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Making of a mosque mess

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

On Dec. 8, 2009, the New York Times published a story about a planned development in lower Manhattan: “The building has no sign that hints at its use as a Muslim prayer space, but these modest beginnings point to a far grander vision: an Islamic center n…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds
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Desperation Grows in Heart of Flood-Hit Pakistan

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

LAHORE, Pakistan The United Nations warned Tuesday that Pakistan was not receiving enough aid money or emergency supplies to prevent a potentially wider scale disaster after weeks of crippling floods that have left millions without food, shelter and clea…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



Karzai orders security firms to disband

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

AFP Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday issued a decree ordering that all private security firms in the country should be disbanded within four months.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



Hariri persists with calls for calm as tribunal tensions simmer

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

BEIRUT: Ambiguity continues to surround the tug of war among Lebanese parties over investigations into former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri’s murder as Premier Saad Hariri remains silent over Hizbullah’s refusal to cooperate with the UN-backed tribunal.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



Scientists Say as Much as 79% of Oil Remains in Gulf of Mexico

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

A group of scientists say as much as 79 percent of BP Plcs leaked oil remains in the Gulf of Mexico, challenging an Obama administration assessment that the crude is largely gone or rapidly disappearing.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



Court blocks California gay marriage as appeal is considered

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — A US court on Monday blocked same-sex marriages in California while an appeal of a landmark decision to overturn a state ban is considered, putting on hold ceremonies that would have resumed this week. The decision by the federal court of appeals came hours after gay marriage opponents urged the ban
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Reid against plan to build mosque near ground zero

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

The Senate’s top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week
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Obama pleads to voters: ‘Don’t give in to fear’

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

In November, all 435 House seats, one-third of the Senate, and a majority of governor’s and legislative jobs will be on the ballot. Democrats now control the House and Senate, but the hurting economy has turned voters against incumbents. Obama’s official agenda each day is to underline his efforts to jump-start the lumbering economy. That
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China military gaining on Taiwan, aiming beyond: US

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

China is working on the longer-range precision missile, but probably needs more work on the technical infrastructure to put the weapon into use, an official who helped draft the report said on condition of anonymity. Japan and Vietnam, which both have historic tensions with China, have reported rising incidents with China’s military in recent months.
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China Overtaking Japan As World’s Second-Largest Economy

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

China could China could surpass the United States as the world’s biggest economy by 2030 Figures released by the Japanese government indicate that China has replaced Japan as the world’s second-largest economy, after the United States.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator