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Share this page Supporters of blasphemy laws say they protect religious feelings Blasphemy laws are being challenged in a new global campaign launched by a coalition of humanist organisations. The...
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2015/01/27 08:19
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President Obama interacts with the audience after delivering a speech at the Siri Fort Auditorium. (Saurabh Das/AP) NEW DELHI — President Obama laid out a sweeping vision for the future of U.S.-India...
2015/01/26 21:20
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For some time, we have argued that talk of a battle in the GOP on foreign policy is greatly overblown. If it ever existed, whatever isolationist embers remained were stamped out by a series of...
2015/01/24 11:06
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... no action." Mervyn Thomas, Chief Executive of CSW lamented the ongoing violations against Human rights in Burma. "This tragic rape and murder of two young Christian Kachin teachers is yet...
2015/01/23 02:33
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Hardline Burmese monk Wirathu. Pic: AP. YANGON, Burma (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief has urged Burma’s leaders to protest sexist language used by an infamous ultranationalist Buddhist...
2015/01/22 05:51
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Created: 01/21/2015 9:52 PM WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. called on Myanmar to investigate the killings of two ethnic Kachin teachers, amid allegations by activists the women were raped and murdered by...
2015/01/20 21:17
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A small island-country of 20 m people, what significance does Sri Lanka have in international affairs? Oddly, quite a bit. As a democracy with a long history of decent social indicators, which began...
2015/01/19 15:12
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By Peter Baofu, Ph.D. The terrorist attacks in Paris, France (which left 17 dead and 22 wounded) on January 7-9, 2015 reveal a politically uncomfortable truth not even mentioned in the Western...
2015/01/15 08:27
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Mary Allott Agna Mary Allott Agna, 90, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, passed away at home on Jan. 6, 2015. She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Alliance, Ohio, to Gwen and Guy Allott. She was so proud of...
2015/01/10 19:50
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WASHINGTON (AP) � The United States is hoping to nudge Myanmar's quasi-civilian government on stalled reforms during a high-level human rights dialogue, yet expectations are limited as the former...
2015/01/09 17:55
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The solution to the plight of the long-suffering stateless Rohingya is plain and simple, writes Francis Loh. There have been several newspaper reports about the Rohingya over the past months. The...
2015/01/08 04:15
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Vietnam taking the lead in gay rights in Southeast Asia by abolishing a ban on same-sex marriage has medical doctor Thuan Nguyen planning a wedding ceremony with his boyfriend of two years. "I am...
2015/01/05 15:20
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... they call "mother", Cynthia Maung, has been a quiet source of strength for the long-suffering Karen people of Burma. The woman they call "mother", Cynthia Maung, has been a quiet source of...
2015/01/05 14:47
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Church colleagues on Monday proudly welcomed home Archbishop Charles Maung Bo, a day after his appointment by Pope Francis as Myanmar's first Roman Catholic cardinal. Bo, the archbishop of Yangon,...
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Every once in a while, an author produces a work of reportage mixed with thoughtful analysis that can change the thinking on a question – or even rewriting the nature of that question. There is...
2015/01/02 05:15
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... voters’ passions as much as immigration. For decades now, the world has been on the move: in 2013, according to the United Nations Population Fund, the number of people living outside their...
2015/01/02 00:03
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As a founding member of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO), Egypt has actively contributed over the years to promoting legal cooperation between Asian and African countries and...
2014/12/31 21:15
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The "common" candidate Maithripala Sirisena and others in his fast-shrinking support crew are unintentionally revealing the extent to which they have internalised the American "regime change"...
2014/12/31 13:33
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A few weeks ago, I arranged an ice breaker at a kick-off fundraising event for the feminist giving circle I helped found in New York with five other women in their late 20s. Everything about the night...
2014/12/31 12:05
2014/12/31 12:05
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Citizens of Burma or Myanmar remain skeptical of political transformation under the existing President Thein Sein's regime that claims itself as a reformist government. The reason is that the regime...
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