war rages on in the Middle East

Turkish forces have moved into northern Syria, and the shaky Kurdish-defended buffer zone has become the site of mayhem.

19 Oct 2019 2:58 AM

Guard against ‘dark net’, expose child predators

New research published in the New York Times this past weekend provides new insight into the minds of paedophiles.

05 Oct 2019 1:46 AM

Why a scholar’s new ‘sin’ hurts the cause of Euro Muslims

Muslims, held Ramadan — who was born in Geneva and holds Swiss citizenship — had a lot to contribute to Europe.

05 Sep 2019 3:46 AM

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Decade’s two major conflicts will end in step back to the past

The larger message of these conflicts and the condition in which they will leave the populations in Syria and Afghanistan is a grim one.

29 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

America must learn the shadow of white terror will be harder to fight

Countries like Pakistan, post-colonial countries, are continually (and incorrectly) often seen as inhabiting the Western past.

09 Aug 2019 12:17 AM

Time to embrace that brown, dark can be beautiful

The “blackface” use of cosmetics to make the skin darker and effect cultural misappropriation of African tradition can be viewed as a racist act.

02 Aug 2019 12:18 AM

For all Trump’s Islamophobia, Khan has scored a diplomatic win

It must have been an odd thing for PM Imran Khan to step into a United States whose president was having such a visibly Islamophobic moment.

26 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Domestic abuse: A crime without punishment

Moscow is far away, but the complexities of the situation are not unimaginable in Pakistan.

11 Jul 2019 12:13 AM

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What does the Dalai Lama’s ‘lapse’ teach us about sexism?

Women, after all, are terribly used to ‘good’ men saying sexist things and having these ascribed to dated views.

05 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Economics over Islamism: Choice clear in Istanbul

The cultural messaging that generated voter ire and got them to the polls on symbolic issues like veiling is no longer working.

28 Jun 2019 12:44 AM

Dead migrants in US, Europe: Refugees left to fend for themselves

Some reports that were released discuss these increasing numbers with great solemnity and great concern.

24 Jun 2019 4:40 AM

The clock is ticking on the Americans’ varsity for Afghans

Some clues may lie in the other stalled effort being carried out by the Americans in Afghanistan

14 Jun 2019 1:08 AM

Do ‘burkinis’ offer modesty or draw more attention?

The body is technically completely covered with hardly any skin showing.

18 May 2019 12:05 AM

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ISIS brides: A problem for the West and Muslim world

In recent interviews, Shamima has stated that going public with her plea to the British government was likely not in her best interests.

01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Hambantota: Art of using old tricks to get new land

China was there to help make it all happen and then Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa was glad to accept.

22 Feb 2019 12:45 AM

‘Dark’ tourism is on the rise, cashing in on human misery

It is well known that in India, which markets itself as “exotic India” in its pro-tourism commercials, tourists can take guided tours of large slums.

15 Feb 2019 12:24 AM

2 Muslim women in US Congress make history, break a stereotype

No sooner had the clip featuring Representative Tlaib hit the contentious airwaves of American cable news that it went viral.

11 Jan 2019 12:29 AM

The problem with baby powder

It is difficult to tell whether the exercise in limiting the damage from lawsuits will be successful.

21 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

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