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Ḥaqīqāh to Reveal the Truth Behind ISIS

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Ḥaqīqāh to Reveal the Truth Behind ISIS

Ḥaqīqāh magazine states that the ISIS terrorists are misusing Qur’anic verses to entice and mislead Muslim youth. By Rakesh Raman A new digital magazine promises to expose the reality of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in order to educate the Muslims about the misguided Islamic ideology that ISIS follows. Christened Ḥaqīqāh, the [...]

UN Unveils Memorial to Victims of Slave Trade

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UN Unveils Memorial to Victims of Slave Trade

United Nations (UN) officials welcomed Wednesday the unveiling at the world body’s New York Headquarters of a permanent memorial to the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade which they acknowledged was one of the most horrific tragedies of modern history. “This memorial stands as a strong and permanent reminder – not only of [...]

Hamburg: Germany’s Nominee for 2024 Olympic Games

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Hamburg: Germany’s Nominee for 2024 Olympic Games

The General Assembly of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) voted Saturday in favour of Hamburg as the official German nominee for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The north German city of Hamburg prevailed over Berlin and aims to present games with short distances, on the water and in the heart of Europe’s second [...]

Meet Stavros Loumis – World Bartender Champion

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Meet Stavros Loumis – World Bartender Champion

Stavros Loumis beat out nine other finalists at the local, regional and divisional levels in 2014. These 10 finalists ousted more than 8,000 bartenders from over 900 TGI Fridays restaurants in 60 countries around the world. TGI Fridays has crowned Stavros Loumis of Larnaca, Cyprus the World’s Greatest Bartender at the 24th annual World Bartender [...]

Boris Nemtsov’s Murder: Suspect ‘Tortured’ for Confession

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Boris Nemtsov’s Murder: Suspect ‘Tortured’ for Confession

By Rakesh Raman Zaur Dadayev, a prime suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, has withdrawn his confession. He told two human rights activists – Eva Merkacheva and Andrei Babushkin – on Wednesday that Russian interrogators tortured him to get his confession. Nemtsov, a former Deputy Prime Minister of [...]

TAG Heuer Signs Henrik Lundqvist as Brand Ambassador

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TAG Heuer Signs Henrik Lundqvist as Brand Ambassador

TAG Heuer signs NHL hockey goaltender Henrik Lundqvist as Brand Ambassador. “King Henrik,” star goalie of the New York Rangers and the Swedish National Team, is now officially in net for TAG Heuer. Considered one of the NHL’s best netminders, Henrik’s on ice play exemplifies TAG Heuer’s values of performance and precision, says the company. [...]

Who Killed Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov?

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Who Killed Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov?

By Rakesh Raman Vladimir Putin, a former KGB operative, has destroyed the substance of democracy in Russia, muzzling the press and imprisoning his opponents, while preserving the show—everyone can vote, so long as Mr Putin wins, said The Economist in an essay on democracy. But what if you raised your voice against Putin? The essay [...]

Political Consensus Urgent to Protect Human Rights: UN

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Political Consensus Urgent to Protect Human Rights: UN

The United Nations (UN) has the mandates and tools it needs to prevent human rights violations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told delegations gathered in Geneva Monday for the opening of the current session of the world body’s Human Rights Council. He warned that the biggest challenge to using these tools is lack of political consensus among [...]

Murdered Boris Nemtsov’s Girlfriend Released by Moscow Police

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Murdered Boris Nemtsov’s Girlfriend Released by Moscow Police

Anna Duritskaya, the girlfriend of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was murdered in Moscow last week, has gone back today to Kiev from Russia where she was held by investigative agencies for questioning. Duritskaya has been complaining about her prolonged inquiries, as she said she has told everything she knew about the murder incident [...]

Did Charlie Hebdo Attackers Kill Russian Dissenter Boris Nemtsov?

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Did Charlie Hebdo Attackers Kill Russian Dissenter Boris Nemtsov?

By Rakesh Raman Among multiple theories about the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, local investigation agencies in Moscow are not ruling out the possibility that he was killed by Islamic militant group that attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s staff in January. Quoting a spokesman for the investigation committee, the Kremlin-sponsored news site RT [...]

Under Armour Signs Dutch Footballer Memphis Depay

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Under Armour Signs Dutch Footballer Memphis Depay

Memphis, a young footballer, has joined Under Armour’s elite athlete roster. The prolific winger, currently the leading goal scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie, starts his multiyear partnership with the brand immediately, the company said Friday. “On and off the pitch I’m always ready for the next chapter in my life,” said Memphis. “I wanted Under [...]

Terror-Hit Charlie Hebdo Is Back. Needs Your Support

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Terror-Hit Charlie Hebdo Is Back. Needs Your Support

The editorial staff of Charlie Hebdo magazine, which was attacked by terrorists in January, is inviting its readers back, as today, Feb. 25, it is releasing its next issue. The current issue of the magazine will be available from newsagents until March 10th and it plans to maintain its weekly schedule. Charlie Hebdo, a French [...]

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