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Nepal’s Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground

April 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Nepal's burgeoning Christian community's demand for a burial ground seemed headed for a collision with the Hindus with the Supreme Court Wednesday deciding to resolve two ... Read more...

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Italy summons Pakistani diplomat over attacks on Christians

March 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 25 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government summoned Pakistan's charge d'affaires in Rome to discuss the recent attacks reported against minority Christians in Pakistan. The foreign ministry in Rome summoned the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Christian-Muslim fighting resumes in Egypt

January 9th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Nagaa Hamadi (Egypt), Jan 9 (DPA) Renewed fighting was reported in the Egyptian city of Nagaa Hamadi Friday evening, the same day police arrested three suspects in connection with a drive-by ... Read more...

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Christian man ‘murdered’ in Pakistan prison for not paying bribe

January 8th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) An Asian rights group has accused Pakistani police of extra judicial killing of a 31-year-old man of a minority community who had refused to pay Eid "bribe" to ... Read more...

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Clashes erupt after Egypt church shooting

January 7th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 7 (DPA) Huge crowds of Christians clashed with police in the southern Egyptian town of Nagaa Hamadi Thursday after a shooting outside a Coptic Christian church that left six teenagers ... Read more...

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Christians having horrendous time in Pak thanks to ‘intolerant’ Islamic laws

October 4th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.4 (ANI): Christians in Pakistan have been going through a harrowing time in the country with numerous violent attacks being reported against the minority community in the recent past.Last month, ... Read more...

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Blasphemy accused Christian man dies in Pak jail, police claims ’suicide’

September 16th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep. 16 (ANI): A Christian man who was held on blasphemy charges is reported to have committed suicide in a Pakistani prison, while human rights activists are smelling foul play in ... Read more...

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Family says Christian man was raped, murdered for not converting to Islam

June 14th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Washington, June 14 (ANI): Family members of a young Christian man have claimed that he was raped and brutally murdered in Pakistan because he refused to convert to Islam.According to a Fox ... Read more...

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A Malaysian Christian man gets rid of his Muslim name

March 7th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A man in Malaysia, was given an Islamic name at birth and was a Christian, a rare victory for religious minorities in this Muslim-majority nation, in an Islamic court.The man's original identity ... Read more...

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Christian man found murdered in Orissa’s Kandhamal district

February 21st, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (IANS) A 40-year-old Christian man has been found murdered in Orissa's Kandhamal district, police said Saturday. At least 38 people, mostly Christians, were killed in the district in communal ... Read more...

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Three killed in fresh violence in Orissas Kandhmal District

September 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kandhmal (Orissa), Sept 30 (ANI): At least three people were killed and several were injured when the police opened fire to disperse the violent mob in Orissas Kandhmal District today. Police opened ... Read more...

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Dead body found in Orissas Raikia region

September 29th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
Raikia/Bhubaneshwar, Sept 29 (ANI): A dead body was found floating in a river near Raikia region of Orissa on Monday, just two days after communal clashes in riot hit Kandhamal District ... Read more...

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Malayalam film actor Thilakan’s Canada shooting held up

June 13th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) National award winner Thilakan, who is to play a key role in a Malayalam film to be shot in Canada and North America, says he is not getting ... Read more...

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