Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days
18th Aug 2017

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 60 people have died in flood and natural disasters in the north and northeast parts of Bangladesh since August 12, an emergency official said Thursday. Naznin Shamima, officer-in-charge of the Control Room at the Department … Continued

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta
13th Aug 2017

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed and some 40 injured, eight of the wounded were in critical condition, in a suicide attack on an army vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday night, according … Continued

Pakistan: Deadly dengue fever outbreak in northern Pakistan
11th Aug 2017

Pakistan: Deadly dengue fever outbreak in northern Pakistan

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD (AA):- More than 350 people in the northern city of Peshawar have been diagnosed with dengue hemorrhagic fever, a local doctor said Thursday. The Khyber Teaching Hospital have tested 359 patients positive for the fever, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Kashmiri militants, two Indian soldiers killed
3rd Aug 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Kashmiri militants, two Indian soldiers killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): Two Kashmiri militants and two soldiers of the Indian Army were killed in two separate gunfights in the disputed Jammu Kashmir region on Thursday morning. A major of the Indian Army … Continued

Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif named the new prime minister
30th Jul 2017

Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif named the new prime minister

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan’s ruling party on Saturday named chief minister of the Punjab province, Shehbaz Sharif, as the country’s new prime minister, following the disqualification of former premier Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court in … Continued

Pakistan: 8 dead in new border clash with India
20th Jul 2017

Pakistan: 8 dead in new border clash with India

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Eight people, including five Indian soldiers, two civilians and a Pakistani soldier were killed on Wednesday in new clashes along the Line of Control, a de facto border that divides the Kashmir valley, … Continued

Pakistan: 4 Pakistani troops killed along Kashmir Line of Control
17th Jul 2017

Pakistan: 4 Pakistani troops killed along Kashmir Line of Control

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Four Pakistani soldiers are believed to have been killed when their vehicle fell into a river along the de facto border region of Kashmir after Indian forces allegedly hit it, according to Pakistan … Continued

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train
15th Jul 2017

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim family was brutally assaulted by a mob in a passenger train in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, one of the victims said. The incident took place on the Shikohabad-Kasgang passenger … Continued

Pakistan: 18 more dead in monsoon rains bringing total to 61
14th Jul 2017

Pakistan: 18 more dead in monsoon rains bringing total to 61

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 18 people were killed and 30 others injured in rain-related incidents in different parts of the country since Tuesday, taking the death toll to 61 in past two weeks, an official … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt
9th Jul 2017

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The disputed Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday observed a complete shutdown to mark the first anniversary of the death of local militant commander, Burhan Wani. Fearing pro-independence protests and … Continued

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances
7th Jul 2017

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances

ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Bangladesh law enforcement agencies have illegally detained hundreds of people including opposition activists since 2013, and held them in secret without producing them before courts, according to a Human Rights Watch report on Thursday. Titled “‘We Don’t … Continued

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims
30th Jun 2017

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday warned cow vigilantes against indulging in violence in the name of cow protection after large number of demonstrations against the violence.. This is the first time that … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll in oil tanker fire rises to 157
27th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Death toll in oil tanker fire rises to 157

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): The death toll in Sunday’s oil tanker blast in northeastern Pakistan has shot up to 157 as 17 more people succumbed to their injuries at hospitals, officials and local media reported on Monday, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers
26th Jun 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Two suspected militants were killed and three Indian soldiers were injured during an overnight clash at a school in Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, according to Indian … Continued

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks
24th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): More than 63 people were killed and 200 others injured Friday in suicide attacks, officials said. The first attack occurred outside Balochistan’s provincial police chief’s office in Quetta, where a militant rammed an … Continued

Bangladesh: Landslides kill dozens in SE Bangladesh
14th Jun 2017

Bangladesh: Landslides kill dozens in SE Bangladesh

By Sorwar Alam   ANKARA (AA): More than 60 people have been killed in landslides triggered by torrential rain in southeastern Bangladesh, local media reported Tuesday. The hilly districts of Rangamati, Bandarband and Chittagong were among the most affected areas. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot
29th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An Indian Army chief on Sunday has said he wished Kashmiri protesters pick up guns instead of rocks, to provide the Indian army with a better excuse to retaliate. Civilian … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes
22nd May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four militants and three Indian soldiers were killed in a two day lon Sundayg gunbattle close to the de facto border between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk
18th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA): The spiritual leader of Kashmir’s Muslim majority was placed under house arrest Wednesday as he was due to address a seminar. Umar Farooq, who as the mirwaiz of Kashmir leads around … Continued

Bangladesh economy sees ‘record high’ growth
15th May 2017

Bangladesh economy sees ‘record high’ growth

By Sorwar Alam   ANKARA (AA) – Bangladesh’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) has reached a record high growth of 7.2 percent in the 2016-17 fiscal year, according to the country’s statistics bureau on Sunday. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) … 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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