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  1. Off the Beaten PathRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    A Sri Lankan vendor selling South Indian snacks awaits customers along the Galle Face seafront at dusk in Colombo, a bustling capital city with a long history as a trade port. Often referred to as the teardrop of India, the island nation of Sri Lanka sits just off the southeast tip of the subcontinent.

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  2. Pokemon Go comes to Thailand in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bangkok Post

    This picture taken on July 16, 2016 shows a group of Indonesians playing Pokemon Go on the streets in Banda Aceh, as they joined the frenzy for the game that has become a worldwide hit and blamed for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints in cities around the globe. Indonesia has ordered police not to play Pokemon Go while on duty and will soon ban military personnel as well, officials said July 20, as the armed forces chief warned the smartphone game was a security threat.

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  3. Bangladesh: Hidden fault could trigger major quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CNN

    The Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers are critically important, life-giving rivers for hundreds of millions of people living in India and Bangladesh. But the millions of tons of sediment that pile up in the delta region of these rivers, a large portion of Bangladesh, could be hiding the biggest natural disaster the region has ever seen.

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  4. Indonesia bans police, troops from playing Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Indonesia has ordered police not to play Pokemon Go while on duty and will soon ban military personnel as well, officials said Wednesday, as the defense minister warned the smartphone game was a security threat. This picture taken on July 16, 2016 shows a group of Indonesians playing Pokemon Go on the streets in Banda Aceh, as they joined the frenzy for the game that has become a worldwide hit and blamed for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints in cities around the globe.

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  5. A Compendium of Tiny Architecture, from Humorous to HumanitarianRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Hyperallergic

    Skyscrapers in Dubai, Zaha Hadid -designed stadiums, and Damien Hirst's private accommodations are impressive for their sheer size, but bigger isn't always better. Besides, behemoth buildings are rarely the most feasible architectural options.

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  6. Immigration survey by the Australia Institute shows most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Daily Mail

    Only 27% of people think refugees should be sent to Manus and Nauru and not let into Australia under any circumstances A survey has revealed the majority of Australians think that refugees who arrive by boat should be let in and allowed to resettle in Australia. The poll commissioned by The Australia Institute found that 63 per cent of people say refugees that arrive in Australia by boat should be allowed to resettle in the country, reported The Guardian .

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  7. Talented duo join Warren and Mahoney's Sydney studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | NBR Newsroom

    Nicholas Bandounas and Vish Kunjur have more than 16 years' experience working as architects in the private and government sectors, with a strong focus on design and strategic business development. They duo forged a strong relationship while working together as Practice Directors at Crone Partners in Sydney.

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  8. Sound track: Social Circle by Miles CramerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    Social Circle , the latest EP by local musician Miles Cramer , is a collection of "songs about home, death, love and moving forward," according Cramer's Bandcamp page . It could be argued that home, death and love are all facets of the same thing - Social Circle does lend itself to such philosophical musings - and the album centers on the connectivity of those ideas.

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  9. Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Urges Aceh Governor Not to...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | World News Report

    NEW YORK, USA, June 23, 2016 / EINPresswire.com / -- Mr. Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, Prime Minister of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam , today in a letter to the Aceh Governor whilst thanking him for the, "emergency assistance given to Sri Lankan refugees," urged him not to return them to Sri Lanka. Instead, Rudrakumaran has asked the 44 refugees be given access to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and be permitted to make refugee claims: "We request the governments of Indonesia and of Aceh to allow the 44 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees now ashore in Aceh, access to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organisation for Migration," Rudrakumaran wrote.

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  10. Carving creative spaces in conservative Banda AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    ... against the will of their families, dodge the prying eyes of neighbours and avoid the 'Sharia police'. Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Devotees pray inside the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in central Banda Aceh. The mosque is one of the few buildings that ...

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  11. Garuda Indonesia relaunches Medan-Singapore routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Indonesian flag carrier Garuda has reinstated daily flights between Singapore and Medan, 14 years after it cancelled the unpopular route. In a media release on Tuesday , the airline said the decision was made in line with the airline's expansion plan, Garuda's 50th anniversary in Singapore, as well as to boost tourist traffic to Medan's Lake Toba.

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  12. Amnesty criticizes Aceh authorities firing warning shots at Sri Lankan asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 17, Banda Aceh: The global human right organization, Amnesty International today severely criticized the Indonesian authorities for firing shots at the Australia-bound Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers who were stranded in Lhoknga Coast in Aceh Province of Indonesia. The Indonesian authorities in Aceh are endangering the lives of a group of more than 40 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers by firing warning shots and threatening to push them back out to sea in flagrant violation of international law, Amnesty International said today.

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  13. Indonesia to tow stranded migrant boat out to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Nation

    The Indonesian navy was preparing to tow a boat carrying 44 Australia-bound Sri Lankan migrants out to sea Friday after engine trouble forced the vessel to moor off the coast of Aceh province for six days. Police fired a warning shot late Thursday to stop some of the undocumented migrants who were angry that their trip to Australia had been delayed from getting off the boat, according to a local witness.

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  14. Photos of the Day for June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    ... ago. (Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images) Migrants from Sri Lanka stand aboard a boat off the coast of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. (Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images) Ireland's midfielder Jeffrey Hendrick heads for the ball during the Euro 2016 group E ...

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  15. Sri Lankan immigrants bound for Australia stranded in AcehRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 12, Banda Aceh: As many as 40 immigrants from Sri Lanka have been stranded in Lhoknga in the district of Aceh Besar, in the Sumatran province of Aceh after the engine of their boat broke down, according to an ANTARA News report. The Lhoknga district military chief, Major Darul Amin, said the boat measuring 17 meters in length and five meters in width, with number TN-1-FV-00455.09, was on its way to Australia from Sri Lanka.

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  16. Public humiliation after Friday prayers in AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | ABC News

    The remote and beautiful Indonesian province of Aceh should be a tourist hotspot, but instead it is isolating itself by enforcing an increasingly rigid interpretation of Islamic law. Amnesty International said more than 108 people were caned in public last year for offences such as selling alcohol, gambling, and sex outside marriage.

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  17. ConstanceCELEBRATING IKERead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  18. Indonesians back death for child abusers, activists unhappyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Star Online

    Indonesian female activists form a banner reading 'Stop Sexual Harassment' during a peace rally against sexual violence on children and on women in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 11 May 2016. Movements against sexual harassment and violence have increased in Indonesia following last month's gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl by 14 young man in Lampung, Sumatra.

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  19. Muslim schoolboys told to shake hands with female teacher or face A 3,500 fine in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Independent

    ... skins are burned and destroyed during a ceremony by government forestry and wildlife officials in Banda Aceh, Indonesia A woman leads a school pupil away from tear gas and a burning barricade in Kibera slum, during a demonstration of opposition ...

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  20. Indonesia arrests three men accused of poaching Sumatran tigersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily Star

    In this photograph taken on May 22, 2016, An Indonesian wildlife conservation official stands with a display of stuffed Sumatran tigers, ivory and other wildlife trophies seized during recent raids before being destroyed in Banda Aceh. / AFP / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

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