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‘Apartheid’? Indian primary school under fire for ‘segregating Hindu pupils from Muslims’

A primary school in India is being slammed for subjecting children to an “apartheid” regime amid allegations it is separating Muslims from Hindus during classes. The school in the Wazirabad village in Delhi, in the National Capital Region, is facing scrutiny after it was reported that it’s assigning students to classes according to their religion. According to attendance records analyzed ...

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‘No plans’ to fire Deputy AG Rosenstein – Trump amid wiretapping rumours

President Trump told reporters that he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, as the pair boarded Air Force One en route to Florida. Trump said that he would be “talking on the plane” with Rosenstein, but added that the two “actually have a very good relationship,” and “get along very well.” When asked whether he had ...

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Russian police fire air shots after Ingushetians gather to protest new Chechnya border deal

Security forces fired into the air to disperse thousands of demonstrators in the main square of Magas, capital of Russia’s Caucasian republic of Ingushetia, protesting what they say is an unfair border deal with neighbor Chechnya. Police said that 2,000 people gathered for Thursday’s unsanctioned demonstration outside the regional government building, some on horseback and carrying Ingushetia flags, in opposition ...

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Fire on ferry with hundreds on board stranded in Baltic Sea

More than 300 people are stranded in the Baltic Sea after an explosion caused a fire on a ferry off the coast the Russian city of Kaliningrad. Russian and Lithuanian rescuers have already been mobilized for the rescue operation. Regina Seaways ferry with 335 people on board was reportedly sailing from Germany’s Kiel to Lithuania’s Klaipeda when it was set ablaze ...

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Police fire tear gas and water cannons against thousands of Indian protesters (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Police in India have resorted to water cannons and tear gas to disperse thousands of farmers protesting what has been branded unprecedented “agrarian distress,” local media reports. Some 20,000 farmers are understood to have taken part in the rally on Tuesday, organized by the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), to call on the government to grant them a series of demands, ...

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‘Body parts & crazy fire’: Deadly car explosion shakes Pennsylvania town

At least one person died after a car explosion struck a neighborhood in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Witnesses of the harrowing scene say the fire was “crazy” and that “streaks of blood” were seen around the explosion. Debris from the car, which reportedly was split in half after the blast, was reportedly strewn around the whole block on Sunday. The explosion was ...

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ThinkProgress editor under fire after calling to ‘confront Republicans where they sleep’

The justice editor for left-wing opinion site ThinkProgress has tweeted out a call to confront GOP lawmakers everywhere, including, apparently, in their homes. Commenters have been pointing out all sorts of problems with that. “Tell me again why we shouldn’t confront Republicans where they eat, where they sleep, and where they work until they stop being complicit in the destruction ...

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Massive fire at Crete university leaves Greek city engulfed with smoke (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Sep, 2018 09:11 Edited time: 23 Sep, 2018 11:45 Students have been evacuated from University of Crete after a fire broke out in its building in Heraklion. Huge plumes of smoke, resembling a volcanic eruption and visible kilometers away, were billowing above the area. The security alarm sounded on Sunday morning as the university premises caught on ...

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Several killed as militants open fire at military parade in southern Iran – state TV

Unknown assailants have attacked an army parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, local media report. The attack has left several people dead, it is said. Gunmen opened fire from behind the stands during a military parade in Ahvaz on Saturday, killing and injuring several people. The attack comes as the nation commemorates the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq ...

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