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Record 65 million people displaced worldwide in 2015: UN

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] The UN refugee agency says the number of people displaced by persecution and conflicts worldwide has hit a new record, with 65.3 million people forced from their home as of the end of 2015. “This is the first time that the threshold of 60 million has been crossed,” …

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35 die in landslides, floods on Java island

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] JAKARTA: At least 35 people have been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia’s Java island and many others are missing, an official said on Sunday. Dozens of houses were buried in the landslides and thousands of homes were inundated by floods in 16 districts and towns in …

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Sayeeda Warsi quits Brexit camp, citing ‘lies and xenophobia’

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] LONDON: Sayeeda Warsi, a senior British politician on Monday accused those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union of spreading lies, hate and xenophobia, saying she was switching to the “Remain” camp. Britons will cast their votes on Thursday in a referendum on whether to quit the …

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US using so-called moderate militants to oust Assad: Russian MP

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] The United States is exploiting the so-called moderate opposition to overthrow the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, says a Russian lawmaker. Frants Klintsevich, the first deputy chairman of the defense and security committee of the Russian Federation Council (the upper house of parliament), made the remarks on …

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Iran safer than Europe: Iranian top security official

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Tehran, June 20, IRNA – Due to people’s participation in establishment of security and the blood of martyrs, Iran is safer than European states, Iranian senior security official said on Sunday. Iran safer than Europe: Iranian top security official Speaking in a local ceremony, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme …

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Saudi Arabia using Hajj as ‘political weapon’: Pak MP

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Senator Col (Retired) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi told IRNA in an exclusive interview that Hajj is not a political issue, it is a religious obligation and it is right of every Muslim to perform Hajj. Member Senate foreign affairs committee said: Hajj should not be used as any …

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About 15 Christians convert to Islam at Imam Reza Holy Shrine

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] AhlulBayt News Agency – Director of Non-Iranian Pilgrims’ Affairs of Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine said that 15 Christians from 6 different nationalities converted to Islam during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20). Seyyed Javad Hasheminejad said on Monday that these …

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Fifteen kids drown in Russian summer camp boating accident

[/tie_full_img]   [/tie_full_img] At least 15 orphans or children from troubled families have drowned at a Russian summer camp after their boats capsized in a storm in the Karelia region, northwest Russia. According to Russia’s Investigative Committee, the incident took place on Sunday on Lake Syamozero, close to the border …

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Six killed during clashes between Mexico teachers, police

  [/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] At least six people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between police forces and teachers protesting planned education reforms and the arrest of their union leaders. Thousands of teachers from the CNTE teachers’ union took to the streets in several municipalities in the southern state …

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