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Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh to Accuse Myanmar of 'Ethnic Cleansing'

Last edited 17th September 2017

Myanmar's top general has blamed Rohingya people for the crisis that has led to hundreds of thousands crossing into Bangladesh. Gen Min Aung Hlaing said the Rohingya "has never been an ethnic group", and accused "extremists" of trying to form a stronghold in northern Rakhine state.


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What's It Like to Start Reading at 60?

Last edited 13th September 2017

What's it like to read your first words at the age of 60? What difference does it make after a lifetime of getting by without reading?


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Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is Freed

Last edited 13th September 2017

The Salesian priest had been kidnapped by Islamic terrorists in Aden in 2016 when four Sisters of Mother Teresa were murdered. The vicar of southern Arabia and the president of the Indian Bishops' Conference thank the governments that have helped in securing his release and all those who have prayed for his release.


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Illegal Miners’ Boast of ‘Massacring’ Entire Uncontacted Amazon Tribe

Last edited 11th September 2017

Brazilian authorities have confirmed the alleged massacre of indigenous people from an uncontacted Amazonian tribe by illegal miners in northwestern Brazil, according to the Amazonia Real news agency.


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Suicide: Why Are So Many Dying of Despair?

Last edited 11th September 2017

Some 16 percent of Americans will have an episode of major depression at some time in their lives and six percent (14 million) have suffered from major depression in the last 12 months.


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India Baby Deaths: Second Hospital Probed

Last edited 4th September 2017

Indian police are investigating the deaths of dozens of newborns at a hospital in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh.


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Feeding the Thousands in Syria Most families surviving on less than $2.60 a day

Last edited 28th August 2017

By Murcadha O Flaherty


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Michigan Nun Killed in Hit-and-run Remembered for Her Faith

Last edited 22nd August 2017

Michigan nun Sister Joseph Marie Ruessman of the Alma Sisters of Mercy, who was killed in a hit-and-run on Thursday, was remembered for her fidelity to Christ, tireless hard work in her community, and her joyful laugh.


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Sydney boy Julian Cadman Confirmed Dead in Barcelona Terror Attack

Last edited 21st August 2017

The family of missing Australian boy Julian Cadman has confirmed the seven-year-old was among the 13 people killed in Barcelona's terror attack.


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Ruth Pfau: Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dies Aged 87

Last edited 11th August 2017

Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and has been described as the country's Mother Teresa, has died in Karachi aged 87.


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