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Muslims across Asia celebrate Eid

(REUTERS) – Across Asia, Muslims are travelling to be with their families to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end to the fasting month of Ramadan.
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Pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could solve healthcare bottleneck

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM / DHAKA, BANGLADESH / ANIMATION (REUTERS / SIMPRINTS) – A pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could improve healthcare access for those in the developing world.

So say the British students behind Simprints, which syncs the medical records of patients to health worker’s phones via an app.
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Bangladesh pays tribute to U.S. blogger killed in machete attack

Bangladeshis gather to pay tribute to a U.S. blogger and critic of religious extremism who was killed in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

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Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

Machete-wielding assailants hack to death a blogger in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka.

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