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Syriac Christians to build Turkey's first new church
Among the grievances aired was the ban on religious officials teaching at minority schools and the passport problems such officials encounter. According to one complaint, religious officials were given passports that expired after just six months.
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The Widow of a Paris Terrorist and Other Real Wives of Islamic State
ISTANBUL—On the CCTV footage released by Turkish police, the widow of one of the Islamic fanatics responsible for last week's terror rampage in Paris comes across as prim, even drab, as she goes through passport control at the airport here. …. The …
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Asian soccer tournament is field of dreams for Palestine's players
But as Moussa Abu Jazar's Jerusalem-based soccer team approached an Israeli checkpoint en route to a Bethlehem match in 2010, he knew he could be caught for having an expired permit. So he circumvented the checkpoint on foot, rejoining his teammates …
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7-year-old Atlantan will be on field during World Cup

7-year-old Atlantan will be on field during World Cup
Because of one cup of sweet tea a 7-year-old Atlanta boy will get the trip of a lifetime. Nigel Shoyoye will walk … It was at a practice on Thursday that he was surprised by fast-food character Ronald McDonald with the news that he was one of 25 …
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War and Murder in Eastern Ukraine
As Russian President Vladimir Putin pulls troops back from the border, and the newly elected president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, begins to take the reins of power, the pro-Ukraine fighters are acting with greater direction and determination than in …
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Armenians Enticed by Russian Passport Offer
Applicants have to pass a Russian-language test, and can then acquire a passport in just three months. Worryingly for a … Since 2006, Moscow has been offering fast-track naturalisation to Armenian nationals under a programme called “Compatriots …
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