LOS ANGELES — Ten years of struggle. Millions of people displaced. No sign of resolution. That is the current picture of the world’s largest refugee crisis and the reality of the last decade for the majority of Syrian people. Since ...

LOS ANGELES — President, and aspiring Sultan, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has single-handedly transformed Turkey into one of the most threatening global forces of the 21st century.  As the Western world was swept up in the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic ...

LOS ANGELES — Earlier this month, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama made international headlines after he appointed women to 12 of his 16 cabinet posts — an increase of three from the previous nine that held ministerial posts.  “​​This cabinet ...

LOS ANGELES — Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M recently launched a collaboration with renowned Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The average consumer may not be familiar with Mukherjee’s work, but for Indians and the greater diaspora, his designs, under the banner of ...

LOS ANGELES — I was born one month after 9/11 in New York City. And though I do not remember the day the towers fell, the stories and effects of this horrific day, and the sadness that followed, is at ...

LOS ANGELES — In May 2021, the Biden administration backed the temporary suspension of intellectual property patents on COVID-19 vaccines, a move desperately needed as the Delta variant threatened to devastate India and other countries that suffered low vaccination rates.  ...

LOS ANGELES — The place you are born can determine many things about your life. For example, country demographics tell us that you are likely to be Muslim if born in Saudi Arabia, have a fish-filled diet if born in ...

Despite there being some progress for transgender Americans, it’s not nearly enough. Transgender Americans continue to face fierce discrimination. In 2020, the worst year on record for transphonic violence, 44 trans people were killed, the majority of whom were Black ...

LOS ANGELES — On March 28, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that “the U.S. is not ready to lift tariffs on Chinese imports in the near future.”    The policy in question is an elevated 19.3% tariff implemented on imports ...

LOS ANGELES — Rio’s world famous Macaraña soccer stadium once symbolized Brazil’s grand entrance to the international stage through the world of sports. Yet, just days after the stadium closed the 2016 Olympic Games, its spotlight diminished. With no proper ...