Kabul Press: The official exam results for admission to military university of so-call country Afghanistan reveal systematic racial discrimination against the Hazara. While the Hazara students with top exam results cannot gain admission, the Pashtuns gain admission with the worst exam results. For instance, in Oruzgan, a Pashtun student with exam result 132 gains admission, but in the same province a Hazara with exam result 312 cannot.
Oruzgan is a Hazara native land which is invaded by (...)
ASIA: How Typhoon Megi got its name
Monday 18 October 2010
BANGKOK Monday, October 18, 2010 (IRIN) - As one of the strongest typhoons in five years rips through the Philippines, some might be wondering why it is called Megi - the Korean word for catfish.
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