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A monument in Tiangia village of India's Odisha state, to commemorate the Christian martyrs of Kandhamal.

A monument in Tiangia village of India's Odisha state, to commemorate the Christian martyrs of Kandhamal.

Indian Christians set Martyrdom Day on July 22 ‎

25/07/2017 14:00

July 22 was chosen as Martyrdom Day in memory of the gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Chhattisgarh because her family refused to give up the Christian faith 

 

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

Green Pakistan Programme ‎

24/07/2017 16:04

Over 100 million saplings will be planted across Pakistan in a campaign to boost the nation’s depleting forest cover to mitigate the impact of floods and climate change. 

 

Indonesia's president Widodo has issued a decree giving the government the power to ban radical organizations.

Indonesia's president Widodo has issued a decree giving the government the power to ban radical organizations.

Indonesia issues decree against radical groups

12/07/2017 15:18

President Widodo’s decree aims at extremist groups that threaten the unity and existence of Indonesia.

 

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