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As Cuba backs gay marriage, churches oppose the government’s plan

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) María Isabel Alfonso, St. Joseph’s College of New York (THE CONVERSATION) Leer en español. Cubans are debating a constitutional reform that, among other legal changes, would open the door to gay marriage. It would also prohibit discrimination against people based on sex, gender, sexual ...

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As Cuba backs gay marriage, churches oppose the government’s plan

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) María Isabel Alfonso, St. Joseph’s College of New York (THE CONVERSATION) Leer en español. Cubans are debating a constitutional reform that, among other legal changes, would open the door to gay marriage. It would also prohibit discrimination against people based on sex, gender, sexual ...

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As Cuba backs gay marriage, churches oppose the government’s plan

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) María Isabel Alfonso, St. Joseph’s College of New York (THE CONVERSATION) Leer en español. Cubans are debating a constitutional reform that, among other legal changes, would open the door to gay marriage. It would also prohibit discrimination against people based on sex, gender, sexual ...

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

Imran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to 1.5 million Afghan refugees who have lived on the margins of Pakistan’s society for decades. According to the UN, Pakistan has the largest refugee population in the world, mostly made up of 2.7 million refugees from Afghanistan. Many fled the Soviet invasion in 1979, while others came across the border due to ...

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

Imran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to 1.5 million Afghan refugees who have lived on the margins of Pakistan’s society for decades. According to the UN, Pakistan has the largest refugee population in the world, mostly made up of 2.7 million refugees from Afghanistan. Many fled the Soviet invasion in 1979, while others came across the border due to ...

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

Imran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to 1.5 million Afghan refugees who have lived on the margins of Pakistan’s society for decades. According to the UN, Pakistan has the largest refugee population in the world, mostly made up of 2.7 million refugees from Afghanistan. Many fled the Soviet invasion in 1979, while others came across the border due to ...

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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Officials in The Philippines say it is unlikely that any of the dozens of people thought to be buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive. But rescuers are still digging through the massive mound of mud and debris covering a chapel where they had sheltered. Mayor Victorio Palangdan of Itogon town in Benguet ...

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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Officials in The Philippines say it is unlikely that any of the dozens of people thought to be buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive. But rescuers are still digging through the massive mound of mud and debris covering a chapel where they had sheltered. Mayor Victorio Palangdan of Itogon town in Benguet ...

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