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Police investigate fresh anti-Muslim attack in Sri Lanka

Colombo, March 11, 2018 (AFP) -Vandals attacked a Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka on Sunday in an alleged “hate crime”, police said, as tensions remain …

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Turkish warplanes destroy 18 Kurdish militant targets in Iraq -Anadolu

ISTANBUL, March 11 (Reuters) – Turkish warplanes destroyed at least 18 targets belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq over the …

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All hail Xi, China’s ‘Chairman of Everything’

Beijing, March 11, 2018 (AFP) -Mao was the “Great Helmsman”, Deng the “Paramount Leader” — now meet Xi Jinping, whose growing personality cult has some …

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Pakistan court ruling against minorities draws criticism

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Rights activists in Pakistan are expressing concern over a court ruling that would require people to declare their religion on all official …

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Modi, Macron sign deal

NEW DELHI, March 10, (Agencies): French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said defence ties with India had reached a new high after the two nations …

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UN Women for Peace Asc honors Sheikha Rima with peace award

Haley describes her as ‘a doer … a global game changer’ NEW YORK, March 10, (KUNA): The United Nations Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) honored …

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Ethiopian-Israelis decry family separation as discriminatory

JERUSALEM (AP) — The fate of hundreds of Ethiopian families hinges on an Israeli government decision over whether to allow for their reunification. Ethiopians in …

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Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim riots, lift curfew

Colombo, March 10, 2018 (AFP) -An investigation into anti-Muslim riots that spread in central Sri Lanka prompting the authorities to declare a nationwide state of …

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Love thy neighbor: US sanctuary churches protect migrants under Trump

Greensboro, United States, March 10, 2018 (AFP) -Business owner Oscar Canales has spent the past three months confined to a church basement in the US …

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Philippines slams U.N. rights chief for ‘disrespectful’ remarks about Duterte

MANILA, March 10 (Reuters) – The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United Nations’ human rights chief for issuing “irresponsible and disrespectful” …

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