ISLAMABAD: Former defence minister and PML-N leader Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday lashed out at Indian army chief Bipin Rawat’s statement in which he said Pakistan should turn secular if it wants good ties with India. In a tweet, the PML-N stalwart said: “Behind the facade of secularism Hindutva rules..state sponsored terrorism reigns from Kashmir to Manipur & Nagaland..where minorities r burnt alive..caste system brutally practised..life of cow is sacred & humans are lynched..” Behind the facade of…
ANKARA: Turkey's new constitution will retain secularism as a principle, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday.
JERUSALEM: An Israeli soldier was spared 11 days in detention for eating pork, a non-kosher food, the military said on Tuesday, after a public outcry.
ANKARA: Secular Turks opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday boycotted schools and took to the streets to demand a secular education and denounce a claimed creeping Islamisation of the schools system.