"It is humanitarian disaster; a crime is being
perpetrated against civilians by the Israeli occupation forces,
violating the fourth Geneva Convention."
(Palestinian Foreign Minister Nabil Shaath said while hitting
out at the Israeli incursion, calling it state terrorism)
"All men are equal but not all culture; I can not
accept a culture (Islam) where women are put in position of inferiority
because they have to cover up their bodies."
(Belgian Interior Minister Patrick Dewael said while
condemning the culture which forces women to cover up their bodies)
"We are getting to a more dangerous time in
(A spokesman for the 18,000-strong US-led military coalition
commenting over Taliban's threat to disrupt the Afghan elections)
"Pakistan had extended cooperation to the
International atomic Energy Agency and would continue to do so; however,
access to Dr. A. Q. Khan is not possible."
(International Atomic Energy Agency Director General told BBC
"Most watched program since 1992 in
US citizens watched the
Bush-Kerry debate during election campaign which was declared by NMR
department of US as highest watched program)
"Merciless political attacks on Jemima Goldsmith."
(Former cricketer Imran Khan said there were merciless
political attacks on his ex-wife Jemima 30, which broke her sprit. And
divorce took place when she thought it was a never ending struggle. He
further told Hello magazine, it was nonsense to suggest he was hurt by
her romance with Grant soon after their divorce in June)
"Indian teachers play truant for 23 years."
(Regional and international media published stories of
unbelievable disclosure with the above headlines. Entire staff of
RMH School in India
used to attend school only twice a year on days of national importance.
The scam came to light after 23 years during a surprise inspection)
"I was stunned when doctors recovered a bullet
after 59 years from my knee which went into my knee during world war
(Ralph Heine, 86 a French World War II veteran said when
doctors recovered a bullet from his knee and placed before him)
"You have to eat cow dung as punishment so you
will never laugh at me again."
(These were the words of an Indian teacher who forced his
pupil to eat cow dung as punishment. It is claimed that teacher was
sleeping during which he fell from the chair and the victim pupil who
eat cow dung laughed. The teacher was suspended)
"Why there should be any protest rally? Why should
the residents complain? We never complained about the establishment of
Catholic Church in the southern Philippine."
(Muslim community in southern Philippine area "Greenhills"
said while defended for setting up a mosque in the business area)
"It is a dream came true for me. We the
journalists from both sides of the border were writing about each other
without having proper knowledge of ground realities. And such trips will
help us in removing the misunderstandings."
(Pakistani Journalist Rehana Hakeem of a Karachi-based
magazine remarked in occupied
Kashmir during a visit to Jammu Kashmir of 16-member Pakistani
"The explosions are an answer to
Minister Tarun Gogoi's offer for a ceasefire."
Assam and Nagaland said
pressing their demands to the government)
"Our ties with
do need to be updated."
Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clerk commented before her visit to India
after 20 years)
monitoring New Delhi's nuclear technology export very aggressively and
we have raised these concerns at very senior levels with Indians every
time we met with them."
US official said while
expressing concerns about charges of involvement of two Indian
scientists for providing nuclear technology to Iran in 2000)
"650,000 Afghan voters in
(UN organization for migration reported after registering the
Afghan voters in different parts of
Pakistan, the figure
include 27 percent female voters)