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  • War on against Muslims through Narendra Modi's words, Charlie Hebdo's writings, claims al-Qaeda 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Terror outfit al-Qaeda's India wing has named Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video message. Al-Qaeda's India wing chief Asim Umar mentioned said that there is a war going on against Muslims through World Bank and IMF policies, drone attacks, Charlie Hebdo's writings and Narendra Modi's utterances. Intelligence...
  • Netflix takes Marvel to dark corners in bloody 'Daredevil' April 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: He doesn't have Thor's hammer or Iron Man's suit, but that's not stopping Marvel's latest superhero from seeking justice in the seedy underbelly of Hell's Kitchen in Netflix Inc's (NFLX.O) first superhero series. 'Marvel's Daredevil,' which premiered all 13 episodes on the online streaming platform over the weekend, follows...
  • English Premier League serves up six of the best goals in one weekend April 6, 2015

    London: Normally the candidates for goal of the season are spread throughout the 10 months of the campaign, but this weekend's Premier League matches produced six memorable strikes in little over 24 hours. Whether Charlie Adam's 66 yard (60 metres) goal for Stoke City against Chelsea was the pick of the...
  • Hostages, families sue TV over Paris terror attack coverage April 3, 2015

    Paris: Families of the hostages of a radical gunman who killed four in a kosher supermarket are suing a French broadcaster over its live coverage of the attack, saying it endangered the hostages' lives. Paris prosecutor's office spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said Friday that a preliminary investigation has been opened into the...
  • Cartoonist Neelabh Banerjee's 'Down with terror' toon on Charlie Hebdo attack lauded February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: In a rare honour for CNN-IBN, cartoonist Neelabh Banerjee's 'Down with terror' toon, which he made in the aftermath of the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris, has been published in a tribute collection by an Italian newspaper. Neelabh's 'Breaking Toons' is a novel experiment on...
  • Neelabh's take on Charlie Hebdo attack 'Down with terror' lauded February 11, 2015

    Cartoonist Neelabh Banerjee's 'Down with terror' toon, which he made in the aftermath of the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris, is published in a tribute collection by an Italian newspaper. ...
  • Injured QPR striker Charlie Austin out for one match February 8, 2015

    Top scorer Charlie Austin will miss Queens Park Rangers' next game due to a bruised foot but the struggling Premier League club eased fears on Sunday that he could be out for the rest of the season. Austin, who has scored 13 league goals this season, left Loftus Road on crutches...
  • Shirin Dalvi continues to be hounded for reproducing Charlie Hebdo cover February 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Despite printing a front page apology for reproducing the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Editor of the now closed Urdu publication 'Avadhnama' Shirin Dalvi continues to be hounded. Her crime was reproducing the cover of Charlie Hebo that had a caricature of the Prophet. Dalvi was arrested...
  • Newspaper vendor arrested for selling Urdu daily Avadhnama with Charlie Hebdo cartoon February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: A newspaper vendor has been arrested for allegedly selling the January 17 issue of Urdu daily Avadhnama. The Urdu daily had reprinted the cover of Charlie Hebdo. Several FIRs have also been registered against Editor Shireen Dalvi. The newspaper vendor was arrested on Wednesday night. A complaint was registered...
  • 'Yesterday Charlie Hebdo, tomorrow Dinamalar', reads a threat letter for the Tamil newspaper January 28, 2015

    Chennai: Weeks after 14 people died in an attack at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris, a threat letter for a similar attack has been received in Tamil Nadu. The letter has been received by reputed Tamil newspaper Dinamalar which reads, "Yesterday Charlie Hebdo, tomorrow Dinamalar." The letter mentions...
  • France takes battle against radical Islam into schools January 22, 2015

    Paris: France announced new measures on Thursday aimed at helping schools combat radical Islam, racism and anti-Semitism in reaction to deadly Islamist attacks two weeks ago. The moves, including more teacher training and civic and ethics education in the country's secular curriculum, come after dozens of schools complained of pupils refusing...
  • Iranian paper banned for showing Clooney wearing 'Je suis Charlie' pin January 20, 2015

    Reuters: Iran's hardline judiciary has banned a reformist newspaper for publishing a picture of Hollywood star George Clooney wearing a "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie") button, Iranian newspapers reported on Monday. Mardom-e Emrooz (Today's People) had come under criticism after running the image of the U.S. actor at last week's...
  • 45 churches torched in Niger capital in cartoon demos: Police January 19, 2015

    Niamey: Forty-five churches were torched over the weekend in Niger's capital during deadly protests over the publication of a cartoon by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, police said on Monday. The protests, which left five people dead and 128 people injured in Niamey, also saw a...
  • Pakistan: Around 5000 join rally against Charlie Hebdo for publishing Prophet Mohammed cartoon January 19, 2015

    Lahore: Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for terror links urged protesters to boycott French products. Hafiz Saeed, who founded Lashkar-e-Taiba, an organisation banned for launching attacks in neighbouring India, told protesters: "We...
  • 2015 to be a year of terrorism: Australian expert January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: The nature of terrorism is changing and there will be more terror attacks this year as the threat from the radicalised groups and individuals has been underestimated, a leading Australian counter-terrorism expert has said. "This year is going to be a year of terrorism in the sense that I think...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron dies at age 90 January 18, 2015

    Toronto: Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said her father died Saturday morning surrounded by family...
  • Niger protesters burn churches in second day of Charlie riots January 17, 2015

    Niamey: Stone-throwing demonstrators set fire to two churches in Niger's capital Niamey on Saturday, in the latest protest in France's former African colonies at French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad. A day after five people were killed in Niger in protests over the cartoons, protesters in Niamey attacked...
  • Anonymous burial for 1 of 3 terrorists behind France attacks January 17, 2015

    Paris: City officials in Reims say one of the terrorists responsible for attacks last week that killed 17 people was buried in the eastern French city over their objections and despite concerns that the grave could become a shrine for extremists. Said Kouachi, the elder of the two brothers who together...
  • Thousands rally against Mohammed cartoons in Russia January 17, 2015

    Moscow: Around 15,000 people on Saturday rallied in Russia's Muslim North Caucasus region of Ingushetia against Western publications that insult the Prophet Mohammed, authorities said, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack in France. The crowd gathered for the officially sanctioned meeting in the regional capital Magas to protest "against...
  • Pakistan rightwing group to unite 1 million people against Hebdo cartoons January 17, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's far-right Jamaat-e-Islami has said it will bring together a million people on Friday to protest against a French satirical weekly, even as an uneasy calm prevailed here a day after four persons were injured in violent protests over a cartoon considered un-Islamic. At least four people, including a...
  • Muslims protest weekly's prophet cartoon; 4 killed in Niger January 17, 2015

    Karachi: Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest on Friday in the West African country of Niger, and violent clashes between demonstrators and police in Pakistan, Jordan and Algeria. Supporters say the cartoon...
  • Two persons taken hostage by an armed gunman in a post office near Paris January 16, 2015

    Paris: Two people have been taken hostage at a post office near Paris, according to reports. The reports said the accused is armed and has two hostages. He has contacted the security forces but has not clarified his demands. The incident has taken place at a post office in Colombes, a...
  • Long queues in UK for 'Charlie Hebdo' survivors' edition January 16, 2015

    London: Hundreds of people queued up for hours across Britain to get their hands on the survivors' edition of the French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' as it hit the stands in the country on Friday. More than 2,000 copies are believed to have been made available in the UK, a sizable...
  • Protesters clash with Pakistan police near French consulate January 16, 2015

    Pakistan: Pakistan police fired tear gas and water cannon at about 200 protesters outside the French consulate in the southern port city of Karachi on Friday when a demonstration against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent. It was the first time people's anger over the cartoons lampooning Islam's Prophet...
  • Pope advocates limits to free speech, Rushdie freedom of speech January 16, 2015

    A debate on Charlie Hebdo terror attack saw new speakers after the Pope said no one should make fun of faith & free speech has its limits while author Salman Rushdie said freedom of speech is absolute. ...
  • Al Qaeda claims credit for attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, derides Paris unity march January 15, 2015

    Paris: Globally banned terror group Al Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist terror group's leadership for insults to the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video posted on YouTube. Gunmen killed 17 people in three...
  • Charlie Hebdo 'All is Forgiven' edition sells out in minutes January 14, 2015

    Paris: The first edition of Charlie Hebdo after an attack by Islamist gunmen sold out within minutes on Wednesday, featuring a cartoon of a tearful Prophet Mohammad on a cover that defenders called a moving work of art but critics saw as a new provocation. French readers queued up at dawn...
  • Charlie Hebdo issues offered on eBay for thousands of euros January 14, 2015

    Paris: Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France on Wednesday, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros, prompting a media watchdog to blast sellers for "indecent" profiteering. The online selling and auction site had one vendor listing the...
  • Female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre January 14, 2015

    The killings in Paris Charlie Hebdo journalists shocked the world, but not everyone is condemning them. A female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre in an interview with CNN. ...
  • Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Prophet Muhammad, drawing more threats January 14, 2015

    Paris: In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper on Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence. The newspaper unapologetically skewered other religions as well, and bragged that Sunday's turnout of...