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IS video shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

Aug 21 2014, 12:28pm CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation, based in Iraq and Syria, Thursday released a video showing dozens of members of the Yazidi minority religious community converting to Islam. Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:28pm CDT
 
 

Bengal, Singapore to work on study paper on business: Mamata

Aug 21 2014, 12:24pm CDT | by IANS

Singapore, Aug 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government, in association with the National University of Singapore, will create a study paper with focus parameters to facilitate entrepreneurs, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee... Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:24pm CDT
 
 

Parliament backs Sharif, Imran flays US at protest (Roundup)

Aug 21 2014, 12:22pm CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Parliament rallied behind Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday as an unrelenting opposition leader Imran Khan warned the US not to interfere in Pakistan's domestic politics. Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:22pm CDT
 
 

Sikh community shocked after wife charged for husband's murder

Aug 21 2014, 12:20pm CDT | by IANS

Wellington, Aug 21 (IANS) The Sikh community in New Zealand's Auckland is shocked by the revelation that the wife of a Sikh man is a co-accused in her husband's murder, media reported. Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:20pm CDT
 
 

British Indian woman jailed for duping elderly in Britain

Aug 21 2014, 12:18pm CDT | by IANS

London, Aug 21 (IANS) A British Indian woman has been jailed for a series of frauds targeting elderly pensioners in Britain, media reported. Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:18pm CDT
 
 

IS dubbed biggest threat to journalists (Roundup)

Aug 21 2014, 12:16pm CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) As condemnation of the beheading of American scribe James Foley by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation continued to pour in, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Thursday... Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:16pm CDT
 
 

Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dead

Aug 21 2014, 8:54am CDT | by IANS

Dublin, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, who played an important part in the Northern Ireland peace process, died Thursday after a long illness. Read more Aug 21 2014, 8:54am CDT
 
 

Islamic State biggest threat to our profession: Scribe panel

Aug 21 2014, 8:50am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Following the beheading of US reporter James Foley, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has warned that the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation operating in Syria and Iraq is... Read more Aug 21 2014, 8:50am CDT
 
 

Pakistan SC adjourns PTI's case hearing till Friday

Aug 21 2014, 8:42am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday ordered the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to file a concise statement by Friday in relation to the petition filed against the party over its ongoing... Read more Aug 21 2014, 8:42am CDT
 
 

Army, militants fighting for control over Syrian airport

Aug 21 2014, 8:36am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Fierce clashes broke out Thursday between the Syrian army and militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group on the outskirts of al-Tabaqa military air base, the only bastion still in... Read more Aug 21 2014, 8:36am CDT
 
 

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