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  1. Berlin grants humanist pupils own holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Schools in Berlin have recognized World Humanist Day as a holiday on a par with All Saints' Day, Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr . The decision means Berlin pupils who subscribe to humanism - a philosophy that rejects the existence of deities - can apply for a day off to celebrate their belief in the same way as Christians, Muslims and Jews do for their holy days.

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  2. Sudan's DUP to participate in 2015 elections: NECRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    December 8, 2014 The National Elections Commission in Sudan said on Monday that it has registered 42 political parties including the Democratic Unionist Party led by Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani that plan to participate in the 2015 elections. President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is greeted by Mohamed Osman Al-Mirghani, leader of DUP during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Khartoum August 30, 2011- The NEC also disclosed that they are communicating with the remaining parties to secure their participation in the upcoming elections.

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  3. Ten Md. districts recognize religious holidays by nameRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Record

    This school year, 14 of Maryland's 24 school systems will not recognize any religious holidays - such as Christmas and Rosh Hashanah - by name. The 14 include every school system on the Eastern Shore, and five others around the state.

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  4. West Hampstead doctor jumped from balcony after telling Muslim mother he was gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Ham and High

    A Harley Street doctor who died following a fall from the top floor of a West Hampstead apartment block took his own life after revealing he was gay to his Muslim mother, an inquest heard. Dr Nazim Mahmood, co-founder of beauty treatment company Face Clinic, was found lying naked on the pavement outside Barclays bank in West End Lane on July 30. The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene having fallen from the balcony of the top floor apartment he shared with fiancA e Matthew Ogston in Fawley Street, off West End Lane.

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  5. Turkey Will Not Leave Russia AloneRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Groong

    TURKEY WILL NOT LEAVE RUSSIA ALONE PRAVDA, Russia Dec 1 2014 01.12.2014 By Adnan Oktar World politics have seen a lot of changes in the year 2014. One of the most significant developments was the Ukraine crisis and the subsequent EU-USA alliance against Russia.

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  6. Chicago's Archbishop Cupich Will Not Deny Pro-Choice Politicians Communion, Emphasizes DialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Switched

    Less than two weeks into his new job as the leader of Chicago's 2.2 million Catholics, Blase Cupich sat down with CBS News to share his opinions on several hot-button issues. Hailed as a "moderate voice" in American Catholicism who is seeking to tone down the rhetoric of the culture wars, Cupich weighed in on communion rights, immigration reform and gay marriage.

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  7. Somalia fuels child slavery through the use of young soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AlertNet

    Somali boys play with their toy guns after attending Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar Child slavery comes in a multitude of forms, as I saw and heard at the Thomson Reuters Foundation's Trust Women Conference , but it's the thought of Somalia's child soldiers that most haunts me.

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  8. Anjuman-e-Hadeeqatul Adab hosts Eid Milan get-together in cityRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Star of Mysore

    Yaseen Malpe of Udupi is seen addressing the gathering during the 'Eid Milan-2014' programme at St. Philomena's College Auditorium in city last evening. Seen among the audience are City Police Commissioner Dr. M.A. Saleem, MLA Tanveer Sait, St. Philomena's College Principal Rev.

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  9. Turkey will not leave Russia aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Pravda

    World politics have seen a lot of changes in the year 2014. One of the most significant developments was the Ukraine crisis and the subsequent EU-USA alliance against Russia.

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  10. British Muslims have greater 'faith in the police' than the rest of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Daily Mail

    The woman who found out her pig CANNOT fly: Aspiring model, 29, tried to take her 'emotional support' farm animal home for Thanksgiving but was kicked off flight British Muslims have greater belief in the police than the rest of the population according to new research published today. A study in the British Journal of Criminology found that six out of ten Muslims rate the police as either good or excellent, compared with 53 per cent of the non-Muslim population.

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  11. Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain ranked October's top hotel onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | AME Info

    Swiss-Belhotel Seef, Bahrain, which opened July 2014, on the auspicious occasion of Eid Al Fitr, in just a few months, has earned the top spot as the most favorite hotel in Bahrain this October. Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain has ranked the highest among all hotels with an 82.3 per cent score on a ReviewPro analysis after receiving 134 reviews from happy guests in one month.

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  12. 'Explosion Of Emotions' As Pope Greets Children With AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Switched

    Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at showing solidarity with people living with the condition. The pope urged governments and institutions to respond to the needs of people with autism in order to help break "the isolation and, in many cases also the stigma" associated with the disorders, which are characterized by varying levels of social impairment and communication difficulties.

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  13. Sharif asks Obama to play role on Kashmir issueRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Washington Times

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday asked the U.S. President Barack Obama to play a role in resolving the issue of Kashmir when he travels to neighboring India, the Pakistani foreign ministry said. In a statement, the ministry said Sharif made this request when Obama called him on Friday.

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  14. Pakistan says Indian fire kills a soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Pakistan's foreign ministry says Indian forces have fired across the border into the Pakistan-administered portion of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing a soldier. The ministry in a statement Friday said the Pakistani soldier was killed Thursday in the Pandu sector along the border, which divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.

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  15. Decision to nix holiday references on Montgomery calendar met with anger, concernsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County school board members are standing by a recent decision to remove religious holiday names from the county school system's calendar that sparked heated opposition and local and national media attention. School board President Phil Kauffman has also said school officials aim to create a standard the district can use to determine when to close on a holiday before the next calendar comes up for approval.

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  16. Pakistan says Indian cross-border fire kills Pakistani soldier in Himalayan region of KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Fox News

    Pakistan's foreign ministry says Indian forces have fired across the border into the Pakistan-administered portion of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing a soldier. The ministry in a statement Friday said the Pakistani soldier was killed Thursday in the Pandu sector along the border, which divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.

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  17. Chuck Norris: Obama 'quiet as a church mouse' on religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Washington Times

    Chuck Norris fears the country is heading down "a slippery slope" after a Maryland school district decided to wipe its calendar clean of all religious holidays. Facing pressure from Muslim groups to include Eid ul Fitr in its calendar, the Montgomery County School District decided instead to remove the names of all Christian and Jewish holidays, while still giving students the days off.

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  18. MKs fined over poor Knesset attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Ynetnews

    The Knesset Ethics Committee on Wednesday issued a warning notice to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz and deducted a day's salary from MK Mohammad Barakeh as part of the sanctions imposed in the wake of a roll call determining which Knesset Members were present in meetings during the Knesset's summer session. According to the Law of Immunity of MKs, a Knesset Member is subject to the jurisdiction of the Ethics Committee if he is absent from a certain number of meetings, while a minister is permitted to be absent from a larger number of meetings.

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  19. Chuck Norris: Obama allows public 'indoctrination camps'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Conservative actor Chuck Norris lashed out at President Barack Obama this week for failing to act after a Maryland school district stopped naming religious holidays on its calendar. Muslim parents asked the Montgomery County School District to cancel classes on the holiday of Eid ul Fitr, but officials instead elected to remove the names of all Christian and Jewish holidays from its calendar.

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  20. A lack of wisdom on the calendarRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Maybe it was an attempt at Solomonic wisdom, but the Montgomery County Board of Education blew it last week when it decided to remove all religious holiday names from the school calendar. By removing Christmas and Easter from the school system's schedule, the board has scrubbed spirituality from the calendar and fully secularized one of our greatest institutions.

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