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  1. Desperate Rohingya Muslims fleeing MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Journalgazette.net

    Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people a day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state. Myanmar, a predominantly Buddhist nation of 50 million that only recently emerged from half a century of military rule, has an estimated 1.3 million Rohingya.

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  2. Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people per day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state.

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  3. Residents pay price of India-Pakistan border skirmishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Residents on border towns are paying the price of the decades-long animosity between the two neighbours with their blood. Pakistani residents gather at a damaged house, allegedly caused by shells fired by Indian troops, at the Dhamala border village near the eastern city of Sialkot in Punjab province on Oct 8, 2014.

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  4. Guests joined Moseley School to enjoy festival feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | IcStafford

    Around 250 guests joined Moseley School for a party to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha . The school was also joined by special guest speaker Tariq Jahan, a local father who is remembered for his calls for calm during Birmingham's 2011 riots, in which his son died.

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  5. Islamic festival of sacrifice sparks live animal trade protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | NEWS.com.au

    THE number of complaints linked to cruel treatment of Australian livestock overseas during the Islamic festival of sacrifice havs more than doubled this year. CROWS premiership captain Mark Bickley is returning to the media - replacing inaugural Adelaide captain Chris McDermott on the FIVEaa sports drive show.

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  6. New Chicago Archbishop Won't Live In $14.3 Million Cardinal's MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Switched

    Chicago's incoming Archbishop Blase Cupich is foregoing the archdiocese's lavish $ 14.3 million Cardinal's Mansion for humbler digs. The Chicago Archdiocese confirmed in a press release Wednesday that Cupich is breaking from the tradition set by his predecessors and has made up his mind to move instead to the rectory at Holy Name Cathedral.

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  7. Kerry Fails to Hold Hamas AccountableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Real Clear Politics

    Rewarding vicious conduct is a sure-fire method of generating more of it. And wrongly blaming an ally for provoking young men and women to join your brutal adversary is an excellent recipe for harming friends and strengthening enemies.

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  8. Gambling can lead to troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Nottingham Evening Post

    I WAS interested to read of the young lady's win at poker in your article last week, . I wonder, out of the 300-plus players who started the tournament, how many managed to meet all their commitments that week and family members didn't suffer as a consequence.

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  9. Eid festivals clock up Tk 92,820cr in retail salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh recorded retail sales of $10-12 billion during the last two Eid festivals, which took place within a span of three months, according to the World Bank. Combined retail sales during the last two religious festivals were equivalent to at least 10 percent of the country's gross domestic product size of $129.9 billion.

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  10. Domestic Eid trade reaches $12bn: WBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Daily Star

    Zahid Hussain, lead economist at World Bank's office in Dhaka, addresses a press conference at the WB office in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: TV grab Retail trade in Bangladesh's domestic market during the last two Eid festivals reached a staggering total of US$12 billion, the World Bank said today, pointing out a rise in internal demand.

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  11. Srinagar: Policeman injured during stone-pelting on Eid succumbs to injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Indian Express

    After battling for life for three months, a 26-year-old Jammu and Kashmir police constable who was injured during a stone-pelting incident in Srinagar's Nishat locality, succumbed to injuries on Monday at Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical hospital. Waseem Ahmad, a resident of remote Manzgam Galwanpora village in South Kashmir's Kulgam's district was injured on Eid-ul-Fitr in July while on duty.

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  12. Domestic trade: Demand on the rise, says WBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Daily Star

    Zahid Hussain, lead economist at World Bank's office in Dhaka, is addressing a press conference at the WB office in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: TV grab Retail trade in the domestic market of Bangladesh was upto $12 billion during the two Eid festivals this year, the World Bank said today underlining that the internal demand of the country is on the rise.

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  13. Hamada Hilal shows some lovin' for his 'Mother-in-Law' Mervat AminRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Al Bawaba

    Most actors would argue over whose name should come first in the end credits, but that's a no brainer for Egyptian singer-turned-actor Hamada Hilal . Hilal has insisted that his co-star Mervat Amin's name appears first in the closing credits of their new film "Hamati Bethebni" .

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  14. India and Pakistan troops trade border fire: OfficialsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Straits Times

    Indian and Pakistani troops traded cross-border fire on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a series of clashes that began earlier this month and have claimed at least 20 civilian lives. No one was injured in the latest incident, which according to a Pakistani army statement began when Indian troops resorted to "unprovoked" fire across the border that separates Indian-held Kashmir and Pakistan's Punjab province.

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  15. Indian and Pakistani troops trade border fire: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    No one was injured in the latest incident, which according to a Pakistani army statement began when Indian troops resorted to "unprovoked" fire across the border that separates Indian-held Kashmir and Pakistan's Punjab province. ISLAMABAD: Indian and Pakistani troops traded cross-border fire on Sunday , officials said, the latest in a series of clashes that began earlier this month and have claimed at least 20 civilian lives.

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  16. John Kerry's Dangerous WorldviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Israellycool

    The operative question for the US State Department now appears to be, is there anything left that John Kerry won't blame on the Jews? Earlier this year, the Secretary of State famously sat before Congress and blamed Israel for the failure of the peace talks that he pushed so hard for, even though, as was subsequently revealed, it was Kerry's own miscommunications that doomed the talks from the start. Prior to that, he had implied that if a third intifada started, it would be Israel's doing.

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  17. Ghulam Nabi Azad visits border camps in J-KRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Newkerala.com

    Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad visited the various border camps for people displaced due to the incessant ceasefire violations here on Thursday and praised those who are facing fire and bullets for the sovereignty of the country. "I salute all including women, children, girls and everyone who is facing fire and bullet for the sovereignty of country on the pattern of our security forces including BSF and Army.

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  18. Inside Israel, 3:49 PMMinister Erdan: Kerry 'Broke Record' for Lack of UnderstandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Minister of Communications Gilad Erdan added his voice to criticism of comments made Friday by US Secretary of State John Kerry, in which the latter implied that the lack of a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was to blame for the rise of ISIS. Speaking to Kol Yisrael radio, Erdan said Kerry had "broken the record for lack of understanding" the region, and that his comments proved he was totally detached from the realities on the ground in the Middle East.

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  19. Bennett slams Kerry for connecting Israel-Palestinian conflict to Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Ynetnews

    After US Secretary of State John Kerry said the stalemate in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is feeding the rise of the Islamic State group, Israeli politicians hit back. Economy Minister Naftali Bennett slammed US Secretary of State John Kerry for connecting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the proliferation of the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria.

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  20. Ghulam Nabi Azad visits border camps in JKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Hindustan Times

    Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad visited the various border camps for people displaced due to the incessant ceasefire violations here on Thursday and praised those who are facing fire and bullets for the sovereignty of the country. "I salute all including women, children, girls and everyone who is facing fire and bullet for the sovereignty of country on the pattern of our security forces including BSF and Army."

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