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O'Doherty announces intention to seek Áras nomination

Investigative journalist Gemma O’Doherty has announced her intention to seek a nomination for the presidency. Ms O’Doherty made the announcement on social media, saying she is “deeply concerned about the unimaginable suffering and chaos so many of our people are subjected to daily.” I have decided to seek a nomination …

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Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country’s health minister said there was no sign of any outbreaks of disease. Muslim pilgrims walk towards their tents in …

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