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Thursday, October 06, 2005
Heartening progress on Siachen
While India and Pakistan did not achieve a breakthrough on the issue of demilitarising the Siachen Glacier, there is clearly reason for optimism. It is unlikely that Foreign Ministers Natwar Singh and Kurshid Mahmoud Kasuri would have set a short ...
Moving closer, yet staying `neutral'
The Confederation of Switzerland, which joined the United Nations only in 2002 and has kept out of the European Union, voted recently to allow citizens from the 10 new E.U. member-states to work in the country. This is a rebuff to the right-wing ...
Leader Page Articles
Economic growth and the Millennium Goals
By John M. Alexander
With continued vigilance and determination, we should be able to banish hunger-poverty from India by 2015. But the attainment of other poverty-related millennium goals calls for conscientious and effective delivery of services in basic education and primary health care.
Many faces of Islamism
By Soumaya Ghannoushi © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
ISLAM IS the second-largest and the fastest-growing religion in the world. In its heartlands in Asia and Africa, the movement of Islamisation has penetrated the fortress of the modernised elites, taking root among students, engineers, doctors, ...
EU elites cannot ignore peoples' views
By Jonathan Freedland © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
Opening the door to Turkey was right, but EU expansion is bound to fail if the dreamers ignore the majority.
Letters to the Editor
"India has proved itself a responsible power"
British Secretary of State for DefenceJohn Reidsays his country will "stay the course" in supporting India's bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. In an interview, Dr. Reid admitted that military contacts with India had been fitf ul but said the U.K. was trying to improve that. Excerpts:
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