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Sudanese protest Morsi death sentence

Sudanese protest Morsi death sentence

Hundreds of Sudanese have rallied outside the office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the capital, Khartoum, to denounce a death sentence handed down to Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi. The protest was organized by several groups and political parties in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Friday, AFP reported. On May 16, an Egyptian [&hellip

UN slams rights abuses in South Sudan

UN slams rights abuses in South Sudan

The United Nations (UN) has harshly criticized the deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan, saying that escalated fighting in the country has led to a series of “shameful” rights abuses. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al Hussein denounced on Friday the abuses of rights and lack of justice and [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No21, Āyat 17:7

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No21, Āyat 17:7

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, May 2, 2015/Sha‘bān 3, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 21, Āyat 17:7 – The result of actions إِنْ أَحْسَنتُمْ أَحْسَنتُمْ لأَنفُسِكُمْ وَإِنْ أَسَأْتُمْ فَلَهَا In aHsanatum aHsantum li-anfusikum wa-in asa’tum falahā If you [&hellip

Myanmar conducts first rescue of migrant boat

Myanmar conducts first rescue of migrant boat

​Myanmar’s navy has rescued a migrant boat after increased pressure from its neighbors to tackle the issue. But questions remain whether the state can aid the Rohingya, which have been the target of attacks in the past. Myanmar’s navy carried out the country’s first rescue of a migrant boat, saving 208 people in the process, [&hellip

Liverpool cancel Sterling talks

Liverpool cancel Sterling talks

​Liverpool have cancelled contract talks with Raheem Sterling and his representatives which had been due to take place on Friday. Earlier Sterling’s agent Aidy Ward had told Sky Sports News HQ that he denied quotes attributed to him in the Evening Standard over the Liverpool forward’s future and would be seeking legal advice over the article. Ward [&hellip

Sunderland safe after draw

Sunderland safe after draw

​Sunderland ensured their Premier League survival after grinding out a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Arsenal on Wednesday. The Gunners created a host of chances at the Emirates but the closest they came to breaking the deadlock was when Billy Jones deflected a cross on to his own crossbar. Sunderland also had opportunities of their own [&hellip

Migrants to receive temporary shelter

Migrants to receive temporary shelter

​Indonesia and Malaysia have said they will provide temporary shelter for some 7,000 migrants stranded at sea. The agreement is the first breakthrough in the humanitarian crisis confronting Southeast Asia. Following a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart on Wednesday, Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said the two countries would scrap a policy of turning away [&hellip

German train drivers go on strike

German train drivers go on strike

​The union representing German train drivers has announced the commencement of an open-ended industrial action as attempts to settleongoing disputes with rail operator Deutsche Bahn fail. The German Train Drivers’ Union, GDL, which represents 20,000 drivers, announced that freight trains were due to stop working at 3 p.m. local time (1300 GMT) on Tuesday, and passenger [&hellip

7k Somali refugees flee home from Yemen

7k Somali refugees flee home from Yemen

A United Nations official says some 7,000 Somali refugees in war-torn Yemen have fled back to their country since Saudi Arabia started pounding the impoverished Arab country in late March. The refugees have joined the 10-million-plus Somali population, of whom, according to the UN, a large number are in grave need of their basic necessities [&hellip

Algerian army kills 22 militants

Algerian army kills 22 militants

​The Algerian army has killed more than 20 militants as they were meeting to plan attacks on the country’s capital of Algiers, officials say. The Algerian Defense Ministry said its forces killed 22 armed men in an operation some 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Algiers on Tuesday. An official of the gendarmerie’s command post [&hellip