OIC calls for outlawing ‘wilful religious provocations’

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) urged the international community on Monday to outlaw all willful provocations and incitement to hate and violence. In a statement read at a high-level UN meeting on countering hate speech, the OIC also expressed grave concern on the “denigration of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)” by officials of India’s ruling Bhartiya مزید پڑھیں

Floods swamp more of Bangladesh and India, millions marooned

Floodwaters inundated more of Bangladesh and northeast India on Tuesday, officials said, as authorities struggled to reach more than 9.5 million people stranded with little food and drinking water after days of intense rain. Particularly heavy monsoon rain has brought the worst floods in more than a century in some parts of low-lying Bangladesh and مزید پڑھیں

Ukrainian President visits war-damaged city in rare trip outside Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the war-damaged southern city of Mykolaiv on Saturday for the first time since the Russian invasion in a rare trip outside Kyiv. He also visited troops on the southern frontline of the war with Russia. Zelensky’s office published a video of him looking at a badly damaged high-rise residential building مزید پڑھیں

41 dead, millions stranded as floods hit Bangladesh, India  

Monsoon storms in Bangladesh and India have killed at least 41 people and unleashed devastating floods that left millions of others stranded, officials said on Saturday. Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in low-lying Bangladesh, but experts say climate change is increasing their frequency, ferocity and unpredictability. Relentless downpours over the past مزید پڑھیں