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  • British Parliamentary Group targets India for alleged religious intolerance

    UK: In a report of UK Parliamentarians, Indian was targeted for allegedly not protecting religious minorities from the extremist Hindus. The report further says that the philosophy of nationalist Hindutva increases religious…

  • Pakistani origin Rabeea appointed District Judge in US

    Washington: A Pakistani origin lady was appointed District Judge of Texas State. She took the oath of office on Thursday. She had worked for the welfare of women for more than a…

  • Pentagon chief of staff resigns

    Washington: The US Department of Defence’s chief of staff, Rear Admiral Kevin Sweeney on Saturday stepped down from his post. “After two years in the Pentagon, I’ve decided the time is right…

  • US troops deployed in Gabon amid fears of violence in Congo

    Libreville: The United States has started deploying troops in Gabon amid escalating tension over violence and protests as the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)…

  • French officials appeal for peace as ‘Yellow Vest’ protests intensify

    Paris: French officials appealed for peace as spurts of violence were reported in multiple parts of France amid the ‘yellow vest’ protests in the country. France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said massive…

  • Not much headway made on govt shutdown, says Trump

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump said not much headway was made during the meeting with US administration officials and congressional staff, as the government shutdown entered the 15th day on Saturday…

  • China passed new law seeks to “Sinicize” Islam

    BEIJING: China has passed new law that seeks to “Sinicize” Islam within the next five years. The move came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations, China’s main…

  • Amazon drops ‘Doormats with Islamic texts’, CAIR hails decision

    Washington: Amazon finally decided to drop doormats and bath mats with Islamic inscriptions containing references to Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and Quranic verses from the list of its items. According to the report…

  • 2 Rohingya bodies found near camp in Bangladesh

    Dhaka:The bullet-ridden bodies of two Rohingya men were found on Saturday near a refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, the police said. The camp is home to some 700,000 people from the…

  • 3 dead, 4 injured in California shootings

    Los Angeles: Three people lost their lives and four were injured during a shooting at the Gable House Bowl in Torrance near Los Angeles on Saturday. Earlier, the Torrance Police tweeted, “Reports…

  • Russia demands explanation over US snub to space chief

    Moscow: Russia’s space agency on Saturday demanded an explanation after NASA put off a planned visit to the United States by Russia’s controversial space chief. Dmitry Rogozin, a firebrand nationalist politician known…

  • I don’t care if federal workers go without pay: Trump

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he does not care if the federal workers, especially Democrats, are forced to work without payments as the partial shutdown in the…

  • Indian falls to death from Ireland cliff while taking selfie

    Dublin: An Indian student has died after falling off a cliff in Ireland while taking a selfie. The unidentified Indian national in his 20s was studying at a university in Dublin. He…

  • Japan sushi tycoon pays record $3.1m for endangered bluefin tuna

    Tokyo: A Japanese sushi boss on Saturday paid a record $3.1 million for a giant bluefin tuna at the first New Year’s auction in Tokyo’s new fish market. Self-styled “Tuna King” Kiyoshi…

  • Escape room blaze claims lives of 5 teens in Poland

    Koszalin: A blaze in an escape room here has claimed the lives of five 15-year-old girls, who were celebrating their friend’s birthday on Friday (local time). “A devastating tragedy in Koszalin. The…

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