Friday, 22 October 2021

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Coldplay pays tribute to Amjad Sabri in new album

BIRMINGHAM: British rock band, Coldplay, has paid a tribute to the late legendary qawal, Amjad Sabri, in its new music album titled ‘Everyday Life’. The song titled ‘Church’ recalls the band’s 2008 classic ‘Viva La Vida’ with Chris Martin’s voice weaving in and out of Amjad Sabri’s samples from ‘Jaga ...

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Suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 11 dead

JAKARTA: Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services at three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city of Surabaya, security officials said. Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence ...

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Texas church shooting leaves 26 dead

TEXAS: A shooter killed 26 people at a Texas church and at least eight of those victims were members of the same family, according to a relative and a community leader who both spoke to media. The mass shooting, which happened during a Sunday morning service, shocked the small town ...

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Anti-gay marriage report rejected by Church of England

LONDON: A report stating that the Church of England should continue to oppose same-sex marriage has been sensationally rejected by Church’s ruling body. A report on homosexuality by the House of Bishops was presented to the General Synod – the Church’s ruling body – for debate. The recommendations stated that ...

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Queen Elizabeth Attends Church With Prince Philip After Recovering

LONDON: Welcome back, Your Highness! Queen Elizabeth made her first public appearance in a month on Sunday, attending church at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. The 90-year-old monarch stunned in a royal blue suit and matching hat, pairing the look with short black heels. She drove up to the ...

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Queen misses Christmas Day church service ‘because of cold’

  SANDRINGHAM: The Queen has not attended church on Christmas Day because she is still suffering from a heavy cold. Buckingham Palace said she was staying indoors to help her recover but added that she would still participate in the family’s Christmas Day celebrations. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince Harry ...

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Queen’s Christmas message: ‘We can do small things with great love’

LONDON: Thousands of “small acts of goodness” can make a difference, even though the world’s problems often seem too big to change, the Queen has said. In her annual Christmas Day address she said she drew strength from “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”. After paying tribute to the UK’s Olympians ...

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London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

LONDON: St Katharine Cree church in Leadenhall Street is a survivor of both the Great Fire of 1666 and the second world war blitz, while the 80cm-high alabaster carving was part of a monument to Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, a prominent figure in the reign of Elizabeth I, dating from the ...

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Attack on Indonesia church hurts kids

JAKARTA – Several children were injured after a man allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at a church during a Sunday service in Indonesia, police said. They were playing in the parking area of the church on Indonesia’s Borneo island when the man threw the bombs from his motorbike. It was the ...

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