Pakistan holds state funeral for German nun who fought leprosy

4 days ago
Pakistan's military, naval and air force police officers escort the hearse carrying the coffin of the Germanborn Sister Dr. Ruth Pfau, during her funeral in Karachi, Pakistan August 19, 2017.Akhtar Soomro. Staff. 2 Min Read. KARACHI ()  ... ...

Falling tree kills 12 at Catholic festival in Portugal

1 week ago
LISBON () A tree toppled into a crowd of worshippers during a major Christian festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday, killing 12 people and leaving 50 injured, officials said. The accident happened during Madeira's biggest ... ...

Maratha Kranti Morcha: We need to move to reservations based on income instead of community

2 weeks ago
It's about reservations in government jobs and educational institutions. Communities based on religion or geography have always successfully used showoff strength as a tool to break the will of governments and achieve these. They go to any extent ... ...

Cayetano highlights Asean 50 years of resiliency

2 weeks ago
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano walks to deliver his speech during the recent opening ceremony of the 50th Asean Foreign Ministers Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in Pasay City. ... ...

Vietnam challenges China in Asean talks

3 weeks ago
OF TWO MINDS Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Vietnam Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a huddle during a break in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plenary session in Manila. —POOL PHOTO. Vietnam has made a bold move  ... ...

Stopping cow vigilantism: Enough with the rhetoric, we need hate crime laws to deal with these crimes

2 months ago
The #NotInMyName demonstrations across the country were heartening and it seems pretty clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welladvised to come out in the open immediately after with a statement condemning cow vigilantism. While those not in  ... ...

Rise of gau rakshaks and the tyranny of cow protection: How fringe groups are being used to polarise India

2 months ago
On Tuesday, IndiaSpend published a report which revealed that 63 incidents of cowrelated violence (reported by the media) had taken place in India over a span of eight years — from 2010 to 2017. And 61 out of these incidents (or 96.8 percent of the  ... ...

Cow slaughter row: Since 2010, 97% of beefrelated violence took place after Modi govt came to power

2 months ago
Muslims were the target of 51% of violence centred on bovine issues over nearly eight years (2010 to 2017) and comprised 86% of 28 Indians killed in 63 incidents, according to an IndiaSpend content analysis of the English media. As many of 97% of these  ... ...

At womenonly salon in Brooklyn, MuslimAmericans prepare for Eid

2 months ago
Huda Quhshi, owner and cosmetologist at the Le'Jemalik Salon and Boutique, cuts the hair of a Muslim woman ahead of the Eid alFitr Islamic holiday in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 21, 2017. Picture taken on June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar. ... ...

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