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Plea by former mayor to help town hit by 8,000 Hamas missiles

by Ruth Gledhill - 29th July 2014

'Children are reaching bar mitzvah age without ever having known what it is like not to be under rocket attack.' The former mayor of Sderot is in London to ask for help and understanding for his besieged home town. Ruth Gledhill reports.

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Are Pakistani Hindus wise to walk out on their homeland?

by Slok Gyawali - 25th July 2014

WHETHER driven out of their country by persecution or a ‘fear psychosis’, Pakistani Hindus are finding a welcome from India’s right wing, finds SLOK GYAWALI.

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New report claims ‘participation’ will usher political Islam into Europe

by Frans Veerman - 18th July 2014

THE ISLAMIC long game to take over Europe is a far bigger threat to Western society than young Muslims returning home from wars in Syria and Iraq, says security specialist.

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