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eth‚ÄČnik

  • n  a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • s  denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    ethnic food
  • s  not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

  • What was the ethnic background of Josip Broz Tito, who ruled Yugoslavia for four decades after World War II? Did he show favoritism to any of Yugoslavia's ethnic groups during his .
  • Most ethnic groups have already responded with a firm no among them the Kachin and the Kokang, whose two-decade cease-fire with the Burmese abruptly ended last month when junta .
  • Kenya is no Rwanda, of course, where a 1994 ethnic genocide claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.
News & Articles

  • Ethnic Dance Festival spans the globe
    Ethnic Dance Festival spans the globe Nine companies with roots in cultures from three continents opened the 35th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival in a swirl of color and a torrent of rhythm Saturday afternoon at the Lam Research Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The first panel Saturday brought a procession from festival debutant Colectivo Anqari, who, dressed in red costumes ...
    June 18, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Lebanese minister accuses Syria of "ethnic cleansing"
    By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have begun ethnically cleansing Sunni Muslims and deliberately pushing refugees across the border into Lebanon, the Lebanese caretaker minister for social affairs said on Tuesday. Assad is battling a Sunni-led revolt in Syria, which he and his father before him have ruled for four decades. He belongs to the minority ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Lebanese minister accuses Syria of 'ethnic cleansing' of Sunnis
    By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have begun ethnically cleansing Sunni Muslims and deliberately pushing refugees across the border into Lebanon, the Lebanese caretaker minister for social affairs said on Tuesday. Assad is battling a Sunni-led revolt in Syria, which he and his father before him have ruled for four decades. He belongs to the minority ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Sonia Sotomayor in FOXNews
    I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gendered group has an advantage in sound judgment,Sotomayor told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the second day of her confirmation hearing. "I do believe that every person has an...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Globe and Mail
    The Jewish community makes "a valuable contribution to the life of the city," the Pope said. "And I encourage all of you to continue building bridges of friendship with all the many different ethnic and religious groups present in your...
  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    Americans are outraged by the situation in Burma, where a military junta has imposed a 19-year reign of fear,Bush said. "Basic freedoms of speech, assembly and worship are severely restricted. Ethnic minorities are persecuted. Forced child...

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