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Do Muslims have a monopoly on the word Allah?

by KL Chan - 24th June 2015

A MALAYSIAN court has ordered that CDs bearing the word Allah in their titles should be returned to Jill Ireland, a Christian

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Malaysian religious authorities drop appeal against Borders manager

by KL Chan - 24th June 2015

ONE of Irshad Manji’s books is now banned in Malaysia, but selling it before the ban is no crime under Syariah (Shariah) law

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ANALYSIS: Yoga India’s ‘gift to humanity’? Muslims and Hindus argue the toss

by Slok Gyawali - 19th June 2015

IN A controversial move, India’s PM Narendra Modi has declared 21 June International Yoga Day

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