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Egypt Copts to celebrate Christmas after bloody year

Police in Egypt are boosting security around churches as Coptic Christians prepare to celebrate Orthodox Christmas today after a year of deadly jihadist attacks targeting the ancient community.More than 100 Christians have been killed in the spate of ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

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In pix: Interesting Christmas rituals around the world

Some of these rituals are centuries old and have been passed on over for generations. In Belarus, people follow an Orthodox pagan ritual called 'kolyadka' in which they sing songs and enact scenes celebrating the birth and life of Jesus. If someone sings a song for you or your family, you must reward them in return. The festivities continue for a month and locals believe that every thing they sing about in 'kolyadka' comes true. Photograph: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters   In Germany, a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Orthodox Christians swim in chilly waters to mark Epiphany feast day, in pictures

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Christian holy site in Jerusalem to reopen today after protest: churches

Christian leaders in Jerusalem said that they would today reopen the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulchre, closed since the weekend in protest at Israeli tax measures."We hereby announce that the Church of the Holy Sepulchre... will be reopened to the ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Sacred Jerusalem church shut after dispute with Israeli authorities  Business Standard3 weeks ago Turkey to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' after revamp  Business Standard2 months ago

Russia's Putin takes dip in icy lake to mark Orthodox Epiphany

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped off to his bathing trunks and immersed himself in the freezing waters of a lake late on Thursday, observing an Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
 Reuters2 months ago Putin dips into icy waters to mark Orthodox Epiphany  Prokerala2 months ago 'Putin won't risk improving relations with Pakistan at India's expense'  Rediff.com3 days ago Putin takes frigid religious plunge  Business Standard2 months ago

10 killed in terror attack on Egypt church

Cairo: At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypts Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. It was the latest attack targeting the mostly Muslim ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Are religious people happier than non-religious people?

(Happiness and life satisfaction levels vary across different religious groups. Pexels) What makes people happy? This question can be difficult to answer. Happiness has been discussed throughout history. Philosophers, thinkers and activists, such as ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Pence kicks off Middle East tour

United States Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in Egypt for the first leg of his delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by Arab anger over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Pence, who is accompanied by his wife Karen on the trip, held ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Trump condemns attack near Cairo in call with Egypt's Sisi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and condemned an attack by a gunman on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo, the White House said in a statement.
 Reuters2 months ago

The man Putin fears most

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel glances at the life and political career of Alexey Navalny who has been banned from challenging Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election. IMAGE: Alexey Navalny -- seen here with his wife Yulia and son Zahar -- at a protest against the decision to demolish five-storey houses from the Soviet era in Moscow. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Alexey Navalny stands 6' 2" plus in his socks. In contrast, Vladmir Putin, the very macho Russian president and former spy, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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