Johannesburg - Education in South Africa is in serious trouble, the FW de Klerk Foundation said on Thursday.
Authorities in China's restive north-western region of Xinjiang have banned Muslim officials and students from fasting during Ramadan, prompting an exiled rights group to warn of new violence.
The Jerusalem municipality has issued a decision to convert Al-Aqsa mosque’s yards into public parks and gardens that would be open to the general public, according to Sheikh Kamal Al-Khatib, deputy head of the Islamic Movement in occupied lands.
Human Rights Watch says Burmese security forces have committed killings, rape, and mass arrests against Rohingya Muslims in western Burma in the aftermath of deadly sectarian violence in June.
The Protection of Personal Information Bill - is not another attack on mainstream media, ANC and opposition MPs have assured, but will instead crack down on direct marketing companies.
Keeping Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga in her position is “a disruption” to the country’s education system, says ANC Youth League deputy secretary-general Kenetswe Mosenogi.
SINGAPORE – The global tourism industry is gearing up for a projected boom in Muslim travel over the next decade, experts say. Their growing number and affluence means Muslims - especially from the oil-rich Middle East - are traveling like never before, and it is a trend that looks set to gather pace.
With as many as two million people affected by the on-going conflict in Syria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today renewed his call on all parties to put an end to armed violence and prevent further bloodshed.
In his first official statement regarding the prolonged communal violence in western Myanmar between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims, Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said that Indonesia would raise the problem at the Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, scheduled for mid-August.