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Kremlin says Putin ‘fully mobilized’ to tackle threat from Turkey

By Andrew Osborn and Polina Devitt1 hour ago   . View photo A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia’s Defence Ministry November 26, 2015, shows Russian … By Andrew Osborn and Polina Devitt MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin is fully mobilized to tackle what the Kremlin regards as an unprecedented threat from […]

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Celebrating Scottish wildlife

Source: BBC November 30 is Saint Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, among other countries, and provides the inspiration for Scotland’s flag – the Saltire Cross, or Saint Andrew’s Cross – among other things. Top among the reasons to celebrate should be Scotland’s wonderful wildlife, be that on […]


“Islam Condemns Terrorism”, Mansoor Ahmad Malik, Imam & National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Iceland

Source: The recent attacks in Paris—or any other place in the world such as Lebanon, Mali and the ongoing war in Syria etc., which result in innocent lives being lost—are extremely barbaric and categorically against the teachings of Islam. The Holy Qur’an clearly teaches that to kill even one innocent person is akin to killing […]

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Letter: As an Ahmadi Muslim I fully support “White Ribbon Campaign” to prevent Men’s violence against Women

Source: WHITE RIBBON SUPPORT As an Ahmadiyya Muslim, I fully support White Ribbon campaign to prevent men’s violence against women. The Islamic teachings about treatment of the women is misunderstood or ignored by Muslims and as a consequence Muslim women are portrayed as fully covered and dominated by male member of the family, with little […]

To combat Islamophobia

Nov 27,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – GEORGE S. HISHMEH   The carnage that took place a fortnight ago in Paris, admittedly by Daesh, has backfired, hurting Arabs and Muslims everywhere, especially in Africa, Europe and the United States. If nothing else, it has degraded Arabs and Muslims everywhere, igniting racism and religious persecution. In my teens, […]

Europe’s New Worry: Portugal

Source.The Financialist. In July, six months after Greece elected a left-wing, anti-austerity government, the country came perilously close to leaving the euro. So it’s easy to understand why markets are nervous at the prospect of Portugal, a poster child for European austerity, replacing its reform-friendly, center-right government with a left-wing, anti-austerity coalition. The yield on […]


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