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Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

China shuts down prominent Christian church

(AFP) – Beijing officials have shut down one of China’s largest “underground” Protestant churches for operating without a licence, the Communist government’s latest move to ramp up control over religious worship. Around 70 officials stormed into the Zion Church — housed on the third floor of a nondescript office building ...

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Deadly car bomb explosion rips through Somali capital

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – An explosive-laden car has rammed into a local government building in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least six people dead, according to the country’s police and ambulance service. “A suicide car bomb rammed into the office of Hodan district of Mogadishu. There are casualties but so ...

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Libya’s national oil company HQs comes under attack

 Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Unknown gunmen have attacked the headquarters of Libya’s national oil company in the capital, Tripoli, reportedly taking a number of people hostage. Blasts and gunfire could be heard as a security force allied to Libya’s Tripoli-based government arrived at the building of the National Oil Corporation ...

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Indian opposition leads protests at high fuel prices

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Indians set tyres on fire, vandalised petrol stations and blocked roads and railways Monday as opposition parties led nationwide demonstrations against rising fuel prices. The protests were called by the opposition Congress party led by Rahul Gandhi, who is looking to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...

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Pakistan has deviated from Quaid’s vision, says CJP Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday has said that Pakistan has detracted from its founder Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s vision. Addressing a full court ceremony of new judicial year, the top judge said that there is a need to ensure transparency and ...

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FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi to head to Kabul on September 15

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will embark on one-day Kabul visit on September 15. It will be his first foreign trip in incumbent position following the invitation of his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani. The visit is deemed interesting and full of challenges for Qureshi who will ...

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