The dedication of our Armed Forces under war conditions in Afghanistan is reminiscent of the dedication of our troops in the First and Second World Wars (“On guard in Afghanistan,” Cover, March 4). The difference is, in those conflicts, the Canadian people and government put all their resources together to support them.
India braced for more bloody clashes between Hindus and Muslims as aid workers continued to dig bodies from the charred ruins of houses across the western state of Gujarat. The violence began on Feb. 27 when Muslims in the city of Godhra set fire to a train carrying Hindu extremists who were returning from a controversial religious site in the northern city of Ayodhya.
A woman drops off her child at school and then gets her hair cut. In the afternoon, she goes to the gym and then meets a man-not her husband-for a drink in a hotel bar. She is followed the entire day, not by the typical dark, smoky image of a hardnosed PI, but by the most unassuming people imaginable-two middleaged, mild-mannered women.By Sharon Doyle Driedger6 min
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