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Orthodox believers celebrate Epiphany

Orthodox Christians across the world are celebrating the main Christian holidays on January 19th, the day of the Epiphany. It is the oldest Christian holiday dedicated to the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. It …

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Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas

Orthodox Christians in Russia and other countries around the world are celebrating Christmas on January 7, an event which 2017 years ago marked the beginning of the new history of mankind, TASS reports. Christians conclude a four-week …

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 New Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan elected

New Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan was elected during the 8th Kurultai of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Kazakhstan in Almaty. Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Kazakhstan Yerzhan kazhi Malgazyuly nominated …

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Putin gives Patriarch Kirill birthday present

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his birthday. Putin presented the Patriarch with a painting by Vladimir Lapovok titled The …

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Barbie reveals first hijab-wearing doll (VIDEO)

The maker of the world famous Barbie doll has revealed plans to sell a doll modelled on an Olympic fencer in the US who competed while wearing a hijab. The doll, part of the toymaker’s 'Sheroes' collection, is dressed in …

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Iran’s Khamenei pardons, commutes over 1000 prisoners

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared an amnesty on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) and Eid al-Ghadeer - two religious holidays in the country, Iran reports. Khamenei agreed to pardon …

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