Austria: ‘More than 70′ bodies, including children, truck tragedy
29th Aug 2015

Austria: ‘More than 70′ bodies, including children, truck tragedy

BERLIN, Germany, (AA): Austrian officials confirmed Friday that a total of 71 people, including women and children, were found dead in the back of a container truck on one of the country’s eastern highways earlier this week. “Seventy-one people died … Continued

Austria: Dozens migrants found dead in truck on Austrian highway
28th Aug 2015

Austria: Dozens migrants found dead in truck on Austrian highway

  ANKARA (AA): The bodies of up to 50 people were found in the back of a container truck on an Austrian highway close to the Hungarian border on Thursday, local media said. Police spokesman Hans Peter Doskozil, speaking at … Continued

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson
25th Aug 2015

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson

PARIS (AA):  French President Francois Hollande has condemned on Monday an arson attack on a mosque in Auch city southwestern France, after an investigation found the torching was deliberate. On Sunday the mosque was set on fire and destroyed at dawn. According to … Continued

France: Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train
22nd Aug 2015

France: Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

PARIS (AA):  A gunman has opened fire on a Thalys train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, wounding three people before he was arrested at Arras in Pas-de-Calais, Northern France, the Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said Friday. According to Brandet, two of the victims — American and British … Continued

France: Paris, London sign agreement on Calais migrants’ crisis
21st Aug 2015

France: Paris, London sign agreement on Calais migrants’ crisis

PARIS (AA):  France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May signed a cooperation agreement Thursday for reinforced security measures around the Channel Tunnel. The agreement calls for the establishment of a new “command and control center” to be set up … Continued

Libya: 25 dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast, 400 rescued
6th Aug 2015

Libya: 25 dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast, 400 rescued

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A boat estimated to be carrying up to 600 migrants capsized off Libya coast on Wednesday, with nearly 400 of them rescued and 25 bodies recovered so far, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said. … Continued

‘Over 2,000 migrants die’ trying to cross Mediterranean
5th Aug 2015

‘Over 2,000 migrants die’ trying to cross Mediterranean

GENEVA (AA): More than 2,000 migrants have died so far in 2015 while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to reach Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. “Over 2,000 migrants have died so … Continued

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea
3rd Aug 2015

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea

ANKARA (AA): Crimean Tatars called for “international intervention” against the Russian occupation of their homeland on Sunday. In a statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting in Turkish capital Ankara, the forum of 184 Tatar groups from 12 … Continued

France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back
31st Jul 2015

France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back

By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA (AA): After more than 1,500 migrants attempted to storm trains using the underground rail link between Great Britain and France this week, both countries are moving to end the chaos at Eurotunnel’s terminal at Calais. The situation outside … Continued

Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week
26th Jul 2015

Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week

ANKARA (AA): Sweden’s southern city of Malmo was rocked Sunday by a grenade attack, the fourth in a row this week, media reports said. Sweden’s SVT television reported that a handmade grenade exploded in the early hours of Sunday in a street … Continued

Bosnia: 30 victims from Bosnian War buried in Prijedor
21st Jul 2015

Bosnia: 30 victims from Bosnian War buried in Prijedor

PRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AA): The remains of 30 Bosniaks killed by Serb forces in the Prijedor area of northwestern Bosnia in 1992 were buried Monday after their bodies were located in different mass graves, and identified. “Today is a day that illustrates the traitorous … Continued

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish
16th Jul 2015

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish

By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS (AA): The Greek parliament approved a bill of tough measures and economic reforms early Thursday morning in a vote that split the ruling Syriza coalition. The harsh austerity package proposed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, aimed … Continued

Austria: No extention in nuclear talks beyond Monday: Iranian FM
13th Jul 2015

Austria: No extention in nuclear talks beyond Monday: Iranian FM

[Photo: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R), Deputy for Legal and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi (L), Hussein Feridun (2nd L), the brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and negotiator Mohammed Niya (3rd L) are seen … Continued

Bosnia: 136 Srebrenica genocide victims make last journey
10th Jul 2015

Bosnia: 136 Srebrenica genocide victims make last journey

[Photo: Relatives mourn near the coffins of the victims of Srebrenica massacre, in the old battery factory used as a base by the UN soldiers during the war, in Potocari on July 9, 2015, ahead of the mass burial of … Continued

9th Jul 2015

Denmark: Danish group promises to show Muhammad cartoons

By Fatjon Prronı   ANKARA (AA): A Danish anti-Islam group has pledged to display the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that were the focus of a U.S. exhibition targeted by gunmen earlier this year, a local radio reported on Wednesday. Anders … Continued

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns
6th Jul 2015

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns

[Photo: Supporters of the YES vote to referendum hold a demonstration in front of Greek Parliament in Athens. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency] By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum   ANKARA (AA) – Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced his resignation with a note … Continued

5th Jul 2015

Greeks head for polls in bailout referendum

[Photo: Supporters of YES vote to the upcoming referendum hold a demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency]   By Bahattin Gonultas   ATHENS (AA): Millions of Greeks headed to the … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %
4th Jul 2015

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %

[Photographer: Muslims perform this year’s first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on the eve of Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Great Mosque in Paris, France on June 17, 2015.Onur Usta/Anadolu Agency] By Ayşe Hümeyra Atılgan   PARIS (AA): – Islamophobic acts in France … Continued

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims
2nd Jul 2015

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims

[President of UN General Assembly Sam Kutesa (L), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) and Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to UN Mirsada Colakovic (R) stand in silence during commemoration ceremony for Srebrenica Genocide held at UN headquarters in New York, NY … Continued

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum
29th Jun 2015

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum

[Photo: People withdrawing money from cash machines in Athens on 28 June. AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA):  The Greek government closed  banks and imposed capital controls on withdrawals leading panicked savers forming lines at ATMs to pull as much of their funds as possible. … Continued


The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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