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

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries
5th Feb 2016

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) – Trade ministers from 12 countries have inked a controversial United States-led regional trade agreement in New Zealand, paving the path for freer movement of goods and services between the member economies. … Continued

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines
3rd Feb 2016

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): At least three people – one of them a minor – were injured when an explosion rocked a southern Philippine city visited by a vice presidential candidate Tuesday. Supt. Ranie Hachuela, chief of … Continued

China tells US ‘respect law’ after warship passes island
31st Jan 2016

China tells US ‘respect law’ after warship passes island

By Tevfik Durul   SHANGHAI (AA) – China has urged the United States to respect and abide by its laws after a U.S. warship passed by an island that Beijing claims in the South China Sea. China underlined that it … Continued

Philippines: Moro group says army behind Christian militia
23rd Jan 2016

Philippines: Moro group says army behind Christian militia

By Hader Glang     ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A disagreement has broken out between a splinter group of the country’s one-time largest Muslim rebel front and the Philippines military over accusations that the army is responsible for a show of … Continued

China: 3 dead, 18 hurt after man drives into crowd
19th Jan 2016

China: 3 dead, 18 hurt after man drives into crowd

BEIJING (AA) – A man drove a car into a crowd in China’s eastern Jiangxi province Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding 18 others – the majority of them students. State news agency Xinhua cited a publicity official … Continued

Philippines: 8 Abu Sayyaf, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash
31st Dec 2015

Philippines: 8 Abu Sayyaf, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): At least eight members of an al-Qaeda-linked group and one Philippine soldier were killed in a clash Wednesday afternoon in the troubled southern island province of Sulu, according to the military. Maj. Felimon … Continued

China: 85 missing after landslide at industrial park
22nd Dec 2015

China: 85 missing after landslide at industrial park

BEIJING (AA) – Chinese teams continued searching Monday night for at least 85 people believed to be missing after a landslide of mud and construction waste buried dozens of buildings at an industrial park in southern Guangdong Province. Shenzen city’s deputy mayor, Liu … Continued

Australia: Ousted Australian PM slammed for anti-Islam comments
10th Dec 2015

Australia: Ousted Australian PM slammed for anti-Islam comments

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE, (AA) – Australian politicians and Muslim leaders have struck back at former Prime Minister Tony Abbott after he called on the West to proclaim its “superiority” over Islam, condemning how such views fuel extremism across the board. … Continued

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen
28th Nov 2015

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA) – The Philippines’ military confirmed Saturday that an Indonesian national believed to be an expert bomb-maker was among eight suspected members of a Daesh-linked group killed in a clash earlier this week. The … Continued

Australia: Arrests, clashes at anti-Islam rallies across Australia
23rd Nov 2015

Australia: Arrests, clashes at anti-Islam rallies across Australia

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE (AA) – A surge of anti-Islam sentiment swept across Australia on Sunday as protesters waving placards displaying slogans screaming “Say No to Sharia Law” and “Halal is Extortion” attended rallies nationwide organized by far-right wing group Reclaim Australia … Continued

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15
22nd Nov 2015

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA) – Around 15 people were injured overnight when a grenade was thrown during a festival in the Southern Philippines, according to police and military — the fifth bombing incident in Central Mindanao in just two weeks. The explosion … Continued

New Zealand: 7 die in  helicopter crash
21st Nov 2015

New Zealand: 7 die in helicopter crash

MELBOURNE (AA) – Seven people have died in a helicopter crash while on a sightseeing trip over a New Zealand glacier. The seven — six of whom were tourists(four British and two Australian) tourists — were killed Saturday when the chopper … Continued

China: Death toll after landslide reaches 25
16th Nov 2015

China: Death toll after landslide reaches 25

BEIJING (AA): The death toll from a landslide that struck a village in rural China last week continued to rise Monday, with another nine corpses pulled from the rubble. State news agency Xinhua reported that 25 people were now confirmed dead … Continued

China: Dozens missing after deadly landslide in China’s east
14th Nov 2015

China: Dozens missing after deadly landslide in China’s east

BEIJING (AA): Four people were killed and 33 are still missing after a landslide hit a village in rural China. State news agency Xinhua reported local officials as saying early Saturday that only one survivor had so far been found, leading to fears for the safety of … Continued

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash
8th Nov 2015

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A notorious leader of an al-Qaeda-linked militant group was killed alongside a follower in a firefight in the Philippines’ Muslim south that left three soldiers wounded, according to the military Sunday. The commander … Continued

Australia: Report says race laws fail local Muslims
5th Nov 2015

Australia: Report says race laws fail local Muslims

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE (AA): A report released Thursday by the Australian Human Rights Commission reveals that the Racial Discrimination Act has only a “limited” ability to protect Australian Muslims, because “religious identity” is not covered under the act. Conversely, Australian Jews — along with … Continued

China: Building collapse leaves 17 workers dead
31st Oct 2015

China: Building collapse leaves 17 workers dead

BEIJING (AA): Rescue work is continuing after a building collapsed in central China, killing 17 people and injuring 23. State news agency Xinhua reported Saturday that construction workers in Henan Province were attempting to lift the structure from its foundations at the time it fell. Rescuers are … Continued

Philippines: Fire kills 15 in Zamboanga City market
31st Oct 2015

Philippines: Fire kills 15 in Zamboanga City market

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): A fire at a market in the southern Philippines killed 15 people early Saturday, injured at least 11 others and razed over a hundred stores to the ground, officials said. Those who died were live-in vendors, stuck inside … Continued

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout
26th Oct 2015

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA, (AA): Philippine government forces claim to have killed three gunmen belonging to an al-Qaeda-linked group in the troubled southern island province of Basilan. In a statement Sunday, the military said Joint Task Group Basilan encountered a group of 50 … 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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