Thailand: Tourists among 27 killed by bomb near Hindu shrine
18th Aug 2015

Thailand: Tourists among 27 killed by bomb near Hindu shrine

By Max Constant BANGKOK (AA) – A powerful bomb that shook a Hindu sanctuary frequented by tourists in downtown Bangkok on Monday evening killed at least 27 people and injured 117 others, according to figures given by the Thai health ministry. Local media reported that many Chinese … Continued

Indonesia: All 54 bodies found in plane crash in Papua
18th Aug 2015

Indonesia: All 54 bodies found in plane crash in Papua

By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): Indonesian search teams have discovered the bodies of the 54 people on board a passenger plane that crashed in the mountains of eastern Papua. Major General Heronimus Guru, deputy of operations at the National Search … Continued

Indonesia: Plane carrying 54 crashes in Papua
17th Aug 2015

Indonesia: Plane carrying 54 crashes in Papua

By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): Indonesian authorities say a plane that went missing earlier Sunday with 54 passengers on board has been found after it crashed into mountains in eastern Papua. The director general of air transportation, Budi Prasetyo, told a news conference … Continued

Thailand: Blast kills 1 Thai marine, injures 4 others in south
6th Aug 2015

Thailand: Blast kills 1 Thai marine, injures 4 others in south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA): One Thai marine was killed and four others injured in a bombing Thursday morning in the insurgency-plagued south, an official confirmed. A Narathiwat provincial police officer told Anadolu Agency that the improvised explosive device … Continued

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods
2nd Aug 2015

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods

By Joshua Carroll YANGON, (AA): Forecasters warned Sunday that heavy monsoon rains wreaking havoc across Myanmar are set to continue for at least the next two days as rescuers remained unable to reach many villages in the country’s worst-hit areas. … Continued

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south
1st Aug 2015

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south

By CS Thana BANGKOK (AA):  Investigations are continuing into a violent attack by separatist insurgents in Thailand’s south that left almost 20 people injured, an official confirmed Saturday. Internal Security Operations Command spokesman Colonel Banphot Phunphien told Anadolu Agency that 18 people were injured in the … Continued

Thailand: 90 Uighur Muslims ‘sent back’ to China
9th Jul 2015

Thailand: 90 Uighur Muslims ‘sent back’ to China

[People walk at the streets of Kashgar city, in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on July 08, 2015. Mahmut Atanur/Anadolu Agency]   By CS Thana and Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): The Thai government confirmed Thursday that it had deported 90 … Continued

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash
1st Jul 2015

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash

[Photo: Rescuers at the Indonesian air force crash in N Sumatara. Photo: Sutanta Aditya/Anadolu Agency]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The day after an Indonesian Air Force plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after takeoff, search and rescue teams have removed 135 … Continued

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5
30th Jun 2015

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5

[File Photo: Residents in a village in Karo district North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photographer: Kharisma Tarigan/AA]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA) : An Indonesian air force plane crashed Tuesday in a residential area of North Sumatra province’s capital, leaving at least five people dead. … Continued

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques
29th Jun 2015

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques

[Photo: Muslims perform first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on eve of Ramadan at Islamic Centre in Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on June 17, 2015. Photo: Azwar/AA] By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The call to prayer may be music to the ears of the faithful, but in Indonesia some … Continued

12th Jun 2015

Nepal: Landslides in northeastern Nepal kill 55

  [Photo: Police personnel transfer injured victims from the landslide site to Dharan B.P. Koirala Memorial Hospital in Taplejung district, Nepal, on June 11. (Xinhua/APF)]   KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): At least 55 have been killed in several landslides that hit Taplejung … Continued

9th Jun 2015

South Korea: MERS infections rise to 95 with 8 new cases

[Photo: Tourists walk with masks at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)]   SEOUL, (Xinhua): Eight infections with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were added in South Korea Tuesday, raising the total contagion number to 95 … Continued

6th Jun 2015

Malaysia: More quake dead on Mount Kinabalu

  The bodies of at least nine earthquake victims have been recovered from Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu on Borneo Island. Eight more people are still missing after the region was struck by a magnitude 5.9 quake. The toll from Friday’s earthquake … Continued

22nd May 2015

Myanmar to attend crisis meeting over Rohingya refugees

[Photo: Mynewshub]   Myanmar leaders are to attend a regional conference on the migrant crisis next week. The decision comes as Malaysia begins search and rescue operations for Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea. Malaysian foreign minister Anifah Aman … Continued

21st May 2015

US pledges aid for countries housing stranded Rohingya

[Photo: Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar leading to becoming refugees, The world looks on]   The US has announced its intentions to assist Indonesia and Malaysia in implementing their program to shelter Rohingya refugees. A US delegation is also … Continued

20th May 2015

Indonesia: Hundreds of migrants brought ashore

[Photo: A Rohingya refugee woman holding a child cries as she stands on a drifting boat]   More than 350 migrants have come ashore in Indonesia after drifting for several weeks at sea with little food and water. Most of the … Continued

15th May 2015

Thai navy turns back boat carrying Rohingya Muslim migrants

  The Thai navy has pushed a boat with at least 300 migrants on board back out to sea – after giving them supplies. Authorities in Thailand have decided against a plan to set up official camps for the migrants. … Continued

11th May 2015

Indonesia: 600 mainly Rohingyas rescued in boats off northern Indonesia

  Boats carrying almost 600 migrants have arrived in Indonesia, most of those on board being members of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. The group has repeatedly been the victim of religious and ethnic violence. Authorities said on Sunday that nearly 600 … Continued

11th Apr 2015

Thailand: Bombing on resort island Samui wounds several

  A car bomb at a shopping mall on a Thai resort island has hurt seven people. The attack comes as the ruling junta tries to reassure tourists that the country is safe following a coup last May. Seven people … Continued

29th Mar 2015

Indonesia: 6 killed, 4 missing in landslide

  JAKARTA, (Xinhua): Rescuers have found six bodies and are searching for four others after a landslide hit Sukabumi district of West Java Saturday night, an Indonesian official said on Sunday. Soldiers, volunteers and policemen are searching for the missing … 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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