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7 August 2016

Stories from 7 August 2016

Japan Off to a Strong Start at 2016 Rio Olympics

Japanese men and women got off to a strong start during the first weekend of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

How the Zika Narrative About Puerto Rico Explains US Colonialism

The Bridge

Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.

Southeast Asia’s Iconic Mosques, Temples, Pagodas, and Cathedrals

Where can you find the largest Catholic cathedral in Asia, the world's largest religious monument, and the only mosque without a dome? Only in Southeast Asia.

Afghanistan's Hazaras: ‘Do Not Eliminate Us!’

"Never can a bomb silence the voice for justice and equality."

In Aleppo, ‘White Helmet’ Volunteers Pull Bodies From Rubble Day After Day

"When you see human beings suffering, you need to do something to help them."