9th Nov 2013

Philippines: Over 100 killed in C. Philippine city Tacloban by typhoon

[Photo: Zero visibility force motorists to turn on headlights at the North Expressway. While Metro Manila was far from the center of the super typhoon, strong rains forced schools and offices to close early. Photo By Mike De Juan, Manila … Continued

8th Nov 2013

Philippines: Super Typhoon Haiyan hits central Philippines, 125,000 people evacuated

[Dark clouds brought by super typhoon Haiyan loom over the skyscrapers of Metro Manila, Philippines. One person was already confirmed dead in southern Philippines as super typhoon Haiyan (local codename: Yolanda) further barrelled through eastern and central Philippines on Friday. (Xinhua/Rouelle … Continued

6th Nov 2013

China: N China explosions caused by self-made bombs

[Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2013 shows the accident site after explosions on the Yingze Street in Taiyuan, capital of north China’ Shanxi Province. One person was killed and eight others were injured after explosions occurred on Wednesday morning in … Continued

4th Nov 2013

Philippines: Philippine leftist group condemns U.S. for allegedly using Manila as spy hub in Asia

MANILA, (Xinhua): The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemned the United States Sunday for allegedly setting up telecom facilities in the Philippines to intercept internet traffic and telephone calls as part of its network of international intelligence network. In … Continued

4th Nov 2013

Thailand: Tour boat sinks off eastern Thailand, killing 6

Photo: chinanews.com   BANGKOK, (Xinhua): A tour boat capsized and sank near Thailand’s popular seaside town Pattaya on Sunday, killing six tourists, including a Chinese. The double-decker ferry left Koh Lan island for a 30-minute trip to Pattaya Sunday evening. It … Continued

28th Oct 2013

China: Three die after car crash at Tian’anmen

BEIJING, (Xinhua): A driver and two passengers were killed after a jeep crashed into a crowd of people and caught fire in front of the Tian’anmen rostrum in downtown Beijing on Monday, police said. Eleven tourists and police officers were … Continued

24th Oct 2013

China: Border pact with China will help sort out many irritants

Hindustan Times: The Sino-Indian border is the longest undemarcated boundary in the world. It also happens to be disputed, has thousands of troops massed along its length and been the site of one modern-day war. What has been striking about … Continued

23rd Oct 2013

Australia: Winds hamper firefighting aircraft with worse weather still to come

[ photo: Fire threatens to break out on Mountain Lagoon rd, Bilpin. Photo: Nick Moir]   By Megan Levy   Strong wind gusts of up to 100km/h are fanning large bushfires already burning across parts of NSW, while new blazes … Continued

21st Oct 2013

Philippine: Eight killed, five injured in S. Philippine landmine attack

MANILA, (Xinhua): Eight soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in two landmine attacks in North Cotabato of southern Philippines on Monday, the military said. During the first attach, which occurred at 9: 20 a.m. local time, soldiers of … Continued

20th Oct 2013

China: Muslims in China fed pork

Muslims in the Shaanxi province of China are furious after discovering that what they believed were halal beef products were actually pork. Police in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi province, have seized more than 20 thousand kilograms of pork … Continued

20th Oct 2013

Philippines: 20 dead in Maharlika Highway smashup

[Photo: Rescuers retrieve the bodies of victims shortly after the accident. Photo By Belly M. Otordoz]   By BELLY M. OTORDOZ ATIMONAN, Quezon (Manila TImes): Twenty people were killed before dawn Saturday when a passenger bus bound for Manila collided … Continued

19th Oct 2013

Australia: Emergency warning for Blue Mountains residents as NSW bushfires intensify

(Sydney Morning Herald with AAP): Emergency warnings have been issued for Blue Mountains residents as bushfires  intensify in the area. Crews have been redirected from back burning operations to protect more than  100 homes in Bell, Dargan, Berambing and Bilpin … Continued

18th Oct 2013

Australia: Man dies defending home from fires in NSW

  Devastation … There are scenes of disaster across the state. Picture: The Daily Telegraph Source: NewsComAu RFS Fire fighters try to control a bushfire on the Mariah River road between Port Macquarie and Crescent Head Source: News Limited TWENTY-SEVEN … Continued

17th Oct 2013

China: Two dead, 25 injured in Chinese building explosion

HARBIN, (Xinhua): At least two people were killed and another 25 were injured after an explosion early Thursday morning in a residential building in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said. Police in the province’s Jixi City received reports at … Continued

16th Oct 2013

Philippines: Death toll of Philippine earthquake rises to 99

MANILA, (Xinhua): At least 99 people have been confirmed dead in the magnitude 7.2 earthquake in central Philippines, the country’s disaster relief agency said Wednesday. The Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in a report released … Continued

16th Oct 2013

Japan: Typhoon Wipha kills several, but misses Tokyo and Fukushima

A typhoon has killed at least 13 people in Japan. Wipha packed gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour, but stayed offshore in the Pacific Ocean. Authorities evacuated 20,000 residents on the island of Izu Oshima, 120 kilometers (75 … Continued

15th Oct 2013

Tibet: All 86 tourists evacuated from Mount Qomolangma camp

LHASA, (Xinhua): Rescuers have evacuated the 86 tourists from a base camp on Mount Qomolangma and a nearby monastery where they had been stranded amid heavy snow on Monday, local authorities said. The government of Tibet Autonomous Region said 78 … Continued

15th Oct 2013

Philippines: Deadly quake kills 20 people

  A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in central Philippines has killed at least 20 people. The quake downed buildings, cracked roads and damaged some of the county’s oldest Catholic churches. The tremor occurred Tuesday morning 33 kilometers (20 miles) south-east of Carmen … Continued

9th Oct 2013

China: Typhoon Fitow-triggered downpours lash E. China

  HANGZHOU, (Xinhua): Torrential rains caused by Typhoon Fitow continued to lash Shanghai City and Zhejiang Province in eastern China, inundating roads, houses and causing river dike breaches. From Saturday to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Zhejiang saw average precipitation of 201 … Continued

3rd Oct 2013

Philippines: Soldier killed, 6 wounded in clash with leftist rebels in S. Philippines

SDAVAO CITY, (Xinhua): A Philippine government soldier was killed and six others got wounded as a clash broke out anew between government troops and leftist rebels in southern Philippines on Wednesday, the military said on Thursday. The latest clash occurred … 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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