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Network of Khatme Nabuwat Supporters Involved in Anti-Macron Protests
November 5, 2020 By Faith Matters

Network of Khatme Nabuwat Supporters Involved in Anti-Macron Protests

On the 30th of October, a rally of about a hundred protestors rounded on the French Embassy in Central London and conducted a ‘sit-in’ around the bounds of the Embassy. The demonstrators, it seems, had traveled to London to shower the Embassy with chants and raised fists in the air. It was a show of […]

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Vienna attacker had previous terrorism conviction
November 3, 2020 By Faith Matters

Vienna attacker had previous terrorism conviction

Five people including an assailant have died and 17 others are wounded after a shooting in the heart of Vienna hours before a coronavirus lockdown started, Austrian authorities said. The dead attacker was a 20-year-old Austrian-North Macedonian dual national who had a previous terror conviction. Two men and two women died from their injuries after […]

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Former Malaysia PM Mahathir refuses to apologise for France attack comments
October 31, 2020 By Faith Matters

Former Malaysia PM Mahathir refuses to apologise for France attack comments

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad defends his widely condemned comments on attacks by Muslim extremists in France, saying that they were taken out of context as he criticised Twitter and Facebook for removing his posts. The 95-year-old sparked widespread outrage when he wrote on his blog on Thursday that “Muslims have a right to be […]

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New arrest by French investigators probing church attack in Nice
October 30, 2020 By Faith Matters

New arrest by French investigators probing church attack in Nice

Detectives investigating an attack by a Tunisian man who killed three people in a Nice church have a second suspect in custody, as France heightens its security alert amid religious and geopolitical tensions around cartoons mocking the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. Tunisian anti-terrorism authorities have opened an investigation into an online claim that the attack was […]

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Two arrested over wartime killing of 78 civilians
October 27, 2020 By Faith Matters

Two arrested over wartime killing of 78 civilians

Two people have been detained in Bosnia on suspicion of taking part in the killing of at least 78 civilians during the 1992-95 war. The two men were apprehended in Banja Luka, the main town in the Bosnian Serb-run part of the country, according to the prosecutor’s office. They are suspected of crimes against humanity […]

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Pope names first black American cardinal
October 25, 2020 By Faith Matters

Pope names first black American cardinal

Pope Francis has named 13 new cardinals, including Washington DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory.He will become the first Black US prelate to earn the coveted red hat. In a surprise announcement from his studio window to faithful standing below in St Peter’s Square, Francis said the churchmen will be elevated to a cardinal’s rank in a […]

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Children among dead in Kabul bombing
October 24, 2020 By Faith Matters

Children among dead in Kabul bombing

A suicide attack in Afghanistan’s capital has killed at least 10 people and wounded 20 others, including schoolchildren, the interior ministry said. The explosion struck outside an education centre in a heavily Shiite neighbourhood of western Kabul. Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said the attacker was trying to enter the centre when he was stopped […]

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Risk of being exposed to Covid-19 ‘100 times greater than four months ago’
October 23, 2020 By Faith Matters

Risk of being exposed to Covid-19 ‘100 times greater than four months ago’

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is now 100 times greater than it was four months ago, the Department of Health has warned. Deputy chief medical officer Dr Heather Burns appealed for people to stay at home and adhere to public health guidance as the country’s incident rate exceeded 300 per 100,000 population for […]

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850,000 families in the UK are struggling with the cost of food – charity says
October 22, 2020 By Faith Matters

850,000 families in the UK are struggling with the cost of food – charity says

One in seven parents of school children who are not receiving free school meals are struggling with the cost of food, a survey suggests. At present, broadly only children from households earning less than £7,400 before benefits are eligible for free school meals. The Children’s Society fear that this threshold means many low-income families who […]

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Students helped killer find teacher who was beheaded, says French prosecutor
October 21, 2020 By Faith Matters

Students helped killer find teacher who was beheaded, says French prosecutor

The 18-year-old suspected killer of a French teacher who showed caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in class paid students to help him identify the victim, France’s terrorism prosecutor has said. Prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard said a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old are among seven people who appeared before an investigating magistrate on accusations of complicity in murder […]

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