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South Sudan: UN concerned over swelling number of refugees (Cached) 17.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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UN seeks emergency funds to aid civilians fleeing CAR (Cached) 17.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Civilians flee as heavy fighting rages in South Sudan 17.4.2014 Hindu: News
Heavy fighting near numerous South Sudanese towns and refugee camps displaced hundreds of civilians, many for the second time, aid organization World Vision said on hursday. The country’s...
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British jihadists in Syria are playing into Assad's hands | David Wearing 17.4.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
The rise of extremist groups swelled by fighters from the west has inflicted extra suffering on Syria's people and made a national uprising impossible The results of new research reported by the Guardian this week on young westerners who have travelled to Syria to fight in the civil war provide some fascinating insights into their motivations, their interactions with pro-jihadi communities online, and the groups they join when they arrive in the war zone. According to researchers at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence at King's College London, many of these young men are driven by what, in their minds, are humanitarian concerns for their co-religionists and the Syrian people. An article by George Monbiot comparing them to volunteers in the Spanish civil war was apparently very popular among these foreign fighters. But the fact that most volunteers (among whom the British are the largest contingent) appear to be joining the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ...
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Australia navy captains disciplined 17.4.2014 BBC South Asia
An Australian navy captain is removed from his command and another disciplined for violating Indonesia's waters on asylum patrol duties.
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Who is Mike Baird? Meet NSW's new fiscally conservative Christian premier 17.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

He's compassionate towards asylum seekers but opposed to same-sex marriage, Baird came to politics clean as a whistle, but there are a few things that may end up stalking him


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Journalists charged with defaming Thailand`s Navy (Cached) 17.4.2014 Zee News : World
Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand`s navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar.
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Muslims moving closer to BJP, says Ahmedabad's mosque trustee 17.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Mirzajiwala claims the minority community is slowly moving towards the saffron brigade. "Had it not been for Aam Aadami Party, the percentage of people voting for the BJP would have been higher," he ...
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Nauru dengue fever outbreak sparks fresh concerns about detention centre 17.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Australias offshore detention system for asylum seekers under scrutiny following three cases of the mosquito-borne disease

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Australian ship went far deeper into Indonesian waters than disclosed 17.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Guardian Australia exclusive: Nine-kilometre incursion into internal waters by customs vessel the Ocean Protector casts doubt on findings of review that investigated territorial breaches

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Malala Yousafzai portrait up for auction in New York (Cached) 17.4.2014 Zee News : World
A portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is expected to fetch up to USD 80,000 for her charity when it is auctioned in New York next month.
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UN seeks £163m in aid for CAR refugees 17.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Nearly 200,000 people have sought refuge in neighbouring countries amid sectarian violence in Central African Republic Continue reading...
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Why banning the Sun on university campuses is wrong 16.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Policy at many students' unions has been hijacked by a vocal minority in what can look like action at the cost of democracy

Just before Christmas my students' union removed from sale the national newspaper with the second largest circulation in the country. Suprisingly, this was a decision that was taken with relatively little opposition.

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Playing with fire 16.4.2014 Hindu: Metroplus
SNA Award recipient Prasanna Ramaswamy on her approach to theatre
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UN lauds Bulgaria's effort to improve conditions of asylum-seekers (Cached) 16.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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UN condemns ongoing violence in South Sudan (Cached) 16.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Woes of asylum seekers from Pakistan 16.4.2014 Hindu: Delhi
The Tricolour flutters atop a settlement of 20-odd jhuggis on the Delhi Jal Board ground off Outer Ring Road near Burari by-pass. What is unique about the settlement is that it mushroomed last year...
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Lebanon to limit influx of Syrian refugees (Cached) 16.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Kumari Under Security Blanket; SL Refugees Told Not to Step Out 16.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
The entire Kanyakumari town has been brought under security blanket and the Lankan Tamils accommodated in refugee camps have been instructed not to move out for two days from Tuesday.
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The future and AAP 16.4.2014 Hindu: Opinion
One of the most magical moments of this election, the moment when people saw politics once again as an act of faith and hope, was the rise of the Aam Aadmi Party. The story of AAP is not just its story, it is the story of these people reinventing politics and themselves
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