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  1. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. After two previous attempts to link him to terrorism failed, the spiritual head of the militant group Jemaah Islamiah was sentenced on Thursday to 15 years jail for his support of a terror training camp. The 72-year-old cleric plans to appeal, calling his sentence the work of the devil. Michael Bloomberg Oops. It turns out that when the billionaire New ...

  2. Islam inherently violent? Don't make us cringe

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... yesterday after he claimed that Islam was inherently violent and compared concern over global warming to mediaeval superstition. Cardinal George Pell, the controversial Archbishop of Sydney, warned ... in Australia on Wednesday. Cardinal Pell said the idea that Islam had historically been tolerant of Christians and Jews was largely a myth. 'Considered strictly on its own terms, Islam ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... faces more problems as an Islamic group threatens to cut the capital, Dhaka, off from the rest of the country tomorrow in a push for a blasphemy law. Supporters of Hefazat-e-Islam want to see ...

  4. Dirty truth about nuclear terrorism

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said recently that nuclear terrorism is often still treated as science fiction. But, he warned the global summit on terrorism in Madrid ... As concern about transnational terrorism has risen in the past few years, so have worries about highly enriched uranium fuel at research reactors, since many are in universities and other civilian ...

  5. Letters

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... studies, so is it really necessary? Mini Mok, Kwun Tong Why West is wary of Islam I would like to respond to the article by Omar Ashour ('Better to capture than kill terrorist leaders', ... There must be, equally, no equivocation in the response to Islamist terrorism on the part of Muslims. No God worth that name would want to be worshipped with the blood of innocents; no true religion ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Climate change a clear and present danger

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Graeme Maxton

    ... senseless war has been the "war on terror". According to a study by Brown University last year, the cost to America in the first 10 years after the attacks of September 11 was a staggering US$4trillion. Trillions more have been spent in Europe and elsewhere. During all this time, there have been just 251 terrorism-related deaths in the developed world and none in the US. Over the same ...

  7. Renewable Energy

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Seng, head of the innovative unit of the Singapore Stock Exchange and an Islamic finance expert, the mainland's green sector could be an ideal vehicle for wealthy investors and sovereign funds from the Middle East because they meet Islamic financial concepts known as Sharia investing. Speaking at an 'Islamic Finance: Opportunity and Risk' seminar, jointly organised ...

  8. Cruel killing of stray dogs by government can be replaced by more humane option

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and conservation officers get around in barred vans with nets, nooses and traps. They catch shrieking animals, cart them to cages in so-called animal management centres and after a few days of terror vets ...

  9. Nuclear restraint

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson France this week echoed warnings over Iran's nuclear programme, voiced earlier by Israel and the United States. Tehran might face military action by concerned states, said Paris, unless it heeded UN Security Council resolutions cal ...

  10. The Green Huntsman

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hans stood frozen with terror at his door. He stared down at the two hounds looking at him with blood-red eyes. Then the ground shook and the huntsman charged back into the clearing. The farmer ...




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