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  1. Indonesian Woman Who Offered to Wed Whoever Bought Her Home Finds Groom Is Already MarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Perhaps it was always too good to be true. Indonesian homeowner Wina Lia, who offered to marry whoever agreed to purchase her house, has now discovered that the man of her dreams is in fact already married.

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  2. Football season set to start early in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Al Bawaba

    The next UAE football season will have an advanced start with the Arabian Gulf Super Cup being held on August 15. The plan for the new season was announced following a series of meetings of the joint committee consisting of officials from the UAE Football Association and Pro League Committee , late on Thursday. UAE national team coach Mahdi Ali was a crucial part of the deliberations due to the important assignments of the national squad, including the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and qualifiers for the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

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  3. Official: Boko Haram retakes Nigerian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Nigerian soldiers ride on an armored personnel carrier during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Hundreds of Boko Haram extremists tried to attack the biggest army base in northeast Nigeria overnight but met fierce resistance from soldiers who fired artillery throughout the night.

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  4. Boko Haram attacks biggest city in northeast Nigeria, army resists but hundreds fleeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Star Tribune

    In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Nigerian soldiers ride on an armored personnel carrier during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Maiduguri, Nigeria. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Hundreds of Boko Haram extremists tried to attack the biggest army base in northeast Nigeria overnight but met fierce resistance from soldiers who fired artillery throughout the night.

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  5. Indonesia March retail sales grow 19.3 pct y/y - c.bank surveyRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Reuters

    May 11 Indonesia's annual retail sales in March grew at a faster pace of 19.3 percent, bolstered by information and communication equipment as well as food, beverages and tobacco, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Monday. The 650 retailers in 10 major cities surveyed said they expected sales growth to continue accelerating in April, led by information and communication equipment.

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  6. Pope Francis Blesses Photo Of Lexi And Katie Boone, Maryland Sisters Killed In FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Switched

    Pope Francis has blessed the photo of sisters killed in a fire with their cousins and grandparents at an Annapolis mansion. The Catholic News Agency reports that the photo of 8-year-old Lexi Boone and her 7-year-old sister, Katie, will be delivered to their parents on Mother's Day with a figurine of Jesus with two children that was also blessed.

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  7. For Neighbors, Feeling Recognition & Respect After Muslim Holy Days Are Designated As School HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Ditmas Park Corner

    This spring, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Muslim holidays Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha were designated as official public school holidays, a move that was welcomed with open arms by residents across the city, including in our neighborhood. For many Muslims, it was a watershed moment representing respect and recognition for a community that has endured an often hostile environment following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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  8. Govt creates new fund for workersRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Daily Star

    The government yesterday formed a separate welfare fund for export-oriented workers to face any emergency situation and provide them with insurance coverage. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed made the announcement after a meeting with owners of different industrial sectors at the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment in Dhaka.

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  9. Pope Francis To Meet With Cuban President Raul Castro At The VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Switched

    Pope Francis gestures as he speaks to a crowd during his visit at Santa Maria Regina Pacis church on May 3, 2015, in Ostia, south of Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI Pope Francis is planning to meet with Cuba's President Raul Castro on Sunday, May 10, according to News.va , the official Vatican Network.

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  10. Remembering DanaRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Newsday

    Tomorrow marks exactly one year since prominent Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal was executed in a deadly shooting which shook the nation to its core. Even more heart-rending is the fact that Seetahal's family, colleagues and friends are yet to get closure to the tragedy, which police believe was a well-orchestrated hit.

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  11. Can a country have too many public holidays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Newsday

    As the May Day holiday is marked around the world, for Lebanon it is just one of many in a country which enjoys more public holidays than anywhere else in the region. Some 17 official days off in this year's calendar is one of the upsides to living here, and its explanation lies in Lebanon's complex political system and patchwork of religions.

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  12. Mohammed Abdo at the mic. He'll be performing again in Abu Dhabi this summer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Al Bawaba

    Abu Dhabi will have a thrilling show-packed summer season all over the emirate for all the family featuring 12 events, 63 performances and other promotions under the banner of Abu Dhabi Summer Season. Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, today unveiled the Abu Dhabi Summer Season programme for 2015, featuring headline theatre shows, a world famous illusionist, live international children's shows, top Arab and European comedy acts, and live concerts will take place across the emirate with events in Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain and Al Gharbia for almost three months.

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  13. UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | News Times

    In a July 28, 2014 file photo, Palestinian children sit next to hanged clothes, on the First day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip. A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. locations during last year's Gaza war.

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  14. Makeshift amusement parks on the outskirts of Pakistani towns offer good times and hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Mashable

    There are more than 400 amusement parks in the United States. There are more than 300 amusement parks in Europe.

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  15. Pope Francis Is Coming To Philadelphia And His Top Bishops Wanted The Football Team To Be Out Of TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Switched

    According to Sports Illustrated writer Peter King , Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on July 8, 2014 requesting that the Eagles be out of town for the pontiff's visit. Presumably the hope was so that football would not to conflict with the millions expected to gather in the city that weekend for a mass outside the Philadelphia Art Museum.

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  16. Pope Francis Urges Action On Migrant DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis, speaking after some 700 migrants were feared dead in the Mediterranean, on Sunday appealed to the international community to take swift and decisive action to avoid more tragedies. "They are men and women like us, our brothers seeking a better life, starving, persecuted, wounded, exploited, victims of war.

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  17. Building bridges from Muslims to non-Muslims, in Cleveland and the world: Feisal Abdul RaufRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    The Islamic Center of Cleveland will expand at the site of the Grand Mosque in Parma after winning approval from city officials. In Pakistan recently, Muslim students formed a human shield to ensure that their Hindu friends, whose religion makes up a minority in this Muslim-majority nation, could celebrate their spring festival of Holi in peace.

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  18. Argentine Journalist Alfredo Leuco: Pope Francis Cold Called Me And I Almost FaintedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis waves to faithful on April 15, 2014 upon his arrival on St. Peter's square at the Vatican to lead his weekly general audience. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO A journalist from Argentina is on cloud nine after Pope Francis reportedly responded to his open letter with a personal phone call.

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  19. Countering Violent Extremism Still an Uphill BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The New York Observer

    Muslims participate in the Eid al-Fitr prayer on September 10, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Two months ago I talked a young American Muslim man out of becoming an FBI informant.

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  20. Al Fanar Restaurant and Cafe to open new outlet at Yas Mall, Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | AME Info

    The new outlet will be an ideal venue for tourists as well as residents to experience authentic Emirati cuisine with family and friends. Al Fanar Restaurant and CafA , the UAE's first and only restaurant offering traditional Emirati cuisine in a themed rustic setting, will open a new outlet at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi, after Ramadan, to mark the celebration of Eid Al Fitr this year.

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