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Indian Hindu group claims murder of idol worship critic

By Anna K. Poole
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India | India boasts national tolerance for a panoply of religious allegiances—Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Sikhism, Jainism, and a smattering…

India’s government blocks access to porn websites

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Over the weekend, millions of India’s online movie-browsers met a mysterious information blockade as laptops glowed with a cryptic message, screen-captured…

India’s torrid temperatures cause thousands of deaths

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Blistering winds continue to sweep across New Delhi and most parts of north and central India, as temperatures soar to116 degrees Fahrenheit in some regions.

Globe Trot: FIFA corruption scandal could snare the Clinton Foundation

By Mindy Belz
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International | FIFA: When the United States lost its bid for the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, Bill Clinton was reportedly so upset he shattered a mirror. Clinton’s global…

Midday Roundup: Texas-sized deluge spreads Lone Star State misery

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Too much. Heavy rain and flooding continue to plague Texas today as Houston residents scrambled for higher ground amid some of the worst street flooding in…

India’s Hindu nationalists cook up plan to ban bovine butchery

By Anna K. Poole
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India | In Hindu-majority India, where it is a crime to slaughter female cows, many states have pushed for tighter restrictions on the sale and consumption of beef.

Muslims in Kashmir riot over Hindu settlement proposal

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Last week, India’s central government announced a plan to develop new settlements in Kashmir for nearly 200,000 displaced Hindus, known as Pandits, who fled…

India’s Common Man’s Party stumbles, to Christians’ chagrin

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Just weeks ago, celebration swept through New Delhi, India, as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or Common Man’s Party, won a landslide victory, crushing Prime…

India’s newspaper business burgeons

By Anna K. Poole
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India | While print journalism is on the decline virtually everywhere else in the world, India’s newspaper industry is booming. With eight out of 10 Indians lacking…

Globe Trot: White House fight with Netanyahu not over yet

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Did State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf without irony really call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rhetoric “confused” today?

India bans documentary on New Delhi gang rape

By Anna K. Poole
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India | International buzz surrounds India’s Daughter , a BBC documentary on the 2012 gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh, a promising young medical student in Delhi,

Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

 
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