Thursday, 19 July, 2018

Category: Humanitarian

Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit In Over A Decade

Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit In Over A Decade

Christians around the world face mounting political and social pressure over their beliefs, as government restrictions, nationalist parties, and harassment aimed at minority faiths continues on a global upswing. Religious antagonism saw its biggest surge in over a decade in 2016, with the world’s two biggest faith groups—Christians and Muslims—ranking

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Chatham House 2018 Risks And Opportunities In International Affairs

Chatham House: 2018 Risks And Opportunities In International Affairs

There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The rules, norms and institutions that have governed state-to-state relations and international policymaking for decades are being challenged by phenomena that include diminished US leadership, a more assertive China, political populism and technological change. The ‘destination’ remains

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The Unspeakable Truth About Slavery In Mauritania

The Unspeakable Truth About Slavery In Mauritania

Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of North-Western Africa. It is the eleventh largest country in Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and southeast, and Senegal to the southwest. The country derives its name from the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania,

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New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

Investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd.scandal have thus far focused on the alleged involvement of former Prime Minister Najib Razak. But Malaysia’s new government faces an awkward problem: How far should it pursue the companies that played a supporting role in one of the world’s largest-ever financial swindles? Since Mr Najib was forced out

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