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The Mujahideen, the Taliban, and Al Qaeda do not represent thousands of years of Afghan culture and Islam

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The Mujahideen, the Taliban, and Al Qaeda do not represent thousands of years of Afghan culture and Islam

London, 19 May-2014, Patrick Holming: From 1933 until 1973, Afghanistan was ruled under a man named Mohammed Zahir Shah. While he was a devout Muslim, he had a Western education in France. His reign marked four decades of peace and stability. With the introduction of a constitution Afghanistan progressively developed into a modern democratic state with […]

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Why Aren’t Muslims Condemning Boko Haram?

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Why Aren’t Muslims Condemning Boko Haram?

19 May-2014, Bilal Mahmud(OPOW): As a leader in the Muslim community, just about every time a crazy Muslim or group of Muslims do something insane in the world, I am asked or prominently hear this question being asked, “Why aren’t Muslims condemning this?!” The latest example of this is calls to condemn the cult known as […]

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Israeli parliament to choose new president on June 10

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Israeli parliament to choose new president on June 10

Occupied Jerusalem,19 May 2014(AFP): Israeli lawmakers will elect a successor to outgoing President Shimon Peres on June 10, parliamentary speaker Yuli Edelstein told reporters on Monday. Edelstein’s announcement marks the official start of the race for the position, which has been held by Peres since 2007. Israeli parliament to choose new president on June 10 […]

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Natural Disaster in former Yugoslavia, Flood takes 50 lives in Serbia and Bosnia

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Natural Disaster in former Yugoslavia, Flood takes 50 lives in Serbia and Bosnia

Sremska Mitrovica,19 May 2014,(AFP): Thousands crammed into boats and army trucks as they fled their homes in Serbia and Bosnia on Sunday after record rainfall turned the Sava river into a deadly torrent and caused the worst floods in more than a century. Officials say the disaster has killed at least 50 people so far. […]

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Heavy fighting outside the Libyan parliament in Tripoli

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Heavy fighting outside the Libyan parliament in Tripoli

Tripoli, 19 May-2014(IANS): Heavy fighting took place outside the Libyan parliament in Tripoli Sunday afternoon, BBC reported. Members of the parliament fled the building as heavily armed attackers tried to storm it. Heavy fighting outside the Libyan parliament in Tripoli According to some eyewitnesses, the gunmen were from the powerful Zintan Brigade of former rebel […]

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Pakistani army chief will visit Afghanistan NATO commanders

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Pakistani army chief will visit Afghanistan NATO commanders

Islamabad, 19 May-2014, IANS: Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif will visit Afghanistan Monday to discuss war against terrorism and security situation with top Afghan and NATO commanders. Pakistani army chief will visit Afghanistan NATO commanders It would be General Sharif’s first tripartite meeting with Afghan army chief General Sher Mohammad Karimi and International Security […]

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Suspected Boko Haram rebels attacked a Chinese work site in northern Cameroon

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Suspected Boko Haram rebels attacked a Chinese work site in northern Cameroon

Yaounde, 17 May-2014, Reuters: Suspected Boko Haram rebels from Nigeria have attacked a Chinese work site in northern Cameroon, killing at least one Cameroonian soldier and at least 10 people are believed to have been abducted, the regional governor and Cameroon state radio said. Suspected Boko Haram rebels attacked a Chinese work site in northern […]

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Heinz has been fined £50,000 after a man sliced of his hand in factory

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Heinz has been fined £50,000 after a man sliced of his hand in factory

Worstead, 17 May-2014, The Guardian: Heinz has been fined £50,000 after a man had his hand sliced off by a potato peeling machine in one of its factories. Alec Brackenbury, 49, from Bacton in Norfolk, was servicing the machine at the food company’s plant in Worstead last June when he suffered the injury which has […]

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Indian residents in New York celebrates Modi's victory in LS elections

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Indian residents in New York celebrates Modi's victory in LS elections

NEW YORK, 17 May-2014, ANI: Indian Residents in New York City welcomed the news of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) win in the Lok Sabha elections led by party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Indian residents in New York celebrates Modi’s victory in LS elections “This is the biggest win after 40 years of Indian history. […]

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The Guardian Says the controversial embodiment of a changing India

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The Guardian Says  the controversial embodiment of a changing India

London, 17 May-2014,Jason Burke: Simple beginnings, ascetic ways and unapologetic Hindu nationalism help sweep BJP’s leading candidate to victory.Narendra Modi’s journey to the front step of the prime minister’s office in the heart of New Delhi has been long – and unlikely. Born in a small town in Gujarat, the western state two hours’ flight […]

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