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  • Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

    Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil
    When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf.
  • Ajmal misses first Sri Lanka ODI for tests on action

    KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss the first one-day international against Sri Lanka on Aug. 23 as he is flying to Brisbane to undergo tests on his bowling action. A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told Reuters...

    Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

    KABUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children. Keeping the...

    Bomb kills six on way to school in northwest Pakistan

    PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed six people traveling to school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the military reported further air strikes against the Taliban. The violence underscored the myriad of...

    PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...