Trump heads to Asia, vacancies at State, reclaiming 'Allahu Akbar'

November 03, 2017

We preview President Trump's 12-day, five-country trip to Asia. Also, writer Wajahat Ali on how the common Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar" has been hijacked by extremists. Plus, the African artists of Zaire 74, the musical side of the famous "rumble in the jungle."

Trump heads to Asia, vacancies at State, reclaiming 'Allahu Akbar'

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November 03, 2017

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The missing tracks from the 'Rumble in the Jungle'

In 1974, Africa's top performers shared a stage in Zaire with James Brown, B.B. King and other global stars. But only now are the African groups being heard. Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine organized the '74 concert and helped compile the double-CD "Zaire 74: The African Performers."

Conflict

The dangers of reporting on femicide in Argentina

Argentina is believed to have one of the highest rates of femicide — the killing of women simply because of their gender. The #NiUnaMenos campaign started there to highlight violence against women. But this past year, one of its greatest champions became a victim of femicide herself.

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