Category archives for Russia

How Europe came to forget about its Arabic heritage

BY ABDUL HAQ COMPIER Source / Courtesy: January 2011, Alislam-eGazette Summary: Traditional education about Western civilisation tells the story of how around 1500, Greek texts recovered the lost memory of Europe’s Greek and Roman past and unleashed an era of progress in science and civilisation called the Renaissance. In fact, the progress in civilisation had begun in […]

Russia Clears Last Hurdle for W.T.O. Membership

Source / Courtesy: NY Times PARIS — Russia on Thursday cleared the last major obstacle in its 18-year effort to join the World Trade Organization in what the head of the institution called a milestone for global trade. “It’s a victory for Russia, a victory for W.T.O. members, and a victory for the W.T.O.,” the […]