Wednesday, 24 May 2017

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

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LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

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LONDON: If you’ve had your files encrypted by the WannaCry ransomware, and you happen to be running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may be in luck. A newly released tool reverses the WannaCry encryption and frees up the files – but only sometimes. The caveat is that ...

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Wedding bells ring for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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LONDON: Following in the footsteps of the Queen and Prince Philip, Princess Diana, and Prince Charles, and Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Harry is also going to marry someone who is not from royalty. Let us inform you that it has now been confirmed Prince Harry is allowed to ...

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Julian Assange

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STOCKHOLM: Swedish prosecutors Friday dropped a seven-year rape investigation into Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. But British police said they would still arrest Assange if he tried to leave the embassy, saying he ...

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Few things you should know about ICJ decision on Jadhav

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced its decision in relation to India’s Request for the Indication of Provisional Measures in connection with Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case (the “decision”) on May 18, 2017. The 15 page decision has been met with strong reactions in both countries. Unfortunately, the debate on electronic ...

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UN’s ICJ to deliver order on Jadhav case today

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HAGUE: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will rule today (Thursday) on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on its spy Kulbushan Jadhav. In the hearing on Monday, lawyers for New Delhi had urged the UN court to halt Jadhav’s execution. Jadhav was ...

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Khamenei urges massive vote to bolster regime

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Iran’s top two presidential candidates launched a final day of election campaigning yesterday as the supreme leader called for a massive turnout to bolster the regime against its “enemies”. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested Iran’s foes would be deterred from pursuing regime change if they saw voters flock to the ballot ...

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Suicide bombers storm Afghan state broadcaster

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JALALABAD: Suicide bombers stormed the national television station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, triggering gunfights and explosions as journalists remained trapped inside the building, officials and eyewitnesses said. At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in the ongoing assault, which underscores the growing ...

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