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Sri Lankan Muslim Council Urges Restriction On Azan, Arabic Signboards; Regulation Of Madrasas, New Mosques


May 14, 2019   The council is encouraging Muslims to wear coloured clothing in public and avoid wearing a black dress, face veils for women and thobe for men as much as possible.   Here are other recommendations made by the council:   Signboards in Arabic in public places need to be removed and prevent […]

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Sri Lanka mosques attacked, nationwide curfew imposed


May 13, 2019 Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence since the Easter bombings by Islamist militants. The militants targeted churches and hotels, most of them in Colombo, killing more than 250 people […]

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3 terrorists who attacked Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan’s Gwadar killed


May 11, 2019 Three terrorists, who had stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan’s port city Gwadar have been killed after hours-long gunfight. The armed men had breached the security of the heavily guarded Pearl Continental Hotel at around 4:50 pm (local time). According to Balochistan government spokesperson Zahoor Baledi, most of the guests staying at […]

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Antonio Guterres lauds India’s continued support to UN’s counter-terrorism work


May 08 ,2019 UNITED NATIONSZ: UN chief Antonio GuterresTuesday appreciated India for its continued support to the world body’s counter-terrorism work, as a flagship programme was launched to support member states to help prosecute suspected terrorists. The United Office of Counter-Terrorism launched the ‘UN Countering Terrorist Travel Programme’ which is funded by India, Japan, the […]

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IAF Balakot Air Strike: Sensational New Details Of Pakistani Activity, Cover-Up Emerge


May 08 ,2019 Italian journalist Francesca Marino has confirmed via her sources that around 130 to 170 terrorists died in the Balakot strike carried out by the Indian Air Force (IAF). As per an article published in Stringer Asia, a Pakistani army unit located 20 km away at Shinkiari arrived at the Balakot Jaish-e-Mohammed terror […]

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US uniformly opposes blasphemy laws anywhere in world: Pompeo


May 08 ,2019 WASHINGTON: The US on Wednesday said that it uniformly opposes blasphemy laws anywhere in the world as it welcomed the reunification of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi with he family in Canada, months after her death sentence was overturned. Bibi, a mother of four from Punjab province, was taken out of Pakistan […]

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France backs India membership of bigger UN Security Council.


May 07 ,2019 Germany, Brazil and Japan are “absolutely needed” as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities: FranceIndia has been campaigning for a reformed UN Security Council that reflects the realities of the 21st century New Delhi: After backing India’s case to list Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief […]

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Sri Lanka still faces threat of ISIS terror attacks: PM Wickremesinghe


May 07, 2019 Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that authorities have arrested or killed all the militants responsible for the deadly Easter blasts, but warned that the country still faces the threat of ISIS terror attacks. Speaking in Parliament during a debate on the current security situation in the country, Wickremesinghe said all those directly linked to the Easter Sunday […]

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Curfew imposed after religious tension rises in Negombo


May 06 ,2019 State schools reopen amid tight security after fighting broke out on Sunday between ethnic Sinhalese people and Muslims. Sri Lanka has imposed a curfew in the city of Negombo, site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings, to contain religious violence. Tensions gripped Negombo on Sunday as fighting erupted between ethnic Sinhalese […]

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