International

Khan Defeats Collazo

British-Pakistani pugilist Amir Khan defeated American Luis Collazo on points in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand this past weekend, to win his first fight as a welterweight

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May 8, 2014

Dinara Safina Announces Retirement

Former women’s world number one tennis player Dinara Safina has announced her retirement from professional tennis

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May 8, 2014

American Trapped and Destroyed by FBI

Two weeks into his detention, Naji’s jailers escorted him from his cell into a clean, bright room, where at last he saw a familiar face, a fellow American. It was an FBI agent he’d met with in the past. The agent told Naji that he could end his nightmare. “Help me help you,” he said.

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May 8, 2014

Moazzam Begg Denied Bail

A bail hearing took place on Friday, May 2, 2014 in the Old Bailey courthouse of London for Moazzam Begg, 45, who was arrested in February on terrorism charges relating to his work in Syria.

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May 8, 2014

The Professor and the Prisoner

A scholar’s beliefs took her from Canada to Guantanamo and, she says, closer to the spirit of a liberal education.

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May 8, 2014

Iran Admiral: US ships Targeted if War

Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out, the naval chief of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Tuesday …

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May 8, 2014

Dream of Palestinian Unity a Reality Finally?

… is it possible that following several failed attempts, Fatah and Hamas have finally found that elusive middle ground? …

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May 8, 2014

Qatar Pressed to Protect World Cup Workers as Deaths continue to Rise

Migrant workers are still dying in Qatar at a rate of more than one a day, intensifying pressure on the Gulf state to improve conditions for the 1.4 million labourers helping it prepare for 2022 World Cup.

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May 8, 2014

Uniting for Pakistan: Sirajul Haq Speaks Out

Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Sirajul Haq, has said that the key to peace lies with Islamabad and the day when the government decided to finish the game, every issue would be solved.

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May 8, 2014

Istanbul to Lisbon: A Passage Through Time

Travel: Istanbul to Lisbon

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May 1, 2014

Understanding Ukraine and Crimea

Russia is not much concerned with what the U.S. does in the Americas, but it does not much like its invading what it sees as its security zone.

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May 1, 2014

Egypt’s Tahrir Square Dream Fades As Sisi Builds Power

The judge, heavily moustached and wearing black sunglasses, looked bored as he scornfully dismissed pleas from lawyers asking for more respectful treatment of their clients.

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May 1, 2014

Us Urges Egypt to End Mass Trials

The US Monday urged Egypt to stop mass trials and sentencing of its nationals…

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May 1, 2014

Letters to the Editor:

Responses to complaint over Chris Hedges article

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May 1, 2014

Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’

The secretary of state said that if Israel doesn’t make peace soon, it could become ‘an apartheid state,’ like the old South Africa.

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May 1, 2014

Saudi MERS Death Toll Passes 100 Mark

The death toll from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the Kingdom reached 102 on Sunday with 10 new deaths during the past 24 hours as authorities scrambled to reassure an increasingly edgy population.

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May 1, 2014

Desperate and Lonely Rohingya Children Flee by Boat

About 1.3 million Rohingya live in the predominantly Buddhist country of 60 million, almost all of them in Rakhine state.

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May 1, 2014

Egypt’s Sham Trial: Senator Leahy Blocks Egypt Military Aid

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees foreign aid, said on Tuesday he would not approve sending funds to the Egyptian military, denouncing a “sham trial”

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May 1, 2014

The Church on the Hill

As a Muslim woman living in Trinidad and Tobago, I’m used to standing out.

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April 24, 2014

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