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All Posts Tagged With: "Islam"

Russia plans to teach religion, ethics in schools

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Russia plans to teach religion, ethics in schools

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev announced a pilot program that will introduce mandatory religious studies and secular ethics in Russian schools. A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes the controversy over religious education in Russia and compares it to related issues in the U.S.

Posted: July 28, 2009 11:24   Comments: 1
Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

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Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

Islam's economic code strictly forbids borrowing money on interest. Worldfocus contributor Luv Puri explores how Muslim-American entrepreneurs are reconciling the economic guidelines of their faith with the capitalist system in the U.S.

Posted: May 14, 2009 10:46   Comments: 3
Malaysian Islamic body bans yoga

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Malaysian Islamic body bans yoga

Islamic leaders in Malaysia have banned yoga, claiming the practice combines physical exercise with chanting and spiritual elements at odds with Islam.

Posted: November 25, 2008 09:47   Comments: 3
Chaos on and off Somalia’s shores

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Chaos on and off Somalia’s shores

Jane Campbell of the U.S. Navy discusses the situation in Somalia, where pirates hijacked a supertanker -- the largest vessel ever hijacked -- with $100 million in oil.

Posted: November 18, 2008 18:00   Comments: 3
Years later, roots of French riots remain

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Years later, roots of French riots remain

Worldfocus travels to the site of the French riots that took place three years ago. Tensions between the Arab and French populations still simmer.

Posted: November 18, 2008 14:02   Comments: 3
Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

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Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

As the immigration debate heats up in Germany, mosques are popping up and Turkish immigrants are rising up through the political system.

Posted: November 17, 2008 19:25   Comments: 18

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