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Mobile phone for Muslims to be launched in Russia

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Source: rt.com

A unique cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Koran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November.

Created by BQ-Mobile, the cell phone is expected to become a popular device with Muslims in Russia. A built-in navigator automatically determines the user’s location and also points the way to the qibla, where Mecca lies.

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China’s kids head to army-style boot camps (Video)

info-pictogram1 Parents in China are trying to keep their children away from computer screens and electronic gadgets. Instead of having a relaxing time during their summer holidays, youngsters are being sent to military-style boot camps.Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Beijing.