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New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... Read more...

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Gunman shoots two before killing himself in New Jersey (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A gunman entered a New Jersey supermarket early Friday morning and killed two workers before taking his own life, according to local media reports.The apparently disgruntled ... Read more...

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Three die in US shopping plaza shootout (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Three people, including an armed man wearing body armour who initially opened fire, were killed inside a shopping plaza in New Jersey Friday, a media report ... Read more...

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Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

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US senators call for Sikh hate crime tracking


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Nineteen US Senators, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, have urged the Justice Department to track hate crimes against Sikhs as they are particularly susceptible to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama meets with gurdwara victims


August 24th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Reaching out to the Sikh community, US first lady Michelle Obama met with families of those killed in the Aug 5 massacre at the gurdwara in ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet gurdwara shooting victims’ families (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US first lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the ... 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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Michelle Obama to meet families of gurdwara shooting victims


August 19th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the shootings in a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara earlier this month, according ... Read more...

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Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr


August 18th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in northwest China's Qinghai province flocked to mosques Saturday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr and the end of a month of fasting during the holy ... Read more...

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US sleuth links gurdwara shooting with Sikh murders


August 18th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected to the tragic shooting at ... Read more...

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16-year-old charged in Wisconsin murder of elderly Sikh


August 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old felon from Milwaukee has been charged with the fatal shooting of Dalbir Singh, a member of the Oak Creek gurdwara where six worshippers ... Read more...

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Israel is cancerous tumour: Ahmadinejad


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday said Israel was an "insult to humanity" and compared the country to a "cancerous tumour" that must be stopped before it ... Read more...

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Wisconsin gurdwara member shot dead


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 17 (IANS) Less than two weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers at a gurdwara here, a member of the same gurdwara was shot and killed ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunshots heard in phone calls for help


August 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 16 (IANS) Sounds of gunshots can be heard in some calls made to the police from worshippers hiding in a Sikh gurdwara here when Wade Michael ... Read more...

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Sikh panel guides families in coping with shooting trauma


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Sikh organisations have created a handy guide to help families cope with violence and disaster and Sikh parents to counsel children through the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Worshippers return to Wisconsin gurdwara


August 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A week after a gunman killed six people in a Wisconsin gurdwara, mourners streamed into its prayer hall, bowing before the Holy Book, the Guru ... Read more...

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Let Sikhs wear turban, beard: New York official


August 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) In the wake of the tragic Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a senior New York City official has asked Mayor Michael Bloomberg to allow Sikh police officers ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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‘Gurdwara shooter was a neo-Nazi’


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A sociologist, who hung out with the gunman who killed six worshippers in Sunday's rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara, says Wade Michael Page was a ... Read more...

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Two wounded in gurdwara shooting improve


August 10th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Conditions of two of the three men injured in Sunday's rampage at the Oak Creek Sikh gurdwara here have shown improvement, according to hospital ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter acted alone: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) As the nation held candlelight vigils to remember the victims of Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, investigators asserted that the gunman acted alone even ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunman shot himself in head: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six worshippers at the Sikh gurdwara here Sunday, shot and killed himself after he was wounded by ... Read more...

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Police still clueless about gurdwara shooter’s motive


August 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Two days after a gunman shot dead six worshippers at a Wisconsin gurdwara, police were still clueless about what prompted the former soldier's rampage ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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India reaches out to families hit by US gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Condemning the US gurdwara shooting that killed six Sikh devotees, union minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday directed the Indian embassy in Washington to provide "all possible ... Read more...

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Obama orders US flag at half mast after gurdwara killing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As federal investigators searched for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, President Barack Obama ordered the US flag to be ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting gunman identified as ex-soldier (Fourth Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A bald white man, with a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, who killed six worshippers at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has been identified as a ... Read more...

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Was the gurdwara shooter a white supremacist? (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As FBI looked for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, media reports suggested the gunman, a bald man with a 9/11 ... Read more...

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7 killed, 3 critically hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A gunman killed six people and left three others critically wounded in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in a Wisconsin suburb Sunday ... Read more...

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Pakistani official sacked after polishing shoes in India


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a deputy attorney general in Peshawar, who aimed at creating inter-faith harmony by polishing shoes of worshippers at different temples and gurdwaras in ... Read more...

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Kenyan football lovers keep off pubs during Euro final


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 2 (IANS) Football lovers in Kenya stayed away from pubs and other entertainment spots during the Euro 2012 final for fear of terror attacks Sunday night.The move ... Read more...

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16 killed in Kenya church attacks


July 1st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 1 (IANS) At least 16 people, including women, were killed and 40 others injured in twin grenade attacks in northern Kenya, police said Sunday.The attacks were carried ... Read more...

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20 churches face demolition in Indonesia


June 13th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 13 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 churches in Indonesia's Aceh province have been closed down and are likely to be demolished by the administration under state regulations on construction ... Read more...

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Four killed, 41 wounded in Nigeria church bombing


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 10 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 41 injured Sunday in a suicide bomb blast that ripped through a church in Nigeria, police said.Emmanuel Ayeni, police ... Read more...

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