People rescued after deadly flooding in India
26 July 2021 | 10:20 am
Authorities rescue people in in western India where at least thirty-six people died in landslides caused by heavy monsoon downpours. Dozens more are feared trapped. Three landslides hit Raigad district -- south of Mumbai -- according to a local official, as uninterrupted rain left thousands stranded in Maharashtra state.
Accra residents were grappling with flash flooding on Tuesday (May 24) after heavy rain hit the Ghanaian capital overnight.
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A video taken after the incident showed people lying dead on the ground and women were heard screaming in the background.
Popular Punjabi rapper and politician Sidhu Moose Wala was gunned down over the weekend after his security was reduced. Police said gang feuds might be behind the killing.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane said he will listen to the Senegalese people while deciding his future at the Premier League club amid speculation that he could leave Anfield with just a year remaining on his current contract. Mane, who has been linked with a move to German champions Bayern Munich, earlier said that he would announce a decision following last weekend's Champions League final against Real Madrid, which Liverpool lost 1-0.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party has come under fire for incendiary comments about the Prophet Muhammad. Muslim countries have lodged protests amid calls for a boycott of Indian goods.
As many as 54 couples with disabilities tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony in India's western Vadodara city on Tuesday.
India's government is renewing a plan to create a uniform legal system that would replace a patchwork of religious codes. However, there is concern the UCC will be used to further entrench policies favoring Hindus.
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Two protesters died of gunshot wounds in the eastern city of Ranchi, where rallies against remarks by BJP officials on Prophet Muhammad turned violent Friday evening. Several people were also arrested nationwide.
In India, derogatory comments about the Prophet Mohammed made two officials from India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party have sparked a mixture of deadly protests and diplomatic spats. Countries like Oman, Qatar, Malaysia and Indonesia have lodged complaints with India's ambassadors. We take a closer look and get analysis from Subir Sinha, a lecturer in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London.
Authorities in New Delhi are being criticized for a heavy-handed response to violent protests by Indian Muslims after senior government officials made remarks allegedly insulting the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
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Thousands of people march in the streets of Khartoum, after nine people are killed in protests yesterday. This as the government once again tries to cut down on internet access to prevent gatherings. Also in this edition: the EU special Takuba task force has left Mali after a steady deterioriation of diplomatic relations between the ruling junta and Western nations. And finally, critics hit out at Tunisia's new draft constitution ahead of a controversial referendum.