Paris attacks aftermath UK’s Muslim women bear the brunt as hate crimes jump 300pc

Muslims living in Britain have suffered more than 100 racial attacks since the terrorist atrocities in Paris, figures prepared for ministers reveal. A report to the Government’s working group on anti-Muslim hatred, seen by The Independent, shows a spike in Islamophobic hate crime of more than 300 per cent, to 115, in the week following [...]

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French Muslim woman slashed with box-cutter in Marseille

A Muslim woman was slashed in the face with a box-cutter in Marseille as hate crimes spike after the Paris attacks. Anti-Muslim hate crimes appear to be increasing in the wake of the Paris terrororist attacks as tensions rise against minority groups. The woman, who was wearing a niqab at the time of the attack, [...]

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Apple set to establish official presence in India

Apple is all set to establish an official presence in India, launching six stores between Mumbai and Bengaluru. Straying from the norm, the stores will be launched in partnership with manufacturing company Tata’s consumer electronics chain Croma. Apple devices are already available in India through franchises and other electronics shops, but the Tata contract finally [...]

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Janet Jackson converts to Islam after marriage to Qatari billionaire

Janet Jackson has converted to Islam. The singer has followed in the footsteps of brother Jermaine Jackson by becoming a Muslim. The 49-year-old singer – who married Muslim billionaire, Wissam Al Mana, 40, in 2012 – is reportedly taking the religion so seriously that she has even toned down her raunchy costumes and dance moves [...]

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Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal pledges to donate entire $32bn fortune

Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud has pledged to donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity in the coming years — one of the biggest philanthropic gestures in history. Speaking to reporters in Riyadh, he said the move had been inspired by the Gates Foundation, which was set up by Bill and Melinda [...]

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German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government

Germany’s national ethics council has called for an end to the criminalisation of incest between siblings after examining the case of a man who had four children with his sister. Patrick Stuebing, who was adopted as an infant and met his sister in his 20s, has launched several appeals since being imprisoned for incest in [...]

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