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Since 1st March, 1999
Pak pressure on madarsas
The governments of Sindh and Baluchistan provinces in Pakistan have amended local laws making the registration of madarsas and an annual audit of their accounts compulsory. ...  | Read.. 
Japan quake
A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 jolted northern Japan today, injuring at least 59 people, causing power outages and bringing trains to a halt, stranding thousands ...  | Read.. 
Venezuela jet crash kills 160
A Colombian jet travelling from Panama to Martinique crashed in Venezuela today after its engines failed, killing all 160 passengers and crew in one of the country’s wor ...  | Read.. 
Actor and singer Hilary Duff performs at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in Burbank, California. (Reuters)
Gaza erupts in violence
Israeli security forces clashed with protesters in the largest Gaza settlement today in the run-up ..  | Read.. 
Chandrika in urgent House recall
Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga today recalled parliament from recess to endorse a state..  | Read..