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Once again some areas in Europe were bloodied. Once again some people were killed. Once again strong action was being planned.
Three factors made normally peaceful New Zealand vulnerable to an anti-Muslim terrorist attack: a history of white supremacy, proximity to Australia, and lax gun laws.
We thought that the abuse of an education system was only a developing world thing. But after the recent events in Hollywood we now learn that, as long as you have a bit of money, you can get past conventional systems. Whether someone pays their way into a ‘good’ college or cheats in exams, we now discover that the chances are that it goes on in most countries and at every level of society.
The grand alliance against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, which was being promoted by some opposition leaders, has not materialised.
The article about what one gets from a relationship is purely a one sided view. And it is a view purely from the perspective of a man (“Seven things you get from a good relationship,” March 13, Gulf Today).
So there we are, a midnight flit to Strasbourg and a theatrical display on both sides of the channel and yet – of course – nothing has changed. The prime minister can dance on the head of a pin all she likes but her “legally binding” changes are nothing of the sort and not a word of her Withdrawal Agreement is different to the document rejected (by a historic majority) in January.
He has attacked and stacked the courts. He quickly moved to cut judges’ salaries and take control of court officials’ evaluations and promotions. His first nominations to the highest bench include the wife of a favoured contractor and party loyalists.
With the Election Commission announcing the poll schedule, the stage has been set for the people to give their verdict on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s performance.