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The Impact of Typhoon Rammasun

The Impact of Typhoon Rammasun

Food for the Hungry says this is only the beginning of the typhoon season for the Philippines. Less than a year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines and killed over 5,000, the island civilians are knocked down again by Typhoon Rammasun.

Central Asians Stick To ‘Un-Islamic’ New Year’s Traditions

Central Asians Stick To ‘Un-Islamic’ New Year’s Traditions

By Farangis Najibullah, RFE/RL, Dec. 27, 2012: Officials in Central Asia insist they will continue the practice of ushering in a Western-style New Year’s with parties, decorated trees, and Father Frost despite scattered calls to discard those Soviet-era traditions. Such adornments were unheard of among a majority of people in those predominantly Muslim states until Soviet rule introduced […]