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Understanding the Conflict Between Rwanda's...
The origins of conflict between the Tutsi and Hutu peoples.
Understanding Rwanda's Historical Hutu and...
A history of conflict between the two ethnicities at the center of the 1994 Rwanda genocide.
Why are there two Congos in Africa?
Why two countries in Africa both share the name Congo.
How many U.S. presidents have won the Nobel...
President Barack Obama is the Nobel Peace Prize recipient for 2009. See how often U.S. presidents have taken home this honor.
World Cup Winners
A roundup of which countries have won the World Cup over the soccer tournament's history.
Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide refers to the killing of some 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire beginning in 1915 -- and still ignites impassioned conflict that threatens diplomatic relations to this day.
Is it Iranian or Persian?
Iranian and Persian are often used interchangeably to describe people from Iran, but which is correct?
5 Political Parties in Current-Day Russia
In its post-Soviet Union days, Russia has drawn criticism for a tightly controlled political process in which there's little room for opposition parties. Here is how the political landscape looks in Russia.
Top 5 Most Deadly Tornadoes in the World
A funnel cloud touching down can pack brutal winds that not only rip away structures but take precious lives. Here are the worst tornadoes on record.
5 of the World's Worst Mining Disasters in...
Mining has always been a risky occupation, especially in developing nations and countries with lax safety standards. Here are the deadliest mine accidents in the world.
World's Worst Passenger Ship Disasters
People around the world have long taken to the seas for transportation and, more so in recent days, for pleasure cruising. But no sea voyage is without risk. Here are the worst tragedies to befall passenger ships.
5 of the World's Worst Avalanches in History
The majestic mountains and cliffs of the Earth's surface can break free and become deadly torrents of mud, rock or ice. Here are the world's worst avalanches.
Top Murder Rates in the World
In October 2011, the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development released a report studying annual violent death rates around the world from 2004 through 2009, and ranked the most violent countries based on the average rates. The study found that a quarter of all violent deaths happen in just 14 countries. Here are the top 10 countries on the list, with background on what contributes to each nation's high murder rate.
Who is the 12th imam?
The president of Iran has wished aloud for the arrival of the 12th imam, who would come forth in a time of world turmoil. Why does this belief frighten many Iran-watchers?
Mass Grave
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 7.
Nelson Mandela
A profile of the ANC leader and former president of South Africa.
Robert Mugabe
A profile of the president of Zimbabwe.
Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia
Much attention has been drawn to the plight of women in Saudi Arabia thanks to both social media campaigns waged in order to attain greater rights and by King Abdullah's efforts to buck the more conservative religious elements by incrementally allowing women more rights. But what is women's place in Saudi society as deemed by law and custom?
World's Worst Tsunamis
When an ocean or other body of water experiences a displacement of water due to an earthquake, volcano, underwater explosion, or other altering event, giant deadly waves can rocket toward shore. Here are the worst tsunamis in history.
Read About the World's Most Wanted Nazis
The Simon Wiesenthal Center updated its list of most wanted Nazis on April 1, 2008. Find their profiles here.
Osama bin Laden's Wives
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was gunned down by U.S. forces in Pakistan at the age of 54 on May 2, 2011. His youngest wife, a Yemeni woman, was hiding with him in the Abbottabad compound. Here is a rundown of the terror leader's wives.
What are U.N. sanctions?
What it means when the United Nations levies sanctions on a country.
Is it Burma or Myanmar?
The military junta's name change of the country doesn't sit well with everyone internationally.
The British Tabloids
Sleaze is the story of the day in a country where the gossip papers are king.
What You Should Know About the Ebola Virus
The disease is caused by infection with Ebola virus, named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, where it was first recognized in 1976. Since then, Ebola hemorrhagic fever - a severe, often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates - has appeared sporadically.
Top 10 News Stories of the Decade
The news stories that shaped the first decade of the new millennium, from terrorism to natural and humanitarian disasters.
Wanted for the Rwandan Genocide
These suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which claimed upwards of 800,000 lives in just a few months, are still wanted and being sought by Interpol.
World's Worst Wildfires
Whether sparked by Mother Nature or by the carelessness or maliciousness of man, these fires have ripped across the Earth with alarming ferocity and deadly consequences.
Hutu and Tutsi
The bloody history of Hutu and Tutsi conflict stained the 20th century, from the slaughter of 80,000 to 200,000 Hutus by the Tutsi army in Burundi in 1972 to the 1994 Rwanda genocide in which Hutu militias targeted Tutsis, resulting in a 100-day death toll between 800,000 and 1 million.
Results of the Arab Spring
One man's self-immolation in protest of how he was being treated by his government led to a wave of rebellion across North Africa and the Middle East. Here's how the Arab Spring has played out.
World's Worst Earthquakes
A ranking of the strongest, most devastating temblors in the world.
NGO
The function of NGOs can vary widely, from service organizations to human-rights advocacy and relief groups.
Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai, 15, was a longtime foe of the Taliban as an advocate for girls' education in her country's conservative Swat valley. She blogged about her fight, did TV interviews, demonstrated for her rights. Then in October, a Taliban assassin put a bullet through her head and wounded two of her friends as the girls were coming home from school. She survived and is continuing her fight.
Grisly Remains
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 8.
South Africa
A profile and fact sheet of the country of South Africa, with population figures, national symbols and a brief history, plus links.
World's Worst Mass Shootings
Learn about the killers who have terrorized their communities and captured international headlines by going on shooting rampages.
IMF
IMF defined in the World News glossary.
Goodluck Jonathan
A profile of the president of Nigeria and commander of the armed forces since 2010, a southern Christian in a country wracked by Islamist insurgent violence.
World's Worst Natural Disasters
Mother Nature has dealt the deadliest blows around the globe with these tragic disasters.
The Basics Behind the Arab-Israeli Conflict
How did the conflict in the Middle East begin, and what is the future for Israel and the Palestinian Authority?
Uncovering the Facts in the Boston Bombing
On April 15, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring 264. After several days with a city on edge and
What's the Story Behind All the 'Stans?
Why there are all those countries with the suffix
Who's Who in the Royal Family
A guide to the House of Windsor.
Apartheid
Apartheid defined in the World News glossary.
INTERPOL
INTERPOL defined in the World News glossary.
Understanding Iran
Iran promises to be in the headlines well through this decade as the world watches its nuclear program and the fervor of the Arab Spring continues to stir a youthful opposition movement years in the making. Here are some of the key issues to understand about the Islamic Republic of Iran.
What is causing Pakistan's flooding?
Pakistan is awash in devastation over the summer 2010 flooding that has killed at least 1,600 and left some 4 million homeless. What is causing the calamity that has surpassed the humanitarian aid scope of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Pakistan's 2005 earthquake and the 2010 Haiti quake?
Victims' Relatives
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 9.
Iran News
Here are some key headlines to emerge from the Islamic Republic.
What is the power structure in Iran?
How does the power structure in the Islamic Republic really work?
Greek Debt Crisis Timeline
Greece is caught in a destructive cycle of debt that is met by new, violent rioting every time legislators attempt austerity measures to keep the country afloat. But just how did the Greek debt crisis get this bad? Here's a timeline of key moments in the crisis.
Tutsi
Tutsi defined in the World News glossary.
Taliban
Taliban defined in the World News glossary.
Zimbabwe News - The Headlines from Zimbabwe
A roundup of the latest headlines out of Zimbabwe.
Al Qaeda
The terrorist group behind the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., has a history dating back to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Israel Newspapers
A gathering of websites representing Israel's key newspapers.
Aishwarya Rai
A profile of Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai.
Arab and Muslim Country Leaders
Profiles of various leaders throughout Arab and Islamic nations, ranging from Northern Africa to the Hindu Kush.
Khmer Rouge
On April 17, 1975, Phmon Penh, Cambodia, fell to the Khmer Rouge. Just days later the communists began their deadly experiment of forced agrarian revolution.
Leaders in the Arab Spring Era
Old autocrats fell, new rulers sprang forth, and everyday citizens were instrumental in bringing about change. Here are some of those names associated with the Arab Spring.
Sharia
Sharia defined in the World News glossary.
What does Hugo Chavez mean by a Bolivarian...
A primer on the philosophy by which Venezuela's ruler governs and wants to spread to other Latin American nations.
Formal Burial
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 10.
North Korea
A profile of North Korea, also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Nuclear Powers
The UN Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons was entered into force in 1970 to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology and promote collaborative efforts in using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes only. Atomic weapons have only been used twice in warfare -- the Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II -- but the Cold War and scientific advancement raised alarm about how such weapons could be used in the future. Five states party to the treaty are confirmed to have nuclear weapons and others are believed to possess them or have conducted nuclear tests.
Cambodia
A profile of the country in southeastern Asia that shares a southeastern border with Vietnam, a northern border with Laos, and a northwestern border with Thailand.
Behind the News in Africa
On such a vast continent, the stories coming out of Africa are as rich and varied as the lands and the people occupying this beautiful, unique territory. Here are some background stories to understand the news coming out of Africa.
Hutu
Hutu defined in the World News glossary.
Peshmerga
The term peshmerga is explained in the World News glossary.
World's Worst Air Show Crashes
Air shows are an amazing way to see aeronautical talent of pilots maneuvering the greatest historical aircraft and the newest technology. Sometimes, though, these days of family fun have turned into horrible tragedy when accidents occur. Here are the worst of those air show incidents.
After the Arab Spring
One man's self-immolation in protest of how he was being treated by his government led to a wave of rebellion across North Africa and the Middle East. The death of Mohamed Bouazizi and subsequent struggle against dictatorship and extremism has stretched far beyond the 2011 protests and rebellions and promises to be a continuing struggle stretching through many springs, summers, falls and winters.
U.N. Commemoration
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 13.
Murdoch Media Empire
Rupert Murdoch entered the media business with one newspaper in Adelaide, South Australia. The media mogul, ranked as one of the wealthiest, most powerful and influential people in the world, has expanded his empire in the United States, United Kingdom and Asia. Here are the holdings for the chairman and CEO of News Corporation.
Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations
To anyone who has followed the tenuous relationship of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the alleged 2011 plot to kill the Saudi ambassador would seem plausible from the standpoint of a hearty helping of motive: There is no love lost between these two countries.
Enhanced Fujita Scale
When you hear a tornado categorized as, for example, EF-3 or EF-5, it's being ranked on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Here's how that scale measuring tornado intensity works.
Bashar al-Assad
A profile of the president of Syria, who took power in 2000 after the death of his father, Hafez al-Assad, and leader of the Ba'ath Party.
List of the Dead
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 12.
Crime in the World
It's a phenomenon that knows no country, a problem that plagues every culture and region of the world: crime. Here are some of the crimes -- and crimefighters -- that have made international news.
Srebrenica Executions
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 14.
Grieving Continues
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 11.
Zimbabwe
A profile of the African country once known as Rhodesia.
A Primer on Syria
Inspired by other Arab Spring movements, protests began against the brutal rule of Bashar al-Assad on Jan. 26. 2011. The ongoing protests escalated to an uprising in March 2011, with thousands taking to the streets in numerous cities to demand the ouster of Assad. The protests have been met with brutal government force, including tanks and sniper fire, with thousands killed. Here is a primer behind the headlines in Syria.
Religion in World News
Here are some stories about the religious establishments that play a key role in world news.
How does religion influence the law in Pakistan?
Blasphemy is addressed in Pakistan's penal code, and has been since British colonial laws in the mid 19th-century. The addition of capital punishment or life in prison as a penalty came under hardline Islamist dictator Gen. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.
G-8
G-8 defined in the World News glossary.
Continuity Irish Republican Army
Descriptions and images of the groups designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations by the U.S. State Department. Page 11.
King Abdullah
A profile of Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, king of Saudi Arabia.
Fashion Pakistan Week: Zarmina Khan
Pakistan's fashion week -- a four-day event that was postponed twice due to security concerns in a country wracked by tensions between Islamist factions and the more westernized urban areas -- showed a couture, even racy side of a region that makes many think of the hijab or burqa. Page 11.
Myanmar (Burma)
A profile of Myanmar, previously formally known as Burma.
OPINION: Save Auschwitz
As survivors eventually take their history to the grave, it's incumbent upon society to make sure that the terrible lessons of the Shoah are taught to every subsequent generation. Can there be a more important time to make sure that the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is preserved?
France's Worst Serial Killers in History?
The trial of Michel Fourniret -- who reportedly enlisted his wife's help to seize virgin girls to rape and kill -- began March 27, 2008.
Pirates
Cargo ships, tankers and even cruise ships passing through the Gulf of Aden are being accosted by what was once the stuff of high-seas legend -- pirates -- to the tune of millions of dollars. Unlike a film glamorizing the pirate profession, today's pirates grab high-powered weapons and jump in rickety speedboats to seize hostages and demand ransom for valuable cargo. Take a trip through the world of the new pirates.
Human Rights in Russia
After the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia began the painstaking route to a democratic society. But the road has not been easy and activists charge that in recent years the country has taken steps backwards in ensuring equal rights and the rule of law. Here are some key players and facts in that debate.
The Royal Marriages
William and Kate are bucking for happily ever after, but how has the House of Windsor fared in the marriage department?
Jamahiriya
Jamahiriya defined in the World News glossary.
World's Worst Hurricanes
The powerful storms that have shaken the globe.
Anders Behring Breivik
A right-wing extremist detonated a powerful bomb outside the prime minister's headquarters in Oslo, Norway, on July 22, 2011, and then two hours later killed teens gathered for a Labor Party summer camp on Utoya island. Learn more about the confessed attacker, Anders Behring Breivik.
China's Military Might
The People's Republic of China may be renowned for growing into an economic power, but Beijing has never lost sight of building the communist nation into a military giant.
The Munich 11
Eleven athletes and coaches in the 30-member Israeli delegation were killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich by Palestinian terrorists belonging to a group called Black September.
Vatican: Don't Expect Heavy Reforms Too Soon
Pope Francis has made clear that he wants to reform many things at the Holy See, but the Vatican is cautioning that expectations shouldn't get too high too
Real IRA
Descriptions and images of the groups designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations by the U.S. State Department. Page 39.
Felicien Kabuga
These suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which claimed upwards of 800,000 lives in just a few months, are still wanted and being sought by Interpol. Page 2.
The Bosnian Genocide
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for.
Why is there rioting in London and beyond?
The London summer of 2011 heated up with the eruption of flames and spread of mob violence across the city. But what was behind the eruption of rioting?
The Rule of Hugo Chavez
Hugo Chavez has ruled Venezuela since 1999, aiming to put into place his dreams of a Bolivarian revolution and infuriating critics with his curbs on press freedom and free enterprise. With the shadowy revelation in 2011 of his treatment for cancer, speculation has been growing about what could happen in a post-Chavez Venezuela. Here's where Chavez has taken the country over more than a decade.
Turkey
Straddling two continents at the nexus between Asia and Europe, Turkey is a regional economic and military power.
Russia Newspapers
A gathering of websites representing Russia's key newspapers.
Muslim Brotherhood
In the wake of protests in Egypt and the possible ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, many have expressed concern about the banned Muslim Brotherhood waiting in the wings to take a greater role in ruling Egypt. But just what is this group?
Why is there conflict in South Ossetia?
Russian forces battle Georgian troops for control of this breakaway region.
World's Worst Energy Disasters
Societies need to tap into fossil fuels, water, wind, and solar power in order to keep the lights on and engines running. But with any energy production comes some risk. Here are the most deadly mishaps.
Nepal
Nepal is home to eight of the world's 10 highest mountain peaks. Yet even as a tourism magnet, the country is one of the poorest and least developed ones in the world.
Prominent Women in Afghanistan
After the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Afghan women slowly came out from under the burqa and seized a greater role in society. But there have been challenges in the traditional patriarchal society as extremists try to keep girls from getting an education and a female contestant dancing on a televised singing competition nearly created a national scandal. In the face of these hurdles brave women have risen to try to make life better for all Afghans.
PKK
PKK defined in the World News glossary.
Who are the Syrian opposition?
Syrians have spilled out into the streets, risking their lives and sometimes paying with their in the process, to protest the tyrannical rule of Bashar al-Assad. But how is the opposition categorized and characterized, and is there enough organization to avoid a power vacuum if Assad is successfully ousted from office?
Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp Photos
A gallery of images from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in Poland, which is preserved as a memorial site in remembrance of those killed at the camp and to teach future generations about the horrors of the Holocaust in World War II.
Jean-Baptiste Bamwanga
These suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which claimed upwards of 800,000 lives in just a few months, are still wanted and being sought by Interpol.
Kim Jong-un
Who is he?: The "Great Successor," as officially deemed in North Korea , to his late father, "Dear Leader"
Auschwitz Gas Chamber
A gallery of images from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in Poland, which is preserved as a memorial site in remembrance of those killed at the camp and to teach future generations about the horrors of the Holocaust in World War II. Page 8.
Fashion Pakistan Week
Pakistan's fashion week -- a four-day event that was postponed twice due to security concerns in a country wracked by tensions between Islamist factions and the more westernized urban areas -- showed a couture, even racy side of a region that makes many think of the hijab or burqa.
Red Banned Around Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia
The religious police go out to gift shops and florists to ensure that nobody sees red for a week.
What is a no-fly zone?
The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution in March 2011 to implement a no-fly zone over Libya after Moammar Gadhafi used gunships and military jets to attack anti-regime protesters and rebels, a decision that didn't come without debate and controversy. Here's just what that is.
Somalia Famine
The United Nations estimates that at least 12 million people are affected by the 2011 drought and famine across Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. In Somalia the crisis is particularly dire as areas controlled by the militant group Al-Shabaab are not able to receive humanitarian aid, leading to tens of thousands of starvation deaths. Here is the crisis in pictures.
Top 10 Latin American News Stories to Watch
If you're watching the news unfold in Latin America, here are the key stories to keep your eye on.
Vuvuzela
All about the horn blown by fans making such a ruckus at World Cup matches.
Richter scale
Richter scale as defined in the World News glossary.
Fashion Pakistan Week: Ather Hafeez
Pakistan's fashion week -- a four-day event that was postponed twice due to security concerns in a country wracked by tensions between Islamist factions and the more westernized urban areas -- showed a couture, even racy side of a region that makes many think of the hijab or burqa. Page 10.
Obama Addresses Arab World
On May 19, 2011, President Barack Obama spoke in what was billed as a major speech from the State Department to address the Arab Spring and unrest still unresolved across the Muslim world. Here are highlights from that address.
Kadima
The definition of Kadima from the World News glossary.
The Exclusion Zone
April 2011 marked 25 years since the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever known. On April 26, 1986, an explosion and fire at the Soviet Chernobyl plant, located in what is now Ukraine, released large amounts of nuclear fallout and is considered the worst nuclear power disaster ever, spreading 400 times more radioactive material than the Hiroshima bombing. About 135,000 were evacuated from the area, and an exclusion zone remains around Chernobyl today. Here are images of Chernobyl. Page 8.
Australia Apologizes to Aborigines
A historic moment happened in Australia when the government issued a formal apology for the treatment of the country's Aboriginal people.
Aung San Suu Kyi
A profile of the Burmese opposition leader.
Russia
A primer on the massive land sprawl known as the Russian Federation.
Garry Kasparov
A Russian chess grandmaster who retired from competitive chess in 2005 to focus on political activities and writing.
UN Human Rights Council
A profile of the controversial 47-member inter-governmental body within the United Nations system.
Suez Crisis, 1956
Vintage photos showing some historical headlines to appear in British newspapers over more than a century. Page 8.
Pakistan News
Pakistan has held a key place in the headlines since the decade's war on terrorism began, and now the world anxiously watches to see what the post-Musharraf era holds in this critical juncture of the West and the Muslim world.
Dalai Lama
A profile of the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of Tibet and longtime leader of the Tibetan government in exile.
Callixte Nzabonimana
These suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which claimed upwards of 800,000 lives in just a few months, are still wanted and being sought by Interpol. Page 8.
Ali Khamenei
The ayatollah is the last word on all dealings in the Islamic Republic, even the confirmation of an elected president, and an international mouthpiece for the Islamic Revolution as the second ayatollah to serve as the conservative figurehead since 1979.
Chile
A profile of the South American country of Chile.
Nobel Peace Prize Winners
Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, was an arms manufacturer in Sweden in the mid-1800s. Concerned
What is the missile defense shield controversy?
Russia -- and now the U.S. -- oppose a missile defense shield for Eastern Europe. What's the controversy about?
About Afghanistan
This ancient stop on the Silk Road has been embroiled in conflict since the 2001 ouster of the Taliban by international coalition forces. Learn about the Afghanistan as it faces hurdles to build a country that embraces human rights and won't be vulnerable to extremist takeover again.
Testing Samples
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for. Page 6.
Manmohan Singh
An economist and longtime politician with experience as finance minister, minister of railways, minister of external affairs, deputy chairman of the planning commission, and governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Revolutionary People’s Liberation...
Descriptions and images of the groups designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations by the U.S. State Department. Page 43.
President Obama's Remarks at the End of the...
The text of President Barack Obama's address to the United States at the conclusion of combat operations in Iraq on Aug. 31, 2010.
Dictators, Autocrats and Theocrats
Some are still in power (and seek more), some have been toppled, some are no longer living. All have ruled with a heavy hand and suppressed the rights of their people to further the goal of what they think is the correct way to govern.
The Story Behind Iraq's Mass Graves
As we neared the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, yet another mass grave was discovered in a country that is pocked with crude burial sites dating back to Saddam Hussein's Baathist rule that began in 1979.
Fashion Pakistan Week: Rizwan Beyg
Pakistan's fashion week -- a four-day event that was postponed twice due to security concerns in a country wracked by tensions between Islamist factions and the more westernized urban areas -- showed a couture, even racy side of a region that makes many think of the hijab or burqa. Page 5.

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