Foreign warplanes waging war in Syria kill more civilians

Suspected airstrikes by coalition waplanes waging war in Syria killed more civilians across the country on Monday and Tuesday, adding to the civilian bodycount from US and Russian strikes. An airstrike likely carried out by...

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The crackdown on illegal abattoirs was one of the first decisions taken by Yogi Adityanath soon after taking over as Chief Minister of the most populous and politically crucial state of the country following...

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The “Mother of All Bombs” Killed ISIS Fighters—But Poor Afghan Farmers Now Deal With...

When Spogmai Akseer heard the news of Thursday’s bombing of the region where she was born in southeast Afghanistan, she immediately thought of her young cousins. They still live in Nangarhar province, where her...

Indian Government has enforced Interest-based Economy on all Citizens, Muslim Scholars remain silent

As per The Banking Regulation Act, 1949, it is legally prohibited in India to run a banking system that isn't based on 'interest'. Till recently, it was possible for an Indian citizen to live...

Crushing the intellect: Pakistan’s war on free speech

Crushing the intellect: Pakistan's war on free speech Altaf Khan, University of Peshawar Pakistani authorities have won another battle against free speech. The latest blow is just another consequence of harsh measures taken by Pakistan’s government...

Growing intolerance is threatening free inquiry and open debate in India’s universities

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Ajmer blast verdict vs Saibaba’s trial: Islamaphobic Double standards of the Judiciary detrimental to...

The special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that was hearing the Ajmer Dargah blast case pronounced its judgement on March 8. As expected, the main accused in the case Swami Aseemananda was...

Victim blaming and misogyny in Maldives

Aishath Mohamed, a 25-year-old woman from the island of Kulhudhufushi in Haa Dhaal atoll, recalls her first visit to the capital. She was 12 years old, excited to compete in the national Quran recital...

149 Indonesians Deported from Turkey for attempting to join Islamic State

Turkey has deported 149 Indonesians since the start of the year on suspicion of trying to cross into Syria to join Islamic State, according to Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The figure includes 12 citizens...

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