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Praying Politics in Modi’s India

The nationalist BJP government has promised to rebuild the temple of Ram, a fiery point of contention for Hindus and Muslims. But it's not doing so ... for a surprising reason.

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Ghosts in the Valley

SRINAGAR, India -- Mohammed Yusuf, a Kashmiri farmer, doesn't want an apology from the Indian army for accidentally killing his 14-year-old son, Burhan. Nor does ...

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Surpise! Joining ISIS Isn’t All It’s Cracked Be.

Someone's got to clean toilets and fetch water for Islamic State militants, but a would-be Indian jihadi who traveled all the way to Iraq to ...

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Video of Sisters in India Thrashing Their Harassers Goes Viral

In a country where widespread sexual harassment and violence against women often goes unpunished, social media users are going wild over a video of two ...

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Indians Don’t Hate Foreigners and Their Money Anymore

To quote the Beatles, the ice is slowly melting between India and the United States after trade relations had been in a deep freeze for ...

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It’s Time to Start Giving a Shit About Toilets

Across an arid summer moonscape in middle-of-nowhere rural Zambia, villagers gather around Chief Macha of Choma to discuss a pressing, unspoken issue: shit. "We have ...

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Turning Up the Heat on a Hot India

This week's landmark agreement by the United States and the People's Republic of China proposing aggressive measures on carbon emissions sends an undeniably strong signal ...

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