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Pakistan summons top US diplomat over anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Friday summoned the US charge d'affaires Richard Hoagland to the foreign ministry and lodged a strong protest with him over a blasphemous video posted on ... Read more...

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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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Iranian students protest outside French embassy over cartoons


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of Iranian university students staged a protest in front of the French embassy in Tehran Thursday over the publication of Prophet Mohammad's cartoons in ... Read more...

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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon


September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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Russia may block YouTube over anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's communications minister has warned that his country may block access to YouTube over the anti-Islam video that has sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world.Nikolai ... Read more...

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Russian Prosecutors seek ‘Innocence of Muslims’ ban


September 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has declared the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" extremist and will seek a court ruling to ban the video in ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks over 700 anti-Islam YouTube links


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Monday blocked over 700 links to an anti-Islam film on YouTube that has triggered anti-US protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said.The decision ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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Women’s group protests in Kashmir over Assam, Myanmar


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Activists of women's separatist group Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) in Jammu and Kashmir Friday staged a protest against alleged massacre of Muslims in Myanmar.Asiya Andrabi, who ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers against attack on Muslims in Myanmar


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims took out a procession and offered special Friday prayers here to protest against alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said ... Read more...

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Zardari to attend Islamic meet in Saudi Arabia


July 29th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend a two-day Islamic summit in Makkah in Saudi Arabia in August, Geo News reported.Saudi king Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz ... Read more...

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Bukhari calls on Mulayam, seeks more Muslim say in governance


April 13th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday to voice his ... Read more...

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Amrika Chalo: A play on US-Pakistan love-hate relationship


December 31st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Described as a self-critical view of double standards and hypocrisies between the two nations, a play on the US-Pakistan relationship, now on here and a ... Read more...

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Iranian cleric warns against UN, EU support to Britain


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 3 (IANS) A senior Iranian cleric has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the European Union (EU) not to offer support to Britain over the British embassy ... Read more...

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Pakistani women helping build nation, says Gilani


October 29th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani women were being politically and economically empowered and were playing an active role in building the nation, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said here ... Read more...

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9/11: World no safer than 10 years back, says Chinese daily


September 9th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Two terrorist attacks - one in India and the other in Pakistan - show that the world is no safer than it was 10 years ago ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks China’s help in Gwadar port development


August 14th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan has sought China's help to further develop its ambitious Gwadar sea port in the Arabian Sea that is expected serve as a key trade route ... Read more...

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Zardari to visit Iran for talks: Iranian envoy


July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will pay an official visit to Iran Saturday to discuss mutual and regional developments, the Iranian ambassador to Islamabad said Thursday.Mashallah ... Read more...

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First Pakistani leader to speak in parliament’s Central Hall


July 8th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) National Assembly Speaker Fehmida Mirza will be the first Pakistani leader to make a speech in Indian parliament's Central Hall when a four-day conference ... Read more...

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Pakistan MPs to visit India for SAARC meet


July 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Ahead of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, the two countries will have time for a bit of track-II diplomacy when ... Read more...

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Rana verdict contradictory: Ujjwal Nikam


June 10th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Eminent lawyer Ujjwal Nikam Friday termed as "contradictory" the decision of a US court to clear Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana in the 2008 Mumbai attack ... Read more...

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Rana held not guilty in Mumbai attacks, guilty of aiding LeT (Third Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 10 (IANS) In a surprise verdict, a US jury cleared Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana of charges he helped with the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks but convicted ... Read more...

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UAE hails Nazarbayev’s idea to modernise Muslim World


June 8th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday welcomed the view put forth by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev suggesting the need for modernisation of the Muslim world.UAE ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali wants Iran to release the hikers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has joined in the call to have the two hikers being held by the Iranian administration to be released. Tehran is holding ... Read more...

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Palestinian group accuses Obama of u-turn


May 25th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama's recent assertion that the UN will never vote for an independent Palestinian state represented a "complete turnabout" by the ... Read more...

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Pakistani speaker role model for women: UN chief


May 14th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has lauded the role played by Pakistan's National Assembly Speaker Fehmida Mirza for numerous initiatives towards empowerment of women, and said ... Read more...

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US says it reserves right to target terrorists inside Pak territory if Islamabad doesn’t


May 5th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): The United States reserves the right to enter Pakistani territory and act against terrorists if Pakistan does not act against them, the White House has said.When asked during ... Read more...

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Obama feels conducting ‘Operation Geronimo’ inside Pak territory “right approach”


May 5th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): US President Barack Obama feels that carrying out unilateral military operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden inside Pakistani territory was the "right approach", and he continues ... Read more...

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US says it showed “far greater” respect to Osama’s body than he showed to 9/11 victims


May 5th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): The respect shown to Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and his body was "far greater" than that shown by the most wanted terrorist to the 9/11 and ... Read more...

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Indian Muslim intelligentsia welcomes Osama’s elimination


May 4th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): A cross-section of Muslim intelligentsia in India has welcomed the elimination of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a covert operation mounted by the US Navy ... Read more...

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US will be forced to reveal ‘bin-Laden combat’ pictures: CIA official


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): CIA official Michael Scheuer has said the Obama administration would be forced to release photographs of combat operations that killed Osama bin-Laden to avoid conspiracy theories throughout the ... Read more...

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Post bin Laden death, keeping a straight face about Pak will be difficult for US, others


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): An editorial in the New York Times has said that it would be very difficult for the United States or any other country to keep a ... Read more...

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