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Israeli forces kill Palestinian along Gazan border – Palestinian ministry 23.11.2014 FirstPost: World

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel on Sunday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, the first such fatality since a 50-day war ended in August. The Israeli military said it fired at two Palestinians who approached Israel's security fence with the Hamas Islamist-dominated enclave, hitting one of them, after they ignored shouts to halt and warning shots

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Over 25 killed in attack on Nigerian fishing community 23.11.2014 FirstPost: World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - More than 25 people, mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, the heartland of Islamist group Boko Haram, police and witnesses said on Sunday. On Saturday suspected Boko Haram insurgents entered Doron Baga, north of Maiduguri, the Borno capital, and fired from motorcycles. A police source said more than 25 people had been killed.

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Plea to release Tamil refugees 23.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Plea to release Tamil refugees
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Migrants rescued off Cyprus' north coast 23.11.2014 CNN-IBN: World
About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast, an official said on Sunday.
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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in Gaza Strip 23.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Fadel Mohammed Halawa shot near Jabaliya refugee camp, says Palestinian ministry, in first killing since Gaza war ended Continue reading...
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India demands greater share in UN peacekeeping mandates 23.11.2014 Zee News : India National
 India, among the top troop contributors to UN peacekeeping missions, has termed as "regretful" that non-members of the Security Council, who provide troops, are not allowed to participate in its decisions on drawing up peacekeeping mandates.
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250 Syrian migrants rescued off Cyprus 23.11.2014 Zee News : World
Some 250 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat were rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus on Sunday as the vessel hit rough seas in the Mediterranean, Turkish media reported.
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India demands greater share in UN peacekeeping mandates 23.11.2014 All Current Affairs Stories
India, among the top troop contributors to UN peacekeeping missions, has termed as "regretful" that non-members of the Security Council, who provide troops, are not allowed to participate in its decisions on drawing up peacekeeping mandates.
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US pledges $135 mln in additional Syria aid after UN warnings 23.11.2014 Zee News : World
The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution.
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US pledges $135 million in additional Syria aid after UN warnings 23.11.2014 DNA: Money
The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution. Neighbouring nations have borne the brunt of the humanitarian crisis sparked by the civil war, which has killed nearly 200,000 people and forced more than 3 million to flee. The money, which brings the total aid given by Washington since the start of the war in 2011 to more than $3 billion, will mainly go to the UN World Food Programme (WFP), a statement from US Vice President Joe Biden's office said. The Turkish Red Crescent will also benefit. "The new funding will help feed vulnerable people inside Syria; Syrian refugees in Turkey; and Syrian refugees in other countries," the statement, released during Biden's visit to Turkey, said. The US also planned to admit close to 7,000 refugees from Turkey in the coming year, including Iraqis, Iranians, and a growing number of ...
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'Time is growing short,' UN warns as it boosts delivery of winter kits to displaced in Iraq 23.11.2014 Sify News
New York, Nov 22 (IBNS) The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is stepping up its efforts in Iraq to deliver winter aid to people displaced by this year’s conflict including Thursday with the landing in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region the first in a series of flights carrying supplies aimed at mitigating the impact of the harsh months ahead.
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Biden, Erdogan seek to find common ground on Syria crisis 23.11.2014 Zee News : World
US Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul in a bid to ease strains over the Syria crisis and persuade Turkey to step up its support for the coalition against Islamic State (IS) jihadists.
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Modi govts rehab policy for Tibetans on the anvil 22.11.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The Modi government has finalised the countrys first rehabilitation policy for over 1 lakh Tibetan refugees in the country explicitly giving them access to welfare schemes and subsidies on a par with Indians The new policy will make it quicker for Tibetan refugees to get identity ...
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US to devote $135m in aid to feed Syrian refugees, Biden announces in Turkey 22.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Vice-president Joe Biden announces humanitarian aid in country that hosts an estimated 1.6 million civilians displaced by the Syrian civil war

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ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರಿ ನಿರಾಶ್ರಿತರ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆ ಬಗೆಹರಿಸ್ತೇವೆ : ಮೋದಿ 22.11.2014 Thats Kannada
ಕಿಸ್ತ್‌ವಾರ್, ನ. 22: ಭಾರತೀಯ ಜನತಾ ಪಕ್ಷ ಜಮ್ಮು ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರ ಚುನಾವಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಗೆದ್ದು ಅಧಿಕಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದರೆ ರಾಜ್ಯ ನಿರಾಶ್ರಿತರ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಯನ್ನು ಶಾಶ್ವತವಾಗಿ ಬಗೆಹರಿಸಲಾಗುವುದು... ಇದು ಪ್ರಧಾನಿ ನರೇಂದ್ರ ಮೋದಿ ಅವರು ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರ ಜನತೆಗೆ ನೀಡಿದ ಭರವಸೆ. ಜಮ್ಮು ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರ ಚುನಾವಣೆ ನಿಮಿತ್ತ ಕಿಸ್ತ್‌ವಾರ್‌ ನಗರದಲ್ಲಿ ಶನಿವಾರ ನಡೆಸಿದ ಚುನಾವಣೆ ಪ್ರಚಾರ ಸಭೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರು ಈ ಭರವಸೆ
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls for peace in Iraq 22.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Nov. 22 : Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has called for peace in Iraq, and said communication needs to be established with those who are misguided in the name of religion.
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar discusses rehabilitation plans with Kurdistan PM 22.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
Erbil (Iraq), Nov. 22 : Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has met the Prime Minister of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, and discussed plans to psychologically rehabilitate war-ravaged people.
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Consider standard instructions for lawyers to meet refugees: HC 22.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Consider standard instructions for lawyers to meet refugees: HC
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‘No encouraging signs for Tamil refugees to return home’ 22.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘No encouraging signs for Tamil refugees to return home’
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Memorial service for murdered British aid worker Alan Henning 22.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Family and friends of taxi driver killed by Islamic State militants will gather for private service in Eccles, Greater Manchester Continue reading...
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