Saturday, 28th March 2015
International
  • Two die of bird flu in China`s Fujian
    17th January 2015
    Two people in Chinas coastal Fujian province have died of H7N9 avian flu, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local health officials. The province had 15 confirmed cases of the strain so far this year, while ...
  • Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies
    17th January 2015
    French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. Distribution has however been hit ...
  • Four dead in Niger as Charlie Hebdo cartoon sparks protests
    17th January 2015
    The decision by Charlie Hebdo to publish a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad this week prompted angry protests in several Muslim countries on Friday leading to violence and in one case deaths. Four people were reported killed ...
  • Four dead, 45 injured in Niger protests over Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoon
    17th January 2015
    Four people were killed and 45 injured in a day of violent protests in Nigers second city against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. Interior Minister Massaoudou Hassoumi said a ...
  • Charlie Hebdo provokes muslims world-widely
    16th January 2015
    French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo has once again provoked 1.5 billion Muslims all over the world by publishing a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad, which is forbidden according to Islamic laws, Abdul Kadir Makarim, ...
  • Urgent Turkish PM says freedom of press `does not mean freedom to insult`
    15th January 2015
    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday said freedom of the press does not give a licence to insult, describing the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed as a "grave provocation", AFP reported. "Freedom ...
  • HK police praise Indonesia for arresting int`l drug dealer
    15th January 2015
    The Hong Kong Anti-Narcotics Police have praised the Indonesian Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) for arresting WCP (40), an international drug dealer, on January 6 in Jakarta. "We appreciate the Indonesian Anti-Narcotics Agency ...
  • Rupert Murdoch stirs tweetstorm with muslim comments
    15th January 2015
    Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch sought to backtrack Wednesday from a Twitter storm stemming from comments about Muslims following the Paris attacks. "Certainly did not mean all Muslims responsible for Paris attack. But Muslim ...
  • Muslim scholars condemn latest Charlie Hebdo prophet cartoon
    14th January 2015
    A leading association of Muslim academics has criticised the decision by French weekly Charlie Hebdo to publish a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed, claiming it would "stir up hatred". "It is neither reasonable, nor ...
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Paris attack
    14th January 2015
    Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist militant groups leadership for insulting the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video ...