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Replace dollar with super currency: economist

The World Bank’s former chief economist wants to replace the US dollar with a single global super-currency, saying it will create a more stable global financial system. “The dominance of…

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy

Epilogue There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

Saudi king orders punishing jihadi fighters

Story Summary   Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah issued a royal decree on Monday that punishes citizens who fight in conflicts outside the kingdom, with prison sentences ranging from three to…

Abbas says Israeli pullout over 5 years if NATO deploys

  Abbas, in an interview published by the paper on Sunday, shifted from his insistence on a three-year time frame for Israel’s withdrawal from occupied territories under any future peace…

OIC seeks rights debates based on Islamic values

  In a statement issued at the fourth session of the OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), on Sunday here, Madani said that current international human rights laws are…

Cost of corruption across EU equals its annual budget – EU Commission

Corruption in the EU costs the economy 120 billion euro per year – equivalent to the EU’s annual budget, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said when presenting a new…

Blasphemy charges pervert Islam’s teachings

By Qasim Rashid (RNS) Sentenced for professing his atheism, Alexander Aan was recently released after 18 months in an Indonesian prison. Masood Ahmad has already served over two months in…

East Indians in the US.

Not all statements here have been VERIFIED >> *Some >> facts you may not be knowing about INDIANS* >> >> 1. 38% of doctors in America are INDIANS. >> >>…

Jack Lew: US could default on debt by ‘end of month’

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has warned the US may default on its debt by the end of the month if Congress does not raise its borrowing limit. Mr Lew…

Vladimir Putin’s remarkable comeback

Source: CNN As Russian President Vladimir Putin opens the Winter Olympics in Sochi on February 7, there will be relief hidden behind his characteristically guarded smile. For Putin, the past…

The Pakistani Taliban’s P.R. Offensive

Source: NY Times  via Wasim Sr LONDON — A joke has been circulating among Pakistanis on Twitter: “How to negotiate with the Taliban: Blast. Condemn. Blast. Condemn. Blast. Condemn. #Fail.”…

A Conversation with Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan

The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comment: The title has been changed by the Muslim Times. Source: Pakistan Today By Humayun Gauhar The Taliban will extract a huge dowry from the government…

Letta moots Islamic Museum on Venice Grand Canal

Source: Anti-immigrant Northern League slams project (By Stefania Fumo) (ANSA) – Venice, February 3 – Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni wants to put his city on the map as a site…

How Goldman Sachs Rescued Libya

If a new lawsuit by the Libyan sovereign investment fund is to be believed, Wall Street bankers were able to accomplish what decades of sanctions could not—Gaddafi’s downfall. “Geopolitics is…

U.S. sees slowdown in manufacturing growth, construction spending

(Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity slowed sharply in January on the back of the biggest drop in new orders in years, suggesting the economy had lost steam at the start…

The Pope’s Sex Problem: Catholic Survey Reveals Frustrated Flock

The Vatican last year sent out a survey to Catholics around the world focusing on attitudes to sex and sexuality. The responses are now in — and they show that…

Book Review: Roza Bal The Tomb of Jesus

by Fida M. Hassnain (Author) , Suzanne Olsson  (Author) An amazing first-hand journey to Kashmir-a look into the evidence that Jesus survived crucifixion-proof that he lived and died in Kashmir and is buried in the…

eDigest: Alislam-eGazette Publishes a Landmark Collection about Muslim Heritage

Epigraph: You are the best people raised for the good of mankind; you enjoin what is good and forbid evil and believe in Allah. And if the People of the…

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