“I've been taken to task recently by the American Ambassador to Britain for calling the US Administration a blood thirsty wild animal. All I can say is: take a look at Donald Rumsfeld's face and the case is made.”
British playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2005.
The writer, on different occasions, has described the US as the land of big Satan and a marauding beast. In the run up to the war on Iraq he has called British Prime Minister Tony Blair a "deluded idiot" and US President George W. Bush a "mass murderer". "I view them with contempt and that contempt grows stronger every day. I am talking about the United States and Great Britain." Pinter has said he thinks Blair should be brought before the International Court of Justice as a war criminal.
“If the ministers and the lawmakers eat up everything, what will be left for the other leaders and workers?”
CHOWDHURY TANVIR AHMED SIDDIQUI
Standing Committee Member
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
“The ministers will leave the country if the party fails to win the next election, but we will have to stay and face the adverse situation.”
general secretary of Borhanuddin upazila unit of the BNP.
“Please listen to your own lower level leaders and refrain from blaming others for your failures. As you can verify from what they are saying, media is only reflecting the reality and not inventing it.”
the Daily Star
in his recent Commentary.
“The poor people in the village do not have the resources to come to the city for treatment.”
a popular singer who goes by her first name.
Momtaz has established an eye hospital in her village.
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