News Focus

BRIEFING Khalsa, caste and Khalistan: Sikh mobilization counters Britons' identity deficit

by - 22nd September 2016

THE confrontation between police and protesters at a Sikh temple in Warwickshire reflects increased mobilization of religious fervour among Sikh youth.

Young British Sikhs at daggers drawn over interfaith weddings

by - 21st September 2016

AS POLICE arrest 55 at a Leamington gurdwara, community leaders fear Britain is becoming a test bed for radical Sikhism.

ANALYSIS When laïcité destroys egalité and fraternité

by - 14th September 2016

FRANCE’s official ‘see no religion’ stance is to blame for the alienation of many in its large Muslim population.

Mother Teresa: the making of a saint

by - 7th September 2016

A NUN whose phenomenal self-sacrifice served the poorest? Or a woman more interested that the poor in her care should die Catholic than in providing them with medical treatment? Either way, Mother Teresa of Calcutta has been declared a saint.

ICC Ignores Ideological Motive in Timbuktu Crimes

by - 31st August 2016

A FUNDAMENTALIST has admitted the ‘destruction of historic and religious monuments’ in Mali. But what drove former civil servant Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi to attack the heritage sites?