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Brown’s straight talk
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown did well to deny Pakistan the space for equivocation in its response to the terrorist attacks in Mumbai on November 26, 2008. Mr. Brown has conveyed the international community’s unambiguous and ...
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in radiation-induced mutation techniques that help in producing crop varieties with high yields and disease resistance, and can grow in stressful conditions such ...
Leader Page Articles
Terrorism, rule of law, and human rights
By K.G. Balakrishnan
Adherence to the constitutional principle of ‘substantive due process’ must be an essential part of our collective response to terrorism. Any dilution of the right to a fair trial for all individuals, however heinous their crimes may be, will be a moral loss against those who preach hatred and violence.
Mumbai shows Partition was a tragic mistake
By Sarfraz Manzoor
‘The enmity meant to lurk inside every Pakistani towards India seems ridiculous.’
OUT OF LONDON
It’s curtains for Europe’s last feudal outpost
By Hasan Suroor
In a day and age when even hick towns have gone hep, you wouldn’t think there could be a place right in the heart of Europe which has set its face against modernity. It has no pucca roads, no street lights, no cars, no airstrip, no tap ...
How to use Africa’s natural resources
By R. Anthony Hodge
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, an Africa-based good governance group, recently honoured the former Botswana President, Festus Mogae, with its annual Achievement in African Leadership award. Mr. Mogae has been widely praised for promoting ...
Corrections and clarifications
* * A report “Suryakirans display airmanship in Zhuhai [China]” (December 13, 2008) incorrectly gave the name of the Indian Ambassador to China as Nirupama Roy. It should have been Ms. Nirupama Rao. * * A Muslim’s ...
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