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Facebook and the Standard of Witnesses and Lawmakers

Rightly so, America’s Congress has called Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions on the abuse of data gathered by Facebook by external parties. But as the CEO of Facebook answered questions, it became apparent that a number of Senators – who are no doubt perfectly capable individuals – were unfamiliar with Facebook, WhatsApp, even how the …

Hate Groups in US Grow For Third Year: Report

WASHINGTON, DC – The number of hate groups in the United States expanded significantly last year under President Donald Trump, with anti-Muslim organizations increasing for the third year in a row, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) said. “President Trump in 2017 reflected what white supremacist groups want to see: a country where racism is …

All-Girl Afghan Robotic Team Allowed in US

The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan which was twice denied visas to enter the US for a competition arrived shortly after midnight on Saturday at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC

US Bans All-Girl Afghan Robotic Team

An all-girl high school team from Afghanistan who wanted to escort their robot to Washington DC for an international robotics challenge has been denied visa to the US, breaking the heart of the girls and wasting a life-time chance for them.

Pope Criticizes US "Mother" Bomb

Pope Francis has condemned the US military’s naming for the biggest non-nuclear explosive as “the mother of all bombs”, saying the word “mother” should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.

US Vice President Tours Indonesia’s Biggest Mosque

JAKARTA – In the most high-profile outreach to Muslims by US new administration, US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, April 20, toured the biggest mosque in Muslim-majority Indonesia, during a visit seen as a highly symbolic gesture from an administration that has been accused of stoking Islamophobia.



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