Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week
26th Jul 2015

Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week

ANKARA (AA): Sweden’s southern city of Malmo was rocked Sunday by a grenade attack, the fourth in a row this week, media reports said. Sweden’s SVT television reported that a handmade grenade exploded in the early hours of Sunday in a street … Continued

Bosnia: 30 victims from Bosnian War buried in Prijedor
21st Jul 2015

Bosnia: 30 victims from Bosnian War buried in Prijedor

PRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AA): The remains of 30 Bosniaks killed by Serb forces in the Prijedor area of northwestern Bosnia in 1992 were buried Monday after their bodies were located in different mass graves, and identified. “Today is a day that illustrates the traitorous … Continued

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish
16th Jul 2015

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish

By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS (AA): The Greek parliament approved a bill of tough measures and economic reforms early Thursday morning in a vote that split the ruling Syriza coalition. The harsh austerity package proposed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, aimed … Continued

Austria: No extention in nuclear talks beyond Monday: Iranian FM
13th Jul 2015

Austria: No extention in nuclear talks beyond Monday: Iranian FM

[Photo: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R), Deputy for Legal and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi (L), Hussein Feridun (2nd L), the brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and negotiator Mohammed Niya (3rd L) are seen … Continued

Bosnia: 136 Srebrenica genocide victims make last journey
10th Jul 2015

Bosnia: 136 Srebrenica genocide victims make last journey

[Photo: Relatives mourn near the coffins of the victims of Srebrenica massacre, in the old battery factory used as a base by the UN soldiers during the war, in Potocari on July 9, 2015, ahead of the mass burial of … Continued

9th Jul 2015

Denmark: Danish group promises to show Muhammad cartoons

By Fatjon Prronı   ANKARA (AA): A Danish anti-Islam group has pledged to display the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that were the focus of a U.S. exhibition targeted by gunmen earlier this year, a local radio reported on Wednesday. Anders … Continued

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns
6th Jul 2015

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns

[Photo: Supporters of the YES vote to referendum hold a demonstration in front of Greek Parliament in Athens. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency] By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum   ANKARA (AA) – Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced his resignation with a note … Continued

5th Jul 2015

Greeks head for polls in bailout referendum

[Photo: Supporters of YES vote to the upcoming referendum hold a demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency]   By Bahattin Gonultas   ATHENS (AA): Millions of Greeks headed to the … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %
4th Jul 2015

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %

[Photographer: Muslims perform this year’s first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on the eve of Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Great Mosque in Paris, France on June 17, 2015.Onur Usta/Anadolu Agency] By Ayşe Hümeyra Atılgan   PARIS (AA): – Islamophobic acts in France … Continued

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims
2nd Jul 2015

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims

[President of UN General Assembly Sam Kutesa (L), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) and Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to UN Mirsada Colakovic (R) stand in silence during commemoration ceremony for Srebrenica Genocide held at UN headquarters in New York, NY … Continued

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum
29th Jun 2015

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum

[Photo: People withdrawing money from cash machines in Athens on 28 June. AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA):  The Greek government closed  banks and imposed capital controls on withdrawals leading panicked savers forming lines at ATMs to pull as much of their funds as possible. … Continued

28th Jun 2015

Greek parliament votes for referendum on bailout deal

[Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a parliament session in Athens. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA): The Greek parliament early on Sunday voted by a large majority to hold a referendum on continuing the country’s bailout … Continued

Brussels: EU leaders agree on plan for migrants
26th Jun 2015

Brussels: EU leaders agree on plan for migrants

[Photo: EU leaders pose following EU summit, at EU Council in Brussels, Belgium, on June 25, 2015. Photographer: Dursun Aydemir/AA] By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS,  (AA): After seven hours of debate from Thursday to early Friday morning in Brussels, EU leaders agreed to … Continued

Brussels: After late Greek plan, no deal in bailout talks
26th Jun 2015

Brussels: After late Greek plan, no deal in bailout talks

[Photo: Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras holds a press conference at the European Union headquarters after the Euro Summit discussing the situation of Greece, in Brussels on June 22. Photographer: Dursun Aydemir/AA]   By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA, (AA): Greek … Continued

Netherlands: Anti-Islam Dutch politician airs Muhammad cartoons on TV
25th Jun 2015

Netherlands: Anti-Islam Dutch politician airs Muhammad cartoons on TV

[Photo: Geert Wilders, leader of the Party for Freedom (PVV), is seen during a joint press conference with Marine Le Pen (not seen), president of the National Front, in Brussels, Belgium on June 16, 2015. Photographer: Dursun Aydemir/AA]   By Fatjon … Continued

WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French Presidents for years
24th Jun 2015

WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French Presidents for years

  Before a parliamentary vote on a new surveillance bill, WikiLeaks has published a report on how the NSA had spied on three French Presidents. French President Hollande called an emergency meeting for Wednesday. WikiLeaks published a series of documents … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Germany releases Al Jazeera journalist in Egypt extradition case

  The Berlin state prosecutor’s office has confirmed the release of Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour. He had been remanded in custody by a German judge after being detained at a Berlin airport at Egypt’s request. “Thanks to people around … Continued

19th Jun 2015

Denmark: Danish PM concedes election defeat, says to resign

[Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt [left] concedes to Lars Loekke Rasmussen] COPENHAGEN, (Xinhua): Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Friday conceded defeat in Thursday’s parliamentary election and said she would step down as chairwoman of the Social Democratic Party. Denmark’s opposition coalition, … Continued

12th Jun 2015

Greece: IMF walks out on talks, EU tells Athens ‘stop gambling’

  The International Monetary Fund has walked out on talks with Greece, dashing hopes of a compromise in ongoing debt negotiations. The EU told Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to “stop gambling.” The IMF said it was bringing its team back … Continued

10th Jun 2015

UK parliament passes EU referendum bill

  Prime Minister David Cameron has gained widespread support to bring the UK’s ongoing EU membership to a public vote. But some within his own ranks remain skeptical of his desired outcome. British lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favor of … Continued


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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