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Singing in Hong Kong

International | Protests grow in anticipation of Tuesday’s anniversary of the Communist Party’s rise to power in China
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/30/19, 01:53 pm

HONG KONG: They are still singing in the streets, but the Chinese territory is on edge as protests swell leading up to Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of communist China’s founding.

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Hindu nationalists retain power in India

International | Religious minority groups concerned about continued repression
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/28/19, 06:37 pm

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured another five years in office in a dramatic victory last week, tightening his Hindu nationalist party’s hold on power. His win raised concerns over the fate of opposition and minority religious groups already facing repression under the party’s rule.

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U.S. report on Khashoggi murder due Tuesday

International | Plus, the silence on granting asylum to Asia Bibi continues
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/19/18, 04:20 pm

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman avoided any mention of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his address to the kingdom’s Shura Council Monday. President Donald Trump said the United States will issue a “full report” on the killing Tuesday, but he does not intend to listen to a tape of the killing in U.S.

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