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Pope Explains Why He Didn’t Say ‘Rohingya’ in Myanmar

After being criticized for not calling the Rohingya refugees by name in Myanmar, Pope Francis explained his controversial decision Saturday, saying that he did not want to risk shutting down dialogue with the country's leaders. "Had I said that word, I ...
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Local Foundation Aids Rohingya Refugees

This week, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described the ongoing crisis in Myanmar as "ethnic cleansing" against the country's Rohingya population. Tillerson recently made a fact-finding visit to the Buddhist-majority country, formerly known as Burma. ...
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Should Aga Khan Be Awarded Nobel Prize?

The Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. He is the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), which brings together development agenci...

Zakaria: Trump’s Saudi Ties Threaten Stability

Fareed Zakaria, in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post, cautioned President Trump against aligning too closely with Saudi Arabia and its unpredictable leader, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Zakaria cites Salman’s internal decisions – a purge of p...