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  1. The amazing story of a tsunami survivor who turned into a soccer starRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    More than a decade ago, Martunis, a young Indonesian boy, was lucky to be alive. Now, he's the subject of a really unlikely feel-good story.

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  2. Tsunami-Surviving Boy Signs Pro Soccer ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    Football player Cristiano Ronaldo, right, is reunited with Martunis, left, an Indonesian survivor of the deadly 2004 Aceh tsunami who the Real Madrid star met in 2005 during a mission to assist tsunami victims and gave his family financial assistance. An Indonesian teenager, who bravely survived a deadly tsunami as a young boy, is now fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.

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  3. Tsunami survivor Martunis pictured with Portugal shirt signs with Sporting LisbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    An Indonesian tsunami survivor, found wearing a Portugal shirt nearly three weeks after his home was destroyed in the 2004 disaster, has joined Sporting Lisbon's academy, the club said on Thursday. Martunis, now 17, survived for nearly three weeks on dried noodles and puddle water before he was found, rescued and reunited with his father and grandfather.

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  4. Sporting Lisbon sign Indonesian tsunami survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Martunis, 17, was rescued from a beach after the 2004 Banda Aceh tsunami wearing Portugal's national football jersey, reported ESPN. Sporting Lisbon sign 17-year-old Indonesian Martunis, whose 2004 tsunami survival story touched many.

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  5. Young tsunami survivor signs for Sporting Lisbon - 11 years after inspiring Cristiano RonaldoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    Young Indonesian Martunis was dicing with death after losing his mother and two brothers and his story inspired the Portuguese legend Eleven years after surviving the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, a young man has realised his dreams by signing for Sporting Lisbon. Martunis, now 17, has signed for the boyhood club of Cristiano Ronaldo - the footballer who was inspired by the youngster's story, in which he had to survive on puddle water for 21 days.

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  6. This boy lost his mum and siblings to the Boxing day tsunami - now he's joined Ronaldo's former teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Metro

    Sporting Lisbon have signed tsunami survivor Martunis to their youth academy a decade after the wave left him stranded in a swamp for 19 days and killed his mother and siblings. Martunis was seven years old when he was discovered alive but alone, nearly three weeks after a giant tsunami that killed about 230,000 people in 14 countries hit the northern Indonesian region of Banda Aceh.

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  7. The Tale Of Martunis: Sporting Lisbon's Latest Signing Has One Hell Of A Back StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Who Ate All The Pies

    On Wednesday afternoon, Sporting Lisbon swore a 17-year-old Indonesian lad by the name of Martunis into their academy. Nothing overly exciting about that, you may argue.

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  8. Miracle tsunami survivor Martunis, who was missing for 21 days...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... We will work with him also in his development as a human being and as a man.' Martunis grew up in Banda Aceh, Indonesia and attended English classes three times a week in addition to a soccer school in his home city in pursuit of his dream career. ...

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  9. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  10. 9 sentenced to flogging in Indonesia for selling food during RamadanRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Newkerala.com

    Nine people in Banda Aceh, Indonesia were flogged after being caught for selling food during the holy month of Ramadan. Banda Aceh, the province of Aceh, is the only area in the nation where sharia, or Islamic law, is rigorously applied, and the people were punished for selling food along roadsides, during the daily fasting and prayer period, reported Asia news.

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  11. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  12. Need to streamline Zakat & Sadaqah administration in the worldRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Indian Muslim Statements

    Bringing about economic equality through circulation of wealth in the society is one of the fundamental objectives of Islam. The instrumentality prescribed to achieve this goal is popularly known as Zakat that is considered, like Namaz or Salah, as a prescribed mode of mandated worship.

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  13. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | 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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  14. JAKARTA: Punishing half of AcehRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Asia News Network

    Once again, Aceh has become a national laughing stock and an international embarrassment. After various controversial bylaws, such as the prohibition an women to dance, to straddle when sitting in the back of motorcycles and to ride a motorcycle with a man who is not muhrim , the ban of keyboard entertainment and separation of classes for male and female students in schools, now the provincial capital of Banda Aceh has issued a regulation in the form of a mayoral instruction that prohibits women from being outside their homes after 11 pm.

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  15. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | 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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  16. Indonesia's Aceh publicly canes unwed couplesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Standard

    Three couples were publicly caned in Indonesia's Aceh after the unmarried university students were caught spending time alone together in violation of the province's strict Islamic laws. A rowdy crowd of about 1,000 spectators shouted as the three men and three women, aged between 18 and 23, were lashed several times each with a rattan cane in a square in Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh.

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  17. Calls for lifting of female curfew in Indonesia's AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Al Jazeera

    Women are voicing their opposition to a partial curfew imposed on women earlier this month in Banda Aceh, the capital of Indonesia's Aceh province. The provincial government says the new rule , which mandates that females working or visiting nightspots must return home by 11pm, is meant to protect women from sexual harrassment and prevent them from being overworked.

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  18. Islamic Aceh province canes unwed couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Bangkok Post

    Three couples were publicly caned in Indonesia's Aceh Friday after the unmarried university students were caught spending time alone together in violation of the province's strict Islamic laws. An Acehnese woman convicted for pimping reacts while lashed by a hooded local government officer during a public caning at a square in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, on June 12, 2015.

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  19. Photos of the Day: June 12, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Seattle Times

    Displaced Yemeni children who fled their areas affected by fighting and airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, live at a shelter inside a school turned temporary evacuation center in Sana'a, Yemen, June 11, 2015. Ongoing fighting between Yemen's warring factions and airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthis and their allies are plunging Yemen further into a humanitarian crisis, killing and injuring thousands and producing hundreds of thousands of IDPs.

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  20. Couples caned for violating sharia lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Iol.co.za

    Three couples were publicly caned in Indonesia's Aceh on Friday after the unmarried university students were caught spending time alone together in violation of the province's strict Islamic laws. A rowdy crowd of about 1 000 spectators shouted as the three men and three women, aged between 18 and 23, were lashed several times each with a rattan cane in a square in Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh.

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