Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Telling the Truth About ISIS and Raqqa
    The group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently faces unceasing peril from ISIS as its members smuggle out information about what's happening in their city. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY STRINGER / REUTERS / LANDOV On Saturday night, five young Syrians slouched...
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  2. Russian strikes blamed for 400 Syrian civilian deaths
    Russian air strikes in Syria have killed over 400 civilians since September this year, monitoring groups say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the death toll from September 30 - when the strikes were launched - until...
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  3. CNN's Costello Asks Michigan Mayor If She Is "Afraid" Of Her "Majority Muslim-American" City Council
    CNN anchor Carol Costello suggested there may be something for the residents of Hamtramck, Michigan to be "afraid" of after they elected in November a majority Muslim-American city council. Speaking to the city mayor, Karen Majewski, on CNN...
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  4. Turkey: Syrians Pushed Back at the Border
    (Istanbul) – Turkey has all but closed its borders to Syrian asylum seekers and is summarily pushing back Syrians detected as they try to cross, Human Rights Watch said today. Syrians described Turkish border guards intercepting them at or near...
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  5. Anti-Muslim Is Anti-American
    There seems to be no bottom to the cesspool of Islamophobic rhetoric coming from Republican candidates. The tone of anti-Muslim musings post-Paris attack has become so poisonous that it cannot portend anything positive. In the latest, the...
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