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Assam-Nagaland church leaders meet Gogoi 23.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Assam-Nagaland church leaders meet Gogoi
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Traffickers use abductions, prison ships to feed Asian slave trade 23.10.2014 Asian Age: International
Some 21 million people are victims of forced labour across the world, according to the International Labour Organisation. — AFP It’s unclear exactly how many people are being coerced onto the boats. But seven men who said they were taken by force described being held until the boats filled up with hundreds of people in what are effectively floating prisons. When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, “I’ll see you soon.” He said he expected to return that evening. He never did. When he reported for work at a house on the outskirts of Teknaf, a man there gave him a drink of water. Soon, his eyelids sagged and his head started spinning. When he awoke, it was dark. He had lost all sense of time. Two Bangladeshi men then forced him and seven others onto a small boat and bound them. “My hands were tied. My eyes were blindfolded,” said Miae, 20. The boat sailed through the night until it reached a larger ship moored far offshore. Miae was ...
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Spain orders border police to avoid hurting migrants 23.10.2014 Zee News : World
Spain said Wednesday it would order police guarding its borders with Morocco to take care to prevent injuries when tackling migrants who scramble over the fences into Spanish territory, after evidence of abuse by officers sparked outrage.
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Indian government finalises policy that allows Tibetans in exile to start enterprises 22.10.2014 CNN-IBN: World
After getting the right to exercise their franchise in the Indian political system, Tibetans in exile can now start their own enterprises.
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Now, Tibetans in exile can start enterprises 22.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
Dharamsala, Oct 22 : After getting the right to exercise their franchise in the Indian political system, Tibetans in exile can now start their own enterprises.
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Now, Tibetans in exile can start enterprises 22.10.2014 Deccan Herald - Business
After getting the right to exercise their franchise in the Indian political system, Tibetans in exile can now start their own enterprises. A decision to this effect was finalised following the approval of the "Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy 2014" by the government of India this week, an official said here Wednesday. According to the policy dated Oct 20, any Tibetan can undertake any economic activity, the official from the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) told IANS. For this, they are entitled to get a trade licence and permit. Matter concerning land lease and extending central and states benefits are also specified in the policy. Besides, it has clear-cut guidelines about the welfare of Tibetans in India. It also says Tibetan refugees may also be permitted to pursue and take jobs in any field for which they are professionally qualified. These fields could be nursing, teaching, chartered accountancy, medicine and engineering. The guideline is significant since the Indian government has tried to set a ...
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Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan 22.10.2014 FirstPost: World

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - If there were a heat map showing instability in the Middle East, the area around most of Israel's borders would have turned a steadily deeper shade of red over the past few years. With attacks by Hezbollah from Lebanon, the threat from Islamic State and the Nusra Front in Syria and growing unrest in Egypt's Sinai, the north and south are on edge.

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Now, Tibetans in exile can start enterprises 22.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
After getting the right to exercise their franchise in the Indian political system, Tibetans in exile can now start their own enterprises.
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MAMI Diaries: Welcome to movie heaven! 22.10.2014 Rediff: Movies
The 16th Mumbai Film Festival had a delicious spread of movies.
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From the archives (dated Oct. 22, 1964) 22.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
From the archives (dated Oct. 22, 1964)
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CPI (M) plans stir 22.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
CPI (M) plans stir
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South Sudan: UN Mission transfers internally displaced persons to protection sites 22.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 22 (IBNS) The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has opened new sites for about 28,000 internally displaced persons adjacent to its bases in three state capitals to improve living conditions of civilians who have been uprooted by the recent conflict, a senior UN official said in Juba on Tuesday.
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Syria: UN convoy crosses lines to reach children fleeing besieged Kobane 22.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 22 (IBNS) Trucks carrying lifesaving supplies for Syrian children have managed to cross over the battle line in Aleppo for the first time in months, a spokesperson for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesdayin what was described as a “small but significant breakthrough” in the UN agency’s efforts to help children displaced by the fighting in Kobane.
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'Clock is ticking' for Gaza; pledges for aid, reconstruction must be honoured – Ban 22.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 22 (IBNS) On the heels of last week's visit to Gaza, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council on Tuesday that promises made at a recent donor conference on rebuilding the war-ravaged enclave must "quickly materialize" into concrete assistance on the ground, especially as winter approaches.
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Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': ... 22.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': ...
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Asylum seekers: Andrew Wilkie takes Australia to international criminal court 22.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

MP names Tony Abbott, Scott Morrison and the rest of cabinet in letter to ICC alleging crimes against humanity

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UN Security Council extends EU force in CAR 22.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, Oct 22 : The UN Security Council has decided to extend its authorisation of the EU operation in Central African Republic (CAR) until March 15, 2015.
Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq 22.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Berlin, Oct 22 : Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, the foreign ministry said in a statement Tuesday.
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Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq 22.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, the foreign ministry said in a statement Tuesday.
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Scott Morrison personally intervenes to block claims for permanent asylum 22.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Immigration minister has issued a conclusive certificate which removes right of appeal on grounds of national interest

View the conclusive certificate from Morrisons office (pdf)

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