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15 dead in monsoon floods, landslides in India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – At least 15 people died in floods and landslides in India on Wednesday, officials said, pushing the death toll from the annual monsoon rains pounding the country closer to 200. Landslides swept at least nine people to their deaths in Manipur in India s remote and ...

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British lawyer for Bangladesh’s Zia refused entry to India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – A British lawyer assisting Bangladesh’s opposition leader in her fight against corruption charges has been refused entry to India where he was scheduled to give a press conference about the case. India’s foreign ministry said Lord Alexander Carlile, a former MP and international lawyer, was denied ...

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Amnesty: UAE torturing captives in southern Yemen

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Amnesty International says the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — a key partner of Saudi Arabia in a military aggression against and partial occupation of Yemen — and its allied local militia have been torturing captives at a network of clandestine prisons in southern Yemen. The UK-based ...

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Bahrain court upholds jail sentence for 3 dissidents

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – A Bahraini court has rejected the appeal of three dissidents sentenced to 10 years in prison. The court on Wednesday found the defendants guilty of deliberately setting ablaze a car belonging to the Bahraini Interior Ministry “that would have endangered the life and property of people,” ...

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