Ethnic Violence

Union Minister Babul Supriyo loses cool, threatens to break man's leg at event

Union Minister Babul Supriyo stirred a controversy after he threatened to "break a man's leg" during a public event in West Bengal's Asansol city on …

West Bengal

Christians are a Persecuted Minority in Most Muslim Countries, In Which Countries are Muslims a Persecuted Minority?

As refugee numbers get capped to a more reasonable, though still far too high number, the media is once again complaining that Obama's discriminatory …

Ethnic Cleansing

Ethiopia's stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

Ethiopia's stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister …

Boston University

Politics over 2015 sacrilege incidents in Punjab intensify

Politicians in Punjab are leaving no stone unturned to use the incidents of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib in 2015 to their benefit.<p>The report by …

Amarinder Singh

OMNIVORE: Once defined

We’ve destroyed normal forever

Lindsey Graham

写真で見る世界のニュース(9/18)

各地の出来事や人々の表情を迫力ある写真で紹介します。<p>Windows in a Hong Kong building destroyed by powerful winds of Typhoon Mangkhut. <i>Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images</i> …<p>U.S. Coast Guard rescuers at work in Pollocksville, N.C., in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which brought severe flooding to parts of the Carolinas. <i>Steve</i> …

Hurricane Maria

Ethiopia’s flag protests show a nation fighting to become united

This weekend, tens of thousands of people gathered to welcome back leaders of the Oromo Liberation Front, one of the groups removed from a list of terror organizations earlier this year by Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed. The return of exiled opposition groups has been part of wider political …

Street Photography

Photos of the Day: Sept. 17

Hong Kong assesses damage from Typhoon Mangkhut, U.S. Coast Guard responders navigate floodwaters after Hurricane Florence, demonstrators protest ethnic violence in Ethiopia, and more<p>Sept. 17, 2018 3:53 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS

Photos

Research Tools: U.S. Census Announces 2018 Update of International Data Base

From the U.S. Census:<p>The U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data Base update provides demographic revisions for 23 countries. Ten of these countries …

South Sudan

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence targeting minorities in Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo heartland near the capital Addis Ababa, police said, a blow to new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s efforts at reconciliation.<p>FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, …

Race & Ethnicity

Facebook is hiring a “product policy director” for human rights

Facebook, facing increased scrutiny for its role in human-rights abuses around the world, is hiring a “product policy director” for human rights, according to a recent job posting.<p>“As the reach and impact of the Facebook family of companies continues to grow, so does the responsibility we have to …

Human Rights

Hyderabad police gets its own Rapid Action Force, to tackle riot-like situations

The police said that it was a specialised 40-member wing to deal with riots, riot-like situations, crowd control and related unrest.<p>In what is being …

Urban Development

Man Beaten To Death On Suspicion Of Vehicle Theft In Manipur, 5 Arrested

Villagers attacked the Patsoi police station and demanded unconditional release of the arrested people. The station officer in-charge was injured in …

Human Rights

Comparing India’s two Hindu-nationalist prime ministers

THE Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has provided two of India’s 14 prime ministers: Narendra Modi, the incumbent since 2014; and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, …

Amit Shah

No Tie-up With KCR's Party, BJP Will Contest Alone in Telangana Assembly Polls, Declares Amit Shah

In Hyderabad to formally launch BJP's poll campaign at a public meeting in Mahabubnagar, Amit Shah said the BJP would not go for a tie-up with the …

Amit Shah

2019 about Modi vs Public, not Modi vs Opposition: Tejashwi Yadav

Will the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party be defeated by a united Opposition in the 2019 Lok Sabha election? He will be defeated, Rashtriya …

Rahul Gandhi

Violence ahead of the return of Ethiopia's Oromo Liberation Front spark concern

Ethiopia’s reformist PM Abiy Ahmed has called for calm in the wake of clashes between rival groups on the streets of Addis Ababa, ahead of the return …

Horn of Africa

Nitish to police: Assess recent incidents in pockets with no communal history

After holding a law and order meeting on Wednesday, the CM sounded an alert ahead of Muharram and Dussehra.<p>Written by | Patna |<p>Bihar Chief Minister …

Muharram

This 90-Year-Old Won't Give Up Until Yogi Adityanath Faces Trial For The 2007 Communal Violence In Gorakhpur

The Supreme Court has asked the Gorakhpur chief magistrate to pass an appropriate order against Adityanath.<p>"The law is above all else," said Rashid …

Yogi Adityanath

Supreme Court Refuses To Dismiss Communal Violence Complaint Against Yogi Adityanath, Sends It Back To Gorakhpur

The FIR was lodged on charges of rioting, outraging religious feelings, trespassing on burial places and promoting enmity between groups.<p>The Supreme …

Yogi Adityanath

Mamata Banerjee seeks to undo past with Rs 10,000 crore Durga Puja gift

Banerjee on Monday awarded Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga Puja committees across the state, including 3,000 in Kolkata.

Mamata Banerjee

If Congress Lost MLA Seats, India Would’ve Seen 11% More Riots

Congress members of legislative assemblies (MLAs) forestall communal violence in their constituencies due to their reliance on Muslim votes and their …

University of Chicago

Supreme Court asks magistrate to pass appropriate order against Adityanath in 2007 rioting case

The UP chief minister was a Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur in 2007 when he gave a speech outside the town’s railway station that was allegedly …

India News

Facebook’s new Rosetta AI system helps detect hate speech

Facebook says it has a new weapon in fighting hate speech.<p>The social network on Tuesday announced a new artificial intelligence system, codenamed "Rosetta," for helping its computers read and understand the billions of images and videos posted to the social network every day. With the new system, …

Artificial Intelligence

Repatriation vs reputation

<b>Repatriation</b> and <b>reputation</b> are two words that somewhat close in spelling and pronunciation, and are sometimes confused. We will examine the …

Grammar

Mamata plays ‘soft Hindutva’ card, set to give 28 crores to Durga puja committees this year

Last year, Mamata Banerjee's government had restricted idol immersions on the day of Vijay Dashami, as the date coincided with Muharram.

India News

Violence gaining ground: Agnivesh

Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Monday said that the atmosphere of religious intolerance, communal violence and violence against various …

India News

The Curious Case of Sanjiv Bhatt’s Sacking & 2002 Godhra Riots

There are some stories in Gujarat which don’t require any special investigation. Just a cursory look at the facts is sufficient.<p>So when the Criminal …

Opinion (India)

Facebook still can’t shake hate speech in Myanmar

Although the company is working to stop it, hate speech continues to permeate the social network in the country, which is plagued by ethnic</b> …

Hate Speech

CLARK's house invasion: N’Delta agitators accuses FG of ethnic cleansing against Ijaw

…Allege it deployed “shock-awe” technique on Clark, late Alamieseigha, Tompolo’s father<p>By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South<p>ASABA- NIGER …

Africa