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    China forces ethnic minority women to adopt birth control: report

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:14pm on June 30, 2020

    Chinese authorities are carrying out forced sterilisations of Uighur and other ethnic minority women in an apparent campaign to curb the population, a study said...

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    Muslims disappointed, but accepting, as Saudi restricts hajj

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:20pm on June 23, 2020

    Muslims expressed disappointment Tuesday at Saudi Arabia's decision to scale back this year's hajj pilgrimage, but many accepted it was necessary as the kingdom battles...

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    Saudi faces perilous hajj call as coronavirus spikes

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 03:11pm on June 16, 2020

    Saudi Arabia is expected to scale back or call off this year’s hajj pilgrimage for the first time in its modern history, observers say, a...

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    Price of eggs increases

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on June 05, 2020

    The price of eggs increased on the kitchen markets in the capital over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of eggs maintained...

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    Eid celebrated indoors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 29, 2020

    Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims after a month of fasting, was celebrated in the country this year without any outdoor activities to prevent...

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    Eid congestion held at Grand Holy Mosque in Saudi Arabia

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / SPA . Makkhah / Madina | Updated at 09:16pm on May 24, 2020

    Muslims today performed the blessed Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, under the necessary health precautions in terms of numbers...

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    COVID-19 challenge increases as Muslims, Christians set to gather

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 01:12pm on May 24, 2020

    Muslims and Christians around the world gathered on Sunday to celebrate their faith as Eid-ul-Fitr begins and churches reopen from lockdowns, presenting fresh challenges for...

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    Eid shopping rush in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:14pm on May 22, 2020

    Muslims across Asia have packed out markets as they prepare for the annual Eid-ul-Fitr holiday, ignoring coronavirus guidelines even as infections rise. The celebration, the...

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    Remittance inches up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:06pm on May 21, 2020

    The inflow of remittance rebounded a bit in the first 19 days of May as the expatriates sent money to their near and dear ones...

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    Shab-e-Qadr observed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on May 21, 2020

    The Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed night for Muslims, observed across the country Wednesday night with due solemnity and religious fervour....