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Marvel Comics debuts female Muslim superhero

Move over Black Widow and step aside She-Hulk: Marvel Comics is introducing a new superhero - a 16-year-old Muslim-American girl named Kamala Khan, to reflect the growing diversity of its readers.<p>The character, who will be the new Ms Marvel, lives with her conservative Pakistani parents and brother …

Pakistan battles growing alcohol addiction

<b>Alcoholism is a growing problem in Pakistan despite it being illegal for the Muslim majority to drink. The BBC's Charles Haviland finds lives ruined and clinics and therapy groups trying to overcome a taboo subject.</b><p>Late one night, the beat of dance music drifts down from an upper storey of an …

Syria crisis: Obama delay could 'embolden' Assad

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1006000/1006871_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524780054_601988afd264928cfdb12ec41407024d<p><b>US President Barack Obama's decision to delay possible military action in Syria while it is debated by Congress could "embolden" the forces of</b> …

Migraine sufferers' brains 'show structural differences'

<b>There are structural differences in parts of the brain between people who have migraines and those who do not, according to a review by Danish researchers.</b><p>The analysis of 20 separate studies, in the journal Neurology, showed changes in the brain's white matter and tiny lesions could be …

Syria's 'red lines' and shameful milestones | US & Canada

It has been a week in which events in Syria have grabbed the attention of the international community. The Syrian National Coalition says more than 1,000 people have died after government forces fired rockets with toxic agents.<p>I think the ease with which people are accusing the Syrian government of …