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I don’t want to live under Islamic blasphemy law. That doesn’t make me racist

I have spent most of the last fortnight debating Islam and blasphemy and wanted to take the opportunity to put down a few unwritten thoughts.<p>In the immediate aftermath of the Paris atrocities most of the people who thought the journalists and cartoonists in some sense ‘had it coming to them’ kept …

Meet the honor brigade, an organized campaign to silence debate on Islam

<i>Asra Q. Nomani, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, is the author of “Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam.”</i><p>“You have shamed the community,” a fellow Muslim in Morgantown, W.Va., said to me as we sat in a Panera Bread in 2004. “Stop writing.”<p>Then 38, I had just …

Why I am not Charlie

There is no “but” about what happened at <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> yesterday. Some people published some cartoons, and some other people killed them for it. Words …

Lucie Azm on Twitter: ""Atlas catalan" de Cresques Abraham (1375) qui s'appuie en partie sur les récits de Marco Polo. Tellement fascinant. http://t.co/YahQ5YOMAZ"

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Gmail blocked in China as months-long Google crackdown comes to a head

Gmail has been entirely blocked in China, with the country’s firewall being blamed after months of disruptions to the world’s biggest email service …

Putin’s Orthodox Jihad

Yesterday Russia announced a revised military doctrine, signed by President Vladimir Putin, that names NATO as the Kremlin’s main adversary and …

Europe's History on Twitter: "The 1375 Catalan Atlas, written in the Catalan language & incredibly detailed for a medieval map http://t.co/AzpzK2Qw5a"

Replying to @<b>EuropesHistory</b><p>RT @<b>EuropesHistory</b>: The 1375 Catalan Atlas, written in the Catalan language & incredibly detailed for a medieval …

Viewpoint: Why the shadow of WW1 and 1989 hangs over world events

<b>Many of today's global problems are hangovers from bad, ungenerous decisions at the end of previous conflicts, writes Jeffrey Sachs.</b><p>This has been a year of great geopolitical anniversaries. We are at the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, an event that more than any other shaped world …

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Is This The End of Europe?

Today, Pope Francis is in Istanbul celebrating a rare moment of Catholic-Orthodox unity with a visit to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the head of …

65 Free Charlie Chaplin Films Online

A few things to know about Charlie Chaplin. He starred in over 80 films, reeling off most during the silent film era. In 1914 alone, he acted in 40 …

23 maps and charts on language - Vox

"The limits of my language," the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once posited, "mean the limits of my world." Explaining everything within the limits of the world is probably too ambitious a goal for a list like this. But here are 23 maps and charts that can hopefully illuminate small aspects of …

10 Things You Need to Know About Marvel's The Inhumans

There were a lot of surprises in <b>Marvel’sPhase Three reveal,</b> but arguably one of the biggest was the announcement of an Inhumans movie in 2018.<p>There …

The multiculturalism the European right fears so much is a fiction – it never existed | Gary Younge

The state never backed cultural difference at the expense of cohesion. What is emerging is people's lived experience<p>On 12 March 1983 A Sivanandan, one of the sharpest minds on the British left, gave a talk at the Greater London Council Ethnic Minorities Unit Consultation on Challenging Racism. "I …

The War in Iraq and Syria: Who Are the Players?

Foreign journalists reveal Hamas' false front

It has been said that when the cannons are heard, the muses are silent. In the case of foreign reporters in the Gaza Strip, their silence stemmed …

Australian Boy Holds Syrian Severed Head

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3:36 PM ET Mon, 2 July 2018<p>CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.<p>2:17 PM ET Tue, 3 July 2018<p>An impromptu …

Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire by five days

Hamas and Israel have agreed five more days' truce to allow further talks after a tense final countdown to the end of the current 72-hour ceasefire on Wednesday night.<p>The current truce, which is the eighth bid to end the five-week long war, had been due to expire at midnight, and rocket fire on …

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Britain in Europe

IN MY post on the European election result I noted that for all the talk of Britain lurching away from the continent, the country’s politics are …

Jordi Arrufat on Twitter: "Most watched TV channel in Spain in May 2014. Catalonia with its @tv3cat is a different country. Via @tutelenet http://t.co/LZH0U3iNJX"

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