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AFRICA: War and car insurance are God's business

by Paaras Abbas - 4th April 2012

US foreign correspondent Eliza Griswold recently urged editors to deconstruct their ideas of religion to report the truth, reports Paaras Abbas.

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Egypt: What chance for the Copts now their champion is dead?

by Jayson Casper - 21st March 2012

Pope Shenouda’s death has unleashed debate over church involvement in politics.

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Pakistan: ‘Muslims are against one another and everyone else’

by Sean Oliver-Dee - 14th March 2012

Sean Oliver-Dee assesses new energy in sluggish human rights efforts as inter-Muslim slaughters escalate.

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