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Posters reading “Indian feminists support Chinese feminists”, and “Free these Chinese women now” were ubiquitous at the protest.
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The unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London’s Parliament Square has kicked up quite a controversy.

The relationship between Viktor Petrov and Frank Underwood in House of Cards is a clear metaphor for the US-Russia relationship: aggressive and manipulative.
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If nobody questioned and debated their surroundings, there would be no religion in the first place
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We are all equally afraid – atheist, conservative, pious, radical, liberal and non-practicing.
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"No amount of training can prepare you for the magnificent beauty, which is in all its glory, so frightening"
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Simply by virtue of being said, these comments have the power to usher in fresh debate, as well as reopen old ones.

YKA gets Ritika Singh, an engineer and MBA graduate working in Dubai, to answer our quirky queries.
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If there is any sort of politics that is purposefully pointless, snobbish and condescending, it is that of the anti-theist.

My beloved country is unfortunately on a downward spiral, becoming less inhabitable with time.
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This girl from Kerala is dreaming with the people of Kichangani, a small village 35 kms away from the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Amnesty International has reported that the town has been razed and around 2,000 people have been massacred by the militants.
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Sindh is a province that is characterized by soaring rural-urban economic divide.
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Imagine being shot for a Tweet. That is what is quickly approaching.

The Prophet himself refused to curse the people who bothered him saying, “I have not been sent to lay a curse upon men but to be a blessing to them."

Once the fire of insurgency is lit, there is no guessing the path it’ll take.

Don't expect it to be politically prim or scandalous.
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As soon as the new policies will enter to force, it will be much easier for American citizens to freely travel to Cuba (read- holidays!)

Such incidents highlight the ever-transmogrifying nature of the internet.
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The death of a soldier can be justified as someone who is actively taking part in a war. A young child, on the other hand, doesn't choose sides.

Those 132 children could have grown up to become the future of Pakistan. Tonight, they lie asleep in their tiny coffins.
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Both the Islamic world and the West need to take strides towards real moderation; examine the underlying issues without bias

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