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Volunteers want Christians to return to Mosul, where Islamic State once ruled
Middle East

Volunteers want Christians to return to Mosul, where Islamic State once ruled

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Young volunteers have been clearing dust and debris from St. Thomas church in Mosul, as the…
Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal
World

Former child soldiers help Uganda’s rebel abductees heal

A brutal rebellion by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) brought years of suffering to northern Uganda. Tens of thousands of…
In Photos: Free library stand at the heart of Downtown Cairo
Egypt

In Photos: Free library stand at the heart of Downtown Cairo

After Cairo’s Alfy street in Downtown earlier this year was transformed into a pedestrian boulevard which saw adjacent buildings renovated and small…
Power, community, consumerism: art mimics politics on Turner shortlist
Art news

Power, community, consumerism: art mimics politics on Turner shortlist

Art for politics' sake is the dominant theme on this year's Turner Prize shortlist with works featuring power structures, consumer…
Assyrians: Ancient Christian community new to Syria
Egypt

Assyrians: Ancient Christian community new to Syria

The Assyrian community, from which Islamic State jihadists recently abducted at least 220 people in Syria, is one the world's…
Zamalek residents take law and order into their own hands
Life & Style

Zamalek residents take law and order into their own hands

Security, street lighting, traffic control, garbage collection and recycling: all services that typically belong exclusively to the realm of government.…
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