Hindu tailor in Bangladesh hacked to death in attack claimed by Islamic State

By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) – Three assailants sped up to a Bangladeshi tailor’s shop by motorcycle on Saturday, dragged out the Hindu owner and hacked him to death, police said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State. Police official Abdul Jalil, quoting witnesses, said the attackers fled the scene after killing 50-year-old Nikhil Chandra Joardar outside his shop in the town of Tangail, 80 km (50 miles) northwest of the capital Dhaka. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the killing, saying the tailor had blasphemed Prophet Mohammad, the U.S.-based monitoring service SITE said.

Kuwait steps up deportations of expat workers: report – DunyaNews Pakistan


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Kuwait steps up deportations of expat workers: report
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KUWAIT CITY (AFP) – Kuwait has stepped up deportations of expatriate workers this year, a newspaper in the Gulf emirate reported Friday, with most expelled for outstaying their residency permits but others sent home for traffic offences. In the first
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Austria in EU talks to extend migrant border controls

A barbed wire fence is erected at a border crossing between Austria and Slovenia at Spielfeld, Austria in December 2015Austria said on Saturday it was in talks with the European Union’s executive body to extend border controls brought in last year to help stem the migrant flow. “I can confirm that we are having discussions with the EU Commission and our European partners about this,” interior ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundboeck told AFP. Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and Sweden have all clamped down on their frontiers as the continent battles its biggest migration crisis since the end of World War II.

Kuwait government declares war on FIFA with legal action over suspension – Inside World Football


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Kuwait government declares war on FIFA with legal action over suspension
Inside World Football
April 29 – Kuwait’s government has launched legal action against FIFA and other international federations implementing its ban from international sporting competition. Last year FIFA joined several other global sporting bodies in suspending Kuwait from …