At this very moment, millions of Muslims from all around the world are performing their Hajj (pilgrimage) to Mecca. In 1964 Malcolm X did just that. The Hajj journey drastically changed the course of his life. It especially changed his views on racism. He was so humbled from his experience that he wrote this letter during his time in Mecca.
WASHINGTON: Donald Henderson, an American doctor and public health official who led the successful global drive to wipe out smallpox in the 1960s and ’70s, credited with saving tens of millions of lives, has died. He was 87.
RIO DE JANEIRO: The United States won its 1,000th Olympic gold medal on Saturday when the American women’s 4×100 meter medley relay team clinched victory at the Rio Games.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas abortion law imposing strict regulations on doctors and facilities in the strongest endorsement of abortion rights in America in more than two decades.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Barack Obama a harsh defeat by blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation in a split 4-4 ruling he called frustrating to those aiming to fix America’s broken immigration system.
LOUISVILLE: Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali’s native Louisville bid farewell Friday to the boxing legend eulogized by Bill Clinton as a “universal soldier for our common humanity.
ROME: A stolen letter dating from 1493 in which Christopher Columbus describes his trip to the Americas was handed back to Italy on Wednesday after being discovered in the library of the US Congress.
WASHINGTON: Will the ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the world’s largest trade pact, ever see the light of day?
Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi stated that there was a national consensus in the country that it’s future lay in democracy, ARY News reported.
The new commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan apologised on Tuesday for the American bombing of a hospital last year that killed 42 people and wounded 37 more.