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Pope calls neglect of migrants ‘shipwreck’ on Lesbos visit

  • LESBOS ISLAND: Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the “shipwreck of civilization.” The pope has long championed the cause of migrants and his visit comes a day after he deli...
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Pope Francis hits out at EU migration divisions at start of Greek visit

  • ATHENS: Pope Francis on Saturday blamed the EU’s nationalist divisions for a lack of coordination on migration as he began a landmark trip to Greece, aiming to improve complicated relations with the country’s Orthodox Church. Francis said that Europe was “torn by nationalist egoism” on migrati...
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Genuine political debate lost in the fog of America’s polarization

  • There is no doubt that America is a polarized nation, with the two sides of the political spectrum now so far apart they cannot even see each other. Some argue this all began when Donald Trump entered the race for president, eventually winning the election despite his history of thin-skinned p...
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Gloomy mood as Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna

  • A Wall Street Journal op-ed this week summarized a popular mood surrounding the return on Monday of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action talks in Vienna. The title, “Iran’s Nuclear Negotiators Make the U.S. Sit at the Kiddie Table,” refers to the fact that Iran has refused to allow the Americ...
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Greece opens two more ‘closed’ migrant camps

  • KOS, Greece: Greece on Saturday opened two more of its new “closed” migrant camps that have been criticized by rights groups for their restrictive measures. “A new era is beginning,” Minister of Migration Notis Mitarachi said announcing the opening of the camps on the islands of Leros and Kos....
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Hypocrisy over Israeli terrorism is fueling violence

  • All violence is terrible and should be condemned, whether it is by a Palestinian Muslim or Christian or an Israeli Jew. But that is not the case at all. In fact, violence by Israelis often gets brushed aside and marginalized, while violence by Palestinians is described as a “terrorist act.” O...
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An Arab American Thanksgiving

  • One of the greatest contributions of the Arab world to the Western world is the gift of Arab food. This is especially true in the US, where the national menu has grown as a result of the arrival of immigrants from all around the world. One of America’s most important food holidays is Thanksgi...
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US police hunt felon after ‘accidental’ gun discharge at Atlanta airport

  • WASHINGTON: Police were hunting a convicted felon who fled Atlanta’s international airport after his gun accidentally discharged during a security search and sparked panic. The incident on Saturday sent dozens of passengers scurrying for cover, and resulted in three injuries, none of which wer...
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Australia Test skipper Tim Paine steps down after texting scandal

  • MELBOURNE: Distraught and in tears, Tim Paine stepped down as Australia Test cricket captain on Friday after revelations he had been investigated and cleared over sexually explicit text messages sent to a female former colleague four years ago.  The development has plunged Australia’s Ash...
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Omar Yaghi living proof of why we should follow our dreams

  • In an interview this week, Omar Yaghi explained how he had spent his life pursuing his passion of chemistry. I don’t understand all the principles and equations, but basically he talked about coming up with a process to harvest water from the atmosphere. Yaghi, a world-renowned Jordanian scien...
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