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05/24/2018 - 04:24<p>The US Justice Department said Wednesday that it had seized an internet domain that directed a dangerous botnet of a half-million …

Ruth Pfau: Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' dies aged 87

<b>Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and has been described as the country's Mother Teresa, has died in Karachi aged 87.</b><p>She died in hospital after being admitted on Friday, her order said.<p>Dr Pfau witnessed leprosy in Pakistan for the first …

Pakistan

The cricketer who shaped T20

Aug 5, 2017<p>On his face is the same smile you've seen a million times over the last 21 years, the one that shows just how happy he is just to be …

Attack on Malala was staged, claims PTI MNA

<b>PESHAWAR:</b> In a claim that could stir up another controversy for the the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), MNA Musarrat Ahmad Zeb – a member of Swat’s …

A much-maligned Mughal

The great king Aurangzeb is among the most hated men in Indian history. A historian claims he’s been unjustly demonised<i>By Audrey Truschke</i>Read at Aeon

India

Why did Winston Churchill hate the Hindus and prefer the Muslims?

<i>Bhagat Ram Talwar, later known as Silver, was the only quintuple spy in World War-II, working for the British, Russians, Germans, Italians, and the Japanese. Silver, who identified as a “Hindu Pathan,” was born and raised in the northwest region of the subcontinent bordering Afghanistan. Unlike</i> …

Winston Churchill

World Cup Stories: When 'Toto' Schillaci's stare was the star

Salvatore Schillaci ended the 1990 World Cup as the most popular man in Italy. But he started it being attacked by 3,000 angry fans who trapped him in his car, spat at the windows and kicked the bodywork.

Spain's Moriscos: a 400 year old Muslim tragedy is a story for today

Matthew Carr, the author of Blood and Faith, explains how the plight of the Moriscos, driven from their home country as detested aliens, has urgent lessons for our own age<p>I first heard about the expulsion of the 17th-century Spanish Muslims known as Moriscos back in 1992, when I was living in …

North Africa

Trump’s dangerous delusions about Islam | Christopher de Bellaigue

The president and his advisers paint Muslims as enemies of modernity. The neglected history of an age of Middle Eastern liberalism proves them wrong<p>In the aftermath of the attacks of 11 September 2001, amid the grief and rage that followed the toppling of the World Trade Center, President George W …

Political Science

World War I food propaganda still inspires today

On April 6, 1917 the United States joined Canada, Britain and other allies in the First World War. It took a while for them to send over a lot of …

The man who robbed a bank for love

<b>John Wojtowicz was a romantic - he says that's why he tried to rob a bank to finance his lover's gender reassignment surgery. The failed robbery inspired the film Dog Day Afternoon and several documentaries, the latest of which, The Dog, is an affectionate, no-holds-barred portrait of a New York</b> …

Crime

The Forgotten Jihad – What Sparked a Tribal Revolt Against the British in India’s North-West Frontier?

“Few today remember that conflict, which would become known as the Pathan Rising.” By Mark Simner FOR OVER A decade the word jihad has appeared …

North America