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The New York Times' article on the religious roots of IS shows the paper at its professional best – well written, solid and balanced sourcing, strong historical context and intelligent argument.
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Two pastors held in Himalayan Bhutan have received bail after being detained for more than 43 days.
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As Filipino lives continue to be ravaged by decades of fighting Islamist separatists, the draft peace agreement, known as the Bangsamoro Basic Law, remains pending in the President’s office.
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A breakthrough accord signed by the Philippine government and Islamic militants on March 27 has ended 17 years of fighting.
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After hibernating for a time, the al Qaeda-linked terror group Abu Sayyaf struck anew, killing 23 innocent civilians.
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The ongoing peace talks between the government and rebels gained a major breakthrough to end four decades of fighting in the southern Philippines that has killed 150,000 and cost billions of dollars.
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Filipino authorities arrested Australian national and suspected Muslim extremist preacher Robert Edward Musa Cerantonio in a weekend raid on the apartment he was renting in Lapu-Lapu City.
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A renewed offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels in Christian-populated northern Burma from Dec. 21 to 25 could prolong ceasefire negotiations.
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Laws forbidding journalists from covering armed groups should be abolished, even as journalists must be trained in impartial and accurate reporting, say local media leaders.
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After two and a half years of war, Kachin refugees are tired of violence and only want to be reunited with their scattered family members.
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