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Speak now or there will never be Peace

A Clear Perception of the Editor/Reporter Mahnoor Sherazee. In Pakistan it takes a great deal of commitment and training to not have a black or white opinion on any given issue on any given day.Some call me naive but I … Continue reading

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“Bridging the Gap,” Francis Kere

Diébédo Francis Kéré, Architect from Burkina Faso, studied at the „Technische Universität Berlin”. He focuses on education as the developing concept for his country, in which he has already built an essential infrastructure. While he was studying, he founded the … Continue reading

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WHO: Suicides leading cause of deaths

ISLAMABAD – “As for suicide, it is one of the leading causes of death in the world”, as said WHO statement informed Dr. Murad M Khan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University while addressing a Seminar “Suicide … Continue reading

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Prince Karim Aga Khan appreciates government’s efforts for poverty alleviation

In a letter to Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Prince Karim Aga Khan has appreciated efforts of the government for undertaking projects for poverty alleviation and human resource development.  He acknowledged … Continue reading

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Family is something to be thankful for

By CHRISTINA BLIZZARD, QMI Agency This is the time for family — for looking back on what truly matters. The highlight of my year was the wedding of my son, Paul to his long-time girlfriend, the beautiful and charming Aysha. … Continue reading

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Aga Khan, Swiss NGO Sign Deal to Broaden Access to Quality Education

Kampala — THE Aga Khan Development Network Foundation and the International Baccalaureate have agreed to jointly intensify efforts to broaden access to quality education for students in Uganda and other developing countries. A memorandum of understanding signed at the Aga … Continue reading

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Five-part international news programme sheds new light on human trafficking

“Human Trafficking is an invisible crime, yet it touches us every day,” says Hemani, a former war correspondent who has worked with major news broadcasters like CNN and ABC News. In 1997 he formed Linx Productions, an independent producer of … Continue reading

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Afghans can count on sustained support from UN, top envoy pledges

11 June 2010 – The Government and people of Afghanistan can count on the sustained support of the United Nations and the rest of the international community as they continue to strive for peace and development, the world body’s representative … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan museum – Pride of My Ward

May 28 marked an important milestone in an exciting project in Ward 26 that will create a new landmark in Toronto of international significance. On that day the Prime Minister of Canada joined the Aga Khan and several hundred invited … Continue reading

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Photo of the day: Balcony of the Aga Khan

Photo taken by Gordon D. Bonnar during this past weekend’s Doors Open tour of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, on Sussex Drive Via http://spacingottawa.ca/2010/06/08/photo-of-the-day-balcony-of-the-aga-khan/

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A Message by John Parker – Toronto City Councillor, Ward 26 – Don Valley West

May 28 marked an important milestone in an exciting project in Ward 26 that will create a new landmark in Toronto of international significance. On that day the Prime Minister of Canada joined the Aga Khan and several hundred invited … Continue reading

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A Fast Tour Back Through 50 years……..

The history of The Nation is the history of the nation. You can see this in the photographs now on show at the RaMoMa room at Rahimtulla Tower, an exhibition, A Piece of History; you can read it in the … Continue reading

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Ismaili Project Something Toronto can be Proud of…!

As these types of events go, it was no ordinary groundbreaking. Given the event’s size, scope and honoured guests – not to mention it included the bestowing of just the fifth honourary Canadian citizenship since 1985 – it’s fairly easy … Continue reading

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Canada’s Moment To Lead

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The Aga Khan’s World View…

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims and renowned philanthropist, spoke to The Globe and Mail Friday in a conversation that ranged from the prospects for Afghanistan to his profound admiration of Canadian pluralism. On … Continue reading

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Harper Makes The Aga Khan Honorary Canadian

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Friday conferred an honorary Canadian citizenship on the Aga Khan, making the billionaire descendant of the Prophet Mohammed and spiritual leader to 15 million Ismaili Muslim followers worldwide only the fifth person to be so … Continue reading

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Muslim Leader Seeks to Make Canada a Model for the World

The new Ismaili Centre being built in Toronto will include the biggest Islamic museum in the English-speaking world He is a jet-setting billionaire, owner of one of the world’s renowned horse-racing stud farms, and an admired philanthropist who briefly called … Continue reading

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