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China putting minority Muslims in 'concentration camps,' US says

The United States accused China Friday of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in “concentration camps.”

Ahead of LGBT+ crackdown, fleeing Bruneians fear for friends back home

The incoming Islamic law in Brunei that punishes LGBT+ people with whipping, stoning or death for same-sex activity has made many flee for fear of their lives.

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.
March 21, 2019 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Hanoi Muslims keep their faith in consonance with Vietnamese traditions

Despite some basic, irreconcilable differences with Vietnamese traditions, Hanoi’s Muslim community manages to practice its faith in harmony.
February 15, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

A Vietnamese woman becomes a Muslim, is shunned, then accepted

A Hanoian who returned from Saudi Arabia as a Muslim has won over initially hostile neighbors with her piety.
January 10, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women were caned Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, sparking outrage from activists.
September 04, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Inside Saigon’s sacred 80-year-old Mosque

Jamia Al-Musulman was built in 1935 as a place of worship for Muslims in Saigon.
June 06, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

Security experts said it was the first time in Indonesia that a child had been used by militants on a suicide mission.
May 14, 2018 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Islamic party aims to hold the key in Malaysia's election

If PAS does hold sway over the next government, some political analysts say it could stoke divisions in multi-ethnic, Muslim-majority Malaysia. 
April 22, 2018 | 01:20 pm GMT+7

Gunman kills 11 in attacks on Coptic church, Christian-owned shop in Egypt

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks though it provided no evidence for the claim.
December 31, 2017 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Malaysian housewife handed jail term for insulting Islam

The 46-year-old housewife was also fined 15,000 ringgit ($3,700) at a magistrate's court in the city of Ipoh.
December 15, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

London's new mayor sends message to Trump

Newly-elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's offer to make him an exception to his proposed ban on Muslims.
May 11, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7
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