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Sunday, 3 January 2016





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An explosion at the 2000-year-old Temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra (AP/Guardian)

Among the world’s most war-ravaged

Architectural devastation is a familiar byproduct of conflict, but the effects on a city can extend far beyond simply bricks and mortar. Throughout urban history, cities have been regularly torn apart as collateral damage in wars and rebellions.

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Afghanistan: Keep on keeping on

A music teacher keeps on playing despite Taliban attack in Kabul:

When a Taliban suicide bomber infiltrated a play being staged in a high school attached to the French cultural institute in Kabul, it was not clear at first who the target was. The audience was packed with diplomats and prominent Afghans,

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India: Modi on flight mode

In 2015, the Indian Premier has visited 26 countries :

The beginning and end of 2015 were marked with two high points for New Delhi’s foreign policy initiatives – having US President Barack Obama as the chief guest in the Republic Day on January 26 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet his Pakistan counterpart,

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Maldives: Now there is none

Court loses last female judge:

Civil Court judge Mariyam Nihayath resigned last Thursday months after she was suspended by the country’s judicial watchdog over a complaint. Judicial Service Commission (JSC) suspended Nihayath on August 17 after a complaint was filed claiming that she had continued,

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