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In Nazi Germany women were looked upon in their 'traditional roles' as mothers and as 'producers of pure breed Aryans'.
A Palestinian farmer harvests dates from a palm tree in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip October 4, 2015. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa - RTS2XF2

Israeli date exporters, as they do every Ramadan, are hiking up production of dates grown on Israel's illegal West Bank settlements.
A Syrian refugee, who is stuck in between the Jordanian and Syrian borders, cries and holds her child as she waits to cross into Jordan after a group of refugees had crossed into Jordanian territory, near the town of Ruwaished at the Hadalat area, east of the capital Amman, May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2CVI1

Paying Turkey a sizeable sum for taking in refugees defies the entire concept of a country's moral obligations of helping those seeking refuge.
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Europe's future Will be determined by the conflicts in the Middle East as well as the issues of migration and the influx of jihadists into the region.
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Kareem, a security guard in Jordan, along with his friend, has been taking care of all the neighbourhood cats and pigeons for 25 years.
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But while Trump seems more about all-talk, double standards and no action, opponent Clinton's approach to war is only marginally better.
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Multinational companies like Johnson & Johnson and The Body Shop have announced that they have stopped using micro-beads as exfoliants in their products.
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Russian policy seems confused and uncoordinated, which is bad enough. But what if they know exactly what they’re doing?
Syrian migrants cross under a fence as they enter Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, August 27, 2015. Reuters and The New York Times shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for images of the migrant crisis in Europe and the Middle East. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2AJJG

But can countries like Greece and Italy, which are already facing an economic crisis, afford to help refugees at the cost of financial depression?
Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force personnel take part in the daily flag lowering ceremony at their joint border post of Wagah near Lahore January 10 , 2007. On Saturday, Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee is due in Islamabad for another round of talks in a peace process that has yet to yield substantial results, but it has at least ushered in a no-war phase in relations. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza   (PAKISTAN) - RTR1L45Z

What occurred in 1947 was meant for a new beginning, not to create the Indo-Pak conflict, but to prevent it.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Buckingham Palace, London, November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dominic Lipinski/Pool - RTS6TQD

The Kohinoor, whether or not it is returned to us, will long remain a post-colonial vestige and a topic for amusing debate.
An activist of Hefajat-e-Islam shouts slogans during a rally in Dhaka April 4, 2013. Hefajat-e-Islam, a radical Islamist party, are planning a march on April 6 to demand capital punishment for a group of bloggers, who organised the Shahbagh demonstration, and for the introduction of blasphemy laws, reported local media. The Shahbagh demonstration demanded capital punishment for Jamaat-e-Islami leaders for war crimes committed during the 1971 Independence War. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTXY8F5

Many of the war criminals that have been accused and executed are members of either the Bangladesh Nationalist Party or the Jamaat-e-Islami.
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We're writing to you from a rather desperate place in the hope that you will heed our plea.
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The same technology that has been used for slut shaming is now being used to combat violence and restore women's confidence.
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Some of these villas were abandoned by families right after World War II and don't have electricity or water connections.
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The real issue at hand here isn't the Kohinoor itself, but our own inconsistent histories.
Tribal women with their children wait outside a market in Rangamati, in the Chittagong Hill Tracts where a 23-year separatist tribal insurgency has killed over 8,000 people. The Hill Tracts, bordering India and Burma, is home to 13 tribes. - RTXGFW2

The Chittagong Hill Tracts lie at the border of southeastern Bangladesh. The region borders India to the north and north-east and Myanmar to the south.
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Leaving the EU would mean the British economy would lose 2.2% of its GDP by 2030.
Actors George Clooney and Meryl Streep sing together off stage during a performance at "An Evening of SeriousFun Celebrating the Legacy of Paul Newman" event in New York March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR4RU64

Clooney knows it's wrong. He acknowledged in an interview that it was wrong. But he did it anyway.
Syrian refugee children play as they wait with their families to register their information at the U.S. processing centre for Syrian refugees, during a media tour held by the U.S. Embassy in Jordan, in Amman, Jordan, April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed - RTSDU4R

There have been multiple reports of scuffles breaking out between Syrians and non-Syrians.
Israeli border police guards secure the scene of a shooting incident in Tel Aviv, Israel January 1, 2016. One person was killed and several were wounded in the shooting incident in central Tel Aviv on Friday, Israeli media said. A police spokesman confirmed there had been several casualties but would not say if anyone was killed in the incident on Dizengoff Street. REUTERS/Nir Elias  - RTX20PTZ

I was astounded to see how the bustling city of Tel Aviv has been turned into a landscape of bunkers without disturbing its beauty and ethos.
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The future might seem like a distant dream for the citizens of Nepal struggling to keep their lungs safe from all the muck.

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