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    Christian pilgrims pray for miracles at Bulgarian holy site

    Nadia Mironova drove 350 km with her ill eight-year-old son to a small monastery in southern Bulgaria, trusting, like hundreds of other Christian ...
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    Nepal's quake-damaged Boudhanath stupa reopens

    The white-domed golden stupa - the country's largest and one of the holiest sites of pilgrimage in Tibetan Buddhism - was left with deep cracks ...
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    Pope gives priests permanent right to pardon abortion

    Pope Francis declared Monday (Nov 21) that all priests would have the right to forgive abortion, making permanent a temporary measure put in place ...
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    Haj goes high-tech for bloodless Eid sacrifices

    The more than 1.8 million pilgrims from around the world participating in the haj had the option of computerised coupons to order a sacrifice on ...
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    Pain lingers one year after haj tragedy in Saudi

    Despite being emotionally scarred by the death of two childhood friends during last year's haj stampede, Muhammad Sani has still returned to Saudi ...
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    Afghan Taliban reject claims of 'weakening' movement

    The Taliban announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader in May, elevating a low-profile religious figure with limited military experience ...
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    Iraq PM sacks Baghdad security chief after deadly bombing

    The Islamic State militant group said it carried out the latest attack - on a Shiite shrine in the town of Balad that began Thursday evening - as ...
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    Singaporeans should remain vigilant even during Hari Raya celebrations: Maliki Osman

    Senior Minister of State for Defence Dr Maliki Osman on Wednesday (Jul 6) urged Singaporeans to remain vigilant, and not allow the events to ...
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    Singapore steps up checks, patrols following terror attacks in Malaysia, Istanbul: MHA

    "We will calibrate security measures according to the threat environment," a spokesperson for MHA said in response to media queries.
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    Shanmugam condemns Istanbul, Dhaka, Puchong attacks during Ramadan

    The attacks have all been linked to Islamic State, and the Home Affairs and Law Minister noted that the fact militants chose to attack during the ...