Is there any point in asking British Muslims about radicalisation?

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4:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The recent killing of a journalist has once again brought to the fore the ‘problems of radicalisation’ within young British Muslims.

IS are deluded if they think Muslims are impressed with acts of barbarism

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12:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Decapitations are nothing but a savage trophy prize for the most debased sadist.

Kareena Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore support UNICEF work in India

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11:26am Thursday 21st August 2014

Bollywood actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sharmila Tagore joined actress and UNICEF Celebrity Advocate, Kareena Kapoor Khan at a dinner to support UNICEF’s education work for children in India.

International manhunt for killer of James Foley

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10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

An international manhunt is under way for a British jihadist believed to have perpetrated the on-screen beheading of American journalist James Foley.

Women and children killed as Israeli airstrikes resume

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4:19pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Two women and a two-year-old girl were among those killed as Israeli airstrikes targeted more Palestinian targets in Gaza.

Indian yoga guru dies aged 95

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12:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who helped popularise yoga around the world and wrote 17 books on the subject, has died aged 95.

Pakistani protesters claim victory after march on capital

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10:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Jubilant anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan have claimed victory after tearing down barricades and occupying a key road outside parliament.

'Online daters claimed they had £100m inheritance in India'

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5:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Vulnerable women were conned out of £220,000, including £170,000 from one victim, by a conspiracy which targeted single women looking for love on an internet dating site, a court has heard.

Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai to feature in new BBC 2 documentary

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12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A new documentary goes behind the scenes of India’s most iconic hotel; The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.

21 killed as train crashes into rickshaw

9:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Twenty-one people were killed when a passenger train hit an overloaded rickshaw at a level crossing in eastern India, a railway official said.

Asian Fashion Hour Live at The Space, Birmingham

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7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A few weeks ago, I met the lovely Chandeep Uppal, owner of the venue The Space Birmingham.

Armed robbers target Saudi Prince in Paris

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Armed robbers have ambushed a Saudi prince's diplomatic convoy in Paris, raiding a Mercedes for valuables then torching and abandoning the vehicle, police and prosecutors said.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at the LG Arena

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4:11pm Monday 18th August 2014

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returns to Birmingham as part of his 'Back 2 Love' Tour 2014.

Pictures: Happy New Year trailer launch pays homage to Indian Independence day

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12:17pm Monday 18th August 2014

Director Farah Khan joined the cast of Happy New Year at the trailer launch of the movie in Mumbai. 

Man in court over Tesco Gaza demonstration

11:43am Monday 18th August 2014

A man has been charged with assaults on police after a Gaza protest outside a Tesco store.

Imran Khan calls for boycott of tax system

Asian Image: Imran Khan unlikely to accept Taliban request

10:31am Monday 18th August 2014

A Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician today called on thousands of anti-government protesters to stop paying taxes and practice civil disobedience until prime minister Nawaz Sharif steps down, raising fears of instability in the nuclear-armed US ally.

Ritz casino wins £1m gambling case

8:48am Saturday 16th August 2014

The Ritz casino has won a High Court battle to recover £1 million on unpaid cheques from a wealthy gambling addict.

Those guilty of atrocities must be held accountable

9:05am Friday 15th August 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged the international community to document atrocities in northern Iraq in an attempt to bring perpetrators to justice at a later date.

If you want to arrive in style take the Punjabi bus!

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7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

It might be a common sight on the streets of Pakistan but this beautifully decorated vehicle is the only one of its kind in the region.

Students from richer neighbourhoods more likely to go to top universities

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9:51am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Students from the richest neighbourhoods are still almost 10 times more likely to go to a top university than those from the poorest areas.

UN warns of massacres in Iraq

6:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

The world must take "all possible measures" to prevent a massacre of minorities in Iraq, United Nations human rights experts warned as the UK continued aid drops but resisted calls for military intervention.

Grandfather's plea for child seen posing in graphic Syrian photo

1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

The grandfather of a seven-year-old boy pictured clutching the severed head of a Syrian soldier has urged the Australian government to bring the child home.

The many faces of Robin Williams

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11:22am Tuesday 12th August 2014

He was the goofy, comic genius whose racing mouth and mind left audiences breathless as they tried to keep up with oddball jokes, impersonations and cultural quips.

Tributes to a comedy genius

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9:59am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Robin Williams entertained millions during a career which spanned more than 30 years and stars were quick to pay tribute to the actor and comedian.

Thousands call for an end to Gaza massacre

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5:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Thousands of demonstrators descended on the streets of London to protest at the bombing of Gaza, branding the Israeli offensive a "massacre"

Plans to teach toddlers 'fundamental British values'

3:14pm Friday 8th August 2014

New plans for nurseries and childminders to teach toddlers "fundamental British values" have been criticised by early years experts, who said that the vast majority already do so.

50,000 Yazidis trapped in North West Iraq

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9:55am Friday 8th August 2014

Around 50,000 members of the Yazidi community, many women and children, have been left trapped on Mount Sinjar in north west Iraq after they were driven into the mountains following threats from Islamic extremists in the area.

Grave concerns after Iraqi Christian village taken

11:14pm Thursday 7th August 2014

France has pressed the United Nations for a security council emergency meeting over the advances of Islamic militants in Iraq.

DEC launches national Gaza emergency appeal

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9:18am Thursday 7th August 2014

An appeal to help hundreds of thousands of people who have fled their homes in Gaza is being launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee.

£7.9bn Israeli weapons licences issued

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4:08pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

The Government has issued export licences worth at least £7.9 billion for the sale to Israel of arms and other dual-use military equipment - although not all of it is destined for the armed forces.

Charity lists names of children murdered in Gaza

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9:52am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A list of the names of 373 children, some just a few months old, killed in the conflict in Gaza is published in many national newspapers today.

Presenter reads news without headscarf on Saudi channel

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8:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A female newsreader has appeared on Saudi state television without a headscarf.

One Direction figures get a summer makeover

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12:28pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

One Direction are dressed for a date - after their wax figures were given a makeover putting them in their tour outfits.

Father died trying to save children from fire

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6:19pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A man died trying to save his children from a fire in their home caused by a faulty fridge that had a history of problems, an inquest has heard.

Dance winners meet Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor

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12:43pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Students from Shiamak London Summer Funk got a surprise visit from Bollywood superstar Shahid Kapoor.

Bomb Gaza app removed after complaints

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12:50pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A mobile phone app which invites players to drop bombs on Gaza from an Israeli military plane has been removed from Google Play following complaints.

Counsel ridicules 'terrorist' claims

10:03am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A woman accused of arranging to send 20,000 euro (£16,000) to her husband fighting in Syria concealed in her friend's underwear is "foul-mouthed" and a "phone addicted, weed smoking kaffir" and an unlikely terrorist, her barrister has told a court.

Pictures: Tough guys back in action

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5:09pm Monday 4th August 2014

Movie tough guy Sylvester Stallone has described how he suffered one of his most-serious injuries to date as he shot The Expendables 3.

Annual Sri Mayurapathy Paththirakaali festival in Sri Lanka

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3:37pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil Hindu devotee, her back pierced with a steel hooks, participates in an annual festival of Sri Mayurapathy Paththirakaali Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

'MPs cannot sit on the beaches as hundreds of Palestinians are murdered'

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3:34pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Britain is making a further £3 million available to allow a rapid response by aid workers in Gaza to what International Development Secretary Justine Greening described as "nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe".

Saudi Arabian king breaks silence over Gaza

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3:57pm Friday 1st August 2014

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah says the Gaza war is a "collective massacre" that has spared no Palestinian living there and describes it as a "crime against humanity".

British Israeli fighter captured in Gaza

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2:59pm Friday 1st August 2014

The Foreign Office is urgently investigating reports that a soldier thought to have been captured by Hamas fighters in Gaza is a British Israeli.

Palestinian flag projected on to Houses of Parliament

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1:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

A pro-Palestine group projected the national flag on to the Houses of Parliament, calling for an end to the bloodshed in Gaza.

Anti-Semitic hate crime up over last month

Asian Image: New report shows rise in anti-semitic crime across Greater Manchester

1:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

Anti-Semitic hate crime is at its highest in five years after a spike last month saw more than 130 incidents motivated by the conflict in Gaza, new figures suggest.

It’s never okay for to be racist..regardless of what happens

Asian Image: Final few spots available for Holocaust memorial service

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

There is no justification for the vile hashtag trending on twitter #hitlerwasright.

17 die after mudslide in western India

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6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

At least 17 people have died after a landslide caused by torrential rains hit a remote village in western India.

'No place for anti-Semitic behaviour'

Asian Image: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon is has joined David Cameron's Government

11:17am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A former head of the diplomatic service has said much anti-Semitism is a reaction to the "appalling" Israeli treatment of Palestinians.

19 die during Eid celebrations in Pakistan

10:08am Thursday 31st July 2014

At least 19 people have drowned off beaches in southern Pakistan because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said today.

PICTURES: Day of death in Gaza

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5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It could be like any other other day but today saw the Israeli military kill more civilians in two deadly air strikes.

Air strike on busy Gaza market kills 15

4:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A total of 15 people have been killed and more than 150 injured following an airstrike on a busy Gaza market, a Palestinian official has said.




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