Jerusalem holy site is reopened

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12:26pm Friday 31st October 2014

Israel has reopened a contested and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city.

Sweden recognises Palestinian state

Asian Image: A Palestine flag is waved by a supporter in front of Bradford City Hall during a rally

11:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

Sweden's new government says it has recognised a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.

Ayesha Takia Azmi in PETA message for World Vegan Day

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12:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia Azmi encouraging everyone to be stars for chickens by not eating them or their eggs for World Vegan Day.

No hope of finding mudslide survivors

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9:35am Thursday 30th October 2014

There is no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation in Sri Lanka, a senior official has warned.

Indian government cracks down on tax evasion

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9:18am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Indian government has handed over to the Supreme Court a list of more than 650 nationals with unauthorised foreign bank accounts as it attempts to crack down on rampant tax evasion.

Gunman was told not to come back to mosque

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10:25am Saturday 25th October 2014

The gunman who shot and killed a soldier and then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said.

Dozens killed in Pakistan attacks

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9:55am Friday 24th October 2014

Attacks in Pakistan's troubled south-western province of Baluchistan, including an assault on the country's beleaguered minority Shiites Muslims and a suicide bombing targeting a pro-Taliban cleric, have killed 12 people on Thursday.

Malala honoured with Liberty Medal

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11:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education is to be honoured in the US.

Australia lifts short-lived veil ban

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9:27am Monday 20th October 2014

Australia's Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.

Sardar Tarlochan Singh MP honoured with Lifetime Achievement accolade at Sikh Awards

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12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sardar Tarlochan Singh MP, India was awarded the Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Sikh Awards last night.

Katrina honoured to be new Madame Tussauds wax figure

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11:09am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Kartina Kaif will be featured at Madame Tussauds London, the world famous attraction confirmed this week.

Those who endorse Israeli settlements should be treated as an 'extremist;

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2:07pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Anyone who endorses settlement building should be treated as an "extremist" who is unfit to be an MP, a former minister said in an outspoken attack on the Israeli government and its supporters.

Clooney in bid for Elgin Marbles

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1:57pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A team of London lawyers, including Amal Clooney, are in Athens to submit proposals for a new boost to Greece's campaign to reclaim the 5th century BC Parthenon Sculptures from Britain.

Family of doctor tried to secure his release

Asian Image: The call for justice comes six months after Dr Abbas Khan's death

11:50am Monday 13th October 2014

The family of a British doctor who died in a prison in Syria made "superhuman" efforts to secure his release, an inquest into his death has heard.

Eastern India braced for powerful cyclone

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6:23pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Indian authorities were evacuating hundreds of thousands of people on Saturday as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal and headed toward the country's east coast.

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi awarded Nobel peace prize

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12:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who rose to world acclaim after she was shot by the Taliban, has become the youngest Nobel prize winner.

Indian students put off studying in the UK

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3:00am Friday 10th October 2014

The UK is facing an "uphill struggle" to convince Indian students that they are welcome to come and study here, Vince Cable has warned.

UK actress Samira to star in Bollywood

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9:08am Thursday 9th October 2014

Samira Mohamed Ali has embarked on a journey half way across the world to star as lead heroine in a new Bollywood movie bPositive.

PICTURES: Bollywood stars rock the O2 Arena, London

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9:52am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A whole host of stars put on a show for UK Bollywood fans at the O2 Arena this weekend.

Man pleads guilty to attacking UAE sisters in London hotel

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12:27pm Monday 6th October 2014

A man has pleaded guilty to brutally attacking three sisters in their hotel room but denies trying to kill them.

Shah Rukh presented with Global Diversity Award at Parliament

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8:08pm Sunday 5th October 2014

Shah Rukh Khan was presented with the Global Diversity Award at the State Room of Britain’s House of Commons in London.

Doctors say shot British man too unwell to return to jail

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1:43pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A mentally-ill British man who was shot in a Pakistan prison is too unwell to be returned to jail, according to doctors.

L'Oreal Paris and Pakistan Fashion show

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9:34am Friday 3rd October 2014

Pakistani models present creations as part of the bridal week in collaboration with L'Oreal Paris and Pakistan Fashion Design Council in Lahore, Pakistan. 

'I don't have to fear anything because I'm coming to God's house'

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7:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Saudi Arabia has sought to assure the public that the kingdom is safe and free of health scares as an estimated two million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca for the start of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage.

Bomb kills seven passengers in Pakistan

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12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A bomb has ripped through a minibus in north-western Pakistan, killing at least seven passengers.

PICTURES: Happy New Year cast visit Google HQ

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2:05pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

The cast of 'Happy New Year' visited Google and Twitter HQ.

City commemorates sacrifice of Sikh soldiers

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11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

To mark 100 years since the first Indian soldiers landed in Marseille to support British and French troops in 1914, the city hosted a commemorative event.

Family in plea for shot Pakistani inmate

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8:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Lawyers for a British prisoner shot in Pakistan said the Prime Minister must intervene after reports he is to be returned to jail.

Gandhi will be portrayed as 'thoughtful, determined and compassionate' in statue

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1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Mahatma Gandhi will be portrayed as a "thoughtful, determined, compassionate" man in a statue inspired by his 1931 trip to Number 10, proposals say.

Terrorism fastest-growing fear among Britons

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11:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Terrorism is the fastest-growing fear among Britons, a survey has found.

Death toll from flash floods and landslides rises

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3:48pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

The death toll from flash floods and landslides in the north-east of India has risen to 73 as rescue workers reached homes cut off by the rising waters.

Pakistani in legal battle over false imprisonment

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1:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A Pakistani man captured in Iraq a decade ago has begun the latest round of a High Court fight with the UK Government after being released from detention.

India puts spacecraft in Mars orbit

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9:21am Wednesday 24th September 2014

India has triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.

Britain set to offer more military aid

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1:31pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Britain looks set to ramp up its military involvement in the struggle against the Islamic State terror group, as David Cameron addresses the United Nations in New York.

Brother calls for release of jailed sister

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2:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The brother of a British woman locked up in Iran after going to a men's volleyball match has flown to New York to appeal for her release at the United Nations (UN).

French City to remember Indian First World War soldiers

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12:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

To mark 100 years since the first Indian soldiers landed in Marseille to support British and French troops in 1914, the city will host a commemorative event this week.

Peaceful Qurbani protest turns ugly

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4:59pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A charity says their peaceful protest against animal cruelty was interrupted by a group of men.

Anti-Islam adverts to appear on buses in New York

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4:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

Anti-Islamic adverts will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.

Response to IS 'stupid' and will encourage more beheadings

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10:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

The so-called Islamic State would respond to any intensification of Western air strikes by beheading more hostages, a man who claims to have defected from the terror group has warned.

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

Asian Image: Malala wins book of the year award

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.


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