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IS issues fatwa on when female slave ‘owners’ can have sex with them

IS issues fatwa on when female slave ‘owners’ can have sex with them

Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners” of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb what they called violations in the treatment of captured females.  The ruling or fatwa has the force of law and appears to go beyond the

Pakistan not expecting much from January talks: Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said it would not be fair to expect instant resolution of all issues during the initial phase of the comprehensive dialogue between the foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India. In an earlier announcement, Aziz said that the meeting between the foreign secretaries of the two

Over 35 people dead in Nigeria fire

Over 35 people were killed in an explosion at an industrial gas plant in Nigeria, the media reported on Friday.A truck exploded as it off-loaded butane cooking gas in the town of Nnewi in Anambra state, BBC reported. Reports of casualties vary from 35 to over 100 people, including factory workers and neighbours. The dead

Bomb attacks kill three, injure two in NW Pakistan: Oficials

Three people were killed and two others sustained injuries in two separate bomb blasts in a restive tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said on Tuesday. The incidents took place on Monday in the Mohmand tribal area, one of the seven such semi-autonomous districts where the military has been battling al Qaeda and Taliban-linked

91 missing in Chinese industrial park landslide

At least 91 people remain missing a day after a landslide hit industrial park in China’s Shenzhen city. A total of 59 males and 32 females remain missing after Sunday’s disaster, caused by the collapse of a huge pile of construction waste. Total 78 excavators and 1,200 rescuers have been added to Monday’s operation searching

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