Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Eight kills and dozens wounded after attackers target church packed with worshippers attending a Sunday midday service. A suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in the western Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens of others, hospital officials say. The attack targeted Bethel Memorial Methodist... Continua »
NYC enjoying “peace and tolerance”

NYC enjoying “peace and tolerance”

At least one man is in custody after an explosion at a main transit station in central Manhattan in what New York City officials have called “a terrorist attack”. A NYPD spokesman told Al Jazeera that the explosion occurred early on Monday 11/12 morning in the area of the Port Authority Bus... Continua »
A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, forgotten by most as if it were ancestral prehistory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. It was June 16, 1971 when soldiers from the Pakistan army rounded up all the Hindu men in Jogisu village in the Rajshahi district, about... Continua »
The total war of Duterte “The Punisher”

The total war of Duterte “The Punisher”

He had promised war and kept his promise. War to drug dealers and drug addicts. War to the rebel Islamists and their American cooperators. War to the corrupt and the powerful. Rodrigo Duterte, now known as the “Punisher”, has been president of the Philippines since last June and it can not... Continua »
In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

Institutional Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Mario Palma. Published on the Daily Star.   September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued... Continua »
1st July 2016: how to forget?

1st July 2016: how to forget?

It seems like yesterday but it’s been already a year. I still remember clearly. Friday night, the last Friday of Ramadan 2016. I was watching a movie on my computer, as I did almost every night to relax after the day. It would be followed by a hard working day... Continua »
1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

Sembra ieri ma e’ gia’ passato un anno. Ancora ricordo. Venerdi’ sera, ultimo venerdi’ di Ramadan 2016. Stavo guardando un film al computer, come facevo quasi tutte le sere per rilassarmi dopo la giornata. Sarebbe seguita una pesante giornata di lavoro come sempre. Il film era quasi finito, la bottiglia... Continua »