JRL grieves loss of lives in Tral grenade attack

JRL grieves loss of lives in Tral grenade attack

Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik have expressed grief over the death of civilians in a grenade attack in south Kashmir’s Tral area on Thursday. “The joint resistance leadership express their deep shock and grief over the loss of four (sic) precious lives of innocent civilians and dozens severely injured in […]

Pakistan sees ‘zero role’ for India in Afghanistan, wants ‘core issue’ of Kashmir resolved

Pakistan sees ‘zero role’ for India in Afghanistan, wants ‘core issue’ of Kashmir resolved

Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday demanded the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir while asserting  that his country saw “zero role” for India in Afghanistan. “I think the basic issue is Kashmir. The implementation of the Security Council resolution will be a great starting point that will help address […]

North Korea calls Trump ‘barking dog’, says US prez’s destruction threat a ‘dream’

North Korea calls Trump ‘barking dog’, says US prez’s destruction threat a ‘dream’

North Korea’s foreign minister on Thursday likened US President Donald Trump to a “barking dog” after he threatened  to “totally destroy” the nuclear-armed country. In his address to United Nations on Tuesday, Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge, threatening to “totally destroy” the country of 26 million people if the […]

Myanmar: Mob attacks aid truck for Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar: Mob attacks aid truck for Rohingya Muslims

A Buddhist mob in Western Myanmar tried to block humanitarian aid headed to an area where ethnic Rohingya Muslims were driven from their homes, reports said Thursday. No injuries were reported and police fired warning shots and arrested eight people for the attack, Associated Press reported. Around 300 men started throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails […]

China bans anti-Islam words on social media

China bans anti-Islam words on social media

“Islamophobic” terms used by Chinese internet users to stigmatize Muslims have been blocked by authorities to prevent bias against Islam, official media reported on Thursday. China has over 21 million Muslims mostly the Uyghurs in Xinjiang and Hui community in Ningxia province, according to unofficial accounts. “The Islamophobic terms invented by Chinese Internet users to […]

Facebook removing posts about persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Activists

Facebook removing posts about persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Activists

Activists documenting Myanmar’s  ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims are reportedly having their Facebook posts removed and their accounts suspended, British media reported. The Rohingya people who use Facebook to share information about the attacks have called on the company to stop silencing them, the Daily Beast reports. The mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims has sparked […]

Skeletons start to tumble out of rapist guru’s Dera, literally

Skeletons start to tumble out of rapist guru’s Dera, literally

Nearly 600 skeletons are buried inside the Dera headquarters in Sirsa, a close aide of convicted rapist guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim has revealed during interrogation by Special Investigation Team (SIT). Former Dera vice-president Dera Sacha Sauda Dr PR Nain, who is being quizzed by the SIT along with Dera chairperson Vipassana Insan, also submitted relevant […]

Facebook removing posts about persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Activists

Facebook removing posts about persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Activists

Activists documenting Myanmar’s  ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims are reportedly having their Facebook posts removed and their accounts suspended, British media reported. The Rohingya people who use Facebook to share information about the attacks have called on the company to stop silencing them, the Daily Beast reports. The mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims has sparked […]