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Germany foiled bio attack with Tunisian arrest – police

Jun 20, 2018 - 6:23 PM

German police commandos on June 12 storm the Cologne apartment of the 29-year-old Tunisian migrant identified only as Sief Allah H. They discover 'toxic substances' that turn out to be ricin.

ON ALERT. Picture taken on June 15, 2018 shows an employee of the public health Robert Koch institute in front of an apartment building in Cologne's Chorweiler district, where a Tunisian suspected of trying to build a biological weapon was arrested 3 days before. Photo by Michael Gottschalk/AFP

Islamist leader calls off Pakistan protests after minister resigns

Nov 27, 2017 - 2:39 PM

The decision to capitulate to the protesters' demands is a major embarrassment for the embattled ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as it eyes elections in 2018, analysts say

PROTEST VS MINISTER. Pakistani protesters from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group shout religious slogans during a protest in Islamabad on November 26, 2017. Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan braces for military response after violent clashes

Nov 26, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Police and paramilitary forces pulled back from an operation to break up a huge sit-in that had paralyzed Islamabad for weeks after their clearance operation on Saturday turned deadly

CLASHES. Pakistani riot policemen gather around the burning tents of protesters of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group in Islamabad on November 25, 2017. Photo by Aamir Qureshi / AFP

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse sit-in

Nov 25, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Smoke and tear gas fill the air as the roughly 8,500 elite police and paramilitary troops in riot gear were also seen throwing rocks and using slingshots in the ongoing bid to clear 2,000 or so hardline demonstrators.

PROTEST. A Pakistani protester of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group throws a tear gas shell back towards police during a clash in Islamabad on November 25, 2017. Photo by Aamir Qureshi / AFP

Dutch probe Spanish van with gas canisters after terror tip

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:35 AM

The van is found just two streets away from the Maassilo concert hall where an American rock band was supposed to play

A van with a Spanish numberplate near the concert venue Maassilo is seen during police investigations after a rock concert was cancelled due to a terror threat, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on August 23, 2017.  A rock concert in Rotterdam was cancelled on August 23 due to a terror threat involving a Spanish van found with gas bottles inside, the local mayor said. Earlier the Maassilo venue announced that "due to a terrorist threat, the Allah-Las concert will not take place this evening, on police orders". Rotterdam police confirmed the decision was taken due to a "possible terrorist threat" and that the van's driver had been arrested. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Arie Kievit / Netherlands OUT

Ramadan and the beautiful spaces we negotiate

Jun 11, 2016 - 8:58 PM

If this country is serious in building harmonious relationships in communities wherein tolerance and inclusivity are significant interventions the Holy Month should be everybody’s business

Millennials share Ramadan experience on Snapchat

Jun 07, 2016 - 10:24 PM

How do millennial Muslims celebrate Ramadan? Here are some snaps

FPI laporkan produsen sandal 'Allah' ke polisi

Oct 15, 2015 - 10:16 PM

Kasus itu harus tetap diusut secara hukum karena sudah menyebar di pasaran

SANDAL. PT Pradipta Perkasa Makmur, produsen sandal berlafadz mirip "Allah", dilaporkan ke Polda Jatim, Kamis, 15 Oktober. Foto dari twitter @NUGarisLurus

Malaysia rejects Church paper's last bid to use 'Allah'

Jan 21, 2015 - 11:54 PM

The decision only affects The Herald not church services or bibles distributed in the country where Malay speaking Christians say they have used the Arabic word Allah to refer to their god for centuries

Brunei sultan pushes ahead with tough sharia code

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The UN s human rights office is deeply concerned about the tough Islamic criminal punishments