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د. المسلماني: قطر تخطت الحصار واستيراد الأدوية من دول المنشأ

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د. المسلماني: قطر تخطت الحصار واستيراد الأدوية من دول المنشأ


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قطر تجدد ترحيبها بتوقيع اتفاق المصالحة بين حركتي فتح وحماس

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قطر تجدد ترحيبها بتوقيع اتفاق المصالحة بين حركتي فتح وحماس


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أمير قطر مستعد للحوار لحل أزمة الخليج

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أمير قطر مستعد للحوار لحل أزمة الخليج


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Qatar emir says open to dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

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Qatar emir says open to dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis


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إلى أين تمضي تهديدات ترمب لإيران؟

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وزير خارجية الكويت يبحث مع أمير قطر مستجدات الأزمة الخليجية
استقبل أمير قطر تميم بن حمد بن خليفة آل ثاني اليوم الخميس في الدوحة وزير الخارجية الكويتي صباح خالد الحمد الصباح لبحث آخر تطورات الأزمة الخليجية والوساطة الكويتية لحلها. وأفادت وكالة الأنباء القطرية الرسمية "قنا" بأن الأمير تميم استقبل عميد الدبلوماسية الكويتية والوفد المرافق له في قصر البحر. وناقش الجانبان، حسب الوكالة، عددا من القضايا الإقليمية والدولية، مستجدات الأزمة الخليجية وجهود حلها عبر الحوار   Read More ...
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Diwali: The festival of lights
Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. People from all walks of life decorate their homes with "diyas", earthenware oil lamps, and candles. Also known as Deepavali in India, the five-day festival is celebrated to commemorate the return of Ram, the lord of virtue, to his kingdom after 14 years of exile   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Tags: Festival |  Holidays |  Diwali | 
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Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday. In the Middle East, Tillerson will discuss the conflict with Yemen, Iran, and the ongoing dispute with Qatar, among other issues, the department said. In Geneva, he will meet several international organizations to discuss refugees, it added   Read More ...
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Adani coal mine 'devastating' for Australia
Central Queensland, Australia - Farmers and environmentalists in Australia are waging a fierce battle to stop a new mega coal mine planned for the country's northeast from going ahead. Indian energy giant Adani Group has said it will break ground this month on the project which is expected to become one of the largest coal mines in the world. The company says the Carmichael mine, which has the backing of the Australian government, will bring jobs and deliver royalties that will benefit Australians   Read More ...
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Tags: Energy |  Coal | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Asia |  Mideast |  Qatar |  Queensland | 
Malta reporters unite after Caruana Galizia murder
Journalists in Malta have taken to streets to insist they "will stand up to intimidation" as the sons of slain investigative journalist Hundreds of news industry workers on Thursday gathered outside the parliament in the capital, Valletta, holding up front pages and placards splattered in blood red paint to protest the murder of Caruana Galizia, a well-known reporter exposing corruption in Malta who was killed in a car bomb attack on Monday   Read More ...
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Tags: Death & Dying |  Journalism |  Journalists |  Murders |  Reporters | 
Places: Asia |  Mideast |  Qatar |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Malta | 
وزير البلدية: البيئة من أهم المحاور الاستراتيجية الوطنية للتنمية في قطر
قام سعادة السيد محمد بن عبدالله الرميحي وزير البلدية والبيئة بتسليم رئاسة أعمال الدورة 29 لمجلس الوزراء العرب المسئولين عن شؤون البيئة التي انطلقت اليوم، بمقر الأمانة العامة لجامعة الدول العربية.   Read More ...
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The Catalan crisis is not just about nationalism
This is a difficult year for Spain. First, the prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, had to appear in court because of corruption charges levelled against his party; then Barcelona suffered a bloody terrorist attack; and now a referendum for the independence of Catalonia has plunged the nation into a political crisis that led to Spanish police beating up voters and Madrid threatening to Article 155, which enables the central government to do so, is rather vague   Read More ...
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North Korea threatens 'unimaginable strike' on US ship
North Korea's official news agency described a US aircraft carrier patrolling off the Korean Peninsula as a "primary target" and said Washington should expect an "unimaginable" attack. The latest threat on Thursday came amid massive joint US-South Korean naval exercises off the peninsula involving the American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. North Korea condemned Seoul and Washington's move to mobilise nuclear strategic assets near the volatile peninsula   Read More ...
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Jojutla struggles a month after deadly Mexico quake
Jojutla, Mexico - It was one month ago that Penelope Benitez Amador felt the floor start to shake at the high school where she worked just outside Jojutla, Mexico. "I start work at 1:10, but that day I got there at 1:11," she said. "I was still heading to the classroom at 1:14, when the earthquake hit and I had to run out of the building   Read More ...
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Egypt refers CEO of Qatari TV network to court
Cairo: An Egyptian court is due to start in January the trial of chief executive officer of the Qatari beIN Media Group, Nasser Al Khelaifi, on charges of the network’s alleged involvement in monopolistic practices and violating Egypt’s competition protection law, judicial sources said on Thursday. Investigations by Egyptian prosecutors found that beIN Sports, a Qatari television network having the exclusive broadcasting rights of several African and European football championships, forced subscribers in Egypt to switch their receiver devices from the Egyptian satellite NileSat to the Qatari Sohail satellite, the sources added   Read More ...
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Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process
The national unity deal between Hamas and Fatah is an "internal Palestinian matter" that will help bring peace, a Fatah spokesman told Al Jazeera after a US official demanded Hamas disarm. "The deal that we signed with Hamas talks about building a Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967 borders - which is in line with international law," Osama Qawasmeh said when asked about the comments made by an American government official on Thursday   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Peace |  Peace talks | 
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What is Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution?
Spain says it will of the Constitution to suspend Catalan autonomy. It is often described as the "nuclear option" and has been rolled out amid a struggle between Barcelona and Madrid following the Catalan referendum on October 1. But what is Article 155? Article 155 is only two short paragraphs of the Spanish Constitution. It says that if a regional government "doesn't comply with the obligations of the Constitution or other laws it imposes, or acts in a way that seriously undermines the interests of Spain", the national government can ask the Senate to vote on the use of the measure   Read More ...
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د. المسلماني: قطر تخطت الحصار واستيراد الأدوية من دول المنشأ
أعلنَّ الدكتور يوسف المسلماني -المدير الطبي بمستشفى حمد العام ورئيس اللجنة العلمية المنظمة لمؤتمر قطر الدولي الثاني لرعاية الجروح-، استضافة دولة قطر لأعمال مؤتمر قطر الدولي الثاني لرعاية الجروح 2017 في الفترة من 23 إلى 25 نوفمبر المقبل.   Read More ...
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Analysis: Will the GCC's fate be decided at Camp David?
The next few weeks are crucial for the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council. What doesn't happen in the next couple of months could prove to be as important as what does. The annual GCC summit is scheduled to take place in December. Since it was founded in 1981 this summit has never failed to take place, even during its darkest days - the Gulf war and occupation of Kuwait; the leaders of the six member countries made a point of convening with the belief that the challenges facing their region can only be overcome through unity and cooperation   Read More ...
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Spain to trigger Article 155 to block Catalan autonomy
Spain will enact Article 155 of the Constitution which allows Madrid to suspend Catalonia's autonomy, the prime minister's office said in a statement. The measure will be sent to the Senate for approval on Saturday, the statement on Thursday said. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was responding to a letter by Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, which said Catalonia will declare independence should Spain continue to block talks and enact Article 155   Read More ...
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وزير الطاقة: قطر ستحافظ على مكانتها كمورد رئيسي ومضمون للغاز الطبيعي المسال
أكد سعادة الدكتور محمد بن صالح السادة وزير الطاقة والصناعة أن دولة قطر تثمن عالياً علاقاتها مع شركائها وزبائنها في آسيا، وأنها لن تدخر جهداً للحفاظ على مكانتها كمورد رئيسي ومضمون للغاز الطبيعي المسال، يمكن الاعتماد عليه تحت أي ظرف.   Read More ...
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Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed. Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income, but the veteran leader maintains his grip on the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  Pakistan |  Mideast |  Qatar | 
Catalan leader threatens to declare independence
Barcelona, Spain - If Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy persists "in preventing dialogue" and follows up on a threat to strip Catalonia of its autonomy, the Catalan parliament will declare independence, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said. On October 10, Puigdemont declared independence for eight seconds before suspending the declaration to encourage talks with Madrid. Rajoy responded with an ultimatum, giving Puigdemont until Monday to clarify his stance   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Freedom | 
Places: Asia |  Mideast |  Qatar |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Spain |  Catalunya |  Barcelona | 
قطر تضخ المليارات لتخفيف أثار الحصار
ضخ جهاز قطر للاستثمار أكثر من 20 مليار دولار في القطاع المصرفي للبلاد، وذلك في خطوة تهدف لتخفيف آثار المقاطعة العربية للدوحة، حسبما أوردت صحيفة "فاينانشال تايمز". ونقلت الصحيفة البريطانية عن وزير المالية القطري علي شريف العمادي أن الدوحة لجأت إلى ودائع جهاز قطر للاستثمار لتوفير سيولة في المصارف، بعد خروج رؤوس أموال أجنبية من قطر تتجاوز قيمتها 30 مليار دولار بعد المقاطعة   Read More ...
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Russia: The Orthodox Connection
Under communism the Russian Orthodox Church was suppressed - its property confiscated, its followers ridiculed, harassed and imprisoned. But these days, a resurgent and muscular church is central to President Vladimir Putin's ideas of Russian identity - an echo chamber, say critics - to Kremlin policies at home and abroad. "Many of Putin's opponents believe the glowing endorsements and mutual back-slaps the Kremlin and the Orthodox Church give each other these days are contributing to ever more tightly defined social and religious conservatism, intolerant nationalism and a growing personality cult around the president," write filmmakers Glenn Ellis and Viktoryia Kolchyna who went to Russia investigate the relationship between Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church   Read More ...
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Putin and the 'triumph of Christianity' in Russia
The rise of the Orthodox Church in Russia appears unstoppable, write filmmakers Glen Ellis and Viktoryia Kolchyna who went to investigate the close ties between the church and Putin. 19 Oct 2017 07:40 GMT   Read More ...
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Labour's Jacinda Ardern set to become prime minister
Jacinda Ardern, leader of the Labour Party, is set to become prime minister after the minority New Zealand First party chose a coalition. The announcement on Thursday comes one month after the election ended in a stalemate. The charismatic 37-year old Ardern almost single-handedly dragged Labour back into the race after taking over the party's leadership in August. She won 35   Read More ...
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Canada's terror double standards
One worshipper, Azzeddine Soufiane, a perpetually cheerful 57-year-old father of three and halal grocer, tried, it is said, to stop the carnage unfolding inside the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City shortly before 8pm on January 29, 2017, by lunging at the alleged assassin, Alexandre Bissonnette. Soufiane was murdered. Within minutes, five other loving, loyal, hard-working Muslim Canadian men - a butcher, a pharmacist's aid, a professor, an accountant and a civil servant - forever linked by their faith and history, lay dead, while 19 more were injured, several critically   Read More ...
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Cancer clinic for Palestinians at risk as funds run dry
A hospital in occupied East Jerusalem that provides treatment for Palestinians in the occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip is no longer accepting new patients due to an overarching financial burden. The Augusta Victoria hospital, which is owned and operated by the Lutheran World Federation, may face closure due to unpaid debts from the Palestinian Authority (PA) that administers the occupied West Bank   Read More ...
Categories: Health | 
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Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar
The Taliban launched a major attack on an army base in southern Kandahar province with one lawmaker saying at least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed. The brazen assault began with two suicide car bombings, setting of several hours of fighting. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, said at least 41 soldiers were killed in the attack, which began late Wednesday   Read More ...
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Tags: Military |  Death & Dying |  Soldiers | 
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Spain-Catalonia standoff to intensify as deadline looms
Spain's political showdown with Catalonia appears set to boil over on Thursday as a deadline to clarify the region's independence intentions arrives. In an unprecedented move since Spain returned to democracy in the late 1970s, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will impose direct rule in Catalonia unless the region's leader Carles Puigdemont retracts by 0800GMT an ambiguous declaration of independence he made last week   Read More ...
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US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis
The United States holds Myanmar's military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority, the US secretary of state said. Rex Tillerson, however, stopped short of saying on Wednesday whether the US would take any action against Myanmar's military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya out of the country. "The world can't just stand idly by and be witness to the atrocities that are being reported in the area," Tillerson told Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies think-tank   Read More ...
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Is China the next global leader?
Who is the most powerful person in the world? Many would say US President Donald Trump. But the international news publication, The Economist, argues it is actually China's President Xi Jinping. While Trump focuses on protectionism, Xi is bidding for global leadership on multiple fronts. Among them: a grand infrastructure plan to link large parts of the world economy; an Asia-focused bank to counter the World Bank; China's first overseas military base; and a military build-up in the South China Sea   Read More ...
Categories: Politics & Government | 
Tags: Leadership | 
Places: E. Asia |  China |  Mideast |  Qatar | 
Argentina finds body thought to be Santiago Maldonado
Argentine political parties have suspended campaigning for legislative elections after the discovery of a body thought to be that of a missing activist who disappeared two months ago during a police operation. Rights groups say Santiago Maldonado, 27, was last seen being detained by paramilitary police as they moved to disperse a protest march by the Mapuche indigenous group in Chabut, about 1,800 km southwest of Buenos Aires, on August 1   Read More ...
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قطر تجدد ترحيبها بتوقيع اتفاق المصالحة بين حركتي فتح وحماس
جددت دولة قطر ترحيبها بتوقيع اتفاق المصالحة بين حركتي /فتح/ و /حماس/ وتولي حكومة الوفاق الوطني الفلسطينية مهامها في قطاع غزة، مؤكدة في الوقت نفسه على موقفها الثابت والداعم للجهود الدولية الرامية للتوصل إلى حل سياسي للأزمة السورية.   Read More ...
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Catalan leader Puigdemont told to act with 'good sense'
Spain appears to have offered Catalonia's separatists a way out of their dispute with the central government, suggesting fresh elections in the region could resolve the crisis. The reported offer is the latest development in a political back-and-forth between Madrid and Barcelona since the disputed October 1 referendum on secession from Spain. Hours before Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont faced a 10am local time (08:00 GMT) Thursday deadline to say whether or not he is declaring independence, a government source told AFP news agency that elections "could be considered a return to legality"   Read More ...
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وزير الخارجية: دول الآسيان تستأثر بنسبة 50% من أسواق قطر
قال سعادة الشيخ محمد بن عبدالرحمن آل ثاني وزير الخارجية، إن 90 بالمائة من صادرات دولة قطر تتجه إلى آسيا ، مشيرا إلى أهمية السوق الآسيوي.   Read More ...
Places: Qatar |  Lebanon | 
Quebec passes controversial face veil ban
Montreal, Canada - Quebec has passed a contentious law that would make it illegal for Muslim women, and other individuals, who cover their faces to receive public services, including riding public buses. Members of the provincial legislature voted 65-51 in favour of the legislation on religious neutrality, known as Bill 62, on Wednesday morning. The law forces citizens to uncover their faces in order to receive or give public services in the French-speaking province   Read More ...
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Keeping Boris Nemtsov's memory alive
Moscow, Russia On a cold, rainy October morning, Moscow's Red Square was almost deserted. As I was making my way towards the Moscow River along the Kremlin's eastern wall, the light rain turned into a steady downpour. By the time I stepped onto the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, gusts of strong northernly wind were making it difficult even to hold on to my umbrella   Read More ...
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S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours him
Described as a "child prodigy" and hailed as the first astrophysicist to win a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars, Diwali on Thursday would have been Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's 107th birthday. In his honour, Google is changing its logo in 28 countries to a doodle, or illustration, of him and the Chandrasekhar limit. Intellectual family Chandra was then awarded a scholarship by the government of India to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in UK   Read More ...
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Qatar’s running up the bills for nothing
Stock exchanges represent a mirror of the economy, in that it accurately reflects the state of businesses and the environment they operate in. In the case of Gulf markets, the time is not in favour of Qatar. Cosmetics may hide many facial imperfections but cannot remove them. Similarly, dollars generated from gas may hide a lot of the economic difficulties in Qatar but cannot resolve them   Read More ...
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Tags: Economy |  Economics | 
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قطر الخيرية تنفذ 704 مشاريع للمحتاجين في باكستان
نفذت جمعية قطر الخيرية 704 مشاريع في أقاليم باكستان المختلفة خلال الربع الثالث من العام الجاري، استفاد منها حوالي 100 ألف شخص.   Read More ...
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Qatar says Gulf crisis 'undermines' fight against IS
DUBAI (AFP) -- The fight against the Islamic State group has suffered in the Gulf crisis, which has seen Doha isolated from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Qatar‘s foreign minister said Wednesday. The closure of Qatar’s only land border and the airspace ban on Qatari planes “undermines the global efforts in countering” IS in Iraq and Syria, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said in an interview with CNBC   Read More ...
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South Sudan: UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing
South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, has received more than $1 billion in humanitarian aid every year from the U.S. and the U.N. It gained independence in 2011 with the strong support of the Bush and Obama administrations. But in 2013, civil war broke out between forces loyal to Kiir and supporters of his former deputy, known as the rebels. While both sides have been accused of atrocities, the U   Read More ...
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Tags: Wars |  Ethnic cleansing | 
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Israel closes Palestinian media groups in West Bank
The Israeli army closed several Palestinian media companies in the occupied West Bank in a wave of raids overnight Tuesday, drawing criticism from the Palestinian Authority (PA). The Israeli military authority in the occupied territories, COGAT, said in a statement that they raided eight Palestinian companies, accusing them of inciting violence against Israel. "These practices are part of a mentality that rejects peace," said Palestinian government spokesperson Yusuf Mahmoud   Read More ...
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