‘World order has failed’, declares Mahathir as he calls for new system based on rule of law

TOKYO: The world is in dire need for a new order anchored on the rule of law, with countries resolving conflicts through negotiation and arbitration, said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday (May 30). In a keynote address during the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, Dr Mahathir lamented that the current world order has... Continue Reading →

Malaysian PM Mahathir proposes new regional currency based on gold

TOKYO: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday (May 30) proposed to create a new “special currency” for the region based on gold, replacing the existing currency trading regime. Speaking at a dialogue session at the 25th International Conference on The Future of Asia (Nikkei Conference), he claimed that a regional currency based on gold... Continue Reading →

Who is Bediuzzaman Said Nursi?

“I have just one purpose. That is; as I get nearer to my grave, we hear the sounds of Bolshevik owls (supporters) in this country of Islam. These sounds damage the tenets of faith of the Islamic World. It captivates the public, particularly the youth, by making them faithless. Fighting against them with all my... Continue Reading →

Russia Sides with Pakistan in South Asia’s Tit-for-Tat Missile Tests

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov staunchly defended Pakistan’s “sovereign right to take care of its security” amidst South Asia’s tit-for-tat missile tests, with this unprecedented statement not only signifying the strength of the Russian-Pakistani Strategic Partnership, but also potentially being a response to the Indian Ambassador to the US’ recent hint that his country will prioritize... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Differences Between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War

1. Iraq is 168,754 mi² and Iran is 636,400 mi²; that is, Iran is geographically 3.77 times bigger than Iraq, almost 4 times as big. 2. Iraq’s population when invaded was 26 million. Iran’s population today is 81 million. 3. General Eric Shinseki testified before Congress prior to Bush’s invasion that based on the US... Continue Reading →

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