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Hijabs, turbans get the nod from FIBA
Religious head coverings will be allowed in basketball matches on a trial basis, confirms the sport's governing body.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 19:53 GMT
US demands Israeli release of American teen
Israel's continued detention of teenager is raising US awareness of the plight of Palestinians.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 09:10 GMT
US Sikhs fight racism with PR campaign
Sikhs have begun a national dialogue about identity on second anniversary of the shooting at a Sikh temple.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2014 13:14 GMT
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
NSA 'spied on prominent Muslim-Americans'
Revelations bring into question the US agency's assertion that it never spies on Americans without probable cause.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 03:32 GMT
US urges Israel to probe teen beating
State Department concerned by video clip showing American-born teenager being beaten by Israeli paramilitary police.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 02:45 GMT
US eases uniforms for religious observance
Religious articles of clothing are now allowed in the US military as long as they do not jeopardise "unit cohesion".
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 06:36 GMT
Anti-Sharia and anti-feminist: The case of North Carolina
North Carolina's anti-Sharia law also strictly regulates abortion clinics.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2013 21:06 GMT
Exile the Obama way
Through utilisation of the federal No-Fly list, authorities are increasingly subjecting individuals to de facto exile.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 07:40 GMT
US Muslim vote: 'Mild' enthusiasm for Obama
The economy is the most important issue in the election for most US Muslims - more than foreign policy or civil rights.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 11:45 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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