Monthly Archives: July 2022

Who is Achinta Sheuli, winner of the 3rd gold medal for India at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham? Parents, religion, girlfriend

Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli won the country’s third gold medal in the men’s 73kg weightlifting final on Sunday by lifting a total of 313kg. This was hours after Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the second weightlifting gold medal for India. The six medals, including three gold, two silver and one bronze, were won in weightlifting. Who is Achinta Sheuli? Achinta was born …

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Board of Education and Advisory Committee inspect Tibetan schools in India

Dharamshala: The Chairman and members of the Board of Education and the Department of Education Advisory Committee (CTA) visited Tibetan schools and provided guidance to students, teachers and parents. Committee Chairman Ven Geshe Lhakdor visited Tibetan schools based in Dharamshala for three days from July 19 to 21, 2022. visited schools in the Tibetan colonies in central India from June …

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Hiding problems would paralyze the judiciary, says India’s chief justice

The Chief Justice referred to the “effective representation before the courts” of the poor. (Case) New Delhi: India‘s Chief Justice NV Ramana said on Saturday that “covering up” the judiciary’s pressing concerns would cripple the judiciary and talks are needed to serve people better. Justice N. V. Ramana was here addressing the first meeting of District Legal Services authorities in …

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Indian cricket dips its toes in the multi-sport ocean

At the Commonwealth Games, Harmanpreet Kaur’s side have the opportunity to step out of the shadow of the men’s team on a stage that cricket does not frequent. A strong performance will fuel growing interest in women’s football at home and deal a blow to gender parity At the Commonwealth Games, Harmanpreet Kaur’s side have the opportunity to step out …

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Sri Lanka’s next test – Democracy and Society

In a victory for democracy, mass protests in Sri Lanka recently led to the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. A strongman who gained popularity for overseeing the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war in 2009 (when his older brother, Mahinda, was president), Gotabaya was elected in November 2019 and has vowed to uphold national security …

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The art of offering food with a gourmet basket | Newcastle Herald

The art of giving with a gourmet basket This is a commercial collaboration with Australian Gourmet Gifts. Choosing the perfect gift for a loved one can help strengthen relationships, remind them that they are loved, lift their spirits, and mend breakups. But the challenge is to find the right gift that speaks to everyone. Giving food sends a universal message …

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The Future of India’s Constitution – The New Indian Express

Recently, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) lamented the lack of adequate space for the opposition in the political scenario of the country. He also expressed concern about the lack of democratic discourse in parliament. Although at first glance the observations appear to be political, they are essentially constitutional concerns. The CJI is not an isolated voice. Many citizens, including …

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Chinese scholars say new bill will strengthen US policy on Tibet-China

Several overseas Chinese scholars contacted by the International Campaign for Tibet said the new bipartisan Tibet bill introduced in the US Congress will have a “profound impact” on the issue of Tibet, helping to clarify the position of United States and other democratic countries. on the Tibet-China conflict. The Promotion of a Resolution to the Tibet-China Conflict Act was introduced …

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70 years as a Catholic sister, many blessings: ‘more than I deserve’

Sister Catherine Schoenecker with St. Paul’s Winter Carnival royalty: King Borée (Billy Given), right, and the Prime Minister (Christine Arme), left. DAVE HRBACEK | THE CATHOLIC SPIRIT Sister Catherine Schoenecker, 92, grew up in New Prague and has dedicated her career to education, working as a teacher, principal and supervisor. A Benedictine living at St. Paul’s Monastery in Maplewood, she …

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Top 5 Musical Compositions By Emmanuel Motelin With Deeper Meaning

These are the best musical compositions by Emmanuel Motelin that can take you on a journey out of this universe. Find a quiet place, relax and continue your journey!” —Emmanuel Motelin CANADA, July 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Emmanuel Motelin is particularly admired for his musical genre in the science fiction, ambient and cyberpunk genres. His motivation stems from so many …

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New Venomous Viper Discovered in Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, China

Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, a World Heritage Site, lies in the transition zone between the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and the Sichuan Basin in Sichuan Province, China, and occupies an area of ​​651 km2. The reserve is covered with well-preserved original forests and numerous alpine lakes. Beautiful and picturesque, it is home to some rare animals, such as …

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Nanjing woman detained for commemorating Japanese war criminals

Wu Aping, a 31-year-old woman who commemorated five Japanese war criminals with Buddhist tablets at a temple in Nanjing, was arrested by police for disturbing public order. The Nanjing Massacre, when Japanese invaders massacred hundreds of thousands of civilians in six weeks starting in December 1937, is one of the greatest atrocities of the 20th century. It remains a deeply …

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Why is Sri Lanka in turmoil?

Comment this story Comment Sri Lankan legislators appointed Ranil Wickremesinghe to complete President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s term after protesters stormed the presidential palace last week. Police on Friday launched a surprise raid to clear a camp of protesters in the capital, Colombo, a move that could deepen popular mistrust of the new government. Political unrest in Sri Lanka has escalated sharply …

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Blink Charging Applauds USPS as it Delivers on Push to

Miami Beach, Fla., July 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a Leading Owner, Operator and Provider of Electric Vehicle (“EV”) Charging Equipment and Services, Commends the Biden Administration and the USPS for taking a significant step forward in moving the country toward greater adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). On July 20, …

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National Sleeping Head Day 2022: History, Meaning and Activities

National Sleeping Head Day is celebrated on July 27 every year and it is an original medieval Finnish tradition that is still followed today with the aim of washing away the evil of laziness. In the modern world the day tries to convey the message to people to go to bed early because it is the only solution to get …

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Tibetan land rights activists released from Chinese prison — Radio Free Asia

Prison authorities in northwest China’s Qinghai province this week released two Tibetan men jailed three years ago for land rights activism, following the release earlier this year of four others imprisoned on the same charge, Tibetan sources said. Tashi Tsering and Drukbum Tsering, both residents of Horgyal village in Qinghai’s Rebgong (Chinese, Tongren) county, were released on July 1, a …

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Despite being diagnosed with ALS, Brewster man finds the will to persevere

“I have heard that our culture does not suffer so much from the forces of darkness as from the forces of superficiality.” – Kathleen D. Singh, “Grace in Dying” Paul Berry knows something about the state of mind. Nothing superficial about this man. My close friend Brewster earned a master’s degree in social work from Boston University in 1978 – …

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God is more committed to gender equality than we are

As the United States continues to grapple with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. WadeI can’t help but think of how the court used a legal system built entirely by men to reduce women – once again – to nothing more than a vessel to produce babies. I am a rabbi in a legal system that has excluded …

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Villages on India-Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh flooded after downpour

Villages on India-Tibet border flooded after downpour As the canals overflowed, muddy water entered several houses and fields in Shalakhar and nearby villages PTI, July 19, 2022, 1:06 p.m. updated: July 19, 2022, 1:06 PM ist A downpour on the India-Tibet border flooded some villages in Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh, but no loss of life was reported, officials said on …

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Buddhist Monk and British POW – Buddhistdoor Global

For our own good and for the good of our fellow human beings, we must be vigilant with every step we take. It is only by a high degree of attention that we will succeed. (Nyanaponika Thera) Nyanaponika Thera. At buddho.org Shortly after Britain declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939, the British government ordered the internment of all …

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Book review on China: “No Escape” by Nury Turkel

Turkel pulls out all the stops, including on Uyghur, genocide and Falun Gong issues Comment Nury Turkel was an Uyghur boy from the city of Kashgar, China. Granted, he was no ordinary Uyghur. His father was a math teacher. Turkel worked for an American consulting firm in Beijing. But then, no Uyghur is ordinary anymore. They are all under the …

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The Christian Right’s version of history paid off on abortion and guns

Comment this story Comment Two landmark Supreme Court decisions in June hinged on history — one on abortion and the other on gun rights. The court’s conservative majority applied a nostalgic view of the past to make it harder to limit the right to carry a concealed firearm. Meanwhile, Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. argued in the Dobbs vs. Jackson …

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Why does secular India have Muslim ghettos?

Most Indian TV news presenters ask big questions every night. They ask questions of the opposition, questions of the liberals, questions of foreign governments, sometimes questions of the people, but rarely, if ever, for the people. One such question has excited journalists on television since the eruption of violence around Ram Navami gave several state governments an excuse to bulldoze …

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At first, Indian army officers take a course in Tibetology

As a first step, Indian army officers attended a Tibetology course “to gain in-depth knowledge and strengthen their ties” with the Tibetan community in border areas, India’s defense ministry said. The 42-day course was taken by officers from the Indian Army, JCO, etc. at the Central Institute of Himalayan and Cultural Studies, Dahung, Arunachal Pradesh. More such courses on Tibetology …

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First Look at Walkabout Theater Company’s US Premiere of STILL A QUIET AFTERNOON

Walkabout Theater Company and Steppenwolf’s Look Out series will present the US premiere of Still a Quiet Afternoon – a mythical musical tragicomedy about two people observing a multitude of apocalyptic happenings through their single window. Featuring performances by Walkabout ensemble members Katie Mazzini and Gabriel Thom Pasculli, Still a Quiet Afternoon will perform July 14-16, 2022 at Steppenwolf’s 1700 …

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Dalai Lama’s Ladakh tour ‘completely religious’, says government official

The visit could annoy China as it comes amid military clash between Indian and Chinese troops at several flashpoints in eastern Ladakh. The visit could annoy China as it comes amid military clash between Indian and Chinese troops at several flashpoints in eastern Ladakh. Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama began his month-long visit to Ladakh on Friday and said India-China …

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Pakistan: Senior Buddhist Monk and Disciples Arrive in Taxila for 3-Month ‘Rain Retreat’

ISLAMABAD: Monk Arayawangso from Thailand, Arayawangso, accompanied by a delegation of monks and disciples, began a three-month “rain retreat” or vassa (from mid-July to mid-October) at the stupa of Dharmarajika in Taxila, home to the ancient Buddhist civilization. . The delegation includes five monks, a novice (trainee monk) and 15 disciples. During his October 2019 visit to Taxila, His Holiness …

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The Unification Church’s ties to Japanese politics

TOKYO (AP) — The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unearthed long-suspected and little-talked-about ties between him and a religious group that began in South Korea but expanded its influence across the world. whole world. Japanese police and media suggested that the alleged attacker, Tetsuya Yamagami, who was arrested at the scene, was furious at Abe’s reported …

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A friendship that heals the planet

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Socio-spatial implications of smart city development in India

In 2015, the Indian government established the Smart Cities Mission which proposed the development of 100 smart cities to address the challenges of urbanization through smart solutions. More recently, during the global pandemic, India recorded the second highest number of COVID cases in the world. COVID has pushed Indian cities to reshape their smart city efforts and leverage smart solutions …

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Tomioka Tessai and Japanese art: flow of Edo, Meiji and Taisho

Tomioka Tessai and Japanese art: flow of Edo, Meiji and Taisho Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) was born in a largely isolated period in Japan. This concerns the Edo period which would succumb to the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Of course, Chinese culture and ideas remained strong in Japan throughout the Edo period. However, before the …

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Chinese designer Yi adds ethnic colors to international fashion

Silver jewelry designed by Longhong Ziwei Photo: Courtesy of Longhong Ziwei Inspired by the silver beads on traditional ornaments made by the Yi ethnic minority of China, a pair of “little lantern” earrings are crafted from finely hollowed out silver beads with soft arcs that weigh just 11 .7 grams. Another pair of ear drops, “Star”, made from rich layers …

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Tibet Animation ‘Land of Mercy’ Launches Armand Assante Alexander Wraith

Production is underway on “Land of Mercy,” an English-language animated feature film set in Tibet. The story sees a young man embark on a quest for Buddhist enlightenment which was his dying father’s dying wish. Its voice cast includes Armand Assante (HBO’s “Gotti”), Alexander Wraith (“The Mandalorian”) and Louis Mandylor (“Debt Collector”) as well as Singaporean stage actor Adrian Pang. …

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The Mykonos restaurant that combines tradition and innovation

A view of Noema Mykonos. Noema Located in a former open-air cinema, Nōema is a stylish restaurant, bar and concept store in downtown Mykonos. Using centuries-old Cycladic traditions, the menu leans on ingredients that are dried, fermented, sun-dried and flame-grilled, while the shop spotlights local and independent designers. Nōema is the Greek word for ‘meaning’ or ‘substance’ – how does …

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San Jose Obon this weekend

SAN JOSE — San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church, 640 N. 5th St. in Japantown, is hosting its Obon Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions. 1]Will Obon 2022 be the same as last year? Not enough! We have booths that are on hiatus this year. We hope to recover as many …

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Lhasa police offer up to nearly $45,000 in rewards for ‘crime against state security’ reports

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09’22) – Police in Lhasa, the Chinese-ruled capital of Tibet, have promised rewards of up to 300,000 Yuan ($44,840) to any Tibetan who reports alleged crimes against state security, the goal being to “build an iron”. wall of stability,” the Washington-based Tibet advocacy group International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said on July 8. The maximum reward offered by the …

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Wilton: And the kids? | Perspective

Vermont has the oldest school choice system in the country — and the simplest. Started in 1869, Vermont’s school choice system provides that any Vermont school-aged child who lives in a district without a government school can attend any accredited school in the world, and Vermont will pay the cost of tuition in an amount set by the Vermont Agency …

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Mr Putin plays the religious card

AAn important factor in the Russian invasion of Ukraine is its religious aspect. It is understandable and essential that the focus on overwhelming suffering is making headlines. Yet, if we are to learn from this ongoing tragedy, we must face its multiple dimensions, one of which is religious. By his own admission, Vladimir Putin has found religion in recent years; …

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Incredible India scandalized by a movie poster, again!

Of all the nations of the world, there is perhaps no other nation as diverse as India. Be it language, customs, traditions or even religion, the level of diversity is simply staggering. Take the example of the Hindus. While nearly 80% of Indians are Hindus, the form and manner in which they practice Hinduism varies by geography. A Hindu from …

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Young Tibetan woman killed in Toronto bus attack

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, July 7: In a horrific incident of brutality, a young Tibetan woman in her twenties is believed to have succumbed to her injuries after fighting for her life in hospital for weeks. She was set on fire on a moving bus by a 33-year-old Tibetan named Tenzin Norbu on June 17 at around 12:30 p.m. at …

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The Hidden Buddha – Buddhistdoor Global

Curiously, the phenomenon of “religion” in Japan still confounds scholars, practitioners, and the public – inside and outside Japan – who continue to accept the stubborn assumption that the Japanese, in the together are “areligious”. It is easy to find articles, blogs and videos in which the Japanese confess that they are “mushūkyō(“Areligious”).* This statement is often followed by the …

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Carolina wins $900,000 grant to advance the study of Southeast Asia

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has won a $900,000 grant from the Henri Luce Foundation through its Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia, for the “Bringing Southeast Asia Home” project. Through coordinated efforts by the Carolina Asia Centerthis multi-year grant expand UNC-Chapel Hill’s work on Southeast Asia and strengthen the University’s ability to serve as a hub for …

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Reviving the Lost Art of Jewish Papercuts

Anna Kronick, ‘Dancing Rabbis’, cut-out silkscreen paper Few know today that the walls of many Jewish homes were once covered with intricate paper cuts. Overflowing with detailed ornamentation and religious symbolism, these works of art have decorated Jewish homes in Eastern Europe, North Africa and West Asia for centuries. Although some houses today have a paper-cut marriage certificate or ketubah, …

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Unity and diversity: our obsession with diversity misses the point

The obsession with diversity haunts India. “India is marked by unity in diversity,” observed Nehru. The fact, of course, is that nations around the world are diverse. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan are diverse. The same goes for China, Russia, Germany, Poland, Great Britain and France. Perhaps the only undiversified nations that exist in the world are some of the …

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Fossils confirm early diversification of spiny plants in central Tibet

Spinescence (a general term for the phenomena of spines, prickles, and prickles on plants) is an important functional trait shared by many plant families worldwide and primarily provides physical protection against vertebrate herbivores. Even though spiny plants are distributed worldwide, our understanding of their evolutionary history remains incomplete, largely due to a lack of fossils. In a study published in …

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BN Sircar: The man who transformed the Bangladeshi film industry

BN Sircar, a City and Guilds of London civil engineer who later became a studio owner and film producer, founded the New Theaters in Tollygunge on 10 February 1931 and started a new trend in the performing arts segment . His company motto was “Jivatang Jyotiretu Chhayam(Light Bringing Shadows to Life). Picky about quality, Sircar had the insight to hire …

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Not conservative, but more liberal

Comment Despite the media’s factless portrayal of the current Supreme Court establishment as “conservative,” this is really not the case. But his decisions during the mandate which has just ended show that he is no longer liberal. A year ago, on July 4, 2021, The Epoch Times published my column evaluating the court’s performance during the term just ended. I …

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What is Guru sangeet academy, school of music based in Delhi!

The Guru Sangeet Academy was established by Ustad Baljit Singh Namdhari, to keep alive the ancient tradition of Guru and Shishya (parampara) relationship in today’s world. In this music academy, students learn Indian classical music, Gurbani Kirtan (Classical) with raagas in its original form and rare Indian ancient instruments like Dilruba, Esraj, Taurus, Rabab, Tar-shehnai with Harmonium and Tabla. Although …

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Chinese state museum opens in Hong Kong amid patriotism

The opening of the exhibition came just two days after Chinese leader Xi Jinping marked the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return with a visit to what is officially called the special autonomous region and a speech emphasizing control of Beijing as part of its “one country, two systems” vision. ” Xi praised the city for overcoming “violent social unrest”, a …

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The Week the Supreme Court Reshaped America: ‘We’re Pushed Back Decades’ | American News

LLast week, the United States Supreme Court entered its summer recess, but it left behind an America that many say has been fundamentally reshaped after a momentous series of conservative majority rulings on abortion. , firearms, the power of government agencies and the role of religion in public life. The series of rulings has drawn widespread condemnation outside conservative America …

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The best museums in Porto

Lisbon’s northern rival, Porto is a vibrant river city of medieval lanes, sun-drenched squares and high vantage points overlooking the Douro. It’s also a city that loves the finer things in life: fine arts, football and wine. The city’s impressively diverse museums provide a useful introduction to Porto’s unique facets, from its centuries-old winemaking traditions to more recent triumphs on …

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Vinayak Chaturthi 2022: day, date, rituals and meaning

Vinayak Chaturti 2022: Vinayak Chaturthi is also known as Varad Vinayak. Vinayaka Chaturti is considered one of the most auspicious days among Hindus. Chaturthi is observed twice a month during which Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Krishna Paksha and Vinayak Chaturthi falls in Shukla Paksha. Vinayak Chaturthi is the day dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Vinayak Chaturthi will be observed on Chaturthi …

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Former NBA star speaks out against persecution at religious freedom summit

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Former NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom was one of many participants at this week’s International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington DC. He told Fox News Digital he was attending to learn how to better help fight religious persecution. Politicians from both sides of the aisle, religious leaders and freedom advocates have come …

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What you need to know before traveling

Apart from the fascinating natural features, the Land of Smiles is also home to a rich and diverse culture. Other Asian countries like China, Laos and India influence the general lifestyle of Thailand. This impact is evident in the food and tools used throughout the kingdom. Thais celebrate their culture throughout the year, with unique celebrations across the country. These …

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