Cultures

Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

Oct 17, 2017

Gretchen Carlson, whose harassment accusations led to former Fox News CEO's ouster, says the nation is in the midst of a profound cultural shift on the issue

Language

Minorities say they're sidelined by Sri Lanka's Parliament

Oct 5, 2017

As lawmakers in Sri Lanka celebrate the 70th anniversary of the country's parliamentary democracy, minorities including Tamils, Christians and Muslims remain on the fringes of society

New Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after election

Sep 25, 2017

New Zealanders will likely need to wait two or three weeks to find out who will next lead their country after a general election on Saturday ended with an inconclusive result

New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't

Sep 23, 2017

Prime Minister Bill English's National Party has won the most votes in New Zealand's general election but not enough to form a government without help from other political parties

Religion

IS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack

Oct 21, 2017

Islamic State group claims responsibility for suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Afghan capital that killed at least 39

The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Kabul bomb attack

Oct 21, 2017

Islamic State group claims responsibility for suicide bombing attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul

Devastation in Raqqa raises questions about cost of victory

Oct 20, 2017

Kurdish-led forces declare victory over the Islamic State group in Raqqa, setting up a climactic last stand for the group in nearby Deir el-Zour

Social Issues

Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

Oct 21, 2017

For the time being, an appeals court is blocking an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility

IS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack

Oct 21, 2017

Islamic State group claims responsibility for suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Afghan capital that killed at least 39

The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Kabul bomb attack

Oct 21, 2017

Islamic State group claims responsibility for suicide bombing attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul

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