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Who are Coptic Christians?

September 30, 2012

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September 30, 2012. (Romereports.com) Many early Christian communities settled in Egypt. But 16 centuries ago, there was a separation. From that division came the Coptic Church. It follows the religious tradition that was practiced by the descendants of Egyptian pharaos. During the tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies in Rome, speakers talked about the historical […]

President Obama signed a six-month temporary spending bill that will keep the government open

September 30, 2012

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and further freeze federal pay scales — until March 27. federaltimes Sep. 28, 2012 – 03:03PM | By STEPHEN LOSEY Federal employees’ pay scales have already been frozen throughout 2011 and 2012, and the freeze was set to expire in January 2013. But Obama last month proposed extending the freeze until Congress passes an actual […]

White House executive order testing approach called for in draft cyber order

September 30, 2012

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federalnewsradio By Jason Miller Thursday – 9/27/2012, 5:33am EDT The White House is trying to prove the theory behind its draft cyber executive order. The Obama administration is using two pilot programs to show how cyber information sharing with the private sector could work. The latest test case is with the owners and operators of […]

Buddhist temples, homes torched in Bangladesh

September 30, 2012

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September 30, 2012 – Updated 1158 PKT thenews DHAKA: Thousands of rioters torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh Sunday over a photo posted on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam, in a rare attack against the community. Officials said the mob comprising some 25,000 people set fire to at least five Buddhist temples and […]

Wave of bombings leaves 32 dead in Iraq

September 30, 2012

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Organización Editorial Mexicana September 30, 2012 Reuters Baghdad. – A series of car bombs Sunday killed at least 32 people across Iraq, highlighting the struggle faced by the Government with a persistent insurgency more than nine months after the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops. In Taji, 20 kilometers north of the capital, Baghdad, pumps […]

Seven bodies found dismembered in Tamaulipas mall

September 30, 2012

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Organización Editorial Mexicana September 30, 2012 DPA Ciudad Victoria. – The dismembered bodies of seven men were found today in two trucks parked in a shopping center in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. The vehicles had plates from the U.S. state of Texas, which borders Tamaulipas, a northeastern region of Mexico where groups such […]

Last Western Guantanamo Detainee Returned To Canada

September 30, 2012

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September 29, 2012 rferl The last Western detainee held at the U.S. military’s Guantanamo Bay prison has been returned to his native Canada. Canadian citizen Omar Khadr was captured in Afghanistan in 2002 when he was 15 years old. He pleaded guilty in 2010 to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan as well as other […]