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The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 PM Cameron and Editor of The Muslim News Ahmed J Versi

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 Tauheedul Islam Girls High School receiving Sankore Univ Education Award by Shadow Justice Sec Sadiq Khan

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 PM Cameron presenting Ummul Mu'minin Khadijah Award for Enterprise to Shabir Randeree

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 overview of the venue

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 Guests (left) collecting their badges

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 Editor of The Muslim News Ahmed J Versi thanking PM David Cameron for participating in the contributions of British Muslims event

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Pakistan: Police officer killed in Karachi explosion
24th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Police officer killed in Karachi explosion

Police officer Shafiq Tanoli and two others were killed in an explosion that took place near Karachi's old wholesale vegetable market on Thursday.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Dozens die as ‘speeding’ train derails
24th Apr 2014

Democratic Republic of Congo: Dozens die as ‘speeding’ train derails

Dozens of people were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo after an overloaded goods and passenger train careered off the tracks.

Pakistan: 12 killed as jets pound militant hideouts in Khyber Agency
24th Apr 2014

Pakistan: 12 killed as jets pound militant hideouts in Khyber Agency

Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected militant hideouts in Khyber Agency near the Afghan border that killed twelve and injured 15.

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah reach deal on unity government, Israel reacts sharply
24th Apr 2014

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah reach deal on unity government, Israel reacts sharply

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu told Palestinian President Abbas that he has to choose between peace with Israel or Hamas. It comes after Hamas and Fatah agreed to a unity government.

Palestine: Eight Palestinians incl children,  injured by Israeli missile in northern Gaza
24th Apr 2014

Palestine: Eight Palestinians incl children, injured by Israeli missile in northern Gaza

Eight Palestinians, including children, were injured when Israeli Air Force fired a missile into Beit Lahia city, in northern part of Gaza Strip.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 14 Palestinians in West Bank
24th Apr 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 14 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities in occupied West Bank, broke into dozens of homes and searched them, kidnapping at least 14 Palestinians

South Korea: Death toll rises to 150 in sunken ferry disaster
23rd Apr 2014

South Korea: Death toll rises to 150 in sunken ferry disaster

Death toll from a sunken South Korean ferry rose to 150 on Wednesday as hundreds of divers speed up the grim task of recovering bodies from the submerged vessel.

Pakistan: 19 people injured in Swat road accident
23rd Apr 2014

Pakistan: 19 people injured in Swat road accident

19 people were injured when an over-speeding pick-up they were travelling in plunged into a trench near Swat’s Marghazar road.

Palestine: Israel to hand Muslim holy site to Vatican
23rd Apr 2014

Palestine: Israel to hand Muslim holy site to Vatican

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks to transfer sovereignty over Maqam of the Prophet Dawud from occupied Jerusalem to the Vatican, during Pope’s visit.

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GPs accuse NHS of forcing them to spy on their patients
28th Mar 2014

GPs accuse NHS of forcing them to spy on their patients

GPs have accused NHS England’s new policy on participating in counter terrorism’s Prevent Extremism strategy of identifying patients susceptible to radicalization as asking GPs to be a government’s intelligence agency

Human rights activist Begg charged with terror offences
28th Mar 2014

Human rights activist Begg charged with terror offences

Former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in London charged with terror offences related to Syria.

Editorial

28th Mar 2014

Mercurial marauding from Johnson

The all-knowing words of London Mayor, Boris Johnson, are now telling us that Muslim parents are to be blamed for failing to carry out their proper responsibilities.

28th Mar 2014

Policing without ethics

Judging by the latest revelations in the 21-year old saga over the killing of Stephen Lawrence, the Metropolitan Police Service is marred not only by incompetence and racism, but also corruption.

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28th Mar 2014

Over half of Muslim schools surpassed the national percentage GCSE average

Over half of Muslim schools in England have surpassed the national average of students achieving 5 or more GCSE’s or equivalent A*-C grades (including English and Math GCSEs ).

Sadiq Khan sets marathon target- raise money and beat Ed Balls
28th Mar 2014

Sadiq Khan sets marathon target- raise money and beat Ed Balls

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Sadiq Khan, is to run this year’s London Marathon. The Labour MP for Tooting will run the 26.2 miles on April 13 for The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund – which raises money for the most vulnerable people in society.

28th Mar 2014

Denmark bans non-stun slaughter of animals

Denmark joined a list of European nations to ban non-stun slaughter on February 17. EU regulations prohibit non-stun slaughtering of animal but give member states the leverage to make exceptions for religious slaughter.

28th Mar 2014

Book Review: Islamic view of domestic violence

Ayesha Chaudhry is an Associate Professor of Islamic and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. The book under review is based on her PhD research on the topic of domestic violence in Islamic tradition at New York University.

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PM Cameron joins Muslims to celebrate Twelfth Annual Awards Ceremony to recognise the very best of British Muslim Achievement
31st Mar 2014

PM Cameron joins Muslims to celebrate Twelfth Annual Awards Ceremony to recognise the very best of British Muslim Achievement

At London's Grosvenor House Monday, Prime Minister, David Cameron, joined over 800 people to celebrated the Twelfth The Muslim News Awards for Excellence - Britain's longest standing Muslim awards event. The coveted award ceremony recognises the very best of Muslim contribution to British society.

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