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Labor left vexed by boat turnbacks and China trade deal 5.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

A meeting of Labor’s left in Sydney fails to reach a stance on asylum seekers but backs more women candidates and a say on Senate preselection for members

Labor’s left faction is yet to settle its position on the politically controversial issue of turning back asylum-seeker boats, ahead of the party’s national conference at the end of the month.

Guardian Australia understands a weekend meeting of the national left in Sydney has not finalised a position on the issue, amid a push from elements of the right faction either to endorse turnbacks explicitly or remain silent on the procedure.

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Tim Farron calls for UK to let in 60,000 migrants 5.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Liberal Democrat leadership contender becomes first senior politician to back EU quota system

Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Tim Farron has called on Britain to welcome about 60,000 non-EU migrants into the country as part of a joint European response to the growing refugee crisis.

Farron, who is fighting former health minister Norman Lamb for the right to succeed Nick Clegg, told the Observer that his party should show compassion by supporting an EU quota system under which refugees would be shared out between member states.

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`India is fortunate Dalai Lama chose it as his home` 5.7.2015 Zee News : India National
Three former Indian foreign secretaries, one of whom was also the National Security Advisor, and a former union minister came together on stage on Saturday here to pay warm tributes to the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
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Clicked: Armed poachers in Buxa Reserve 5.7.2015 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
Clicked: Armed poachers in Buxa Reserve
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'India is fortunate Dalai Lama chose it as his home' 4.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Three former Indian foreign secretaries, one of whom was also the National Security Advisor, and a former union minister came together on stage on Saturday here to pay warm tributes to the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
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A patriot at heart 4.7.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Hari Krishen Goswami, aka Manoj Kumar, has been actor, writer, director, producer, editor and lyricist. And his image as Mr Bharat sticks, though his films and his talent have been much more than just about patriotism. Physically not in top fettle, the 78-year-old veteran's passion and spirit are still intact. "I am still learning!" he thunders, his eyes piercingly sharp. "The day that stops, a man is finished." Manoj was just a nine-year-old when his family was uprooted by Partition from his Punjab village named Jandyala Sher Khan (now in Pakistan). Witness to bloodshed and other traumas, his family lived in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Delhi for two years. "Anything emotional or touching in my scripts was exclusively born from these experiences. My approach to characterisation is a by-product of these memories. I missed schooling for two years, so by the time we settled and I resumed school in Delhi, my fondness for films had been established." And so, when Manoj's cousin, filmmaker Lekhraj ...
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Yemen: despite major obstacles and insecurity, UN continuing to deliver aid to displaced 4.7.2015 Sify News
The United Nations is working to deliver humanitarian aid in war-torn Yemen despite widespread insecurity, port delays and severe restrictions on access, several of the Organization's agencies and partners confirmed Friday, citing efforts to provide everything from emergency shelters to food and other basic necessities to tens of thousands of people displaced by fighting and airstrikes.
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Yemen: despite major obstacles and insecurity, UN continuing to deliver aid to displaced 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 4 : The United Nations is working to deliver humanitarian aid in war-torn Yemen despite widespread insecurity, port delays and severe restrictions on access, several of the Organization's agencies and partners confirmed Friday, citing efforts to provide everything from emergency shelters to food and other basic necessities to tens of thousands of people displaced by fighting and airstrikes.
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UN agency welcomes new proposals by Southeast Asian States on region's refugee and migrant issues 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 4 : The United Nations refugee agency Friday welcomed proposals by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to set up a task force and trust fund to respond to the irregular movement of refugees and migrants in the region.
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Lions Club adopts Morigaon village 4.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Lions Club adopts Morigaon village
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Displaced residents lack basic amenities 4.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Displaced residents lack basic amenities
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Banned in Kohima, Mao green grocers flock Nagamapal 4.7.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
Banned in Kohima, Mao green grocers flock Nagamapal
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'Five national-level institutes to function in AP from this academic year' 4.7.2015 TOI: All Headlines
'Five national-level institutes to function in AP from this academic year'
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UN agency welcomes new proposals by Southeast Asian States on region's refugee and migrant issues 4.7.2015 Sify News
The United Nations refugee agency Friday welcomed proposals by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to set up a task force and trust fund to respond to the irregular movement of refugees and migrants in the region.
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Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees 4.7.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees
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France denies Assange asylum 4.7.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
France denies Assange asylum
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Turkey reinforces Syria border, PM says no incursion planned | Reuters 4.7.2015 FirstPost: World

ANKARA Turkey has deployed additional troops and equipment along part of its border with Syria as fighting north of the city of Aleppo intensifies, security sources said, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were no immediate plans for any incursion. Ankara has mooted the creation of a 'secure zone' on Syrian territory due to concerns about Syrian Kurd advances and the presence of Islamic State militants, as well as the possibility of a fresh wave of refugees fleeing conflict. Security sources and officials in the capital Ankara said the Turkish army had stepped up security, also sending in special forces, due to the heavy fighting

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France rejects Assange’s appeal to grant him... 3.7.2015 TOI: All Headlines
France rejects Assange’s appeal to grant him...
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France rejects asylum request from Julian Assange 3.7.2015 Sify News
The government of France has rejected an asylum request from Wikileaks founder Julian Assange saying he is not in "immediate danger".
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France rejects asylum request from Julian Assange 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
London, July 3 : The government of France has rejected an asylum request from Wikileaks founder Julian Assange saying he is not in "immediate danger".
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