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HuffPost is running a piece covering how Chinese nationalists are focusing their anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. South China Morning Post published a story (video) on a WWII wartime battleground in Shanghai that is becoming a symbol of Chinese nationalism.
Livemint has a story about how Bollywood is pushing patriotic themes to attract audiences. HuffPost published a story about how a jewelry ad depicting a Muslim and Hindu couple is provoking anger from Hindu nationalists.
FT published a story on a nationalist firebrand taking power in Kyrgyzstan after the president resigned.
Religion News Service has an article looking at Christian nationalism’s impact on COVID-19 responses in the US. Forbes published a piece about white nationalist women being overlooked by the mainstream media.
The Irish News has an opinion piece about Irish nationalists refusing to participate in a forum looking at ways to mark the centenary of the formation of Northern Ireland.
Gulf Today has an op-ed article arguing that North Korea is sacrificing health for nationalism.
Global Village Space has an opinion article about why Saudi Arabia and UAE are transitioning away from religiosity toward nationalism.