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May 19, 2016 5:27 PM Clinton Campaign Slams Donald Trump's Rape Accusation Against Bill Clinton

Hillary Clinton's press secretary said that Donald Trump's claim that former President Bill Clinton may have been accused of rape is just another example of the real estate mogul lashing out. "Trump is doing what he does best, attacking when he feels wounded and dragging the American people through the mud for his own gain. If that’s the kind of campaign 14

May 16, 2016 5:58 PM Sadiq Khan: a new hope?

General view of London’s Tower Bridge and The Shard. Photo taken April 20, 2016. On May 5, London elected its first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, who assumed office after receiving a record 57 percent of the vote in the final round. This wasn’t only a first for London but also for the West, as Khan is also the first openly practicing Muslim to become the mayor 33

May 6, 2016 11:12 AM London voters appear ready to welcome first Muslim mayor

LONDON — After a bitter and bruising race, the Labour party’s Sadiq Khan looked set Friday to become London’s new mayor and make history as the first Muslim to lead a major Western capital. The outcome would resonate far beyond a change in city hall: challenging the rise of anti-Islam political rhetoric in the West, and giving another powerful voice 12

May 4, 2016 8:01 PM British universities slip down world table 'because they are forced to focus on diversity'

BRITAIN'S top universities are losing ground in the world university rankings because they are forced to focus on diversity and recruiting from disadvantaged backgrounds, experts say. The country's best institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge, have been under mounting pressure to recruit more students from ethnic minorities after David Cameron attacked 9

May 3, 2016 7:11 PM Donald Trump's Long History of Conspiracy Theories

As Donald Trump reminded the world Tuesday morning, the Republican Party is on the verge of nominating a conspiracy theorist who regularly uses debunked Internet and tabloid rumors to smear his enemies. In the latest case, Trump seized on a ludicrously thin-sourced National Enquirer story to insinuate Sen. Ted Cruz's father, Rafael Cruz, was involved 87

May 3, 2016 8:15 AM Turkey: A Nation Divided

Visiting Washington, D.C., Selahattin Demirtas, co-chairman of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Unity of Peoples' Party (HDP), felt it difficult to clearly answer the question he was asked when opening the Kurdish Policy Research Center. "Is there a risk of a Turkish-Kurdish [armed] conflict?" Demirtas passed. "I try to speak very carefully on this issue; making 21 1

March 31, 2016 3:40 PM Top International Lawyer Disagrees With Seselj Ruling

Mark Ellis, the executive director of the International Bar Association, has been closely following the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for years. He said he thinks the judges got it wrong on March 31 when they acquitted Serbian Radical party leader Vojislav Seselj on all charges of war crimes and crimes against 6

February 19, 2016 1:20 PM Arab in Israeli parliament sparks outcry for defending Palestinian attacks

JERUSALEM — Hanin Zoabi, an Israeli Arab, believes Israeli Jews are colonialists who stole Palestinian land. She makes no distinction between the recent deaths of Israeli civilians and their attackers, calling both “victims of the Israeli occupation.” Those are typical views of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza, as well as some Arab citizens

January 31, 2016 12:33 PM Accra’s problems due to bad governance – ARM

Dr Nii Amu Darko, Founder and Leader of African Reform Movement (ARM), a new political movement in Ghana, has observed that the problems in Accra are due to rotten political governance of the country. He said: “The Accra problems are not about any mayor, a Ga Mantse who is not assertive or unscrupulous Mantsemei (chiefs) selling land multiple times 20

January 19, 2016 10:05 PM U.N. Quantifies the Suffering in an Iraq Divided and Under Attack

BAGHDAD — It was weeks ago that Iraqi and United States officials declared the city of Ramadi liberated from the Islamic State, yet the fighting has dragged on in some neighborhoods. As Iraqi commandos advance slowly, house to house and under American air cover, hundreds of civilians are still fleeing the violence, many of them malnourished. One of them is Abdul 2