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30 migrants found dead as refugee boats arrive in Italy

The deaths of 30 boat migrants sparked anger and frustration in Italy on Monday, as critics accused the government of failing to deal with an immigration crisis which has seen over 5,000 people rescued in the last 24 hours. Duration: 00:30 Jul 1, 2014
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Ramadan begins in Iraq

While battles with Sunni extremist militants continued to grip the country, Iraqis began fasting for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Shoppers were out Monday morning buying provisions. Duration: 00:55 Jun 30, 2014
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Iraqi army battles Sunni extremists in Diyala province

Ruthless jihadists spearheading a Sunni militant offensive in Iraq have declared an "Islamic caliphate" and ordered Muslims worldwide to pledge allegiance to their chief, in a spectacular bid to extend their authority. Duration: 00:58 Jun 30, 2014
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Hyderabad keeps alive rich old legacy of communal harmony by maintaining its old traditions

Hyderabad, June 30 (ANI): Known for cultural amalgamation and brilliant architectural styles like that of Charminar, Hyderabad, the common capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has lived for over 450 years with utter peace and brotherhood. The history of Hyderabad itself is the symbol of communal love and it still continues to adhere by its name. Established by Qutub Shahi, a Persian patron accepted all the cultures and communities of the region. Their court was a haven for Persian culture and literature, the sultans left a huge collection of poetry in Dakhini urdu, Persian and Telgu language. By 1535, the Qutub Shahis were using Telugu for their revenue and judicial areas within the sultanate. Jun 30, 2014