Did Suriya convert to Islam?

A video of Suriya in traditional Muslim attire, praying in a mosque is doing the rounds on the internet and rumors have started spreading like wildfire that the leading superstar of Tamil cinema has converted to Islam.

When we contacted official sources of Suriya we were informed that the video was taken during the shooting of ‘Singam 2’ which was happening near Kadappa. It seems A.R, Rahman invited Suriya to a special event in a famous mosque in Kadappa and the video was taken at that time. Now that should put all these baseless rumors to rest


French PM Manuel Valls Raises Prospect He Could Challenge Hollande In Election

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday raised the prospect he could challenge his boss Francois Hollande as the Socialists' candidate in the 2017 presidential election.

A challenge to President Hollande could divide the Socialists further, just as their centre-right rivals get down to serious campaigning against the far right after choosing former prime minister Francois Fillon as their candidate on Sunday.

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UNESCO Adopts Controversial Jerusalem Resolution

The UN cultural agency on Tuesday adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored resolution condemning Israel's actions at a flashpoint holy site in east Jerusalem that has sparked fury in the Jewish state.

The UNESCO resolution on "occupied Palestine" was drafted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan. It was endorsed Tuesday by the executive board after being approved at the committee stage last week.


Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader

Prison authorities in Bangladesh’s southern city of Khulna on Sunday executed a senior Islamist extremist whose banned group has been linked to the murder of foreign hostages, police said. Asadul Islam (42), a leader of the outlawed Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), was hanged for his role in a 2005 blast that killed two judges.

Bangladesh has blamed the JMB for the July 1 attack on an upmarket Dhaka café in which 22 people, mostly foreign hostages, were killed.



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