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Over 100 killed in Nigerian church attacks : UN

June 23rd, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN human rights office has reported killing of over 100 people in Nigeria following attacks on churches by a radical Islamic group since ... Read more...

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Six killed in Nigeria church attack

January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least six people were killed and 10 injured in an armed attack on a church in northeastern Nigeria, international media reported.A group of gunmen ... Read more...

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25 killed in Nigeria bomb blasts

June 27th, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Lagos (Nigeria), June 27 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 12 others injured in three bomb blasts that occurred in northeastern Nigeria, media reports said Sunday.The bomb attack ... Read more...

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Six people killed in religious clash in Indonesia

February 6th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
BANTEN, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Six followers of a minority sect declared heretical by the government died after clashing with about 1,000 Muslims in Indonesia's West Java province of Banten on Sunday, ... Read more...

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HRCP denounces Pak Govt. for neglecting Ahmediya flood victims

August 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.21 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the government over reports of people of the Ahmediya community being denied shelter in flood relief camps set in Punjab.Shocked ... Read more...

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Brit Govt move to stall mega-mosque next to Olympics site welcomed

January 18th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Muslim organisations have welcomed the British Government's move to stall plans to build Europe's biggest mosque close to the London Olympics site that would accommodate 12,000 worshippers at ... Read more...

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Toll in Nigerian clashes now put at over 600

August 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Aug 2 (DPA) The death toll in recent bloody clashes in the town of Maiduguri and other northern Nigerian districts was stated by police and military sources Sunday to have ... Read more...

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Minority Islamic sect banned in Indonesian province

September 2nd, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) Caving in to pressure from hardline Muslim groups, the provincial government of South Sumatra banned a minority Islamic sect branded "heretical" by the country's top clerics, media reports ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Muslim hardliners demand government ban ‘deviant’ sect

August 27th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 27 (DPA) Thousands of Indonesian Muslim hardliners took to the streets of Jakarta Wednesday to demand the government immediately outlaw a minority Islamic sect branded "deviant" by top clerics. Activists ... Read more...

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