Category: International News

Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.) / Biography

Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.) / Biography

Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.) / Biography The Leader of the women in paradise, the only daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUT), Lady Fatima was born on 20th Jamadi al-Thani five years after the revelation to the Holy Prophet of Islam. Holy Prophet of Islam considered her the part and parcel of [&hellip

5.7-magnitude earthquake hits northwestern Pakistan

5.7-magnitude earthquake hits northwestern Pakistan

5.7-magnitude earthquake hits northwestern Pakistan Wed May 1, 2013 7:29AM GMT An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has struck northwestern Pakistan, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says.

IED kills three US-led troopers in southern Afghanistan

IED kills three US-led troopers in southern Afghanistan

IED kills three US-led troopers in southern Afghanistan NATO-led soldiers at the scene of an attack in Afghanistan (file photo) Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:44PM GMT Three US-led foreign soldiers have been killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) says. “Three International Security Assistance Force service [&hellip

Fighting breaks out in Venezuela’s parliament

Fighting breaks out in Venezuela’s parliament

Fighting breaks out in Venezuela’s parliament Venezuelan parliamentarians fight in the National Assembly, April 30, 2013. Wed May 1, 2013 5:49AM GMT Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro defeated opposition leader Henrique Capriles by receiving 50.7 percent of the vote against 49.1 percent. Capriles refused to recognize his defeat alleging that irregularities had taken place. However, on April [&hellip

US violating intl. law at Gitmo, UN says

US violating intl. law at Gitmo, UN says

US violating intl. law at Gitmo, UN says A detainee is carried by military police after being interrogated by officials at Camp X-Ray at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (File photo) Wed May 1, 2013 2:35AM GMT On March 11, attorneys for more than a dozen of the prisoners said that the [&hellip

General anti-austerity strike hits Greece on Labor Day

General anti-austerity strike hits Greece on Labor Day

General anti-austerity strike hits Greece on Labor Day Greek police officers barricade anti-austerity protesters in Athens, April 26, 2013. Wed May 1, 2013 3:48AM GMT On April 28, Greek lawmakers passed a bill that would clear the way for 15,000 civil servants to be ‘laid off’ by the end of the next year to secure [&hellip

Extremists attack 2 mosques, torch 100s of Muslims’ houses in Myanmar

Extremists attack 2 mosques, torch 100s of Muslims’ houses in Myanmar

Extremists attack 2 mosques, torch 100s of Muslims’ houses in Myanmar A man walks among the debris of buildings destroyed by anti-Muslim mobs in Myanmar. (file photo) Wed May 1, 2013 1:20AM GMT Related Interviews: ‘US complicit in Myanmar killings’ ‘West will never stop Myanmar genocide’ Mobs of Buddhist extremists in Myanmar have attacked at [&hellip

Militants carry out new chemical attack near Idlib: Syria UN envoy

Militants carry out new chemical attack near Idlib: Syria UN envoy

Militants carry out new chemical attack near Idlib: Syria UN envoy The Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jafari Wed May 1, 2013 5:7AM GMT Related Interviews: ‘Militants carried out Aleppo WMD attack’ ‘WMD, excuse for NATO Syria meddling’ Syria’s Ambassador to the United Nations says the foreign-backed militants in the Arab country have [&hellip

Central Damascus ‘hit by bomb explosion’

Central Damascus ‘hit by bomb explosion’

Syrian state TV footage appeared to show the chaos following the explosion At least 13 people have been killed and many more injured by a powerful explosion in Syria’s capital, Damascus, state media and activists say. A bomb is believed to have been detonated in a square in the central district of Marjeh. Civilians and [&hellip

Police, protesters clash in Bangladesh

Police, protesters clash in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi people march in the street in the capital Dhaka on April 30, 2013 after a factory collapsed, leaving at least 390 people dead last week. Bangladeshi police have clashed with protesters demanding death penalty for the owner of a textile factory building that collapsed last week, leaving at least 390 people dead. The protest [&hellip