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

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south
30th Mar 2016

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A militant group has demanded a ransom of around $1 million for the release of 10 Indonesians whose vessel was hijacked off the southern Philippines, officials said Tuesday. Indonesia’s National … Continued

Australia: 50,000 protest against offshore detention
21st Mar 2016

Australia: 50,000 protest against offshore detention

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE (AA): Coordinated rallies in 16 cities and towns across Australia on Sunday attracted tens of thousands of people demanding that the government “stop the war on refugees”. Protesters, including church groups, community organizations, students, families … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims
29th Feb 2016

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The government’s chief adviser to a peace process with the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group admitted Sunday that there is huge disappointment over Congress’ failure to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law … Continued

Philippines: More than 20 dead in clashes in S Philippines
24th Feb 2016

Philippines: More than 20 dead in clashes in S Philippines

By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Around 20 suspected “terrorists” and three Philippine troops have been killed in clashes in the country’s troubled Muslim south, according to the military Tuesday. An Armed Forces spokesperson said the number of fatalities among … Continued

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives
20th Feb 2016

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The death toll from just over two week’s hostilities between a splinter group of the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group and government troops has reached 16, with over a dozen reported wounded, … Continued

Philippines: 4 dead, 2 injured by roadside bomb in Mindanao
18th Feb 2016

Philippines: 4 dead, 2 injured by roadside bomb in Mindanao

By Roy Ramos & Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA) – Four people have been killed and two others left in critical condition after a roadside bomb exploded in the Philippines’ troubled Muslim south, according to the military Wednesday. Lt. … Continued

China denies building missile system in South China Sea
18th Feb 2016

China denies building missile system in South China Sea

By Mahmut Atanur, Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   BEIJING (AA) – China on Wednesday denied widely-reported allegations that it has deployed an anti-air missile system to a disputed island chain in the South China Sea. Following a meeting with … Continued

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims
16th Feb 2016

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The Philippines’ outgoing president pledged Monday to discuss a shelved law aimed at sealing a peace process in the country’s war-torn Muslim south at an upcoming regional ASEAN summit in the United States. … Continued

Taiwan: Death toll from quake rises to 94
12th Feb 2016

Taiwan: Death toll from quake rises to 94

By Tevfik Durul   BEIJING, China, (AA) – Rescuers continued searching for a sixth day for dozens of people thought to still be missing in southern Taiwan after a weekend earthquake left at least 94 people dead. National Fire Agency … 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

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

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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