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Letters 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

On a journey of discovery

For a former Catholic nun and renowned religious scholar, Karen Armstrong springs some surprises with her chic manner and her refreshing outlook on life.

Nation 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chance to awaken spirit

The violence, conflicts and horror in the world today can be an opportunity to bring about a spiritual awakening and a push to find a solution to those problems, religious scholar Karen Armstrong said.

Travel 01 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Still seductive

Readers of all ages are still enthralled by Genji.

Lifestyle 09 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Island murder

A fascinating title by Nisioisin-i>sensei/i>, i>Zaregoto /i>is a mystery novel with a twist.

World 10 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Muslim Camp' draws UK teens to combat extremism

COVENTRY, England, (Reuters) - Like any rousing Islamic preacher, Muhammed Tahir ul-Qadri's voice rises to a shout and his index finger jabs as he hammers home a point.

World 17 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

EXCLUSIVE - Catholic scholars urge pope to slow Pius sainthood

ROME (Reuters) - Top Catholic scholars have written an unusual and impassioned private letter to Pope Benedict urging him to slow down the sainthood procedure for wartime Pope Pius XII, accused of turning a blind eye to the Holocaust.

World 17 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

EXCLUSIVE - Catholic scholars urge pope to slow Pius sainthood

ROME (Reuters) - Top Catholic scholars have written an unusual and impassioned private letter to Pope Benedict urging him to slow down the sainthood procedure for wartime Pope Pius XII, accused of turning a blind eye to the Holocaust.

Nation 29 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

ISIS honours Hussein

KUALA LUMPUR: There is much that can be learnt from the country’s third Prime Minister Tun Hussein Onn, known as “Bapa Perpaduan” (Father of Unity).

Nation 22 May 2014 | 7:44 PM Premium

Pak Lah appointed IAIS chariman

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has been appointed chairman of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) here.

Nation 23 May 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Abdullah named IAIS chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Abdullah Ahm­ad Badawi has been appointed chairman of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies here.