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Lamin Sanneh, Scholar of Islam and Christianity, Dies at 76

Born on a river island in West Africa and inspired by Helen Keller, he wound up teaching at Yale and writing about the spread of religions in Africa.

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Joven saudí que se atrincheró en Tailandia recibe asilo en Canadá

Qunun había volado a Tailandia desde Kuwait para escapar de su familia, diciendo que temía que la mataran porque renunciaba al Islam. Tenía la intención de volar a Australia, pero se atrincheró en una habitación de hotel en el aeropuerto principal de Bangkok el domingo después de que los...

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Canada will grant refugee status to a Saudi teen who renounced Islam and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel after fleeing from her family.

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Inside Desperate Teen's International Flight to Freedom as the World Watched: 'I Swear They Will Kill Me'

It was early last Saturday when Saudi Arabian teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun crept past her vacationing family as they slept in their Kuwait hotel room, slipped outside and got into a taxi bound — she hoped — for a new life. Rahaf, 18, was not alone as she left: On her cell phone she spoke...

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