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‘Padmaavat’ opens in India despite brutal protests by radical groups

AFP | Thousands of police in riot gear guarded cinemas across India on Thursday amid threats of violence by Hindu hardliners opposed to the release of a...

Hundreds go on rampage against ‘Padmaavat’

AFP | Hundreds of protesters went on a rampage vandalising malls and torching cars in the Indian city of Ahmedabad in a bid to stop...

Student kills principal in latest Mumtaz Qadri style killing

News Analysis | A grade 12 student, Faheem, of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Islamia College in Shabqadar–a private institution– has gunned down the principal of the college,...

Will government finally take action to end Islamabad sit-in?

News Analysis | A group of ministers on Tuesday hinted at conducting an operation in case authorities failed to reach a peaceful agreement with protesters...

Suicide attacks and police firing: Death roams free in Kabul

Samea Shanori | Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, is locked in a state of indefinite agony. At least seven people died and many were severely wounded when security...

Indonesia blasphemy protest draws 200,000; ends peacefully

JAKARTA, Indonesia — At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied peacefully in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest against its minority...

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