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NEH announces $1.7 million in grants to support nonfiction books

NEH announces $1.7 million in grants to support nonfiction books

July 28, New York: The National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) announced on Tuesday that it was ...

Nato meeting to discuss Ankara mission

Nato meeting to discuss Ankara mission

July 28, Ankara: Envoys from all 28 Nato countries are all set to hold a emergency meeting to ...

Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83

Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83

July 28, New Delhi: A former president of India APJ Kalam, has died at a hospital after collapsing while delivering a ...

Providing hope, education is only way to fight extremism: Lebanese Education Minister Bou Saab

Providing hope, education is only way to fight extremism: Lebanes...

July 28, Oslo: Lebanon is home to almost 366,000 refugee school-aged children, who are mainly from Syria. Despite ...

Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist: Report

Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist: Report

July 27, Washington: US State Department report rates 188 countries on their efforts to stamp out human ...

South Sudan: Widespread Atrocities in Government Offensive

South Sudan: Widespread Atrocities in Government Offensive

July 27, Nairobi: South Sudanese government forces and allied fighters carried out scores of killings, rapes, and widespread ...

 
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July 27, Washington: US State Department report rates 188 countries on their efforts to stamp out human trafficking....[ ] Full article
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July 27, Nairobi: South Sudanese government forces and allied fighters carried out scores of killings, rapes, and...[ ] Full article
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July 27, Oslo: At least 785 new migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean by the Norwegian salvage vessel...[ ] Full article
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July 27, Islamabad: On Thursday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the death penalty conviction of Aasia Bibi, the first woman in Pakistan’s history to be sentenced to deathfor blasphemy. Bibi fell afoul of the law in June 2009 following an altercation with fellow farm workers who refused to drink water she had touched, contending it was “unclean” because she was Christian. On November 8, 2009, the Sheikhupura District Court convicted her under...[ ] Full article
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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