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  1. Myanmar's religious noise pollution annoys locals and sleepless neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    While Myanmar's strict curbs on religious freedom continue to draw international scrutiny, its lax enforcement of noise limits is attracting the ire of locals. Residents of the densely populated cities of Mandalay and Yangon are demanding stronger rules and regulations to control the use of loudspeakers in the country's many religious festivals.

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  2. Boko Haram stages first attack on ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | CBC News

    A Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria in August 2013. Boko Haram has now staged attacks against Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, after it targeted a Chadian village on Friday.

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  3. When will Bill de Blasio fulfill promise for Muslim school holidays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Newsday

    ... once elected, you would work to close New York City public schools on the two Muslim holidays, Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr. After more than a year in office, schools have not closed on the religious holidays, nor have you set plans to close them in ... 3 comments

  4. Slain North Carolina couple and sister remembered as generous, lovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    Not long ago, two lifelong friends talked about all the cool gifts the little kids they knew were getting for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that celebrates the end of Ramadan. Omar AbdelBaky, 24, jokingly complained that when he and Deah Shaddy Barakat grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, they didn't get fancy toy helicopters.

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  5. Prayers for breakfastRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Barack Obama's remarks about religion and tolerance in India, made in New Delhi last month and reiterated in Washington a few days later, resurrected slices of my experience as a Hindu living in the United States of America. Because I practised journalism on the east coast of the US, for several years in a row I was inundated by e-mails and other communication from Hindu Americans in New York campaigning for parking exemption in the city on Diwali day.

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  6. It's A Big Week For Pope Francis At The VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Switched

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Monday began what could be a key week for his reformist papacy, starting with meetings with his hand-picked kitchen cabinet of nine senior cardinals, who are developing plans to overhaul the Roman Curia, the papal civil service that has been plagued with crisis and dysfunction. The three-day gathering was preceded by intense talks among his economic advisers, who are trying to revamp the scandal-plagued Vatican bank as well as instituting other reforms aimed at cleaning up the Vatican's tangled finances.

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  7. Pope Francis: A Christian Who Doesn't Protect Creation Doesn't Care About The Work Of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Switched

    VATICAN CITY If you are a Christian, protecting the environment is part of your identity, not an ideological option, Pope Francis said Monday . "When we hear that people have meetings about how to preserve creation, we can say: 'No, they are the greens!'" Francis said in his homily at morning Mass, using a common name for environmental activists.

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  8. Terra incognita: From Auschwitz to Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    The defeat of Nazism was the last time the West united with the clarity of vision needed to defeat evil. Why Auschwitz wasn't bombed is the subject of any tour of a major Holocaust museum.

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  9. 7 Strategies To Feeding A Picky EaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | International Business Times

    Dolma, a traditional dish of stuffed vegetables, and other food are laid out on a table at Mevlida Mrgic's home in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, July 13, 2014. During Ramadan, the ninth and holiest month in the Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours.

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  10. Waterbury school board votes to recognize 2 Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Day

    The education board for the city of Waterbury has added two of the most important days on the Muslim calendar to its list of school holidays. Muslim students already could have an excused absence when one of the holidays fell on a school day.

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  11. Waterbury education board recognizes Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The education board for the city of Waterbury has added two of the most important days on the Muslim calendar to its list of school holidays. Muslim students already could have an excused absence when one of the holidays fell on a school day.

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  12. Nigeria postponing presidential election; stage set for Boko Haram confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Nigerian and Chadian jets are bombing Boko Haram out of a slew of northeastern Nigerian towns and villages A Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

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  13. Nigeria postponing Feb. 14 vote amid Boko Haram violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    In this file photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, Nigerian Soldiers, left, pass by on the back of a armed truck as they patrol at a local market after recent violence in surrounding areas at Maiduguri, Nigeria. Nigerian and Chadian jets are bombing Boko Haram out of a slew of northeastern Nigerian towns and villages, witnesses and officials said Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, of the first major offensive against the Islamic extremists whose insurgency was spreading across borders.

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  14. Indian women fight sex pests with smartphones and InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | AlertNet

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  15. Waterbury Schools to Recognize Muslim HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Waterbury Board of Education opted to officially recognize two Muslim holidays and urged teachers not to schedule tests or field trips on those dates. The measure calls on the superintendent to write a letter at the beginning of each school year reminding school staff to be mindful of the holidays Eid Al-Adha and Eid Al-Fitr when scheduling big events.

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  16. Three-nation offensive drives Boko Haram to Cameroon rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Nigerian and Chadian forces have driven out Boko Haram fighters from dozens of villages in northeastern Nigerian this week.

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  17. Pope Francis, Twitter Star, Confesses: 'I Don't Know How To Work A Computer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis has made a confession of sorts, telling a 16-year-old girl that he doesn't have a clue about how to work a computer. The 78-year-old Francis made the confession Thursday during a Google Hangout with several disabled kids from around the world.

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  18. Boko Haram fighters kill 90 civilians in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | CBC News

    A family that escaped Boko Haram attacks seek shelter in an unfinished in Adamawa, Nigeria on Jan. 31. Boko Haram fighters have shot or burned to death about 90 civilians and wounded 500 in ongoing fighting in a Cameroonian border town near Nigeria, officials in Cameroon said Thursday. Some 800 Islamic extremists attacking the town of Fotokol have "burned churches, mosques and villages and slaughtered youth who resisted joining them to fight Cameroonian forces," Information Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakari said.

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  19. Using troops and planes, 3 African nations battle Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Three militaries, using ground troops and warplanes, fought Boko Haram on at least two fronts Wednesday with hundreds of the Islamic fighters reported dead as the conflict took on a growing international perspective. Using troops and planes, 3 African nations battle Boko Haram Three militaries, using ground troops and warplanes, fought Boko Haram on at least two fronts Wednesday with hundreds of the Islamic fighters reported dead as the conflict took on a growing international perspective.

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  20. Nigerian, Chad jets bomb Boko Haram in northeast offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this file photo taken Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, a Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

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