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If You Think the U.S. is Bad, Try Being a Muslim in India or a Hindu in Pakistan

August 6, 2020
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Indians watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking part in a Hindu religious ritual
during a groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Temple in New Delhi Photo Credit: Prakash Singh/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

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What is happening in India? Events show it wants to...

Mexican President In U.S. With Weak Hand

July 9, 2020
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico went to Washington to meet with President Trump. Photo Credit: Mexican Presidency, via Reuters.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador visited the U.S. on Wednesday, July 8th. He met with President Trump.

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Saudi Arabia Cancels The Hajj Pilgrimage and Grief Rocks the Muslim World

June 25, 2020
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A handful of worshipers in Mecca’s Grand Mosque in April. Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

The hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It is a journey that all Muslims who can must make once in their lives. This...

Bogus Cures For Covid-19 Touted By Presidents of Brazil and the U.S.A.

June 16, 2020
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Symbolic graves on Copacabana beach Photo Credit: Dado Galdieri for The New York Times

The coronavirus (Covid-19) has ripped through Brazil. More than 41,000 people have died.  Brazil has recorded more fatalities than any country other than the United States. The...

The New Pandemic is Global Outrage at America

June 2, 2020
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Demonstrators marched in Berlin on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images.

What is the reason so many people around the world are taking to the streets? The death of 

China Starts to Bully The World

May 26, 2020
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A screen showing China’s leader, Xi Jinping, during the opening session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. Photo Credit: Thomas Peter/Reuters.

In the past year, thousands of people in Hong Kong have demonstrated against China. China has wanted to remove some Hong Kong...

India on a Path to Intolerance

February 18, 2020
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Muslim women protested against India’s new citizenship law in Mumbai last week. Photo Credit: Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times, via Getty Images Is there a reason why Hindus and Muslims cannot live together? What is the problem? Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India. He...

Venezuela: The Outrage of This Century

February 4, 2020
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A crowded shopping mall in Caracas. Photo Credit: Adriana Loureiro Fernandez for The New York Times. What does a failed state do when it runs out of time? If it is a socialist country, it turns to an old answer. Let the rich...

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