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Dumping Trump: Why it's not an easy decision for conservative women A number of conservative women have abandoned Trump this week, giving Clinton a 15-point lead among female voters. But some see other issues as weightier than his lewd behavior.
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 14, 2016 9:07 PM [GMT] | 2 comments | recommend
In Russia, how one mainly Muslim region beat back radicalism Tatarstan has had a problem with Islamic extremism. But the Russian republic has avoided the violence that consumed Chechnya, by both resisting Wahabbism and promoting its own native Muslim traditions.
The Christian Science Monitor | Aug 22, 2016 5:08 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Why does Turkey blame a Pennsylvania cleric for the coup attempt? The Turkish president points to a cleric living in the US whose followers are rumored to wield secretive clout in the judiciary and national police.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 16, 2016 5:08 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
The huckster populist Now, with Bernie Sanders essentially out of the race, Donald Trump wants Americans to believe hes the remaining anti-establishment candidate.Its smart politics, but its a hoax.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 7, 2016 4:38 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
How tough is Germany's new rape law? The law comes after hundreds of women said they were sexually assaulted and robbed on New Year's Eve in Cologne, Germany.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 7, 2016 4:38 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
ISIS claims Dhaka hostage-taking as Bangladesh tries to combat extremism The United States and Bangladesh have promised more cooperation against violent extremism. Bangladeshi officials have been reluctant to acknowledge IS is active in the country, however.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 2, 2016 01:07 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
What if ISIS were run by women? In Mississippi, a glimpse. In the Middle East, female ISIS recruits play specific, gender-defined roles. But a Mississippi case shows how, in the West, women can be jihadi leaders.
The Christian Science Monitor | Mar 31, 2016 5:07 PM [GMT] | 2 comments | recommend
World Bank: Wars, cheap oil is hurting Middle East growth Economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa last year likely came to just 2.6 percent instead of 2.8 percent, the World Bank said Thursday.
The Christian Science Monitor | Feb 5, 2016 02:07 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Britain wades into controversial waters with gene-editing experiment Britain's fertility regulator approved the use of a new and controversial gene-editing technique on human embryos.
The Christian Science Monitor | Feb 1, 2016 10:07 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
The president's State of the Union: paving the way for Hillary? As President Obama prepares for his final address to Congress, he will focus not only on achievements but also aspirations, doing what he can to bolster prospects of another Democrat in the White House.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 12, 2016 10:07 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend