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  1. Security beef-up in shrineRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Police are conducting mock drills to ensure proper security arrangements are in place in Bodhgaya following the Taliban attack on the army school in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Tuesday. Gaya senior superintendent of police Nishant Kumar Tiwari conducted a mock drill at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara on Wednesday to instil a sense of security among the scores of devotees visiting the holy town.

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  2. White House on Sony hack attack: There will be a proportional responseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Via RCP , note that he doesn't say to whom . Is that plausible deniability of the sort I wrote about earlier or is the White House still less than 100 percent sure that North Korea's behind this? It's much scarier if some rogue private outfit is behind the Sony hack than if it's the NorKs, partly because it would show just how much damage freelancers can do to a major international industry and partly because it would show how easy it is for agent provocateurs to raise tensions between two enemy states.

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  3. Iran, Britain to discuss reopening of respective embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    A group of Iranian MPs has been invited by the British House of Commons to travel to London to discuss the reopening of the British Embassy in Tehran. IRNA reports that according to Iranian MP Abbasali Mansouri Arani, there is much hope that the two countries will open their respective embassies in the coming year.

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  4. Turkey could disappear if AKP rule continues HDP co-leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The continued rule of the Justice and Development Party endangers the existence of Turkey as a country, as it will lead to a chaos, the co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party , Selahattin Demirtas, has argued. Turkey needs the rule of the HDP in order to be able to attain peace and serenity, Demirtas said Dec. 17, as he was delivering a speech at a convention of the HDP in the eastern Anatolian province of Igd r.

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  5. GoLocalProv | Politics | Guest MINDSETTERa„˘ Matt Fecteau: The Cold War Ended, So Should the EmbargoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Go Local

    Staring at Cuba's National Capitol Building in Havana, the similarities are striking to that of the Washington D.C. Capitol building. Just outside the National Capital Building, seemingly frozen in time, roam American classic cars known as yank tanks -- symbols of a forgone era and Cuban ingenuity, reminding tourists of the nostalgic ties Cuba once had with the US.

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  6. Opinion: Pakistan must not give in to Taliban dream of Islamic 'perfection'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Established in 2007 following the Red Mosque siege, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan , or Pakistani Taliban, is now a prominent actor in that country's politics. It is a diverse umbrella group uniting some 30 militant groups across the Kyber-Pasktunskwa and other tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.

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  7. Chinese president's book to be launched tomorrow : December 18, 2014,Read the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan-China Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, will hold the launching ceremony of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book, titled The Governance of China, tomorrow at the Pak-China Friendship Centre in the federal capital. The event will be chaired by Pakistan-China Institute Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed and will be attended by senior dignitaries from the governments of both countries.

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  8. Market MoverFIXING the Economy Via Social Security ReformRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan. That's why Americans ought to be nervous about the chances of success for the Obama Administration's strategy for Afghanistan unveiled last week.

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  9. Australia ignored Tehran's warnings about Sydney hostage-taker - Iranian officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Russia Taday

    A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe, where other hostages are being held, in Martin Place in central Sydney December 15, 2014 Iran had repeatedly warned Australia about the Islamist hostage-taker in Sydney whose 16-hour siege resulted in the deaths of two captives, before a police operation resulted in his death as well, according to a high-level Iranian official. Iranian-born Australian Man Haron Monis was a 50-year-old Iranian refugee and Islamic extremist who had a previous track record.

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  10. Emirates suspend Peshawar flights 'until further notice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    International carrier Emirates today announced that it is halting flights in and out of Peshawar, "until further notice". In a short statement, the UAE-based airline said "We can confirm that we are suspending our flights to Peshawar for operational reasons.

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  11. Western-style shopping in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    A woman shops at Hyperstar, an international-style supermarket in Shiraz, Iran. Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited the country earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.

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  12. 120 'Cultural Passports to America' ready for Pakistani StudentsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Pakistan Christian Post

    Islamabad: December 16, 2014. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, H.E. Richard G. Olson, has urged Pakistani students to play their proactive role to strengthen people-to-people contacts between Pakistan and the United States, adding that the U.S universities were eager to welcome talented and dynamic Pakistani students, who in future would lead Pakistan toward peace and prosperity.

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  13. Western-style stores growing in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    A woman shops at Hyperstar, an international-style supermarket in Shiraz, Iran. Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited the country earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.

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  14. Dreams of Hava Nagila in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ynetnews

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad probably wouldn't be too happy to hear so, but he's responsible for the Persian version of Hava Nagila - oh yes, indeed. It's probably not the former Iranian president's favorite song; and yet, the man contributed directly to the fact that six young Iranians and Israelis got together last Friday night and indeed played the world-renowned Israeli classic, along with the traditional Shalom Aleichem liturgy.

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  15. PCB promoting junior cricket with zeal as Under-19 squad sparkles in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Times

    LAHORE: Raw talent has many times been touted as the lifeblood of Pakistan cricket. Stories abound of young Pakistan players being plucked out of obscurity and thrust into the international limelight who have later set the world stage alight with their performances.

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  16. Iran's FM Zarif says deplores region not doing more on weak oil prices-IRNARead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Reuters

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday regional countries were not doing enough to lift sagging oil prices that have nearly halved Iran's state revenues in six months. "It is deplorable that the countries of the region do not cooperate on falling oil prices and their negative implications," Zarif told visiting speaker of Iraq's parliament Salim al-Jabouri, quoted by official IRNA news agency.

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  17. Why oil prices are so low and what it means for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | TwinCities

    The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing. The price of a barrel of oil is just under $56, down from a summer high of $107, and lower than at any time since the U.S. was still in recession in the spring of 2009.

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  18. Zarif says deplores region not doing more on weak oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Daily Star

    DUBAI: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday regional countries were not doing enough to lift sagging oil prices that have nearly halved Iran's state revenues in six months. "It is deplorable that the countries of the region do not cooperate on falling oil prices and their negative implications," Zarif told visiting speaker of Iraq's parliament Salim al-Jabouri, quoted by official IRNA news agency.

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  19. Why oil is down by half, what it means for you Jonathan Fahey, Ap Energy WriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing. The price of a barrel of oil is just under $56, down from a summer high of $107, and lower than at any time since the U.S. was still in recession in the spring of 2009.

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  20. Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves. Why, what to know.Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Fort Francis Times

    The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing. The price of a barrel of oil is just under $56, down from a summer high of $107, and lower than at any time since the U.S. was still in recession in the spring of 2009.

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