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  • A 37-year-old woman, who had been raped by two men early this year, had gone to the investigating officer (IO) at Rampur's Ganj police station for help, reported Times of India. She said her rapists are roaming around freely and she fears for her life. She begged for her tormentors to be arrested. ...

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  • El Al loses discrimination case brought by Holocaust survivor asked to move after ultra-orthodox man refused to sit next to her, reported by Guardian. Flight stewards working for Israel’s national carrier El Al cannot request female passengers to move seats to accommodate ultra-orthodox ...

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  • Over the last eight days Indian photographer Sujatro Ghosh has managed to find women — IT professionals, teachers and journalists among others — who think wearing cow masks would give them safety on the street. In a social experiment to highlight that cows are respected more than women ...

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  • According to Radio Pakistan, Amnesty International has called for immediate release of nineteen people arrested in India for celebrating Pakistan's victory in the Champions Trophy. According to reports, fifteen people were arrested in Madhya Pradesh and four in Karnataka. Amnesty International in a ...

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  • Islamophobic attacks soared more than 500% in Greater Manchester after the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert last month, police have said, reported Guardian. There were 224 reports of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the month after the attack compared with 37 in the same period in 2016, ...

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  • J. K. Rowling seems to delight in dispensing new facts from the Harry Potter universe that drive fans to think about the series and its events differently, and the latest is an intriguing one, reported The Independent. Harry Potter himself is a messianic figure in the books and films, a chosen one. ...

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  • When Queen Elizabeth either abdicates the throne or passes away, there'll be a pretty important vacancy going: monarch of the United Kingdom. But according to a surprising new interview from Prince Harry, no one in the royal family actually wants to take the role, reports Marie Claire. Well, that's ...

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  • Belgian troops patrolling Brussels Central Station "neutralized" a person after a small explosion on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding that there were no other casualties and the situation was under control. Witnesses said La Grande Place was cleared in seconds,  while others took ...

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  • An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent the last 70 years in hiding, reported Sputnik. While his claims stretch the bounds of believability to breaking point, they coincide with the discovery of a trove of Nazi ...

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  • In another brutal attack, Indian forces have killed two more young boys in Baramullah district of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), reported Waqt News.  According to Kashmir Media Service, Indian troops killed the youth identified as Gulzar Ahmed and Basit Ahmed during a siege and search ...

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  • China may once again block the Indian ban move against Jesh-e-Muhammad (JeM) Chief Maulana Masood Azhar in United Nations.  According to Hindustan Times, China hinted yesterday at blocking a UN ban on Pakistan-based JeM leader Masood Azhar once again, saying that disagreements continue to ...

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  • Isis extremists operating online have used the terror attack outside a mosque in north London to call for more violent assaults on the West, reported The Independent.  One person died and nine were hospitalised after white British suspect Darren Osborne, 47, drove a van into people ...

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  • According to Indian Express, the Delhi Police has been placed on high alert, and has asked its counterparts across India to tighten security after receiving an intelligence tip-off warning of a terror attack on crowded public spaces, a senior police officer said on Monday. “The Delhi Police ...

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  • According to Indian Express, a woman in her 30s was allegedly gangraped in a moving car in Haryana’s Sohna and thrown out on the road in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida on Tuesday morning, reported news agency ANI. An investigation has been launched by the police to identify and nab ...

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  • The air corridor between Afghanistan and India was formally inaugurated by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani today as cargo worth $11 million is expected to arrive in New Delhi today, reported Khaama Press. The second flight as part of the air corridor is expected to leave Afghanistan in a week time ...

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  • National Assembly's Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs today was informed by Director general (DG) of the Disaster Management Authority (DMA) Indian ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) has killed at least 832 civilians. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Khalil ...

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  • Private Indian airline Jet Airways has gifted free lifetime air tickets to a baby born aboard one of its flights from Saudi Arabia to India, reported BBC.  The crew and a passenger, who was a trained nurse, helped deliver the baby at 35,000 feet (10,688 metres) after a woman went into ...

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  • An imam reportedly saved the van driver involved in the suspected Finsbury Park terrorist attack from being attacked by members of the public in the immediate aftermath of the crash, reported The Independent. One person has died and 10 more are injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a ...

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  • President Mamnoon Hussain has held a meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Makkah-tul Mukarrama, reported Radio Pakistan.  They discussed matters pertaining to bilateral relatons, mutual interest and the situation in South Asia and Middle East. The President appreciated the ...

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  • Indian troops recovered the body of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Matoo from the debris of two houses destroyed during their violent military operation in Arwani area of Kulgam district, Kashmir Media Service reported. Indian troops have killed one more youth in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) ...

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  • BAREILLY: Residents of Bareilly's Premnagar, Hindus as well as a few Muslims, have approached the local administration against the use of loudspeakers by seven mosques to issue the wakeup call for 'sehri' at 3am daily during Ramzan, reported Times of India.In the wake of the complaint, the ...

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  • UDAIPUR: Tension prevailed for hours in Pratapgarh town after a union leader died after being manhandled by a team of sanitation workers of the municipal council reported Times of India.The incident occurred, when the victim tried to dissuade sanitation workers from clicking pictures of women ...

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  • Prince William having a sister seems unthinkable now, but an explosive interview with Diana, Princess of Wales alleges that Prince Harry's arrival initially disappointed his father, reported Marie Claire. During a meeting with royal biographer Andrew Morton, the princess spoke freely about the ...

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  • According to The Independent, as many as 10,000 Muslims are set to protest in a rally against extremism in Cologne on Saturday.  The protest comes in the wake of recent terror attacks in the UK and around the world.  “The attacks by people who justify their acts by invoking Islam, ...

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  • Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan's performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament.  "Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely ...

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  • According to Radio Pakistan, China has reiterated its support to Pakistan's efforts to fight against terrorist forces and safeguard national security and stability. In a statement in Beijing, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Lu Kang acknowledged Pakistan's positive efforts for security of ...

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  • PANAJI: A Vasai family's dream holiday turned into a nightmare after a petty scuffle during breakfast ended in a violent assault with a sword and knives around 2km from Goa's capital of Panaji, reported Times of India. The narrow and usually calm streets of Merces turned into a battleground on ...

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  • RAJKOT: A brutal case of honour killing has come to light in the city with the arrest of two brothers who allegedly kidnapped and poisoned their 26-year-old divorcee sister over a suspected love affair, according to Times of India.The detection of crime branch (DCB) on Wednesday arrested Biraen ...

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  • According to Tolo News, at least five Taliban fighters were killed in a suicide car bombing early Wednesday in Gereshk, in an attack that targeted a group of fighters from the splinter Taliban group led by Mullah Abdul Rasoul. In addition four others were reportedly wounded. A source from ...

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  • According to Al Arabiya, The leadership of the Palestinian Authority has agreed to halt payments to the families of suicide bombers, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday. Compensation payments to the families of “martyrs” who die carrying out attacks on Israelis are one of ...

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