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Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told

Jane Merrick political editor THE INDEPENDENT Councils should offer their local residents cash to hold street parties with their new immigrant neighbours to foster friendship and integration, a…

‘Dead’ hearts transplanted into living patients in world first,

Source: The Guardian In a world first, Australian surgeons have successfully transplanted “dead” hearts into patients at Sydney’s St Vincent’s hospital. The procedure, using hearts that had stopped…

Growing use of drones in law enforcement may violate human rights, warns UN expert

Daily Times: UNITED NATIONS: The increasing use of armed drones within domestic law enforcement risks depersonalizing the use of force and infringing upon the rights of individual citizens,…

UK: Holy Quran exhibition at the Library By Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association

The exhibition will run through October 26 at the Library, 425 Holland St. West. The purpose of the exhibition is two-fold. First, to dispel myths and misconceptions about…

Asia

Lebanon: Cash aid for refugees succeeds despite donors’ doubts

BEIRUT: For decades, aid groups have assumed they know what’s best for refugees and the…

Blasphemy charges: Court orders Sindh Leader of Opposition Khursheed Shah to appear on Oct 28

ET: KARACHI: A lower court on Thursday issued notice to the Leader of the Opposition in…

Isis ascent in Syria and Iraq weakening Pakistani Taliban

Source: The Guardian The dramatic rise of Islamic State (Isis) in Syria and Iraq is…

ISIS ‘School of Jihad’ trains small children how to behead, torture and use AK-47s

Source: TOI LONDON: Forced viewings of beheadings and torture, training with weapons almost as big…

Pope Francis blasts life sentences as ‘hidden death penalty’

Source: The Guardian Pope Francis has branded life-long prison terms “a hidden death sentence” in…

It’s Been 20 Years Since One Of The Middle East Peace Process’s Biggest Success Stories

The Washington Institute For Near East Policy DAVID SCHENKER, THE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR NEAR EAST…

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Canada: Edmonton Muslim community disgusted by Ottawa shootings

Source: metronews.ca Muslim leaders in Edmonton said Thursday they’re disgusted by the acts of violence committed in the name of their religion. “We’re very sad and really upset that…

Canada: York U Muslim student group targets extremist views in TORONTO

Source: torontosun.com TORONTO - A York University Muslim student group is launching a campaign to end misconceptions about Islam. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association (AMSA) is hosting an event called Stop…

7 Underrated Attractive Qualities in a Woman

Attraction can be a seemingly complex topic. Just what is it exactly what makes someone attractive? Why do certain people find certain things attractive, while other people don’t?…

Canada: Muslims have a role to play in defeating ISIS ideology

Canada’s decision to join the coalition to combat ISIS or the Islamic State by force and aerial bombings is understandable. They are an extremely dangerous set of people bent…

USA: More than 450 attend Ahmadiyya Mosque’s event: “Muhammad — the Astonishing Story of the Holy Prophet”

Source: mercurynews.com Despite having 1.6 billion Muslims around the world from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, or in spite of it, the religion of Islam and its adherents…

Africa

Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘abducts more women and girls’

Dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigeria’s north-eastern Adamawa state have been abducted by suspected militants, residents say.…

Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

The World Health Organization’s emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic. The meeting in Geneva will examine screening…

Somali al-Shabab court ‘stones teenager to death’

An Islamic court has stoned a teenager to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist…

GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS : WASHINGTON POST

THIS post and National Geography and several news releases including a FEMA effort to solicit cost and delivery of dried food…