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Calcutta News
UN faces censure for awarding contracts to pro-Assad parties in Syriaforces. Contracts worth $5.8 million were also awarded by various UN bodies to
UN faces censure for awarding contracts to pro-Assad parties in Syria
Calcutta News / Posted 33 minutes ago
forces. Contracts worth $5.8 million were also awarded by various UN bodies to Syria Trust Charity which is owned by Asma, Assad’s wife. The $4 million aid given by UN to the state-run fuel supplier is also in contention as the oil company... Read more
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Gulf News
UN aid going to Al Assad-linked companiesrun by or linked to individuals under US and EU sanctions Syria's President Ba
UN aid going to Al Assad-linked companies
Gulf News / Posted 2 hours ago
run by or linked to individuals under US and EU sanctions Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stands next to his wife Asma, as he addresses injured soldiers and their mothers during a celebration marking Syrian Mother's Day in Damascus, in... Read more
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asianage
UN pays tens of millions to Syrian companies linked to Assad regimethat two UN agencies had partnered up with the Syria Trust charity, an organisa
UN pays tens of millions to Syrian companies linked to Assad regime
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
that two UN agencies had partnered up with the Syria Trust charity, an organisation started and chaired by Assad's wife Asma, spending a total of $8.5 million (7.6 million euros). It also said the UN had given money to the state-owned fuel... Read more
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asianage
UN pays tens of millions to Syrian companies linked to Assad regime reportthat two UN agencies had partnered up with the Syria Trust charity, an organisa
UN pays tens of millions to Syrian companies linked to Assad regime report
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
that two UN agencies had partnered up with the Syria Trust charity, an organisation started and chaired by Assad's wife Asma, spending a total of $8.5 million (7.6 million euros). It also said the UN had given money to the state-owned fuel... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
SC dismissed judicial reviews filed by 16 terroristsFazal Ghafar, Zarba Khela, Aqsan Mehboob, and Hafiz Muhammad Sadiq. Senior law
SC dismissed judicial reviews filed by 16 terrorists
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Fazal Ghafar, Zarba Khela, Aqsan Mehboob, and Hafiz Muhammad Sadiq. Senior lawyers of the Supreme Court including Asma Jehangir, Abdul Latif Afridi, Khalid Anwar Afridi, Naseemullah Khan, Ahmed Nawaz Chaudhry, Malik Muhammad Akram,... Read more
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International Business Times
United Nations criticised for paying millions of dollars to groups linked to Bashar al-Assadto support its national blood bank. The Syria Trust charity, an organisation st
United Nations criticised for paying millions of dollars to groups linked to Bashar al-Assad
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
to support its national blood bank. The Syria Trust charity, an organisation started and chaired by President Assad's wife, Asma, herself on an EU sanctions list, got $8.5m. The paper also reported that Unicef had paid $267,933 to the Al-Bustan... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 12 hours ago
ruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express Tribune, senior lawyer and rights activist Asma Jahangir, the counsel for the convicts, on June 20 had demanded retrial of convicts. She also said that lawyers were not... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan SC upholds conviction of terrorists by military courtsruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express
Pakistan SC upholds conviction of terrorists by military courts
asianage / Posted yesterday
ruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express Tribune, senior lawyer and rights activist Asma Jahangir, the counsel for the convicts, on June 20 had demanded retrial of convicts. She also said that lawyers were not... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan SC upholds conviction of terrorists by military courtsruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express
Pakistan SC upholds conviction of terrorists by military courts
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
ruled on the legality of cases tried by the military. According to The Express Tribune, senior lawyer and rights activist Asma Jahangir, the counsel for the convicts, on June 20, 2016, demanded retrial of convicts. She also said that lawyers were... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan Supreme Court upholds military court convictions - newkerala.com #111260military court did not find any irregularities. "This is not a case of insuffic
Pakistan Supreme Court upholds military court convictions - newkerala.com #111260
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
military court did not find any irregularities. "This is not a case of insufficient evidence," it read. Renowned lawyer Asma Jehangir had challenged the military court judgment in the apex court. The petitioners had pleaded that they had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swimming Body to Raise Sh71 Million for Canada FeatHamisi Mhini and Geetha Prashant while the fund-raising committee is under Amin
Swimming Body to Raise Sh71 Million for Canada Feat
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Hamisi Mhini and Geetha Prashant while the fund-raising committee is under Amina Mfaume who is TSA's technical director, Asma Hilal and TSA Director of Finance Phillip Saliboko. The body has already selected the 11 swimmers. The swimmers are... Read more
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The Hindu
Waste management: The scourge of black spotsand Arakere, BBMP vehicle doesn’t come to collect garbage daily. As a result, g
Waste management: The scourge of black spots
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
and Arakere, BBMP vehicle doesn’t come to collect garbage daily. As a result, garbage gets piled up on the roads. Noori Asma There is an abandoned theatre in Wilson Garden. It is now being used to dump garbage. Also, piles of garbage are set on... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Barisal City Panel Mayor Shahidullah suspended after police charge him in criminal caseThe corporation’s administrative officer Asma Begum Rumi said they received the
Barisal City Panel Mayor Shahidullah suspended after police charge him in criminal case
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
The corporation’s administrative officer Asma Begum Rumi said they received the LGRD ministry order to this end on Sunday. The letter was signed by the ministry’s City Corporation-1 wing’s Deputy Secretary Khalil Ahmed. About his suspension,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Sudanese opposition leader leaves hospital, to stay in Khartouma press conference on Friday or Saturday in Khartoum to explain the latest deve
South Sudanese opposition leader leaves hospital, to stay in Khartoum
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
a press conference on Friday or Saturday in Khartoum to explain the latest developments in South Sudan. He was also due to meet Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. (Reporting by Khaled Abdelaziz, writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Richard Balmfo... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Going to the cinemathe distribution of foreign ones, both the experience of cinema-going and the f
Going to the cinema
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
the distribution of foreign ones, both the experience of cinema-going and the films on offer began to change. Director Asma al-Bakri says here that in the 1960s and after the nationalisations of foreign businesses in Egypt foreign films began... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Egypt to replace six ministers after supplies minister quitswere used to purchase wheat that did not exist. Hanafi submitted his resignati
Egypt to replace six ministers after supplies minister quits
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
were used to purchase wheat that did not exist. Hanafi submitted his resignation to the cabinet on Thursday, Al Arabiya television and government sources said. (Reporting by Cairo Newsroom; writing by Asma Alsharif; editing by John Ston... Read more
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Swissinfo
Egypt to replace six ministers after supplies minister quitspurchase wheat that did not exist. Hanafi submitted his resignation to the cab
Egypt to replace six ministers after supplies minister quits
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
purchase wheat that did not exist. Hanafi submitted his resignation to the cabinet on Thursday, Al Arabiya television and government sources said. (Reporting by Cairo Newsroom; writing by Asma Alsharif; editing by John Stonestreet) reuters_tic... Read more
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CTV News
Forced relocations of entire clans raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customsIRBID, Jordan - It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home wi
Forced relocations of entire clans raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customs
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
IRBID, Jordan - It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she packed her family into a car and left under the cover of darkness. Her family... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 3:44 a.m. EDTand uncertain global demand following Japan's Fukushima disaster. IRBID, Jorda
AP Top News at 3:44 a.m. EDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
and uncertain global demand following Japan's Fukushima disaster. IRBID, Jordan (AP) � It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 3:44 a.m. EDTand uncertain global demand following Japan's Fukushima disaster. IRBID, Jorda
AP Top News at 3:44 a.m. EDT
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
and uncertain global demand following Japan's Fukushima disaster. IRBID, Jordan (AP) � It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she... Read more
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Reuters
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan saysthe existing U.N. mission, which South Sudan said it was considering. (This ch
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan says
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
the existing U.N. mission, which South Sudan said it was considering. (This changes the date of the final peace deal from 1995 to 2005 in paragraph 9) (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Writing by Asma Alsharif and Edmund Blair; Editing by Alison Willia... Read more
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FOX News
Forced relocations raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customsIRBID, Jordan – It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home wi
Forced relocations raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customs
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
IRBID, Jordan – It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she packed her family into a car and left under the cover of darkness. Her family... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan sayson Friday to authorise sending an extra 4,000 troops to the country to bolster
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
on Friday to authorise sending an extra 4,000 troops to the country to bolster the existing U.N. mission, which South Sudan said it was considering. (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Writing by Asma Alsharif and Edmund Blair; Editing by Alison Wil... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sudan says South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatmentCouncil voted on Friday to authorise sending an extra 4,000 troops to the count
Sudan says South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Council voted on Friday to authorise sending an extra 4,000 troops to the country to bolster the existing U.N. mission, which South Sudan said it was considering. (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Alison... Read more
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KERA North Texas
NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Solidifies Lead Against Donald Trumpsomeday in Philharmonic Hall," he said.) It has meant that key voting groups h
NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Solidifies Lead Against Donald Trump
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
someday in Philharmonic Hall," he said.) It has meant that key voting groups have moved more toward Hillary Clinton. NPR's Asma Khalid, for example, reported on how white, college-educated voters are converting to Clinton. That's a demographic... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Solidifies Lead Against Donald Trumpsomeday in Philharmonic Hall," he said.) It has meant that key voting groups h
NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Solidifies Lead Against Donald Trump
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
someday in Philharmonic Hall," he said.) It has meant that key voting groups have moved more toward Hillary Clinton. NPR's Asma Khalid, for example, reported on how white, college-educated voters are converting to Clinton. That's a demographic... Read more
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The Atlantic
Will Trump Permanently Drive Away Republican Women?voters, especially young women.” The way Trump talks may convince some women h
Will Trump Permanently Drive Away Republican Women?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
voters, especially young women.” The way Trump talks may convince some women he is not fit to act as commander in chief. Asma Hasan, a Republican woman living in Denver, Colorado, who is enthusiastic about voting for Clinton, finds it “hard to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Inside Dipa's telling gymto their apparatuses after the mandatory 20 push-ups and 20 pull-ups, followed
Inside Dipa's telling gym
The Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
to their apparatuses after the mandatory 20 push-ups and 20 pull-ups, followed by stretching and freehand exercises. Asma Begum, 12, did a round on the balancing beam, twisting and turning and spending the inevitable time in the air. “Was it... Read more
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New Kerala
Top honchos turn chefs for underprivileged Lucknow children (Lead, correcting name in para three) - newkerala.com #104632and politicians Aradhna Mishra and Juhi Singh. Also chipping in would be indus
Top honchos turn chefs for underprivileged Lucknow children (Lead, correcting name in para three) - newkerala.com #104632
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
and politicians Aradhna Mishra and Juhi Singh. Also chipping in would be industrialist Kiron Chopra, fashion designer Asma Hussain, Sachi Singh, Chief Minister's Secretary Partha Sarthy Sen Sharma, educationists Carlyl Mac Farland, Arshita... Read more
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New Kerala
Top honchos turn chefs for underprivileged Lucknow children - newkerala.com #104628and politicians Aradhna Mishra and Juhi Singh. Also chipping in would be indus
Top honchos turn chefs for underprivileged Lucknow children - newkerala.com #104628
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
and politicians Aradhna Mishra and Juhi Singh. Also chipping in would be industrialist Kiron Chopra, fashion designer Asma Hussain, Sachi Singh, Chief Minister's Secretary Partha Sarthy Sen Sharma, educationists Carlyl Mac Farland, Arshita... Read more
18d
FOX News
Belgian police detain 3 in anti-terror raidsNo weapons or explosives were found. Three people were taken in for questionin
Belgian police detain 3 in anti-terror raids
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
No weapons or explosives were found. Three people were taken in for questioning. They were identified as Wassime A., Asma A. and Malika B. A judge was due to decide later Friday whether to keep them in custody. Federal prosecutors declined... Read more
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ABC News
Belgian Police Detain 3 in Anti-Terror RaidsNo weapons or explosives were found. Three people were taken in for questionin
Belgian Police Detain 3 in Anti-Terror Raids
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
No weapons or explosives were found. Three people were taken in for questioning. They were identified as Wassime A., Asma A. and Malika B. A judge was due to decide later Friday whether to keep them in custody. Federal prosecutors declined... Read more
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18d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Three held in Belgium anti-terror raids: prosecutora judge would decide later Friday if there is enough evidence to keep them in c
Three held in Belgium anti-terror raids: prosecutor
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
a judge would decide later Friday if there is enough evidence to keep them in custody. The three identified as Wassime A., Asma A. and Malika B. were detained following eight raids Wednesday night that were ordered by a judge investigating... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
3 held in Belgium anti-terror raids: Prosecutora judge would decide later Friday if there is enough evidence to keep them in c
3 held in Belgium anti-terror raids: Prosecutor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
a judge would decide later Friday if there is enough evidence to keep them in custody. The three identified as Wassime A., Asma A. and Malika B. were detained following eight raids Wednesday night that were ordered by a judge investigating... Read more
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express
Basketball becomes battleground for hijab as Muslim players demand right to wear headscarfto compete in Rio will be wearing the traditional hijab headscarf on the court.
Basketball becomes battleground for hijab as Muslim players demand right to wear headscarf
express / Posted 21 days ago
to compete in Rio will be wearing the traditional hijab headscarf on the court. The Change.org petition, started by Asma Elbadawi, a player from Sudan and now living in West Yorkshire, has gathered over 90,000 names. Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Quetta attack: Pakistan mourns as lawyers begin boycotton the hearts & spirits of those who want to see Pak united. Praying for our br
Quetta attack: Pakistan mourns as lawyers begin boycott
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
on the hearts & spirits of those who want to see Pak united. Praying for our brothers, the victims. — Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) August 8, 2016 Asma Jahangir, human rights lawyer in Pakistan The International Committe of the Re... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Why campaign reporters want you to watch this video of Trump ralliesyou’ve never attended a Trump rally, you should watch this video. A glimpse int
Why campaign reporters want you to watch this video of Trump rallies
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 25 days ago
you’ve never attended a Trump rally, you should watch this video. A glimpse into what you experience/hear,” NPR’s Asma Khalid tweeted. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Kesling agreed: “I’ve been covering Trump rallies across the U.S.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Have You Ever Wondered Where English Originated?(did not originate there). Throughout the article I will briefly tell you abou
Have You Ever Wondered Where English Originated?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
(did not originate there). Throughout the article I will briefly tell you about the origin of English Language and English asma lingua franca in Namibia today. The English language traces its original roots back to the Neolithic (late Stone Age)... Read more
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Bolton News
Fine art, food, music and giant-sized creepy crawlies abound at schoollike this are great because they bring the community together within our school
Fine art, food, music and giant-sized creepy crawlies abound at school
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
like this are great because they bring the community together within our school and celebrate what we have done." Asma Patel, aged 16, added: "The school has been great for us. It’s put on lots of activities such as this that have helped... Read more
26d
Christian Today
Deaf and dumb Christian escapes captor who forced her to convert to IslamChristian girl faces death threats if she does not return to her Muslim abducto
Deaf and dumb Christian escapes captor who forced her to convert to Islam
Christian Today / Posted 26 days ago
Christian girl faces death threats if she does not return to her Muslim abductor who forcibly converted her to Islam. Asma, the girl's Christian name which became Aysha under her Muslim captors, has been told by Islamic clerics that she cannot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Questions On Food Poisontry to see if they were the real cause of the poisoning. One of the researcher
New Questions On Food Poison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
try to see if they were the real cause of the poisoning. One of the researchers from the Department of Epidemiology, Dr Asma Simba, told The Citizen last week that there was yet no direct explanation linking the deaths of people in Dodoma and... Read more
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Londonist
Where To Eat Regional Indian Food In Londonleg of lamb with black cumin, spinach and fig tikki, lotus root kebab, and rice
Where To Eat Regional Indian Food In London
Londonist / Posted 29 days ago
leg of lamb with black cumin, spinach and fig tikki, lotus root kebab, and rice dishes cooked with the highly prized aged basmati. Key flavours and cooking styles: subtly spiced curries thickened with yoghurt instead of tomatoes and onions;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Poisoning Through Aflatoxin Linked to 14 Deaths in Two Regionsministry are yet to establish the exact source of the poisoning. A researchers
Food Poisoning Through Aflatoxin Linked to 14 Deaths in Two Regions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
ministry are yet to establish the exact source of the poisoning. A researchers from the Department of Epidemiology, Dr Asma Simba, told The Citizen yesterday that that there was no direct explanation yet, linking the deaths of people in Dodoma... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Golden night of glory for Sarawak silatRadzuan and Nur Sarah Rosli (437 pts) who took silver. Johor took home the bro
Golden night of glory for Sarawak silat
The Borneo Post / Posted 1 months ago
Radzuan and Nur Sarah Rosli (437 pts) who took silver. Johor took home the bronze through Muharramah Muhammad Sukki, Nor Asma Aishah Md Yussof and Nurhamizah Abu (429 pts). The duo of Nur Amali and Putri Reena secured Sarawak’s fifth gold to... Read more

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