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Praying underground

At Friday prayers and across Athens, Muslims gather in underground, cramped prayer rooms. The makeshift facilities are illegal but this huge community faces no other option. Athens, a metropolis on the edge of the Muslim world, is the only EU capital without a mosque. Since …

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German national’s abduction video released

MULTAN: According to video released by Al-Qaeda 59-year-old German national Band Mohlarback is seen while saying that Jihadist had abducted him due to wrong policies of German government, adding that he is yet in their custody. According to video, the German citizen also has appealed …

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Russian law makers approve contentious bill

MOSCOW – Russia s lower house of parliament gave its final approval Friday to a contentious bill that retaliates against a new US human rights measure by barring Americans from adopting the country s children. The State Duma passed the bill without debate in a …

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German lawmakers seek ban neo-Nazi party

BERLIN – German lawmakers launched a new bid on Friday to press the country s top court to ban the neo-Nazi NPD party, nearly 10 years after an earlier attempt failed. Lawmakers in the Bundesrat upper house of parliament, which represents the country s 16 …

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Intensive anti-corruption campaign underway in Hungary

The leaders of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, the Curia, the National Office for the Judiciary, the General Prosecutor’s Office and the State Audit Office have been jointly assessing the anti-corruption measures of the past year. The organisations issued a joint declaration last …

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Improving graduates’ job perspectives is an imperative for Govt

Under the Government’s recently launched Job Protection Action Plan, 7100 young people under 25 are employed while exempt from employment contribution payment, making up 10% of jobless graduates, Minister of State for Employment Policy Sándor Czomba said on 1 December at a meeting of youth …

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