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Canada PM Trudeau calls killing of Muslim family ‘terrorist attack’

London police said Monday the suspect had deliberately attacked a Muslim family with his pick-upThe victims, who were struck as they walked together along a sidewalk, represent three generations of the same family OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday labeled the killing of four members of a Muslim family, who were run down by a man driving a …

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Imran Khan declares victory – speech in full

PM-elect Imran Khan Seeks to Follow China’s Model of Development When I came into politics, I wanted Pakistan to become the kind of country that our leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah wanted. This election is a historic election in Pakistan. In this election, people have sacrificed a lot.  There was terrorism in this election. I want to especially praise the people …

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Mohamed Salah’s greatest legacy may be off the pitch

Stars such as Mohamed Salah portray favourable images of Muslims, helping to reduce stereotypes and break down barriers within communities On 6 May, around 3,000 people gathered outside the seat of government in London for what they called a “day of freedom”. A succession of speakers from hard-right groups took turns denouncing a perceived threat to British values. One described Islam as …

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Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad to become world’s oldest elected leader

Mahathir Mohamad will become the world’s oldest elected leader, after a shock victory in Malaysia’s election. The former PM, 92, came out of retirement and switched to the opposition to challenge his former protege Najib Razak, who has been beset by corruption allegations. His historic win has ousted the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which has been in power since independence …

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Muslim boys who insulted Christianity sentenced to memorise verses of Quran that honour Jesus

Unique sentencing from Christian judge in Lebanon, where insulting religion can be punishable by up to three years in prison, praised as message of coexistence Three Lebanese teenagers who were hauled before a court on charges of insulting Christianity have been handed the unusual sentence of studying the references to the Virgin Mary found in the Quran.  Christian judge Joceline Matta found …

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