Aid worker murder 'nothing to do with Islam'

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10:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

The brutal murder of British aid worker David Haines has "nothing to do with Islam", the Immigration Minister has said.

Flood waters diverted

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1:44pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Military specialists have blown up dykes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed nearly 500 people in Pakistan and the Himalayan region of Kashmir and affected over two million others.

Stop using name 'Islamic State'

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1:38pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Politicians and the media should stop referring to the extremist group controlling parts of Syria and Iraq as "Islamic State" in a bid to discourage Britons from joining them, leading Muslims have warned.

25 years of The Simpsons!

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4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrate 25 years of The Simpsons in Hollywood.

Money donated to Jacintha Saldanha trust fund

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1:23pm Saturday 13th September 2014

The Australian radio company behind a hoax royal phone call has donated a six-figure sum to the family of tragic nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

Man jailed for trying to leave UK on fake passport

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5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A Pakistani man who over stayed his student visa has been jailed for 18 months after he admitted trying to leave Britain on a fake Belgian passport.

Alleged Malala shooter arrested

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2:13pm Friday 12th September 2014

Some 10 militants suspected of involvement in an attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai have been arrested, Pakistan's army says.

Actor who played Jaws in Bond films dies

Asian Image: Roger Moore as James Bond 007 and Richard Kiel as Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me

9:25am Thursday 11th September 2014

Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74.

British accused of 'double standards' over Israel

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3:49pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

The Middle East conflict will not be resolved by "wagging fingers", the Foreign Secretary has insisted, as the Government was accused of double standards.

280 killed in Kashmir floods

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11:14am Monday 8th September 2014

Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in northern India and Pakistan, officials said today.

Heavy monsoon floods kill 110 in India and Pakistan

12:39pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Heavy monsoon rains and flash floods have killed 110 people in Pakistan and 108 people in India, officials said, as forecasters warned of more rain in the coming days and troops raced to evacuate people from deluged areas.

Watch new trailer to Muhammed Ali film

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11:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

A new film celebrates the life of boxing legend Muhammed Ali.

Home Office looks to extradite mentally-ill terror suspect

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7:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Home Office officials are set to make arrangements to extradite a British mentally-ill terror suspect wanted in the United States in the wake of a High Court ruling.

British staff kidnapped in Qatar

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3:27pm Thursday 4th September 2014

UPDATED A human rights group says two British staff have been "kidnapped" in Qatar while researching the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation.

70 missing after bus swept into flooded stream

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

An overcrowded bus carrying wedding guests has been swept away by a flooded stream in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir and about 70 people are missing, a state official said.

Claims Al Qaida has expanded into India

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9:13am Thursday 4th September 2014

Al Qaida has expanded into the Indian subcontinent, the leader of the terror group said in a video statement released today, with a united group that will "wage jihad against its enemies".

Fight against Islamic extremism is 'new Cold War'

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12:34pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The fight against Islamic extremism is akin to a new Cold War, David Cameron has said in sombre exchanges at Prime Minister's Questions.

910 killed after major military offensive in Pakistan

1:22pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Pakistan has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan, officials said.

Call to widen Trojan Horse probe

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9:42am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Attempts are likely to have been made to impose a hardline Muslim agenda in other English schools, according to the former anti-terror chief who led an investigation into the Birmingham "Trojan Horse" plot.

Hamm helps Rinku's US citizenship

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2:38pm Monday 1st September 2014

Jon Hamm has revealed how his latest film has inspired him to support Indian baseball player Rinku Singh's application for American citizenship.

All hail Sanjay Patel!

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4:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

Indians characters on American TV always tended to follow a set pattern.

'My husband wants to control every part of my life'

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2:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

New proposals will mean that bullying partners who cause psychological harm through non-violent behaviour could now face jail.

PTV back on air after protesters clash with security

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2:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

Pakistani anti-government protesters have stormed the state TV building, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police.

Scores injured after Islamabad protests

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2:28pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Thousands of anti-government protesters have tried to raid the official residence of Pakistan's prime minister, sparking clashes with police that killed three people and wounded nearly 400 amid cries for the premier to step down, officials said.

'Shame culture within community means many victims suffer in silence'

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10:49am Saturday 30th August 2014

An Asian businesswoman has said a "shame culture" within families and communities means many sexual abuse victims often suffer in silence.

Ethnic group charity boss is cleared of fraud

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3:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

A former charity boss has been cleared of two counts of fraud.

Full shortlist for Brit Asia TV Music Awards announced in Birmingham

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11:07am Friday 29th August 2014

The Brit Asia TV Music Awards have announced their short list for this year's show which take place in October.

Men are simple creatures, it doesn’t take a PhD to figure them out

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7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

But the bona fide alpha male really is simpler than he would like to believe.

PICTURES: Spanish tomato fight fiesta

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2:58pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

People lay in a puddle squashed tomatoes, during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain. 

Actress plans to showcase Indian culture in New York with new musical

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1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Singer, songwriter and actress Nishi Rajan is producing an Indian musical in New York.

American woman being held by IS

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10:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Islamic State (IS) militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was carrying out humanitarian aid work in Syria, it has emerged.

Dharmendra rolls back the years in 'Double di Trouble'

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2:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Veteran Dharmendra will be seen in action sequences in his latest release 'Double di Trouble'. Even at the age of 78, he performed harness shots and refused to take any body doubles for his shots.

Israeli military blow-up Gaza tower blocks

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9:58am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City with dozens of homes and shops - an escalation in the seven weeks of fighting with Hamas.

There has to be more to worry about in Pakistan than an on-screen kiss?

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3:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Pakistani actress Humaima Malik (no relative of Veena) faces being vilified by her peers because of a kiss.

Seema Malhotra MP to tackle domestic violence

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12:53pm Monday 25th August 2014

Labour leader Ed Miliband has appointed Seema Malhotra to be the party's first shadow minister tasked with tackling violence against women and girls.

10 dead after stampede at temple

12:56pm Monday 25th August 2014

A pre-dawn stampede has killed 10 people at a temple in central India.

What makes you an extremist and at what point will you be breaking the law?

Asian Image: CAMERA  East Lancashire councils use terrorist laws to catch people for minor offences

12:02pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The Home Secretary Theresa May is to introduce new laws to counter Islamic extremism in the UK. But what can be seen as extreme to one person may be simply someone else’s opinion.

Imran Khan party resigns from Pakistani parliament

Asian Image: Imran Khan unlikely to accept Taliban request

2:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Assembly members from Imran Khan's party have resigned from Pakistan's parliament to pressure the prime minister to step down over what they claim is electoral fraud.

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.


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