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Dutch court rules on a massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Is Big Pharma acting unethically?

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From labs to plates: Taste-fooling burgers with no meat and ‘seafood’ without fish

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This week's word in the news: JIHAD

DEFINITION:
An Arabic word meaning striving or struggling. In Islam, it is “striving in the path of God.” It is often used to refer to a "holy war" or a vigorous campaign against perceived foes.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Top leaders of the Illinois Republican Party launched an effort at damage control Sunday after a social media post echoed President Donald Trump’s criticism of four Democratic congresswoman and went further, referring to them in a movie-type poster of being a “jihad squad” and contending they believe any criticism is racist.
The Chicago Tribune -- 07/22/2019