RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

22-Oct-2014 to 21:06

S/Africa: Zuma wishes Hindu community a happy Diwali

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has extended best wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujarati and other Asian religious communities celebrating Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Light, on Wednesday.

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20-Oct-2014 to 09:54

Zimbabwean leader among faithful marking Pope Paul V1’s beatification

APA – London (United Kingdom) — Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, was among several world’s faithful and dignitaries that joined the Roman Catholic Popes in Rome for the beatification of Pope Paul V1.

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15-Oct-2014 to 14:00

FUIW executive council to hold 19th session in Moroccan capital

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) will hold its 19th session in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on 20-21 October 2014.

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12-Oct-2014 to 16:03

Gambia: Visiting Muslim scholar swipes at media

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The visiting Indian Muslim scholar Dr. Zakir Naik has criticized the media for taking an active role in denigrating Islam and spreading unfounded fear about the religion worldwide.

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10-Oct-2014 to 21:24

Tanzania: Teacher killed by machete in church

APA -Arusha (Tanzania) — A teacher was killed by machete Thursday night as he prayed with fellow worshippers in a church in the province of Kagera northwest of Tanzania, police sources disclosed Friday.

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09-Oct-2014 to 14:34

Rwandan prosecutor seeks 15 years jail for Christian group members

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) - — A prosecutor in Kigali has recommended to a judge on Thursday that a group of 10 members of a Christian organisation arrested in July last year for taking part in an illegal demonstration, be sentenced to serve 15 years in prison, a judicial source reveals here.

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05-Oct-2014 to 11:58

Nigerian President says Islam has nothing to do global terrorist activities

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the activities of terrorist groups across the world have nothing to do with Islam.

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