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China’s new Silk Road: Boom or dust for Pakistan? – Locals remain skeptic as massive construction underway

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

‘Peace for Paris’ symbol goes viral – Muslim Australian donates $1 for every hate-filled Tweet

PARIS:  A “Peace for Paris” symbol, combining the city’s beloved Eiffel Tower with the peace sign of the Sixties, has gone viral following the Paris terror attacks. The designer is a 32-year-old French graphic artist, Jean Jullien, who lives in London. Listening to the radio, he became horrified by the violence unfolding in his nation’s […]

Music world in shock over Paris concert massacre

Posted by on 15/11/2015
Filed under Europe, Lifestyle, Movies & Music, Top Stories, World

Arab film community reacts with outrage to Paris terror attacks

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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Arab film community reacts with outrage to Paris terror attacks

Arab film community reacts with outrage to Paris terror attacks

The Arab film community is reacting to the tragic Paris attacks with shock, outrage and fears of a global backlash. “It’s another 9/11 that we are living again,” said Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab who is shooting a film titled “Clash” about Islamic extremism. “I feel so bad for France and everyone who is not going […]

IS jihadists claim Paris attacks that killed 128; France vows ‘merciless’ response – Concert hall, stadium, cafes targeted

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Apocalyptic scenes as terrorists hit Paris

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Search for ‘Jihadi John’ took months

Posted by on 14/11/2015
Filed under America, Middle East, World

Search for ‘Jihadi John’ took months

Search for ‘Jihadi John’ took months

WASHINGTON: The US-British missile strike believed to have killed “Jihadi John” came together at lightning speed, but was months in preparation. Shortly before midnight Thursday, two US MQ-9 Reaper drones and one British MQ-9 cruised above Raqqa, the Syrian heart of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate that stretches deep into Iraq, US officials said. The […]

Muslim woman donates $1 for every hate Tweet

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Muslim woman donates $1 for every hate Tweet

Muslim woman donates $1 for every hate Tweet

SYDNEY: An Australian Muslim woman has donated close to Aus$1,000 (US$700) to charity after pledging to give one dollar every time she receives a hate-filled Tweet. Susan Carland, who teaches at Monash University in Melbourne, tweeted on October 22 that she was donating to UNICEF for every nasty comment from trolls. “Nearly at $1,000 in […]

Israel razes homes of 4 Palestinian ‘attackers’ – Deterrent or collective punishment?

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Israel razes homes of 4 Palestinian ‘attackers’ – Deterrent or collective punishment?

Israel razes homes of 4 Palestinian ‘attackers’ – Deterrent or collective punishment?

NABLUS: Israeli troops razed the West Bank homes of four Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis yesterday, pressing a controversial policy of punitive demolitions after weeks of deadly unrest. The demolitions came hours after two Israelis were shot dead in an apparent ambush near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Friday in the most […]

Jordanian killer was on a journey to ‘paradise or hell’ – Investigators ask if he was lone wolf or part of a cell

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Philippines boosts security ahead of economic summit – 125,000-member force on ‘full alert’

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Paris attacks evoke dark memories for Mumbai

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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Paris attacks evoke dark memories for Mumbai

Paris attacks evoke dark memories for Mumbai

MUMBAI: For residents of the bustling Indian port of Mumbai, the horrific attacks in Paris on Friday night carry somber echoes of a bloody series of killings in their own city seven years ago. A total of 166 people were killed in November 2008 when Islamist gunmen stormed luxury hotels, the main railway station, a […]