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Queen Ketevan's remains to be exhibited in Georgia

Sacred remains of a medieval Georgian regent tortured in Persia for her faith will be returned to the country for exhibitions and pilgrimage after successful conclusion of talks between cultural agencies of Georgia and India this …

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Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing

Iranian officials have arrested six people accused of teaching Zumba dancing and trying to "change lifestyles", media reports say. The group of four men and two women were charged over their dancing and not adhering to the hijab dress …

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Alanian Christian Center to be created in Arkhyz

Alanian Christian Center in the North Caucasus will be created in the near future in Karachay-Cherkessia's Arkhyz. The decree on its creation was signed by head of Karachay-Cherkessia Rashid Temrezov. Center will restore …

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Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr

On Sunday, June 25, Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr - a religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. By tradition, Grand Mufti of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin is to address Muslim believers from the …

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Kazakhstan to ban paranja

Kazakh authorities plan to ban wearing niqab and burqa in public places and take measures to protect the rights of non-believers, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society reported. The Ministry already develops corresponding …

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Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Easter

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated citizens of the country on Easter, wishing them health, success and well-being. He stressed that Easter is an important holiday for all residents of …

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Putin sends Easter greetings to Patriarch Kirill

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on the Easter Sunday, the Kremlin’s press service said, TASS reports. "The great holiday of Easter awakens the kindest …

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