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MH370 search resumes in Indian Ocean

MH370 search resumes in Indian Ocean

The next phase of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has begun in the southern Indian Ocean. A ship equipped with specialised sonar technology has arrived in a remote stretch of ocean where the plane is believed to have ended its flight. The Boeing 777, with 239 people on board, went missing [&hellip

HK protests subside after ultimatum

HK protests subside after ultimatum

Hong Kong anti-election law protests have subsided following an ultimatum by the city’s chief executive. On Monday, civil servants returned to work at the government headquarters after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying warned the protesters to end their campaign and withdraw from the streets. “I’m happy the protesters opened the barriers today,” a civil servant said, [&hellip

MB rejects Rabaa massacre mission

MB rejects Rabaa massacre mission

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says it will not cooperate with a government-appointed fact-finding committee on the massacre of supporters of ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, in August last year, dismissing the mission as politicized and biased, Press TV reports. In a statement on Saturday, the movement announced that its members either inside or outside of Egypt would [&hellip

US hospitals not ready for Ebola

US hospitals not ready for Ebola

The National Nurses United says hospitals in the United States are not prepared to confront any possible outbreak of Ebola. Several weeks ago, NNU, the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in the US, began surveying registered nurses across the country about emergency preparedness of hospitals in case of an outbreak. Most of [&hellip

Brazil presidential vote goes to run-off

Brazil presidential vote goes to run-off

Voting has closed in Brazil’s presidential election with early results showing that the race is now heading to the second round. Preliminary results, released on Sunday, showed that country’s incumbent President Dilma Rousseff will have to face centrist politician Aecio Neves in a run-off. The figures, based on 88 percent of the ballots counted so [&hellip

South Sudan peace talks adjourned

South Sudan peace talks adjourned

Peace talks between warring factions in South Sudan that began nearly ten months ago have been put on hold. Michael Makuei, the chief negotiator for the South Sudan government, said on Sunday that the talks have been cancelled but will resume on October 16. “It will give them (both sides) time to consult on some [&hellip

Niger to keep peacekeepers in Mali

Niger to keep peacekeepers in Mali

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has pledged to keep its peacekeepers in neighboring Mali a day after nine of them were murdered by armed gunmen. “Niger will continue to fight terrorism in Mali,” Issoufou said on Saturday. The peacekeepers, part of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), were killed on Friday when [&hellip

Valuing the Day of Arafa

Valuing the Day of Arafa

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious and the Most Merciful. INTRODUCTION The Day of Arafah is one of the most blessed and sanctified days in the Islamic Calendar. It is narrated in traditions that those who are unable to attain their purpose and goal on the Night of Qadr and those who are [&hellip

1,500 ill Palestinians in Israeli jails

1,500 ill Palestinians in Israeli jails

There are currently 1,500 sick Palestinian inmates held in Israeli jails, says the Palestinian Department of Prisoners’ Affairs. In a report on Thursday, the department stressed the poor medical and sanitary conditions in Israeli jails and said the number of ill Palestinian inmates is increasing due to medical neglect and lack of treatment. It also [&hellip

70 books on “Iranian Sacred Defense” heading to Frankfurt Fair

70 books on “Iranian Sacred Defense” heading to Frankfurt Fair

International secretary of Society of the Iranian Sacred Defense Books Publishers said among 400 works translated on this issue, 70 books will be showcased at Frankfurt Book Fair. Speaking to IBNA, Amir Shahriar Aminian stated that more than 80 publishers are members of the Sacred Defense Books Publishers’ Society which has established a special office [&hellip