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With hundreds of thousands still homeless, human traffickers are targeting women and children living in temporary shelters.
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It's a mistake for journalists to assume that religious differences alone will lead to violence. There are eight additional factors that make conflict likely, a new report concludes.
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Amid the carnage and destruction left behind by Nepal's recent earthquake, scenes of hope and generosity can also be found. This exclusive photo essay captures a few of these remarkable moments.
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The few religious leaders who spoke up following the inhuman gang-rape of a young Indian woman ended up perpetuating the very mentality behind the bestiality.
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Bhutan boasts an unusual measure of national wellbeing: Gross National Happiness. The concept derives from Buddhist economics, which its architects say holds "no place for human greed."
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A leading Islamic scholar argues that the spirit of Islamic law is about fairness and justice and embraces the modern concept of human rights as defined by the United Nations.
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Reports of beheadings and bombings seem to imply that religion creates conflict, while tolerance is a secular value. But a new report argues that the very notion of "secular" is a religious idea.
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Prof. Abdullah Saeed challenges the widely held view that the Qur'an is God's eternal speech and is therefore not dependent upon any particular context.
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A study released the day before the Charlie Hebdo attack warned that viewing religion as inherently 'crazy' damages the coverage of conflicts linked to religion.
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Democracy's recent arrival in Bhutan launched a struggle to balance civil rights and press freedoms against the preservation of traditional religion and culture.
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