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  • Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

    June 25, 2017 12:27 PM 1

    Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends. Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. The three day Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and it usually marked by early

  • Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

    June 25, 2017 10:39 AM 1

    At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports suggest the tanker had been speeding when it overturned

  • 9 bodies found after landslide buries scores in southwest China

    June 25, 2017 9:29 AM 2

    Chinese crews recovered nine bodies and were still searching for 109 others Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for signs of life amid the rubble of massive boulders that descended on Xinmo village in Mao county

  • What date is Eid al-Adha 2017?

    June 25, 2017 7:04 AM 2

    Eid al-Adha - also called Eid ul Adha - is coming but when exactly is it and why does the date change? The first one, Eid al-Fitr, marks the end of Ramadan, the month of daily fasting. The second one is called Eid al-Adha and is sometimes it's known as Greater Eid. It also means that dates are not in sync with the sun-based Western calendar. So the dates

  • Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city

    June 25, 2017 5:26 AM 1

    The Philippine military declared an eight-hour ceasefire Sunday in its offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of the war-torn city of Marawi, to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Military chief General Eduardo Ano said his forces would implement a "humanitarian pause" during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Marawi, the most important

  • Hopes Fade in China for 118 Still Missing Day After Landslide

    June 25, 2017 4:26 AM 3

    MAO COUNTY, China — Rescue workers in China searched for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading on Sunday after 15 bodies were pulled out of the rock and mud during the first day of the search. A couple and their two-month-old baby were found alive in the hours after the massive landslide

  • More than 400 Korean War-era U.S. soldiers identified

    June 25, 2017 3:13 AM 1

    June 23 (UPI) -- The remains of 409 U.S. soldiers who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War have been identified, ahead of the 67th anniversary of the conflict that is to be observed on Sunday. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency stated the number was an increase of 56, from 353 from the same time period in 2016, Radio Free Asia reported Saturday, Korea

  • Battle for Philippine town abates as troops mark Islamic holiday

    June 25, 2017 2:59 AM 3

    MARAWI CITY, Philippines Fighting between government forces and Islamist rebels holed up in the heart of a southern Philippine town eased on Sunday as the military sought to enforce a temporary truce to mark the Eid al-Fitr Islamic holiday. Small skirmishes took place early in the day in parts of Marawi City, where fighters loyal to Islamic State were clinging

  • Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

    June 24, 2017 10:36 PM 1

    President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and "did nothing". His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President

  • I'm Not A 'Political Prostitute'...I Speak The Truth! – Nunoo-Mensah

    June 24, 2017 5:03 PM 1

    Brig. Gen. Joseph Nunoo-Mensah a former National Security Advisor says the fact that he tells it as it is does not mean he is a ‘political prostitute’. “I see myself as a statesman, not as a politician. If I see people who are not serving the country properly, I speak up. I am not a political prostitute; I just speak my mind…it is my love for the country