Darla Moxon

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This is the entire Star Wars canon timeline, from ‘The Phantom Menace’ to ‘Episode IX’

When Lucasfilm decided to reboot the <i>Star Wars</i> film franchise, the Expanded Universe was decimated in its wake. Dozens of books, games and comics that …

Bangistan review – always something to chuckle at in sly suicide-bomber comedy

Two bumbling stooges – one Muslim, one Hindu – find they have much in common as they are both sent on a mission in Karan Anshuman’s answer to Four Lions<p>Yes, Bollywood has made a comedy about suicide bombers, and yes, it really does feature a man singing and dancing while fitting a vest with …

Doodling

Amnesty International wants Cameroon to free 84 boys accused of backing Boko Haram

The boys are shabbily dressed and carry begging bowls, darting between the traffic in many West African cities — or huddled in dusty alleys reciting verses from the Koran.<p>Sometimes they're pitied and more often ignored. They often are the sons of poor, rural farmers, who surrender them at a young …

Why are anti-immigration parties so strong in the Nordic states?

Photograph: Jens Dresling/Polfoto via AP<p>The leader of the Danish People’s party, Kristian Thulesen Dahl, and his party colleague Peter Skaarup, left, in …

Europe

Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Despite the showdown with the West over Ukraine, Moscow wants to cooperate with Washington and its allies in dealing …

Oklahoma man convicted of illicit sexual conduct in Kenya

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal jury convicted an Oklahoma man on Friday of illicit sexual conduct with children at a Kenyan orphanage that …

Report shows Iran terrorism threat on the rise as nuke deadline nears

Iran's support for international terrorist groups remained undiminished last year and even expanded in some respects, the Obama administration said Friday, less than two weeks before the deadline for completing a nuclear deal that could provide Tehran with billions of dollars in relief from …

A day without Haitians as vendors stay clear of Dominican marketplace

Hundreds of buses have been leaving Santo Domingo for the border for the past week and as the deadline to register has passed – many fear mass deportations<p>Avenida Duarte in the Dominican capital is a busy bustling commercial street where hundreds of vendors – both Dominican and Haitian – normally …

Why Three British Sisters Took Their Children to Join Jihadists in Syria

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Middle East

Putin reiterates support for Syria's Assad

President Vladimir Putin has reaffirmed Russia's support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and said he opposed any use of external force to try to end the Syrian civil war.<p>Putin showed no sign of wavering in his policy of trying to shield Assad from the West's pressure in a four-and-half-year-old …

Don't Speak Creole in Quebec If You Know What's Good For You

Quebec’s French language police are up to their old xenophobic tricks again. This time, the victims are two people who were speaking Haitian Creole.<p><i>From a protest for and against the Charter of Values. via Flickr.</i><p>Quebec’s French language police are up to their old xenophobic tricks again. This …

This Haitian-Cuban choir delivers haunting vocals in Creole

The Creole Choir of Cuba has a history that's both deeply personal and political. The group is comprised of 10 singers from the old colonial city of Camagüey in Cuba, where they studied music. But the choir members aren’t only Cuban — they’re also the sons and daughters of freed Haitian slaves who …