Philippines: Quake damages 30 houses, 2 mosques in Mindanao
13th Apr 2017

Philippines: Quake damages 30 houses, 2 mosques in Mindanao

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): A strong earthquake hit parts of southern Mindanao island on Wednesday, damaging at least 30 houses, two mosques, some commercial buildings, a school and several roads, local authorities said. According to the … Continued

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh
7th Dec 2016

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): A strong earthquake shook the north of Indonesia’s Sumatra island Wednesday morning, killing at least 52 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a … Continued

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247
25th Aug 2016

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

ROME (AA): The death toll in a deadly earthquake in Italy has risen to 247, the Italian Civil Defense said Thursday. More than 1,000 people have been displaced by the quake, The Italian Civil Protection Unit said in a statement … Continued

Ecuador: Death toll rises to 246 in earthquake
18th Apr 2016

Ecuador: Death toll rises to 246 in earthquake

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO. Dom. Rep. (AA): The death toll continues to rise following a powerful earthquake that struck Ecuador. At least 246 victims were confirmed dead, authorities said late Sunday. The number of wounded climbed to 2,500, … Continued

Ecuador: Strong 7.8-magnitude quake kills 77
17th Apr 2016

Ecuador: Strong 7.8-magnitude quake kills 77

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 77 people have been killed in a strong 7.8-magnitude earthquake off Ecuador’s northern coastal town of Muisne, Ecuadorian vice president and the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. The quake struck at 6.58 p.m. local time (2358 … Continued

Japan quakes leave 28 dead, nearly 2,000 injured
16th Apr 2016

Japan quakes leave 28 dead, nearly 2,000 injured

By Todd Crowell   TOKYO (AA) – At least 19 people were confirmed dead Saturday after a second strong earthquake rocked southwestern Japan, where nine others were killed in an earlier temblor. This brings to total number of people killed … Continued

Japan: Strong quake leaves 9 dead, 800 injured
15th Apr 2016

Japan: Strong quake leaves 9 dead, 800 injured

TOKYO (AA) – At least nine victims were confirmed dead and more than 800 others injured Friday following a strong earthquake in southwestern Japan that collapsed houses and resulted in the evacuation of around 44,000 people. Kyodo news agency reported … Continued

Taiwan: 7 dead, 370 injured in earthquake
6th Feb 2016

Taiwan: 7 dead, 370 injured in earthquake

BEIJING, China (AA) : At least seven people – including a baby girl – were confirmed dead Saturday after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit southern Taiwan, collapsing buildings and injuring hundreds of others. According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA), … Continued

Indonesia: Quake kills 1, injures 22 in Maluku islands
18th Jan 2016

Indonesia: Quake kills 1, injures 22 in Maluku islands

By Ainur Rohmah JAKRTA (AA) – An earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Maluku islands has left at least one person dead and 22 others injured in Buru, where hundreds were displaced as residents continued feeling aftershocks the following day. Sutopo Purwo … Continued

Rescue efforts underway as S Asia quake leaves 385 dead
28th Oct 2015

Rescue efforts underway as S Asia quake leaves 385 dead

By Aamir Latif and Zabihullah Tamanna   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): A powerful earthquake that rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday has left hundreds dead. Officials from both countries put the combined death toll at 385 on Tuesday. In northwestern Pakistan, rescue workers … Continued

310 killed as powerful quake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan
27th Oct 2015

310 killed as powerful quake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Scores of people were killed in Pakistan and Afghanistan — mostly in the former’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province — after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook southern Asia on Monday afternoon (9:32 GMT). According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake’s epicenter was … Continued

S. Asia quake kills scores in Pakistan, Afghanistan
26th Oct 2015

S. Asia quake kills scores in Pakistan, Afghanistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Scores of people have been killed in Pakistan and Afghanistan — mostly in the former’s Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) province — after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook southern Asia on early Monday afternoon (9:32 GMT). According to the U.S. … Continued

Chile quake death toll rises to 11
18th Sep 2015

Chile quake death toll rises to 11

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): The death toll from a huge earthquake that struck central Chile has risen to 11, the country’s interior ministry confirmed Thursday. Local media reported that some of the fatalities were caused by falling rocks and … Continued

Chile: One killed in massive quake
17th Sep 2015

Chile: One killed in massive quake

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): A powerful earthquake hit central Chile on Wednesday evening, killing at least one person and triggering widespread tsunami warnings, according to local authorities. Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet said on national TV that Tongoy and Coquimbo had been extensively … Continued

13th May 2015

Nepal: Dozens killed after latest earthquake

  Authorities in Nepal are evaluating what to do next after a new earthquake on Tuesday killed dozens of people. The nation is still struggling to recover from April’s earthquake that left 8,000 dead. Tuesday’s 7.3 magnitude earthquake, centered between … Continued

8th May 2015

Nepal: Death toll from deadly quake soars to 8,413

KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal soared to 8, 413 on Wednesday, the update from the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) said. The earthquake response 2015 report of NRCS said a total 17,576 others were … Continued

3rd May 2015

Nepal: Death toll in earthquake surpasses 7,000

    Officials in Nepal have said more than 7,000 people have been killed in the country’s earthquake. Survivors are facing a shortage of shelter while the main airport’s runway is struggling to cope with aid deliveries. Nepal’s authorities requested … Continued

28th Apr 2015

Nepal: Govt declares 3 days of mourning after deadly quake

  As the search for survivors continues, Nepal’s government has declared three days of mourning. More than 4,000 people died in the massive earthquake at the weekend, with eight million affected across the region. Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Home … Continued

27th Apr 2015

Nepal: Death toll surges to over 3,000 in earthquake

  The death toll in Nepal’s worst earthquake in decades has risen to more than three thousand. The UN has made an urgent appeal for international aid as it warned of a humanitarian disaster in the Himalayan country. The death … Continued

26th Apr 2015

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900

As the death toll following a devestating earthquake continues to climb, Nepal is imploring foreign countries to send aid. Hospital workers struggling to aid the injured have described scenes of pure “chaos.” Rescuers in Nepal combed desperately through rubble Sunday … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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