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Archive for December 29th, 2016

In parting shot at Israel, Kerry warns Middle East peace in jeopardy

Darren Ornitz/Reuters   By Lesley Wroughton and Yeganeh Torbati U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Israel’s building of settlements on occupied land was jeopardizing Middle East peace, voicing unusually frank frustration with America’s longtime ally weeks before he is due to leave office.

Verdict on Raviraj murder case: Another travesty of justice

By M.K. Eelaventhan The recent acquittal of six accused in the political murder trial of late MP Nadarajah Raviraj is not surprising but it is yet another expected verdict from the Sri Lankan judiciary.

Cash that will never come back in hand – India’s demonetisation story

Ajit Solanki/AP   By Siddhartha Rastogi   Cash withdrawal curbs to continue…

Poetry

Lakin Ogunbanwo   By Ògbeni Làgbàyí

There are good Nigerians…many good Nigerians

AP photo   By Prince Charles Dickson

Celestial Empire

By Ricardo Swire On Tuesday March 15th 2016 the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) and the Peoples Liberation Army of China signed a multi-million dollar military agreement. The diplomatic protocol signaled another Chinese special equipment contribution to the BDF arsenal.

The Church Map of Kolkata

By Samrat Dey   Numerous European Churches dot the map of Kolkata, thanks to its history of British, French, Portuguese and Dutch cultures.  

Poetry

By Vatsala Radhakeesoon