Saturday, 29 February 2020

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Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

LONDON: The Gambia condemned Aung San Suu Kyi’s “silence” over the plight of Rohingya Muslims after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate defended Myanmar against genocide charges at the UN’s top court. Lawyers for the mostly Muslim African country said her arguments that Myanmar’s 2017 military crackdown was a “clearance operation” ...

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Bangladeshis Break Silence Over Sex Abuse in Madrasas

DHAKA: Former Bangladeshi students are turning to social media to detail allegations of “rampant” sex abuse at the hands of teachers and older pupils in Islamic schools, breaking their silence on a taboo topic in the conservative country. Child abuse in madrasas has long gone unreported in Bangladesh, a Muslim-majority ...

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Transgender model Kami Sid breaks silence over rape allegations

LAHORE: Transgender activist and model Kami Sid  said she is innocent of all the allegations levelled against her and that she has never committed the ‘horrible crime’ she has been accused of. In a message posted on her Facebook account, the model and activist addressed the allegations against her of ...

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One-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack in London

EUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON: A minute’s silence today marked the first anniversary of the 2017 terrorist attack aimed at worshippers near Finsbury Park Mosque in north London. A Bangladeshi-origin man, Makram Ali, died, and nine others were injured when a van was driven into a crowd of people near the mosque ...

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Elli Avram finally breaks silence on dating Pandya

BOLLYWOOD: Dating rumors between actress Elli Avram and Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya started as soon as pictures of the duo from the sportsman’s brother wedding emerged last year. However, the alleged couple never confirmed nor denied their relationship until Elli’s latest interview. A few months back, many tabloids reported about ...

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The White House struggles to silence talk of Trump’s mental fitness

WASHINGTON: The White House is struggling to contain the national discussion about President Trump’s mental acuity and fitness for the job, which has overshadowed the administration’s agenda for the past week. Trump publicly waded into the debate spawned by a new book, “Fire and Fury” – Michael Wolff’s inside account ...

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England must silence Aussie crowds to win Ashes: Swann

LONDON: England must silence the baying home crowds if they are to stand any chance of getting on top of Australia during the upcoming Ashes series, said former spinner Graeme Swann. Swann , who retired mid-way through England ‘s ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba ...

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Kardashian breaks silence about Oct robbery

LOS ANGELES: Kim Kardashian is finally speaking about being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last October, in classic Kardashian fashion: in a promotional video for the new season of her hit reality TV show. In the clip for “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” on the E! Channel, she tearfully recalls ...

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