Close to 63,000 people remained stranded or cut off in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand on Wednesday as the toll touched 150 and the rain finally let up after three days, helping authorities step up rescue and relief operations.
A Bahraini court sentenced an 18-year-old opposition member, Akbar Ali al-Kishi, to 10 years in prison over charges of blowing up gas cylinders, family and activists said, adding that the young activist faces several more decades of imprisonment.
US President Barack Obama refused to specify the exact nature of new US military aid to Syrian rebels, despite signals from top US officials that they will be receiving small arms and ammunition.
A suicide bombing in northern Iraq killed the leader of a provincial political party and four relatives, officials said, on the eve of elections his bloc was to participate in.
Several Israeli soldiers invaded Teqoua’, east of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths.
Palestinian sources have reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped a total of 18 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank.
Al Shabab have caused multiple deaths after breaking into the United Nations’ main compound in the Somalian capital, Mogadishu.
Turkey responded defiantly to disconcerting signals that its troubled bid to join the European Union is bracing for yet other setbacks, saying it will not beg anyone to join the 27-nation bloc if it faces new rejection.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and European Union Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton discussed United States' efforts to resume Middle East peace talks.
At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq.
Twenty-five people were injured in Fayoum’s Itsa City in clashes between supporters of Egypt's President Mohamed Morsy and his opponents.
The daughter of an elderly Birmingham man who was repeatedly and brutally stabbed as he walked home from his local mosque has told The Muslim News she believes the attack on her father was not only premeditated but is racially and Islamophobically motivated.
Lurid details of the horrific criminal acts committed by sexual predators in Oxford, Rochdale and High Wycombe that have recently been exposed in court hearings are gut-wrenchingly repulsive.
The High Court recently considered the case of John Yapp v Foreign and Commonwealth Office  EWHA 1098.
In a wide-ranging interview with The Muslim News, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling denied that the setting up of secret courts was to hide evidence, admitted that the Government wanted to change the framework of the European Convention on Human Rights and insisted shortening the time for judicial reviews was aimed to prevent their misuse.
Food is gaining increased attention these days; more people are looking into local and organic options, joining CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), and shopping at farmers markets.
Justice Secretary, Rt Hon Chris Grayling, MP, presenting Alhambra Arts award to Comedian and actor, Jeff Mirza at The Muslim News Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner on 25 March. (photo: Sumayya Juma/The Muslim News)