Politics


 Kollengode Venkataraman, editor for the Pittsburgh Patrika, a magazine for the local Indian-American community, sits inside his Murrysville home on Friday. Of India’s election process, Mr. Venkataraman says, “The corruption is known inside and outside India. The country is looking for a change.”

Election inflames many of city's Indian residents

They have strong feelings about Indian politics even after becoming American citizens and spending decades away from the country.

3 days ago


 Hawa Salih, a sudanese woman who was imprisoned in Sudan and tortured by the government, speaks during a South Sudan Forum at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.  Next to her is Rep. Mike Doyle and David Rosenberg of Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition.

Discussion focuses on Sudan violence

Millions of refugees have been created by conflicts in Sudan.

1 week ago


Amid Egypt's sweeping crackdown, North Sinai residents in crossfire

The peninsula exploded in violence when the military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood last summer.

2 weeks ago


As election nears, Taliban attack Afghanistan offices

Suicide bombers began firing grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission.

2 weeks ago


 Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they exchange gifts at the Vatican Thursday. Mr. Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit on issues of economic inequality. Their historic first meeting comes as Mr. Obama's administration and the church remain deeply split on issues of abortion and contraception.

Pope Francis, Obama discuss plight of poor

President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on shared concern for the poor, but private discussion highlighted differences.

2 weeks ago


Obama urges Congress to pass NSA changes

The president proposed to end the National Security Agency's controversial bulk collection of data about Americans' cellphone usage.

2 weeks ago



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