Opponents go to court after Herrera declines to get involved, citing conflict as mayoral candidate Muslims and Jews came together Wednesday on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall to defend the right to circumcise their male children. Representatives of two of the world’s great monotheistic religions are named as […]
ACRE, Israel (AP) — Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in a country full of them: the walled port of Acre, where the busy alleys of an Ottoman-era town cover a uniquely intact Crusader city now being rediscovered. Preparing to […]
Australian police are considering using fingerprints to identify people wearing face-covering veils, after a judge said he could not be sure a burqa-clad woman was who she told police she was. The judge said this week that a case against Carnita Matthews, who a magistrate earlier found had made a […]
NEW DELHI — Indian officials signed an agreement with the World Bank on Tuesday to use a $1 billion loan to finance the first major new effort in more than 20 years to cleanse the revered Ganges, one of the world’s dirtiest rivers. One-third of India’s 1.2 billion people live along […]
WASHINGTON — And at the end of June, the Federal Reserve finished its work and rested. The nation’s central bank said Wednesday that it would complete the planned purchase of $600 billion in Treasury securities next week as scheduled, then pause its three-year-old economic rescue campaign, leaving in place existing […]
A horror story: Woman in Pakistan paraded naked through village streets. What happened to the people of Pakistan?
Earlier this month police in Pakistan arrested several men for stripping a middle-aged woman naked and parading her in a village after one of the offenders accused her son of having illicit relations with his wife. The BBC’s Aleem Maqbool travelled to the north of the country – where the […]
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 136 metres (446 ft) long and 70 metres (230 ft) above the river. It is part of a private facility, with a charge for admission, and draws over 800,000 visitors a year. […]
The Jakarta Post | Sat, 06/18/2011 11:27 PM| MAKASSAR: South Sulawesi Governor Syahrul Yasin Limpo has approved a proposal to ban Ahmadiyah activities in his province. A gubernatorial bylaw will be deliberated together with representatives of Muslim community organizations in the province, the governor said Thursday. The approval apparently responded […]
(CNN) — Residents in Minot, North Dakota, have until Wednesday evening to leave their homes after authorities ordered the evacuation of some 12,000 people from the area because of expected record flooding. Minot, located in the north-central part of the state, is the fourth-largest city in North Dakota. Are you preparing […]
Given that Germany is shouldering risk to the tune of hundreds of billions for a life-threatening euro crisis, it may seem absurd that Berlin is perceived abroad as ‘euro Nazis’ rather than as a benevolent leader. But should the common currency fail, Berlin will be to blame. Read More: […]
Paris (CNN) — Flamboyant fashion designer John Galliano went trial Wednesday, accused of making anti-Semitic comments against at least three people in a Paris cafe. Judge Anne-Marie Sauteraud read out a list of the abuse Galliano is accused of hurling at Geraldine Bloch and Philippe Virgitti as proceedings began, including obscenities mixed […]
By RFI France has opposed Italy’s call for a suspension in hostilities in Libya. Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini on Wednesday called for a “humanitarian” pause, but French officials said that it would help Moamer Kadhafi’s forces. “We have seen the effects of the crisis and therefore also of Nato […]
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News, Paris The announcement will be made at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday. It will come from European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani, who has overall responsibility in Brussels for the flagship EU space project. He is using the event at Le Bourget […]
Report from Dr. jur. Karen Parker on the human rights situation of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan.
see here for an interesting report: http://www.guidetoaction.org/parker/ahm-aff.html just one extract for your information: 17. In 1985, I worked with the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to bring to its attention the widespread violations of human rights in Pakistan, especially the clear persecution of Ahmadi […]
18.06.2011, Ginsheim – Germany ahmadiyya.de The Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, opend a Mosque in Dietzenbach, the Bait-ul-Baqi-Mosque, on 21th June 2011. More then 450 guests attended this ceremony. The city Mayor Richard von Neumann, Hessen Minister Uwe Hahn and some local personalities attended the ceremony and […]
19.06.2011, Seligenstadt ahmadiyya.de The Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, opened a Mosque in Selingenstadt, the Bait-ul-Hadi-Mosque, on 19th June 2011. Over 150 guests attended this ceremony. After a speach and opening ceremony from the world wide Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmas (atba) planted […]
German cities are among the greenest in Europe, according to a new survey ranking urban centres around the world depending upon their environmental footprint. Read More…
Part II Part III: In this post, I suggest that we collect the best clips on this theme.
Some people who need medical care but can’t afford it go to the emergency room. Others just hope they’ll get better. James Richard Verone robbed a bank. Earlier this month, Verone (pictured), a 59-year-old convenience store clerk, walked into a Gaston, N.C., bank and handed the cashier a note demanding […]
Telling the Human Story, 15 June 2011 © UNHCR/K. McKinsey Pakistani refugee Muhammmed Zakaria handing over his family’s passports to UNHCR’s Severine Weber to process them for resettlement. They left China for Canada in May. YANJIAO, China, June 15 (UNHCR) – Not many people can remember precisely what they were […]