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Turkish protests take on a more sectarian air

Turkish protests take on a more sectarian air

Sep 13, ISTANBUL — When demonstrators rocked Turkey in June, their message was clear: an increasingly authoritarian government needed to learn to listen to dissenters and compromise. But a new round of protests set off by the death of a man in a tense border region with Syria appears more complex, sectarian and volatile. The […]

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Tyra Banks wore disguise at Disneyland

Tyra Banks wore disguise at Disneyland

Aug 04, – Supermodel Tyra Banks recently went incognito to visit Disneyland because she wanted to enjoy her time their without grabbing any unwanted attention from fans Banks borrowed a grey wig and an outfit from her mother’s closet to don a new look, reports contactmusic.com. ”I went to Disneyland and I love going…I like […]

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Guaranteed daycare for under-threes starts in Germany

Guaranteed daycare for under-threes starts in Germany

August 1, Family Minister Kristina Schröder said on Wednesday that there are “nearly enough places” available throughout Germany. “The regional and local administrations have made a tremendous effort to meet the deadline,” she said. Children in Germany aged one to three are guaranteed a spot in daycare. But there is a shortage of places, especially […]

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Students with immigrant backgrounds remain isolated in Germany

Students with immigrant backgrounds remain isolated in Germany

July 22, – It’s a trend that has been growing in Germany over the years – despite the country’s attempts at integration: ‘segregated education’ is on the rise – in particular in poorer neighborhoods in the country’s big cities like Cologne, Frankfurt and Berlin, which have large immigrant populations. The choice of school for children […]

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French police station attacked after veil incident

French police station attacked after veil incident

July 21, Paris – Crowds of youths have thrown stones at French police and set fire to cars in a second night of disturbances in the Paris suburb of Trappes. The trouble was sparked by the arrest of a man whose wife was told by police on Thursday to remove an Islamic face-covering veil, banned […]

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Travel ban for Saudi rights activist Iman al-Qahtani

Travel ban for Saudi rights activist Iman al-Qahtani

July 19, – Iman Qahtani was among a group of activists and journalists who live-tweeted the hearings, posting pictures from inside the court. This allowed a rare transparency for the legal process in Saudi Arabia. A Saudi Arabian activist and journalist has been banned from travelling abroad. In a message on Twitter, Iman al-Qahtani said […]

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UN envoy warns of trauma to children in Syria war

UN envoy warns of trauma to children in Syria war

July 19, BEIRUT — The conflict that has ravaged Syria for more than 2 ½ years has hit the country’s children hard. Out of an estimated 93,000 killed, around 7,000 are children below the age of 15. Tens of thousands are believed to have been wounded. Hundreds of thousands of children have had their lives […]

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Putin says war games demonstrate high degree of combat readiness

Putin says war games demonstrate high degree of combat readiness

July 18, MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia can be proud of its military, which has shown a “high degree” of combat readiness during the nation’s biggest war games in more than two decades. “Today we can be proud of our army,” Putin said. The maneuvers, which began Friday and continue through […]

July 17, 2013 | By More
21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

July 17, – An inquiry has begun and 200,000 rupees ($3,370) in compensation offered to the families of each of the dead. At least 21 children have died and dozens more have fallen sick after eating a tainted school meal in India’s eastern state of Bihar. The poisoning occurred at a government school in the […]

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More US Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

More US Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

July 17, – Harvard researchers collected data on more than 3,200 children aged 8 to 17 who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994, comparing them to more than 8,300 kids in the same survey from 1999 to 2008. The risk for high blood pressure in American teens […]

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