29th Dec 2014

China: Beijing scaffold collapse kills 10, injures 4

  [Photo taken by a mobile phone shows entrance to Tsinghua High School where a scaffold collapsed, in Beijing, (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)]     BEIJING, (Xinhua): Ten people were killed and four were injured following a scaffold collapse in a Beijing school on Monday … Continued

26th Dec 2014

US agrees trilateral intelligence-sharing pact with South Korea & Japan

  [Photo: South Korea military]   South Korea, the US and Japan have agreed to sign a rare trilateral intelligence-sharing pact. The aim of the alliance is to better cope with North Korea’s increasing nuclear and missile threats. According to … Continued

23rd Dec 2014

North Korea: Internet returns after disruptions

Reuters, AFP  North Korea has been experiencing trouble with Internet connectivity. The outages occurred amid an ongoing row over a cyber attack on Sony and President Barack Obama’s vow for retaliation. By early Tuesday, Internet accessibility had returned in North … Continued

21st Dec 2014

US stands by accusations of North Korea cyber-attack involvement

  The US has reasserted its claim that North Korea was responsible for hacking attacks on the movie studio Sony Pictures. The remarks came in response to Pyongyang’s call for a joint probe. The US White House said on Saturday … Continued

19th Dec 2014

Australia: Eight children stabbed to death

  [Photo: Police comfort a woman near an address in the suburb of Manoora, where at least eight victims have been stabbed to death in Cairns, Australia.CLEO FRASER/EPA]   SYDNEY, (Xinhua): Eight children aged 18 months to 15 years old … Continued

15th Dec 2014

Australia: Police clear Martin Place after gunman holds hostages at Lindt Chocolat Cafe

    [A screenshot of tactical police as hostages leave the Lindt cafe. Photo: Channel Seven] By Megan Levy, Patrick Begley Five hostages have fled the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Martin Place, hours after a gunman first holed himself up … Continued

13th Dec 2014

Indonesia: Death toll of landslide rises to 17

  JAKARTA, (Xinhua): Rescuers had found 17 corpses and suspended searching for the 91 missing persons after Friday’s landslides buried dozens houses in Banjarnegara district of Central Java due to heavy downpours, official said here Saturday. The natural disaster also … Continued

7th Dec 2014

Philippines: Hagupit blows through Philippines, a million displaced

  A powerful typhoon continues to lash the Philippines. Hagupit slammed into the archipelago Saturday, bringing heavy rain and packing sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 170 kilometers per hour. Media reported scattered injuries … Continued

3rd Dec 2014

South Korea: Death toll rises to seven in sunken S. Korean fishing ship

SEOUL, (Xinhua): Death toll has risen to seven in a South Korean fishing ship sinking accident in the Bering Sea as six more bodies were recovered in waters near the site, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Wednesday. Four more bodies were … Continued

15th Nov 2014

Australia: G20 opens in Brisbane under cloud of Ukraine crisis

  Heads of the world’s leading economies have begun a two-day summit in Brisbane, Australia. Global security looks likely to feature largely on the agenda amid international condemnation of Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The ninth G20 summit opened on Saturday … Continued

14th Nov 2014

Philippines: Three killed, 3 hurt as soldiers, Muslims clash in S. Philippines

  COTABATO CITY, (Xinhua): Three people were killed while three others were injured in a clash between soldiers and members of the rogue group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in southern Philippines Friday morning, a local official said. Hundreds of … Continued

8th Nov 2014

Pakistan says will help China fight Xinjiang Muslims

    [PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and PM of China Li Keqiang] BEIJING, (APP | Reuters): Pakistan will help China with its fight against extremists that Beijing says are active in its unruly far western region of Xinjiang, Prime … Continued

3rd Nov 2014

Australia: Detectives investigate internal dispute & ISIS involvement after shooting outside Shia Muslim centre

    [Photo: Mosque shooting victim Rasoul Al Mousawi] By Sarah Crawford The Daily Telegraph: A MAN was shot outside a Shia Muslim prayer hall in front of horrified worshippers, including women and children. Granville man Rasoul Al Mousawi, 47, was … Continued

15th Oct 2014

China: HK police arrest 45 protesters

  HONG KONG, (Xinhua): Hong Kong’s police said they arrested 45 people on Wednesday morning as they cleared Lung Wo Road in Admiralty. Traffic has been resumed on the road as of press time. Thirty-seven men and eight women were … Continued

10th Oct 2014

Australia: Dozens of anti-Muslim attacks as Islamic leaders warn of community fear

  Sunday Morning Herald: Reports have emerged of Muslim women being subjected to intimidation and violence. Liberal MP Wyatt Roy and Labor’s Amanda Rishworth agree this is abhorrent. There have been at least 30 attacks on Muslims – mainly against … Continued

6th Oct 2014

China: Hong Kong government employees return to work

  Hong Kong Civil servants have begun returning to work as the protests that have disrupted the city for more than a week dwindled. Student activists have said steps are being taken for reform talks with the government. The streets … Continued

3rd Oct 2014

China: Hong Kong protest groups welcome talks, Beijing claims cause ‘doomed’

  Tensions appear to have eased on the streets of Hong Kong after the territory’s leader said talks would take place with pro-democracy activists. Beijing’s official mouthpiece has said the protesters’ cause is “doomed.” Protesters attend a rally as they … Continued

28th Sep 2014

Japan: More than 30 believed dead after volcano eruption

  Japanese rescuers say they have found more than 30 people feared to be dead at Mount Ontake volcano, which erupted suddenly on Saturday (seen above). If confirmed, they would be the first deaths in an eruption in Japan since 1991. … Continued

24th Sep 2014

Philippines: Muslim solon offended by ‘rebel’ stereotype in proposed Bangsamoro bill amendment

    [Photo: Anak Mindanao Representative Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman]   By Marc Jayson Cayabyab   MANILA, (Inquirer): A Mindanao solon took offense in the suggestion of amending the Bangsamoro basic bill to explicitly prohibit any secessionist movement in Mindanao. During … Continued

23rd Sep 2014

China: 13 dead in firework plant explosion

    [Victims of firework plant explosion receive medical treatment at a hospital in Liling City, central China’s Hunan Province (Xinhua) ]     CHANGSHA, (Xinhua): Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and one more remained missing after an explosion at … 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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