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Memorial service held for victims of Sept 11 terrorist attacks -DAWN

The diya was lit at the exact hour of the anniversary. The function, arranged by the US embassy inside the embassy compound, was attended by a large number of Pakistani school children, politicians and almost all the ambassadors and heads of foreign missions based in the federal capital.

After

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Christians to fast on Friday

The message received from the Vatican City by local representatives here on Tuesday which contained guidelines offered specific suggestions for the Dec 14, the day of fast called by 'Pope John Paul II in conjunction with the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramazan'.

It said that after the gr

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Karachi YMCA to face One million Rupees embezzlement case verdict.

The charges were filed by the then treasurer of YMCA against Sarfaraz layod and Aslam Sunder on fraudently changing the amount figures of checks issued on different payments by the YMCA account. The President YMCA Sarfraz Layod with collaboration of aslam Sunder withdrew the sum of one million rupee

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Muslim militia killing Christians, burning homes and churches in Indonesia

Perhaps as many as 63,000 Christians are trapped in the predominantly Christian city of Tentena. One missionary in Indonesia fears the "jihad warriors" will break through to Tentena and massacre the Christians who have taken refuge there.


Afghans and other foreigners are fighting alongside the

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Pakistani Presbyterians ordain Timotheus Nasir as Bishop of UPCP.

The United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan is of the opinion that the "office of Moderator" in Presbyterian traditions has failed particularly in Pakistan. The theologically untrained "Laity" has damaged the United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan long enough. The Presbyterian of Pakistan has suffere

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Three Taliban Fighters Claim to Be Americans

A man identified as John Walker is receiving medical care from U.S. forces after being discovered among captured Taliban troops and al-Qaida fighters who had holed up in a fortress in Mazar-e-Sharif. CNN reported that Walker, a convert to Islam, had suffered grenade and bullet wounds.


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<br>Central Asia Watch by BF.<br>CHRISTIAN LEADER TORTURED AND IMPRISONED KAZAKHISTAN<br>CHRISTIANITY 'BANNED' IN VILLAGE KYRGYZSTAN<br>CHURCH MEETING RAIDED TURKMENISTAN

Asylbek Nurdanov, a convert from a Muslim background, was ordered to appear at a local police station in Kazalinsk on 27 October after police raided the church he leads seizing Christian
literature. During his interrogation Asylbek was hit on the head, causing him to pass out, beaten, stripped nak

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Persecution Watch for November 30, 2001: INDIA

According to Christian Aid Missions (CAM), Indian Evangelical Team (IET) members Dulluraj and Narendre Jhadav traveled to the village to share the gospel. After the Nov. 21 movie showing, the two got on their borrowed bicycles for the return trip.

On the way, a gang of about a dozen people att

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Thousands of Indonesia Christians Flee

"Thousands have fled," he said Saturday. "What could they do? Their houses have been burned. The police came yesterday, but it was too late." The Jakarta Post newspaper reported that hundreds of homes in settlements around the coastal town of Poso had been destroyed by uniformed members of the Laska

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Rome's Envoy to Saudi Arabia Converts to Islam.

Torquato Cardilli, a career diplomat from overwhelmingly Roman Catholic Italy, revealed his decision to Saudi newspapers Saturday, his 59th birthday. Italian diplomatic sources confirmed the announcement Monday. His official conversion was made on the eve of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan

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Pope is Bin Laden's Christmas target - ex-CIA chief

Mr Cannistraro says the al-Qaida terror network will attempt an attack during the festive season in revenge for the West's bombing of Afghanistan during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. "The Pope is the prime target because the US continued to bomb during Ramadan," Mr Cannistraro warns. "He looks

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Victimization of christians under blasphemy laws increased to 58 comparing to 53 in 1999-2000.

Specific government policies that discriminate against religious minorities include: The use of the "Hudood" Ordinances, which apply different standards of evidence to Muslims and non-Muslims and to men and women for alleged violations of Islamic law; The lack of an adequate government response cont

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50,000 CHRISTIANS SURROUNDED BY ISLAMIC JIHAD FORCES.

"As of Saturday night Indonesia time, the District of Poso in central Sulawesi Island was under attack by Islamic Jihad forces," said Christian Aid's contact in northern Sulawesi. "The situation is very critical. Unless there is a miracle many lives will be lost.


"Over the weekend we received

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Taliban Says They Have Taken Aid Workers to Kandahar.

John Mercer emerged from a 20-minute meeting with Taliban diplomats in Islamabad to say they had confirmed the six women and two men were well but had been taken by retreating Taliban forces from Kabul.Mercer, who has been seeking his daughter's release since shortly after the arrest of the group e

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Punjab police arrests alleged killers of church carnage from Karachi. Militant group, Lashkar e Omar claimed responsibility of massacre.

A member of a militant Islamic group was arrested Thursday in connection with the weekend massacre of 18 people at a Protestant church service, police said. Shafiq ur-Rehman, a member of the extremist Sipah-e-Sahaba, was believed to have provided unspecified support to the six masked gunmen who mass



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