Thursday, March 23, 2017

Modi Storms to Historic Election Win

Congress Loses Out to Big Election Win (Reuters) - Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and his party headed for the most resounding election victory the...

Unique Home For Girls Celebrates Birthday

Charity Welcomes Worldwide FestivitiesImagine being born into a family that does not want you. That abandons you both physically and emotionally without a second thought. Dumped, neglected and cast off for being a girl. Is there a reason to...

Malala: Nigerian Schoolgirls are My Sisters

Global Campaign #BringBackOurGirls Taking Shape Malala Yousafzai has urged the world to share their concerns over the missing Nigerian schoolgirls.   Speaking to the BBC, she said the world must not stay silent over their abduction. “If we remain silent...

Amnesty International UK: PAKISTAN: MEDIA UNDER SIEGE

Five Journalists Killed So Far This Year Journalists in Pakistan are under siege, living with the constant threat of violence from all sides, including from the security services and the Taliban, Amnesty International said in a new report published...

9-Month-Old Boy in Pakistan Accused Of Attempted Murder

Booked for Throwing Rocks at Gas Company Officials AFP - While many children his age are still learning how to crawl, a nine-month-old boy in Pakistan has been accused of attempted murder in a case observers say highlights endemic flaws...

India Starts Voting in World’s Largest Election

Country Has 814 Million Eligible Voters (AP) — Voters in India's remote northeast cast ballots on the first day of the world's biggest election Monday, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of a surge...

MADE in Europe Completes Ethnographic Research Report

Report Found Cultural Barriers Prevent Polio Eradication   MADE in Europe has completed an ethnographic research project examining the religious and cultural barriers to Polio eradication efforts in the Muslim world by engaging the diaspora in the UK.   Results and recommendations from...

Lover Ordered Mother to “Drown Baby”

Defendant Watched Over Skype A man from London has appeared in a Norwegian court after being accused of ordering his lover to drown her daughter whilst he watched on Skype.   Married Ammaz Qureshi is alleged to have told his 28-year-old...

EDINBURGH MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY

Mohammad Asghar from Edinburgh Suffers from Mental Illness Pakistan must immediately and unconditionally release a man sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy laws today, Amnesty International said. Mohammad Asghar, a UK citizen with mental illness who has been living...

Indian woman says gang-raped on orders of village court

Tougher laws have not held  (Reuters) - A 20-year-old woman in eastern India was gang-raped by 13 men on the orders of a village court as punishment for having a relationship with a man from a different community, a...