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March 25, 2017 9:07 PM With asylum grant, did the US just reward hate speech?

values & ideals The decision to grant asylum to an atheist blogger who spoke crudely of Muslims is sure to anger many, but it may also confirm that an important escape route for political dissidents is still open. March 25, 2017 —When Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away in 2015, 16-year-old Amos Yee made an obscenity-filled YouTube 12

March 25, 2017 2:27 AM US judge grants Amos Yee asylum request

Amos Yee, 18, who has been jailed twice in Singapore, qualifies as a political refugee, according to a 13-page opinion by a US immigration judge. Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in Singapore, qualifies as a political refugee, according to a 13-page opinion by the US immigration judge. Yee is immediately eligible for release after having been held in US immigration 9

March 8, 2017 3:15 PM The Latest: UN's Guterres: Prioritize empowerment of women

The U.N. secretary general says the effective way to protect the rights of women is by prioritizing the empowerment of women. Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women 14

February 27, 2017 12:06 AM Pope makes historic visit to Rome Anglican church

Pope Francis smiles during his visit to the All Saints' Anglican Church in Rome, Italy February 26, 2017. — Reuters picROME, Feb 27 — Pope Francis attended a service at the All Saints’ Church in Rome yesterday, becoming the first pontiff in history to visit an Anglican church in the Italian capital. Francis’s visit marked the 200th anniversary of the All Saints’ 8

February 13, 2017 2:13 AM It may be Beyonce vs Adele at music’s biggest night, but Bowie scores as well

The Chainsmokers applaud as they accept the Grammy for Best Rock Song on behalf of the late David Bowie for ‘Blackstar’ at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2017. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Feb 13 — Beyonce and Adele both won early awards today as they vied for dominance at the Grammys, with late rock icon David Bowie 30

December 24, 2016 11:14 PM PM: Hold dear to noble values that bind us

PETALING JAYA: The people should hold dear to the noble values that bind them together, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said everyone should reflect on the values of mutual respect, tolerance and helping the less fortunate this Christmas. These are universal values which are espoused by Christianity as well as other religions, he said. “These 13

December 24, 2016 12:49 PM In Christmas message, Najib alludes to shared values

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Najib Razak in his Christmas message today urged Malaysians to hold dear to values that bind them together such as tolerance and concern for the poor. “It is a time to reflect on the values espoused by Christianity and our other great religions – of mutual respect, tolerance for one another and helping those less fortunate 9

December 24, 2016 11:09 AM Najib: Hold dear to values that bind us

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic) said Malaysians should hold dear to noble values that bind them together such as tolerance towards each other and helping the needy. In his Christmas message, he said that these values were cherished by numerous faiths. "It is a time to reflect on the values espoused by Christianity and our other 9

December 23, 2016 10:29 PM The Trump Team’s Holy War and the Remaking of the World Order

In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a former five-star general and the Supreme Allied Commander in the Second World War, inaugurated the Islamic Center in Washington, D.C. “I should like to assure you, my Islamic friends, that, under the American Constitution, under American tradition, and in American hearts, this center, this place of worship 15

December 23, 2016 12:53 PM In Indonesia, an Islamic Edict Seeks to Keep Santa Hats Off Muslims

Analysts as well as supporters of the governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, said that the case against him was orchestrated by opposition political parties to sideline him ahead of a hotly contested election scheduled for February. The blasphemy accusations set off street protests in Jakarta in recent weeks that drew hundreds of thousands of conservative 17