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Marbles

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  1. https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2021/jan/15/coronavirus-live-news-hospitals-in-brazilian-state-at-breaking-point-amid-oxygen-shortage-global-deaths-near-2m
  2. For those who say nations should forget past experiences and move on, this is yet another example that collective historical memory is difficult to shake off. Other prime examples are Confederate flags inside the US Capitol about 150 years after the US civil war ended. Some Pakistanis believe polio vaccine is a foreign conspiracy to sterilise Muslims, because CIA ran a fake campaign with legit doctors who went from door to door on a spying mission while administering plain water to infants. Iran's distrust of everything and anything that comes out of the mouths of white men in
  3. "During his visit to Saudi Arabia, Vladimir Putin was greeted by a tune very familiar to him. Though judging by his facial expressions, he couldn’t quite remember where he had heard it before."
  4. Farewell by Agha Shahid Ali, a poet from Kashmir ------- At a certain point I lost track of you. They make a desolation and call it peace. when you left even the stones were buried: the defenceless would have no weapons. When the ibex rubs itself against the rocks, who collects its fallen fleece from the slopes? O Weaver whose seams perfectly vanished, who weighs the hairs on the jeweller’s balance? They make a desolation and call it peace. Who is the guardian tonight of the Gates of Paradise? My memory is again in the way of your history. Army convoys
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  6. 3 My prayers and best wishes for the sick.
  7. A dark day for America. I support people's rights to a protest against the oppressive US political establishment which stole the elections from the rightful winner and suppressed the will of the people! No to ballot rigging. No to the fraudulent elections. #WeWillNeverConcede.
  8. I can see that mutah is still the top trending topic in Social and Family forum. And why not, many kids grew up while we old timers were getting older and moving on from our youthful fascination with mutah...
  9. https://tribune.com.pk/story/2278513/pakistan-bans-promo-of-sacrilegious-movie-lady-of-heaven Those who didn't know anything about this silly film now know all. Shias in Pak should prepare for a backlash.
  10. True, the Ottomans never had a role in Indian history but historically Indian Muslims considered the Ottoman Caliphate as a legitimate centre of (Sunni) Islamic power. That's why there was a big Indian Muslim-led movement for its restoration during the dying days of the Caliphate. https://www.britannica.com/event/Khilafat-movement
  11. Ws It's Bengali and the calligraphic design in the middle is Urdu which reads "Hukumat-e-Pakistan." Its style resembles the Ottoman tughra but it is just one of the designs from earlier coins. We don't have that on newer coins.
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