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  1. Here, but facing an uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Swissinfo

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  2. Crimean Tatars reconciled with the separation from UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | CNN

    As a result of the peaceful referendum the Crimea separated from Ukraine and became a part of the Russian Federation. Ukrainian government did not pay enough attention to the Crimean Tatars and the peninsula at all during 23 years.

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  3. Muslims ask Waterbury school calendar to note holidaysRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A group of Waterbury Muslims is asking the Board of Education to recognize two religious holidays on the school calendar. The Republican-American reports that a petition with nearly 300 signatures is seeking recognition of Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.

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  4. Secular, Religious Kurds Face Off in Southeast TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Voice of America

    Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast has been rocked by violence between religious and secular Kurds. Dorian Jones reports on the reasons behind the stand-off from the region's main city of Diyarbakir, which suffered the bloodiest fighting.

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  5. Goodman: Praying for a papal Mass at the new Yankee StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Pope Francis waves to the crowd before boarding his plane as he departs Manila, Philippines after his visit there earlier this week. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first-ever visit to the United States by a Pope.

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  6. Language of UK Plea to Imams to Fight Radicalism Angers Some MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Voice of America

    Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, speaks at Britain's Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Oct. 3, 2011. A prominent British Muslim has accused the government of copying the language of the far right after ministers wrote to imams urging them to explain to fellow Muslims how Islam is compatible with being British.

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  7. Tom & Jerry is the most complained about children's TV show on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... The show filmed the animal's agonised death throes as part of coverage of a village preparing for its Eid ul-Fitr. US kids' show Bratz on ITV1 was fifth on the list with 13 complaints after it had contained the word 'spaz' in one of its episodes in ...

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  8. New Jersey Muslims take NYPD to court for monitoring their activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Russia Taday

    A girl stands nearby as Sunni Muslim men take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque in the Brooklyn borough of New York Muslims in New Jersey are set to go to court over the ruling that New York City police are legally allowed to carry out surveillance of their activities. The case is spearheaded by two civil rights groups: Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights, and involves the NYPD monitoring the Muslim residents at businesses, mosques, restaurants, schools and universities since 2002.

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  9. US Public Schools Face Dilemma Over Muslim HolidaysRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    With Muslim minorities growing across the United States, many are demanding that public schools close not just on the Christian holidays of Christmas and Easter, but also on their major holidays such as Eid al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice. Six school districts already do close on those Muslim holidays, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio promised during last year's election campaign that he would add the public schools in the nation's largest city to the list.

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  10. Pro-cuddlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Chronicle

    It was the first day of Eid al-Fitr, the festival celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It seemed like everyone else in Amman was spending time with their families, so a friend temporarily adopted me and introduced me to his folks.

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  11. Egypt's leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi makes ambitious, controversial call for reform in IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    President calls for 'revolution' to reform interpretations of Islam entrenched for hundreds of years amid fears the Muslim world has become seen as a source of 'destruction' Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi , the Grand Sheik of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, pray on the first day of Eid ul-Fitr in this file picture from October. Photo: AP Egypt's president opened the new year with a dramatic call for a "revolution" in Islam to reform interpretations of the faith entrenched for hundreds of years, which he said have made the Muslim world a source of "destruction" and pitted it against the rest of the world.

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  12. Balzac and Nigeria's Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | CFR.org

    Muslims attend prayers during the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha at an open field in Lagos, October 4, 2014. This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies.

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  13. Mafia 'Betray The Gospel,' Italian Bishops Say In Rare RebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Switched

    ROME Catholic bishops from the southern Italian region of Calabria have broken their silence and spoken out against the "inhumane" power of the Mafia that dominates their poverty-stricken area. The 12 prelates from the Bishops' Conference of Calabria endorsed a document condemning the local Mafia, or 'Ndrangheta, on Friday , just two days after Pope Francis took a strong stand on Mafia corruption in Rome in a forceful New Year's Eve message.

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  14. Bawadi Mall wraps up 2014 with record number of visitors exceeding 10,321,541 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | AME Info

    Bawadi Mall, the largest mall in Al Ain city and the leading edutainment destination for families in the UAE, attracted 10,321,541 million visitors in 2014, recording the highest footfall since its opening. The Mall organised a series of entertainment, shopping and fun activities during 12 months that astounded visitors and shoppers, contributing to this success, according to Bassam Saleh, Marketing Manager, Bawadi Mall.

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  15. Sidon recalls Prophet's birthday in years pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    SIDON, Lebanon: In the alleyways of Dahr al-Mir Square in Sidon's old city, Hajj Atef Garamteh prepares loukum, which with the help of his children and grandchildren, he will distribute to mark the Prophet Mohammad's birthday. "This is a craft that I learned from my uncle when I was 8, but I am not as strong as I used to be, so now my kids and grandchildren help me," the 88-year-old Garamteh said.

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  16. Nearly 6 Million People Traveled To The Vatican To See Pope Francis In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Switched

    Faithful Catholics had the chance to see Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audiences, liturgical celebrations, Sunday Angelus prayers, and at special audiences. And they came in droves.

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  17. Most Maryland school districts not recognizing religious holidays by nameRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Gazette.net

    This school year, 14 of Maryland's 24 school systems are not recognizing any religious holidays - such as Christmas and Rosh Hashanah - by name. These districts instead use secular terms, like “Winter Holiday” or “Spring Break,” to describe the school closings.

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  18. Pak man jailed for 26 years over hoax bomb threatsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A Pakistani man has been sentenced to 26 years in jail over two hoax bomb threats in Punjab province in July, said prosecutors. The threats were made on the first day of the Islamic festival of Eid against a crowded market place and a children's park in the central city of Multan, reported BBC.

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  19. Pakistan man gets 26 years for hoax bomb threats as school massacre planner killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Big News Network.com

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  20. Suspect behind two fake bomb threats in Pakistan sentenced to 26 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | UPI

    A man accused of making two false bomb threats over the summer was sentences to 26 years in prison by a Pakistani court. Authorities say Rana Yousuf used his friend's sim card in July to make bomb threats at a children's park and a crowded marketplace in Punjab province during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, an Islamic festival celebrating an end to the fasting of Ramadan.

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