Author: ainullah

Protests against Modi’s US visit

Hundreds of people, including human rights activists, professionals, students and people from all walks of life attended a protest rally in New York on 28 September against Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to US. Protesters were a large and spirited group of Indian Americans comprising of people of all faiths and ideological persuasions, with one thing in common: they were demanding justice and accountability in the case of Mr Modi for his role in killings of Muslims in Gujarat in 2002 and an end to repression of minorities and crony capitalism in India under his government. A US Court issued summons against Indian PM Modi ahead of his arrival last week for his role in anti-Muslim riots in...

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Foreign Fighters

The report of the American Soufan Group, which provides strategic security intelligence services to governments and multinational organisations, says that there are around 2,500 fighters from Western countries fighting for ISIS mostly with ages 18-19 who go straight to the front lines without having any military training. The foreign fighters are taking part in these wars with the justification of fulfilling their duty in protecting their religion by helping the organisation they empathize with and in protecting the people with whom they share the same religion, the report states. Christians, Jews and Muslims are among the 130 Austrians who went to Syria and Iraq to fight, and 20 were killed, according to official statements. At least 30 European Christians have gone to Iraq and Syria to fight against...

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Indian satellite reaches Mars

India’s low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet’s orbit on Wednesday 24 September. With a spacecraft around Mars, India joins the United States, the former USSR and the European Space Agency in having successfully sent a probe to orbit or land on Mars. The US, the USSR, China, Japan and the ESA all suffered failures in their initial Mars...

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Turkey third largest donor

Turkey becomes the third largest international donor after the US and UK in 2013, accounting for 7.3 percent of the total level of humanitarian assistance, according to the Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Report 2014. Turkey’s humanitarian spending increased by $591 million (TL 1.3 billion) to $1.6 billion in 2013. A significant part of this increase stems from Turkey’s assistance to Syrian refugees inside the country, amounting to over 1 million people, the report says. Turkey also provides a substantial of amount finance to Gaza to help them rebuild the ravaged infrastructure, after Israel’s recent military onslaught on the Gaza Strip. Turkey has also opened its doors to various ethnic groups fleeing from the ISIS, with the Yazidi community being one of these. According to estimates, 10,000 Yazidis crossed the border into...

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Australians fighting for the Israeli army in Gaza

Two 22 year old former students of a Jewish school in Melbourne have been wounded while fighting for the Israeli army in Gaza. There are a number of Australians who regularly travel to Israel and serve in the army.   It was reported that Dutch authorities were concerned that a large number of Dutch citizens were fighting for the Israeli army when it invaded Gaza last month.   It is estimated that there are more than 2500 foreign nationals from more than 60 countries enlisted in the Israeli army. Most of them are from the US....

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