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South African President Jacob Zuma

By Pamela Eapen: “It is a story about power changing hands and changing colour but failing, finally, to change the lives of those in whose name that power is held.” ...
pakistan

By Abhishek Jha: Made in memory of Sabeen Mahmud, a Pakistani activist who was killed by gunmen last month, Reclaiming Pakistan is a short documentary by Pakistani actress Fawzia Mirza. ...
Photo Courtesy: Amnesty International

By P.V. Durga: The Saudi Arabian government, in the website of its Ministry of Civil Service, recently advertised job openings for executioners – christening their job as that of a ...
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By Pamela Eapen: The peculiar tragedy of refugees and immigrants is the fact that because they are devoid of citizenship, they are denied their humanity. One of the worst humanitarian ...
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, Massachusetts on March 23, 2015. Tsarnaev was heavily influenced by al Qaeda literature and lectures, some of which was found on his laptop, a counterterrorism expert testified at his trial on March 23, 2015.  REUTERS/U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTR4UK50

Jody Lynne Madeira, Indiana University, Bloomington ; Christopher B Daly, Boston University; Jeffrey Kaplan, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and Nancy Berns, Drake University The jury has spoken. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces ...
rohingyas

By P.V. Durga: In what seems similar to the apartheid in South Africa, the condition of the Rohingya Muslims is nothing but horrifying. Historically, the Rohingya Muslims have been a ...
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By Waleed Tariq:  At least 43 Ismailis, a minority group within Shia Muslims, were shot dead by four gunmen in Sachal neighbourhood of Karachi on Monday, May 13. Like any ...
pakistan violence

By Karthik Shankar:  Militants killed 43 people and injured 19 in an attack in Pakistan on 13th May. The victims were Ismailis, a Shiite sect, who were travelling in a bus. ...
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By Devika Kohli: What is the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA)? The LBA “refers to demarcated land boundaries in accordance with the India-Bangladesh agreement signed on May 16, 1974”. These ‘demarcated boundaries’ ...
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By P. V. Durga:  Four years after Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda, was killed by USA’s Navy SEALs in an operation in Abbottabad in Pakistan, an article ...
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By Abhishek Jha: A new article published in the London Review of Books by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh claims that the US government’s version of stories about the death ...
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By Pamela Eapen:  It has never been more dangerous to be a foreigner in South Africa. South Africa has been making international headlines for the ongoing horror of xenophobic attacks ...
bangladesh

By Monica Islam: A gang of 30-40 men assaulted 20 women in the premises of Dhaka University during the Pahela Baishakh festivities. This is what it took for the people ...
hillary clinton

By Anisha Padma: On Sunday April 12, Hillary Rodham Clinton (HRC) made an announcement that she was running for President of the United States. The video announcing her candidacy, features a diverse ...
uk election

By Jayne Lutwyche: For decades, the UK’s parliamentary system was dominated by two parties; left-of-centre Labour and the right-of-centre Conservatives. In 2010 that all changed when neither party managed to ...
china censorship

By Sanskriti Pandey:  Did you know that those bits in the James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ that showed corruption in the Chinese government were censored out before release to the Chinese ...
hillary vs carly

By Annie Fraser:  The 2016 US Presidential Elections present yet another long-awaited moment in US history. With two women having declared their candidacy, the US is positioned, once more, to ...
"A pair of sandals lies amid broken glass in a car after the murder of Sabeen" from Dawn.com

By Waleed Tariq:  Khushwant Singh once wrote that the worst enemy of any religion is the fanatic who professes to follow it and tries to impose views of his faith ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: The recent demonstrations in Baltimore protesting the killing of Freddie Gray have raised an important question that has been hiding behind a debatable sense of progress in ...
firing squad

By Devyani Nath: On 29th April, 2015, breaking news engulfed every television screen, social networking sites, every news mobile app, as eight foreign nationals, convicted for drug-related offences, were executed ...
Police action during Gezi park protests in Istanbul. Events of June 16, 2013.

By Karthik Shankar:  The recent death of Freddie Gray under mysterious circumstances while in police custody has led to widespread rioting in the city of Baltimore. The protests echo what happened ...

By Lamya Ibrahim: Nestled among mighty Arab nations, the erstwhile overlooked state of Yemen has roared its fiery head to the world in the past few weeks. As opposing forces ...

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