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    …Say posters that covered up billboard advertisements of bare-shouldered women Billboard advertisements in Karachi, which feature bare-shouldered women, have been covered with black posters that read “Sell clothes, not your honour.” However, those responsible for the...
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    Tea plantation owners in India want to make British favourite the country’s national drink India’s tea plantation owners are campaigning to reclaim tea, a beverage associated with Britishness, as the country’s national drink. The campaign follows...
    2012-06-13 953 0
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    Economy of Pakistan under threat

    By Iyma Atiq With crisis after crisis being reported on, more and more problems emerge each day and the constant daily struggle for people to earn a living means that potentially the future of the economy...
    2012-06-13 1024 0
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    Pakistan Blocks Twitter Over Prophet Mohammed Controversy

    By Haider Ali In a move that sparked a quiet outrage amongst many of the youth in Pakistan, the Pakistani government, which isn’t exactly flavour of the month with the core of the countries voters, had...
    2012-06-13 983 0
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    Rains will jeopardise Sudan

    Agencies fear that constant rain will cause flooding and spread disease. Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate already dire conditions in refugee camps, restrict travel and access, and heighten the risk of...
    2012-06-13 1090 0
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    American brewery rename “Kali-Ma” beer after Hindus’ protest

    Portland-based Burnside Brewing Company, which announced to release it’s “Kali-Ma” beer on May 15; has apologized, postponed the release and would rename it. In an announcement published on their Facebook page, the Company wrote, “In response...
    2012-06-13 1029 0
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    Creation Theatre and Oxfam present Shakespeare theatre from the occupied Palestinian territory Oxford’s own Creation Theatre Company and global development charity Oxfam have teamed up to present Ashtar Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard II in Oxford,...
    2012-05-14 977 0
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    An elephant caused panic at a Hindu festival in southern India when it went on a rampage. The animal, known as Kalidasan, went ran aimlessly, causing crowds in Kerela to run away in fear. The animal...
    2012-05-14 912 0
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    A talking budgie was returned to its Japanese owner after it told police officers her entire address. The male bird, known as Piko-chan, flew from his owner’s home in the Sagamihara district of Yokohama and ended...
    2012-05-14 1102 0
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    North Wales and China build bridges through Confucius

    By William Walker. For two enormously different legal systems across two very different countries Chinese bonds are being forged with the UK in a small town on the North Wales coast. Bangor University is to be...
    2012-05-14 975 0
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