The traditional religious groups faced a setback in recent elections from a new breed of militant clerics who espouse a different future for Pakistan.
Turkish President Erdogan is increasingly finding support from various countries for his challenge of the dollar’s global authority.
Omar Suleiman, an American civil rights activist, explains how minorities in the US can repel the rising tide of racism and white nationalism — and how Islam can contribute to social justice.
Donald Trump’s use of sanctions and tariffs without an economic rationale has reversed US' role of acting as a bulwark against market uncertainty. Experts say the move is aimed at pleasing conservative Christians ahead of mid-term elections.
As India marks 71 years of Independence on August 15, its media is going through a serious crisis with voices of first-rate journalists like Karan Thapar muzzled for questioning the government.
On the anniversary of Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar after many atrocities, Fozia Alvi, a Canada-based doctor, recounts the physical and psychological sufferings she encountered while treating them in Bangladeshi camps.
As suicide bombings and militant assaults claimed the lives of many politicians, impacting the recent election campaign nationwide, a general consensus to eradicate terror networks has emerged from across party lines.
The first female mayor of Rome, in a bid to stem the city's debt, has threatened to close the venerable International Women’s Home. Her move puts a big question mark over a treasure trove of feminist work.
Trump’s Muslim ban complicates the recently signed Australia-US refugee deal – and Australia complicates it further by denying journalists and rights activists entry to the contentious Manus Island detention centre.
Refused refuge in the occupied Golan Heights, civilians displaced in southwest Syria face a new range of threats. Their plight lies in stark contrast with the Israelis flocking to the disputed region for war tourism just a few kilometres away.
Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist and singer Yilian Canizares have gone through similar experiences growing up in Cuba, and they understand what it means to endure all the restrictions and then open up to the world.
When the most famous people in world’s most loved sport can easily be vilified for their lineage then it becomes all the more necessary to take a stand against racism.
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