Aditya Kumar

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Are we all racist?

Activists in Milwaukee, Wisconsin display an anti-racism message on an overpass. (FLICKR/ Light Brigading)<p>Do we all have racist tendencies and don’t realise it? The aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin has reignited debate over the state …

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EU bans funding groups in Jewish settlements

The EU has said it will will bar financial assistance to Israeli groups operating in the occupied territories, underlining its concern that Israeli settlement-building harms prospects for peace with the Palestinians.<p>Guidelines revealed on Tuesday make clear that, from next year, Israeli "entities" …

Palestinian children work Israeli settlements | Israel

<b>Jordan Valley, occupied Palestinian territories -</b> Small, frail bodies move systematically in the orchards, picking and cleaning fruit and vegetables, placing them into containers, before finally loading them onto trucks. Like clockwork, every day between 5am and 2pm, these Palestinian children work …

The Palestinians' last option: A struggle for equal rights | US & Canada

Once upon a time, Palestine was the Arab world's unifying cause. Justice for the Palestinians was considered a basic pre-requisite for regional stability and peace, and it was an idea that had global resonance. Today, the picture is different and the Palestinian cause has been falling off the …

Brazil protests: president hears call for change but warns against violence

The Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, has insisted in a televised address to the nation that her government is listening to the demands of …

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Is Lebanon spiralling out of control? | US & Canada

<b>Beirut, Lebanon -</b> Violent clashes erupted again in Lebanon on Tuesday, leaving two people dead and several wounded, as armed supporters of controversial Sunni cleric Ahmed al-Assir engaged in gun battles with the Resistance Brigades, a pro-Hezbollah group, in Lebanon's southern city of Sidon.<p>Masked …

Citizen or Stranger? | Denmark

Countries with a multicultural approach, like Canada, the US and Great Britain, encourage immigrants to keep their customs and culture. Others, like France and Denmark, urge immigrants to integrate and adopt Western values.<p>We look at the story of one immigrant family that was separated due to a …

Will the New Alliance help Africa's poor? | US & Canada

A year after the launch of a US-led initiative to lift millions out of poverty and hunger in Africa, we examine the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.<p>The alliance was formed at the 2012 G8 summit led by the United States. Its stated goal was to reduce hunger and lift 50 million Africans …

India monsoon flooding kills nearly 600

Rescuers have found bodies in the River Ganges and in the muddy, broken earth left by landslides, raising the death toll from monsoon flooding in mountainous northern India to nearly 600, officials have said.<p>The air force dropped paratroopers, food and medicine for people trapped in up to 100 towns …