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2017 IKFS Global Peace Award to be named after late activist Rachel Corrie

The 2017 Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society Global Peace Award will be named in the honor of late human rights activist Rachel Corrie, the IKFS has declared.

2017 IKFS Global Peace Award to be named after late activist Rachel Corrie
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Letter From America: Dutch Election and the Presumed Muslim Problem

The Dutch had their election last Wednesday in which the anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim extremist party – the Freedom Party (PVV) - came out a distant second winning 20 seats in the 150-seat parliament. Its leader Geert Wilders ran on a "de-Islamification" platform, calling for Islamic schools to be closed and the Qur’an and burqa to be banned.

Letter From America: Dutch Election and the Presumed Muslim Problem
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Taxing: the good, the bad and the ugly

Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of Exchequer, experienced the worst crisis in his political career a few days ago, when he hiked the National Insurance payments for the self-employed. Not only did he incur the wrath of those who were directly on the firing line, but also upset a significant faction of his own party, the Conservative, that include some of the influential ministers in the government, and, perhaps Mrs Theresa May, the prime minister as well.

Taxing: the good, the bad and the ugly
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