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Update: We had a lot of trouble getting a Quran, says former ISIS Captors

Update: We had a lot of trouble getting a Quran, says former ISIS Captors

Update, Feb. 4, 2015: François, who spoke in English during his interview with Amanpour, has clarified that he did not mean to suggest that his captors themselves did not have copies of the Quran. He told Slate.fr that hostages asked…

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Facebook and the big Indian blockade

Facebook and the big Indian blockade

NEW DELHI: Facebook blocked 5,832 pieces of content in India on government request between July and December last year. In its Global Government Requests report released on Monday,…

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Declare Taj Mahal is a Shiva temple: 6 advocates with RSS leanings moves to civil court

Declare Taj Mahal is a Shiva temple: 6 advocates with RSS leanings moves to civil court

Taj Mahal (Photo: DC archives) New Delhi: At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on avoiding any…

Cut VIPs’ water supply in case of shortage: Kejriwal

Cut VIPs’ water supply in case of shortage: Kejriwal

New Delhi, March 25: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday made it clear that VIPs cannot have the privilege…

Love thy neighbour: Pakistani cricket fans cheer India in the World Cup

Love thy neighbour: Pakistani cricket fans cheer India in the World Cup

The cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan is no secret. But what happens when one of the two crashes out…

Haniyeh: Hamas still interested in unity, partnership

Haniyeh: Hamas still interested in unity, partnership

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Deputy chief of the Hamas politburo Ismail Haniyeh said on Sunday morning that his movement would…

Car bombing kills 7, injures 12 soldiers in Libya

Car bombing kills 7, injures 12 soldiers in Libya

At least seven Libyan soldiers have been killed and a dozen more injured in a car bombing in Libya’s second-largest city,…

US halts plans of troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

US halts plans of troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama has revised plans to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan. Washington was initially supposed…

1987 Hashimpura massacre was painful, says court. Investigating agency failed to establish the identity of culprits

1987 Hashimpura massacre was painful, says court. Investigating agency failed to establish the identity of culprits

New Delhi, March 24: A court here has expressed concern over the deaths in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre and said…

Obama says possibility of two-state solution ‘very dim’

Obama says possibility of two-state solution ‘very dim’

US President Barack Obama has said that recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have dimmed the hope for…

Israeli forces shoot 30 Palestinian children since start of year

Israeli forces shoot 30 Palestinian children since start of year

Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank have shot at least 30 Palestinian children with live ammunition since the start…

Senior UN officials slam Israeli human rights abuses

Senior UN officials slam Israeli human rights abuses

Israel’s human rights abuses in the Occupied Palestinian Territory came under renewed attack by senior UN officials on Monday. Addressing…

Israel ‘boycotts’ UN rights council session on Gaza war: Maan

Israel ‘boycotts’ UN rights council session on Gaza war: Maan

GENEVA (AFP) — Israel’s representative was conspicuously missing when the UN Human Rights Council started a special session Monday on…

How Reliance Industries Limited is now buying Sun TV Network

How Reliance Industries Limited is now buying Sun TV Network

After taking over one of India’s largest media companies in the form of Network 18 group, now Reliance Industries Limited…

Supreme Court strikes down Section 66A, says it violates right to speech

Supreme Court strikes down Section 66A, says it violates right to speech

Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi | Updated: March 24, 2015 11:25 am In a landmark judgment on the…

Iraq warplanes target ISIL positions in Tikrit

Iraq warplanes target ISIL positions in Tikrit

Iraq’s Ministry of Defense has released a footage of the army’s airstrikes and helicopter attacks against the positions of ISIL…

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World failing to tackle deadly pollution crisis?

World failing to tackle deadly pollution crisis?

New research from Europe’s environmental watchdog says hundreds of thousands of lives are at risk from air pollution in the…

Kid traumatized after Israeli soldiers use dogs to scare him

Kid traumatized after Israeli soldiers use dogs to scare him

A newly released video shows Israeli forces threatening a Palestinian child by siccing two dogs on him, revealing the atrocious…

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Arab Israelis reject Netanyahu apology for insult

Arab Israelis reject Netanyahu apology for insult

Arab Israelis have dismissed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology over his pejorative remarks during last week’s parliament election, which drew strong condemnation from Palestinians as well…

Obama rips Netanyahu over Arab voter comments

Monitor: 15 Palestinians with cancer at risk in Israeli jails

Settlers throw stones at, injure 6-year-old

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Al Jazeera rejects Sisi’s ‘fake Libya footage’ claim

Al Jazeera rejects Sisi’s ‘fake Libya footage’ claim

Al Jazeera has condemned a claim by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that its journalists were activists rather than impartial observers. The Qatar-based media network…

Egypt death sentence handed to grand mufti

Egypt sacks 41 judges for ‘supporting’ Brotherhood

$12bn pledged for Egypt