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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Disabled Bengali woman’s marriage to be annulled


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked for the annulment of the "forced marriage" of a disabled Bengali-Muslim woman as she can barely speak and can do ... Read more...

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Court asks TV serial director to pay alimony to wife (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has asked a television serial director and production house owner to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs.33,000 to his estranged wife.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Court order promotes ‘balika vadhus’ among Muslims: Thackeray


June 8th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday expressed concern over a recent Delhi High Court judgement allowing Muslim girls attaining puberty the right to get married."This is ... Read more...

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Woman kills daughter’s lover for posting topless photos


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 47-year-old Bengali Muslim woman arranged for her teenaged daughter's boyfriend to be battered to death after he posted topless pictures of the girl on the ... Read more...

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Muslim woman jailed for wrongly accusing Hindu of rape


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old Asian Muslim woman in Britain has been sentenced to jail for four years after she pretended she was raped by her Hindu boyfriend and ... Read more...

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Pregnant Asian Muslim stabbed to death in Britain


May 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 26-year-old Asian Muslim woman, who was pregnant with her second child, has been found stabbed to death in Britain.Saiba Khatoon was stabbed at her family ... Read more...

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Rushdie affair: Wimpish government fails to stop bigots (Comment)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
There was much less of a furore when "The Satanic Verses" was banned in 1988. Some major newspapers even approved of it. The probable reason for endorsing what would now be ... Read more...

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I had a complete emotional breakdown: Jolie


January 15th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is gearing up for the release of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" says she underwent an ... Read more...

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Serbians find Jolie’s war film ‘racist’


December 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie's new movie "In The Country Of Blood And Honey" has been branded as being racist.Serbians from Bosnia-Herzogovina are furious that the film ... Read more...

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I never intended to write and direct a film: Jolie


December 12th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is gearing up for the release of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey", says she never ... Read more...

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Rahul’s special gesture for grassroot leaders


November 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Twenty-five-year-old Ramya Haridas, a Dalit Youth Congress leader from Kozhikode in north Kerala, was pleasantly surprised when she heard her name being announced at ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan shootout: ‘Now no one can call me a terrorist’s father’


November 21st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Nov 21 (IANS) Gopinathan Pillai, the father of Pranesh Kumar Pillai alias Javed Shaikh who was killed allegedly by police in a staged shootout in Ahmedabad in ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born author tells Punjab partition story


October 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A Hindu student crossing over to Lahore under a Muslim name and late Bollywood actor Sunil Dutt's encounter with an old woman on his visit ... Read more...

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Muslim women creating new artscape (Feature)


September 14th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Using icons of Islam, a small group of Muslim women is creating a genre of art that seeks to address contemporary socio-political issues and concerns ... Read more...

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Court probes finances of woman seeking son’s custody (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday sought details on the economic status of a Muslim woman who wants her 14-year-old son, lost eight years ago and being ... Read more...

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Court probes finances of woman seeking son’s custody


August 10th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday sought details on the economic status of a Muslim woman who is seeking the custody of her 14-year-old son who, after ... Read more...

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Bride discovers groom is a woman


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 2 (IANS) An Indonesian Muslim woman stopped her wedding after she found out her future husband was a woman.She learned about her partner's gender when her family gathered ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP accuses party leaders of influencing police


July 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Citing the assault on a woman social worker, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has accused some party leaders of "influencing" police for their own selfish ... Read more...

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Show face to police, burqa-clad Australians told


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) Women wearing the burqa or full-face veils will now be forced to show their faces when stopped by police, a senior official said.Attorney-General Greg Smith said ... Read more...

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A long, endless wait at Ranchi women’s remand home


May 24th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Nagma, a Muslim woman, delivered a baby boy in a Ranchi remand home last month. Her husband, a Hindu, is in jail on charges of rape ... Read more...

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This summer, Kashmir to fight murderers of another kind


May 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 19 (IANS) Newspaper advertisements, TV messages, raids on ultrasound clinics, door-to-door campaigns -- shamed by the dismal sex ratio revealed by the latest census report, the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Osama wanted his youngest wife to be of high moral value


May 10th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) A Yemeni cleric who helped arrange Osama bin Laden's fifth marriage has said the al Qaeda leader wanted his youngest wife to be of high moral ... Read more...

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Pope holds question-answer session on TV


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI held a televised question and answer session on Italy's public broadcaster to mark Good Friday, a media report said.The Pope responded to questions ... Read more...

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Pope’s first-ever TV Q&A session makes broadcasting history


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has made broadcasting history by appearing on television to answer questions from the public around the world.The Pope responded to video questions about the tsunami ... Read more...

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‘London Taliban’ sharia law to target women and homosexuals


April 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremist group Taliban, in a bid to impose sharia law in ... Read more...

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Wear headscarf or face death, woman told in Britain


April 18th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A non-Muslim woman in Britain, who wears Western clothes, was told to wear a hijab or face death, a media report said Monday.The Sun reported ... Read more...

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Baroness Warsi used taxpayer-funded Pak trip to attend lavish family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Tory party co-chairman Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim woman to serve in the British Cabinet, had used a taxpayer-funded official visit to Pakistan to attend a family wedding ... Read more...

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France puts burqua ban into effect


April 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr.11 (ANI): A law which bans all facial coverings, except motor cycle helmets or welding masks and masks used for health issues has been imposed in France with effect from Monday.The ... Read more...

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British Muslim, a Miss Universe contender, gets death threat


March 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old British Muslim woman, who entered the qualifying rounds of the Miss Universe contest, has reportedly received death threats -- on charges of denigrating ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines apologises to Muslim woman for being thrown off flight


March 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Southwest Airlines has publicly apologised to a Muslim woman, who was thrown off a flight at San Diego International Airport, California, because she was wearing an Islamic headscarf ... Read more...

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New Al- Quaeda magazine offers beauty tips mixed with bombing advice


March 14th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.14 (ANI): Al-Qaeda has launched a women's magazine Al Shamikha (meaning the majestic woman), which mixes tips on skin care with articles on 'marrying a mujahedeen' and carrying out suicide attacks. ... Read more...

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Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims


January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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Brit-Muslim man threatens to “kill” cousin for not wearing headscarf


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A British-Muslim woman has approached a London court for justice after her cousin allegedly threatened to kill her because she had abandoned wearing a 'hijab' or headscarf, which ... Read more...

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