Supporters of a Pakistani religious group burn tires while block a main road during a protest after a court decision, in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Pakistan's top court has acquitted a Christian woman who has been on death row since 2010 for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad. In Wednesday's verdict, the court ordered authorities to free Asia Bibi. AP
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's top court on Wednesday acquitted a Christian woman who was sentenced to death under the country's controversial blasphemy law, a landmark ruling that sparked protests by hard-line Islamists and raised fears of violence.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the verdict to
We are 21 years since the Free National Movement (FNM) won reelection. That FNM took The Bahamas from the stagnation of the end of the Pindling years to a period of reform, growth and renewal.
The party’s success led it to be rewarded with a super-majority
The Free National Movement (FNM) is apparently gearing up to hold a come-to-Jesus meeting in early November in order to give an ultimatum to MPs Frederick McAlpine, Reece Chipman, Vaughn Miller and Travis Robinson, as per The Tribune. The four nonconformists have apparently annoyed
The issue on the ground is ultimately this: The government is taking more of the people’s money, but doing less for the people in a tangible way with the extra money it is taking. That is what more revenue versus less expenditure ultimately amounts
So, you were fortunate enough to have had Parents who were able to send you to the very best schools available from which you graduated with flying colors as the saying goes. You then went away and attended one of the best Universities in the
L to R: Vaughn Miller, Reece Chipman, Travis Robinson and Frederick McAlpine voted against a resolution seeking parliamentary approval for the government to lease space in Town Centre Mall to house the General Post Office. FILE
It is a hell of a thing for a member of Parliament to accuse his party of perpetuating corruption, especially a party that roared to power promising to implement a strong anti-corruption regime and take action against members of the former administration accused of using
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis (center) along with Cabinet ministers, other MPs and the Cabinet secretary walk to the House of Assembly in May.
When the Free National Movement (FNM) meets in conclave this weekend it will assess its progress as a government and try to figure out how to reset amidst a soured national mood.
In the 17 months since it was elected to office, the euphoria and goodwill
Bahamian track star Shaunae Miller-Uibo is in the running for the IAAF’s Female Athlete of the Year Award. Fans are encouraged to go on social media - Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - and vote for the Bahamian superstar. IAAF
Shaunae Miller-Uibo appears to be leading the charge on Facebook, but there are two other social media outlets available to the public and time is winding down to vote for The Bahamas’ super track and field sensation. She is in the running for the International
The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s (BLTA) Senior National Championships wrapped up over the weekend at the Gym Tennis Club in Winton Meadows. The two-week event was sponsored by Corner Bank and P&C Supplies, and included competition in singles, doubles and mixed doubles in a number