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Timeline of major communal riots in India

February 26, 2020

India home to nearly 200 million Muslims has witnessed several communal riots after its independence from the British empire.Running battles between Hindu and Muslim groups which started Feb. 24 in the Indian capital Delhi have claimed 22 lives so far…

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Egypt holds military funeral of ex-president Mubarak

February 26, 2020

Egypt on Wednesday held a military funeral for its longest-serving former President Hosni Mubarak.The country’s state-run TV network aired the event including a funeral prayer held in eastern Cairo attended by family members and former officials of Mu…

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If minorities are targeted we will act:Pakistan’s Khan

February 26, 2020

If there are threats to non-Muslims or their places of worships in Pakistan these will meet a firm response said the nation’s prime minister on Thursday.I want to warn our people that anyone in Pakistan targeting our non-Muslim citizens or their place…

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EU states urge Russia Syrian regime to stop Idlib attacks

February 26, 2020

More than a dozen of EU member states urged Russia and the Syrian regime on Wednesday to stop military attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone and recommit themselves to a 2018 cease-fire agreement.Foreign ministers from 14 EU member states wrote a jo…

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Istanbul police seize over 3700 historical artifacts

February 26, 2020

Istanbul police seized more than 3700 historical artifacts in citywide operations including more than 2000-year-old objects security sources said on Wednesday.Acting on a tip the anti-smuggling and organized crimes teams launched 11 operations between…

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Coronavirus shadow spreads across Europe

February 26, 2020

Though it started last year as an Asian-based threat coronavirus is casting a longer shadow over Europe every day.The death toll in Italy the worst-hit country rose to 11 according to the latest figures on Tuesday from the countrys head of civil pro…

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Turkey takes all precautions against coronavirus

February 26, 2020

Turkey has taken all kinds of measures against the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 including disinfection of all customs gates in collaboration with the Health and Interior ministries said the country’s trade minister on Wednesday.After meeting wi…

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Senior Turkish deputy condemns 1992 Khojaly massacre

February 26, 2020

The Turkish lawmaker chairing the Turkey-Azerbaijan parliamentary friendship group condemned Wednesday the Khojaly massacre against the Azerbaijani civilians on its 28th anniversary and the occupation of the Azerbaijani territories by Armenia.The inte…

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