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  1. Migrants shut trains to UK; dead refugees' bodies found on Turkish beachRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains, according to Reuters. Thousands of miles away, the bodies of other migrants washed up on a Turkish beach.


  2. East-West Travelblog: A gospel moment: Oh Happy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Travelblog is a series of occasional posts by RNS national correspondent Kimberly Winston, who is on the road in Washington, D.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Honolulu; Kuala Lumpur; and Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan, with the 2015 Senior Journalists Seminar, sponsored by the East-West Center in conjunction with the U.S. State Department. NASHVILLE, Tenn.


  3. September 3: The need for mathRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The need for math In "Back to school" , you say that Education Minister Naftali Bennett's proposal to double the number of students who successfully complete five-unit math study is aimed at diminishing the income disparity in Israeli society. In fact, its declared purpose is to generate more engineers to face Israel's military challenges.


  4. Iran: Anti-US Plaque Unveiled at Former Embassy in TehranRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A group of Iranian students has set up a plaque denouncing the United States at the entrance to the former US Embassy in Tehran. As part of the unveiling ceremony, attendees burned US, UK, and Israeli flags.


  5. Step out of your comfort zone to visit places where few have ventured before youRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    A father and son spend dusk together in the Unesco-listed Naqsh-eJanan Square in Isfahan, Iran. Isfahan, with it's immense mosques, picturesque bridges and ancient bazaar, is a virtual living museum of Iranian traditional culture.


  6. Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from warRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this image made from video on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, Mohammad Bakhshi, from Afghanistan, right, and his family are seen in their home in Kashan, Iran. Bakhshi fled from Afghanistan's Badakhshan province in the 1980s, during the height of the bloody Soviet occupation.


  7. ConstanceWE have to do SomethingRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan. That's why Americans ought to be nervous about the chances of success for the Obama Administration's strategy for Afghanistan unveiled last week.


  8. Made an offer to India of sending Geeta along with Aziz, states PakistanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Geeta, the deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, would have been in India had the Indo-Pak NSA-level talks not been cancelled. Pakistan had made an offer to India of sending Geeta in a special plane along with its National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz when he was to come here to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on August 24. "We had offered to send Geeta with Aziz as a goodwill gesture but there was no response from India," according to Pakistani official sources here.


  9. Private sectors of Sri Lanka, Pakistan urged to forge deeper links to boost tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colombo Page

    Sept 02, Colombo: The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Syed Shakeel Hussain said that Pakistan and Sri Lanka are important partners not only in promoting bilateral trade and economic interactions but also enhancing regional economic integration through SAARC and SAFTA . Addressing the Sri Lanka-Pakistan Trade and Investment Forum organized by the Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Pakistan Sri Lanka Business Council of Karachi, in Colombo on Monday, Hussein urged the private sectors of the two countries to forge deeper links by becoming part of bilateral supply chains.


  10. PM approves Rs 7b bulk water supply scheme for Murree : September 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday approved the bulk water supply scheme to Murree from river Jhelum with the cost of Rs 7 billion.The bulk water supply would be made to Murree through a 30 km long pipeline and the project would be completed in 18 months after the award of contract.The prime minister approved the scheme while chairing a meeting to review progress on the development projects of Murree.


  11. RIS students acquainted with Chinese language, culture during study tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The students and foreign language coordinators of Roots International School were on a study tour yet again for Chinese language and cultural experience.Confucius Institute Hanban in collaboration with Beijing Language and Culture University arranged the summer programme study tour. The programme is a major short-term study abroad programme supported by Hanban since 2010.


  12. We just got our most extensive picture yet of ISIS' mysterious and reclusive leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    A photo of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from U.S. Army files relating to his time as a detainee in Iraq. The world knows very little of the Islamic State terror group's brutal leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but a new article from counterterrorism expert Will McCants provides one of the most extensive accounts yet of his background.


  13. Graffiti to remain on former US embassy in IranRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    The "Death to America" graffiti will remain on the walls of former US Embassy in the Iranian capital of Tehran, an organisation announced on Tuesday. "Basij Student Organisation announces this to the Iranian people that the slogan of Death to America will ever decorate the walls of this place ," an announcement by the organisation said.


  14. Pakistan suspects U.S. illegally cut down trees in its capitalRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    In Pakistan's capital, government leaders and local residents often boast of living in one of the world's "greenest" cities. Islamabad, built in the 1960s as a planned paradise for Pakistan's governing elite, sits at the base of the lush Margalla Hills in the Himalayan foothills.


  15. A leaping tiger and flying dragon of Asia : September 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Times

    The land Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road has been China's new diplomatic strategy and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an extremely important link of China's One Belt and One Road diplomacy. What is the significance and role of the economic corridor? How should we build well this corridor? What are the benefits of this corridor for Pakistan and China? To address the above-mentioned concerns, an international academic symposium on China-Pak Economic Corridor was held between May21-23, 2015 at the Peking University, sponsored by the Pakistan Studies Centre of the Peking University, Pakistan Embassy in Beijing, and the China Silk Road Cultural Development Foundation.


  16. ISLAMABAD: Public transport: Letting Pakistani women take back the wheelRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    For women, taking back the wheel has always been a herculean task. In India, for instance, according to the International Labour Organisation , the female labour force participation fell from 34 per cent in 1999 to 27 per cent in 2011 by seven percentage points, despite the economy growing significantly.


  17. Haqqani network - disrupted' after army action: Pakistan : September 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Responding to US concerns that Pakistan remains a haven for the Haqqani network, Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Monday the infrastructure of Haqqani network in North Waziristan has been disrupted. Aziz said the militants have been weakened by an army offensive and now operate mostly out of Afghanistan.


  18. Biggest batch of Clinton e-mails released; some have redactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    Some Republicans have compared Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's case to those of former CIA directors David Petaeus, bottom left, and John Deutch. - The State Department released on Monday evening its biggest trove yet of e-mails sent or received by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, including a number of messages that were edited to remove material later deemed classified.


  19. The colour of patriotismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lim Kit Siang

    And before you jump to conclusions, and it is not just because Arsenal won the FA cup in May wearing yellow, I'm wearing it for luck after a colleague showed me a news article which said the houses in KL are "very unaffordable." Do you know that the ringgit is close to RM4.3 at the moment of writing? And while mainstream media is all about "cut down on overseas travel", "low ringgit makes our products more competitive so it's good for the economy", "the other countries are also facing the same problem", they forget that a lower ringgit makes us poorer.


  20. Germany is top destination for migrants fleeing Middle EastRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa are traveling across Europe in a bid to reach a new life in Germany and Western Europe. Tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa are traveling across Europe in a bid to reach a new life in Germany and Western Europe.