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Mother believed to be Syria bound arrested in UK

Zahera Tariq was arrested at Luton airport
A mother of four who was believed to have been planning to travel to Syria with her children has been arrested at Luton airport.    Zahera Tariq, 33, from Walthamstow in east London, was detained in Turkey along with her sons Muhammad, 12, Amaar, 11, Aadid, four and daughter Safiyyah, nine.   The Met police’s counter-terrorism c...




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The Sikh Council has issued new guidelines for gurdwaras holding religious wedding ceremonies and called on demonstrators to stop protesting at inter-faith services. The move follows months of disruptions at wedding ceremonies between Sikhs an More News »

'Faith matters in the forces'

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First Tamil in 32 years to lead Sri Lanka opposition

A Tamil lawmaker became leader of the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in 32 years on Thursday (3), in the latest sign of progress towards ethnic reconciliation on the once bitterly divided island. Rajavarothiam Samp More News »

Buddhist Heritage festival: United in cleanliness

One of India’s leading spiritual leaders, His Holiness HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji (HH Pujya Muniji), led the closing ceremony of the fourth International Festival of Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh, north India, last month. HH Pujy More News »
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