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In a first, UNICEF names 19-year-old refugee as youngest goodwill ambassador

In a first, UNICEF names 19-year-old refugee as youngest goodwill ambassador

The UN children’s agency has announced the appointment of its youngest goodwill ambassador 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist Muzoon Almellehan. UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Justin Forsyth said that Muzoon is the first goodwill envoy with official refugee status. UNICEF said she received support from the agency while she was living in the Zaatari refugee […]

‘I will kill all Muslims’, screamed London attacker before driving van into people leaving mosque

A van ploughed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others in what witnesses said as a deliberate attack on Muslims The hired vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers shortly after midnight at the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest in the country, witnesses […]

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A van rams into people leaving mosque after prayer,1 dead, 10 injured

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A van rams into people leaving mosque after prayer,1 dead, 10 injured

LONDON: A van ploughed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several in what Britain’s largest Muslim organisation said was a deliberate act of Islamophobia. The Muslim Council of Britain said the vehicle hit people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest […]

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British police release three men without charge in London Bridge attack probe

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British police release three men without charge in London Bridge attack probe

British police investigating the deadly attacks on London Bridge said they released three men without charge on Friday. The men included a 27-year-old man arrested in Ilford on June 9, a 28-year-old man arrested in Barking on June 10 and a 19-year-old man arrested in Barking on June 11, the Metropolitan Police said in a […]

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Virginia shooting: Gunman in custody, Republican Whip Steve Scalise among five injured

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Virginia shooting: Gunman in custody, Republican Whip Steve Scalise among five injured

At least five people people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early this morning when a shooting erupted as they practiced for an annual baseball game between lawmakers. Senior congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip, according to fellow Republican lawmaker Mo Brooks who told CNN at least two […]

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Nepalese PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda resigns from his post

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Nepalese PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda resigns from his post

During the address, he highlighted the achievements of his government during the past 10 months. Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Wednesday resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power sharing understanding reached between his party and the ruling partner Nepali Congress. Mr. Prachanda, 62, announced his resignation while addressing […]

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Taiwan activists hope same-sex marriage ruling will be trailblazer in Asia

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Taiwan activists hope same-sex marriage ruling will be trailblazer in Asia

Beijing,Reuters: Taiwan same-sex couple Daphne Chiang and Kenny Jhuang are getting married at the end of the year – even if the government won’t legalise their union. Self-ruled Taiwan’s constitutional court will rule on Wednesday whether same-sex couples can tie the knot under existing law, in a decision the island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

British police said that at least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in a blast at a music venue in the northern English city of Manchester, and said that they were treating it as a “terrorist incident”. “So far 19 people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured. This is currently […]

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

British police said that at least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in a blast at a music venue in the northern English city of Manchester, and said that they were treating it as a “terrorist incident”. “So far 19 people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured. This is currently […]

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

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Manchester Explosion Live: 19 killed, 50 injured in suspected suicide attack at concert

British police said that at least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in a blast at a music venue in the northern English city of Manchester, and said that they were treating it as a “terrorist incident”. “So far 19 people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured. This is currently […]

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