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Attacks on Muslims rose alarmingly under Modi: NYT Editorial Board

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Editorial Board of the leading American newspaper, the New York Times said on Sunday that anti-Muslim rhetoric and unprovoked attacks on Muslims have risen alarmingly under the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Saudi Arabia lifts decades-long ban on cinemas

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.

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India’s Congress party names Rahul Ghandi president

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

India's opposition Congress party named Rahul Gandhi as its new leader on Monday after years of speculation, calling it a "historic occasion".

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Several injured after explosion rocks New York commuter hub

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour on Monday, injuring himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.

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Israeli troops clash with anti-Trump Palestinian protesters

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The situation remains tense in the occupied West Bank territories. Clashes have broken out between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters, who took to the streets for the fifth consecutive day to censure a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.”

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Pope prays for nuclear disarmament

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Pope Francis on Sunday called on world leaders to work in favour of nuclear disarmament to protect human rights, particularly those of weaker and underprivileged people.

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