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ISIS kidnaps 70 Christians in Syria: activists

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ISIS have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives said Tuesday.... Read full article

FIFA Recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

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A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar. FIFA says the task force chose the option over other proposals to play in January or May. ... Read full article

Islamic State video shows beheadings of Egyptian Christians taken hostage in Libya

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Cairo: A video released by the Islamic State appeared to show the mass beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians by fighters in a recently formed Libyan arm of the militant group.... Read full article

Peter Greste: Australian journalist on his way home after being released and deported from Egypt

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Australian journalist Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt after 400 days behind bars, and has flown to Cyprus on his way home to Australia.... Read full article

109-Year-Old Woman Says Secret To Long Life Is Avoiding Men

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The oldest living woman in Scotland -- 109 -- says the secret to her longevity is this: Eat your porridge and avoid men. Centenarian Jessie Gallan, who never married, was born in a tiny two-room farm cottage ..... Read full article

Possible site of Jesus' trial uncovered in the Holy Land

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Washington D.C., Jan 5, 2015 / 02:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archeologists believe they may have discovered the place where Jesus’ trial before Pontius Pilate took place in Jerusalem.... Read full article

AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore missing

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An AirAsia flight travelling from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control, the company has said.... Read full article

Lebanon ranks 136th in the world in the 2014 corruption perceptions index

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Lebanon ranked 136th in the world in Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index, slipping as such from the 127th place it occupied in the year 2013. In fact, Lebanon’s index score fell to 27 in the year 2014, down from 28 in 2013... Read full article

CNN money: Beirut is #1 city in the world to invest

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Despite all the trouble and ordeals Lebanon has been and is still going through, it always manages to stand in the top lists in the world. Sometimes best nightlife, others in science or education.... Read full article

American students sing Lebanese national anthem

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(IOWA CITY, IOWA) — A foreign exchange student from Akkar, Lebanon taught 90 American students in Iowa City, Iowa the Lebanese National Anthem this week, just before Lebanese Independence Day.... Read full article

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