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Stories about North America
4 September 2015
"As a grandfather, it's unbearable to see the image of that little body on a beach. Canada must act. Let’s not wait any longer."
1 September 2015
"It's a grave error not to take Trump seriously. His ideas are very dangerous. Many millions of Americans think the way he does, and this is what is very dangerous".
18 August 2015
Ahmad Batebi has caused a social media stir by denouncing the nuclear deal and appearing in an ad produced by an offshoot project of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
14 August 2015
As Turkey gets more and more deeply involved in the raging conflict on its border, security threats at home are on the rise.
Google has created a new larger holding company Alphabet with a new CEO for Google, Sundar Pichai. Indian social media users welcome Pichai's new leadership with greetings, pun and humour.
12 August 2015
The court’s decision on the charges against Rezaian, which include “espionage” and “cooperation with enemy states,” is expected in a week.
2 August 2015
Ethiopian-American musician Meklit Hadero talks about landing in US state of Iowa, an ode to the Afro, and how her music is not so easily defined.
1 August 2015
31 July 2015
27 July 2015
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
21 July 2015
A five-star general's specious narrative about the program’s success ignores the crimes and impunity of the Colombian military, and excuses the U.S. for fostering systemic human rights violations.
19 July 2015
17 July 2015
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.
16 July 2015
"Obama is not welcome in Nigeria for many many reasons…forget about the elections…he was a very arrogant president in his diplomatic relationship with Nigeria."
14 July 2015
9 July 2015
Cosplay, a term that describes dressing up like fictional characters, transcends ethnic and cultural borders and promotes personal empowerment.
4 July 2015
Steven Salaita Lands Job at American University of Beirut, Talks Black Politics and Palestine Solidarity
After being denied tenure at the University of Illinois for pro-Palestine tweets, Salaita will be the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut.
29 June 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
27 June 2015
After the American Civil War ended in 1865, members of the Confederacy fled to Brazil. Their ancestors still live in the region and continue to fly the Confederate flag.