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Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... Read full article

30,000 Displaced from Iraq's Fallujah in 3 Days

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Fighting in the Iraqi city of Fallujah has displaced at least 30,000 people in three days, the Norwegian Refugee Council said Sunday, warning that a humanitarian disaster was unfolding.... Read full article

ISIS Destroys 5th Century Assyrian Monastery in Syria

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Photos posted on ISIS social media sites show the destruction of Mar Elian monastery in Qaryatain, Syria, which is near Homs. Qaryatain fell to ISIS on August 6. An estimated 1,400 Syriac Orthodox and 400 Syriac Catholic Assyrians lived in Qaryatain ... Read full article

Melbourne voted best city in the world to live - for the third year in a row

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The Victorian capital came out top among 140 cities for providing the best living conditions for the third year in a row. Adelaide, Sydney and Perth again made it into the top 10 of The Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability survey... Read full article

Samsung pays Apple $1 Billion sending 30 trucks full of 5 cent coins

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This morning more than 30 trucks filled with 5-cent coins arrived at Apple’s headquarters in California. Initially, the security company that protects the facility said the trucks were in the wrong place...... Read full article

Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83

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Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, has died aged 83.... Read full article

Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

The Ethnic Business Awards 2009 Winners

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Three brothers who came to Australia with nothing but the clothes on their backs have taken out the big prize at this year’s Ethnic Business Awards.... Read full article

حكومة الائتلاف تحدد موعد الاستفتاء العام لتشريع زواج مثليي الجنس

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سيتمكن المواطنون الأستراليون من التوجه لمراكز الاقتراع والادلاء برأيهم حول تشريع زواج المثليين وذلك في الخامس والعشرين من شهر تشرين الثاني /نوفمبر في حال وافق مجلس الشيوخ على اقتراح الحكومة لإجراء استفتاء عام للبت في هذه القضية... Read full article

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