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China vs Russia in Central Asia?

To be precise, unrest in China’s western province Xinjiang and its bordering with the Islamic republics of Central Asia, which are rich in oil and gas; the vacuum created in the region with the retreat of Moscow; and the military withdrawal of Washington from Afghanistan prompted the Chinese to come up with a developmental strategy through which they can address the country’s core concerns of threat of terrorism, instability in the wider region, and effective exploitation of the regional hydrocarbon resources.

Still Waters Run Deep: Germany’s Far-Right Extremism Problem

In addition to the minor parties NPD (National Democratic Party of Germany) and Der Dritte Weg (The Third Path) or the right-wing extremist movements PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident) and Identitäre Bewegung (Identitarian movement), the AfD (Alternative for Germany) is a symbol of how strongly right-wing extremism is present at the political level in Germany.

Stealing Innocence: The Theft of Refugee Children in Sweden

Statistically, no matter how dire the situation, agreed-upon expert knowledge in the field of social work, such as from reputable Canadian Islamic scholar, academic and social worker, with expertise in child welfare, Sadique Pathan, clearly states that "it's better to keep families together and intervene in other ways to ensure child safety.

The Hindutva War on Christians in India

In fact, India’s ruling party - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – says its working on a “strong law” to combat religious conversion in several states, including Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, while promising prison sentences of up to 10 years for those found guilty of converting others by “force” or “fraudulent methods,” despite there been zero evidence Hindus are being lured or forced against their will into Christianity or Islam, which is why critics have described these proposed laws as the “Nazification of India’s laws.