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Indian Kashmiri Muslims harassed back to Kashmir

Indian Kashmiri Muslims harassed back to Kashmir 29th Mar 2019 Some Kashmiri students at Haryana University (top) had to lock themselves in their hostel rooms and could not step out even to get food (Photo: MDU Rohtak/Creative Commons) Sajeda Haider The collateral damage of the latest military stand-off between long-term enemies India and Pakistan has been Kashmiri Muslim students living ... Read More »

Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire

Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire 29th Mar 2019 By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): 25 people were killed on Thursday when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, officials said. At least 25 bodies have been recovered from the site, Shamim Hasan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense department, ... Read More »

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP 8th Mar 2019 By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a stick apparently because of their identities in Lucknow, the capital ... Read More »

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death 3rd Mar 2019 By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): India on Saturday returned the body of a Pakistani prisoner who was beaten to death last month in reported retaliation over a deadly attack in Kashmir. The body was handed over to Pakistani authorities at the northeastern Wagah border. Shakir Ullah, ... Read More »

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

RAMALLAH (AA): A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Salameh Kaabneh was killed by Israeli fire near the city of Jericho, the ministry said in a statement. Israeli police, for its part, said its forces opened fire on a speeding vehicle, whose driver refused orders ... Read More »

‘Shame for humanity’: Turkey urges China to close Uighur camps

Turkey calls China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur minority ‘a great cause of shame for humanity’. 10 Feb 2019 Last month, China passed a law to ‘Sinicize’ Islam and make it ‘compatible with socialism’ [Wang HE/Getty Images] “It is no longer a secret that more than one million Uighur Turks, who are exposed to arbitrary arrests, are subjected to ... Read More »

Abhinandan, captured Indian pilot, freed by Pakistan

Image copyrightREUTERS Image captionWing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman (r) said the Pakistan army treated him “really well” Pakistan has freed an Indian fighter pilot for good well gesture, captured after his plane was shot down in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, amid rising tensions. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian officials near a border crossing with Pakistan. Minutes earlier, the pilot ... Read More »

All wars are miscalculated, no one knows where they lead: PM Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday afternoon addressed the nation and decision makers in neighbouring India to reiterate his message of peace and offer for dialogue. The address came after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) successfully targeted non-military targets across the Line of Control earlier in the day to demonstrate Pakistan’s aggressive capabilities, and shot down two Indian Air Force jets ... Read More »

India demands safe return of pilot shot down by Pakistan over Kashmir

Delhi angered by ‘vulgar display’ of wing commander in bloodied uniform by Islamabad Michael Safi in Delhi, Mehreen Zahra-Malik in Islamabad and Azhar Farooq in Srinagar Thu 28 Feb 2019 09.36 GMTFirst published on Wed 27 Feb 2019 17.05 GMT  Pakistani soldiers stand next to what Pakistan says is the wreckage of a shot down Indian fighter jet in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images India ... Read More »

Egypt: Fire kills 25 at Cairo’s main train station

Egypt: Fire kills 25 at Cairo’s main train station 28th Feb 2019 CAIRO (AA): At least 25 people were killed and 43 injured Wednesday when a fire tore through the main train station in Egypt’s capital, according to the Health Ministry. The fire broke out when a fuel tank exploded after a train collided with a safety barrier at Cairo’s ... Read More »