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Deadly storm hits Philippines

Flash floods and landslides caused by Tropical Storm Jangmi leave at least 31 people dead and seven missing.

Policemen evacuate families trapped in their home during heavy flooding brought by tropical storm Seniang in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao island

Source: aljazeera.com

Flash floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jangmi have left at least 31 people dead and seven missing in the Philippines, including in areas still recovering from last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, officials have said.

Jangmi, packing winds of 65 kilometres per hour and gusts of 80 kph, had dumped heavy rains on southern Mindanao Island.

Floods destroyed bridges and highways, sending thousands of residents to evacuation centres.

The storm then pushed its way through eastern and central islands, where most of the deaths occurred on Tuesday.

The government weather bureau said that as of late Tuesday afternoon, the eye of the storm was 140 kilometres southwest of central Iloilo City, moving west at 19kph towards western Palawan Island.

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Documentary: Earthrise – Barbados goes green (Video)

info-pictogram1 Earthrise travels to Barbados to see how the tiny island has become a world leader in solar thermal technology.
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Catholic Priest Wakes Up From Coma After 17 Months, Converts To Islam

A catholic priest from the island of Java in Indonesia who has woken up from a 17 month long coma has converted himself to Islam after the man claims Allah spoke to him and showed him “the beauty of the heavens”

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Source: worldnewsdailyreport.com

The 87-year old priest from Spain has lived and preached on the island for more then 43 years and is fluent in Javanese and various dialects of the different ethnic groups of the island and is a well known and respected figure amongst all religious groups of the area.

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Crystal Mosque, Malaysia

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info-pictogram1 The Crystal Mosque or Masjid Kristal is a mosque in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia. A grand structure made of steel, glass and crystal. The mosque is located at Islamic Heritage Park on the island of Wan Man. The mosque was constructed between 2006 and 2008. It was officially opened on 8 February 2008 by 13th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu. It has the capacity to accommodate over 1,500 worshipers at a time.

Subhana’llah: Clear water in Indonesia (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Indonesia shares land borders with Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and East Timor.

Powerful dream helps bring Nigerian man to Islam

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Abdul Azeem Mc Calla, born and brought up in the beautiful island of Jamaica, is a Muslim revert whose life took a dramatic turn after experiencing the most frightening dream of his life. Mc Calla is a loving husband, father of two, and an ex-army officer and entrepreneur who presently lives in the northern Nigerian ancient city of Kano, in west Africa.

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Sri Lankans struggle to find clean water (Video)

info-pictogram1 More than a million people in Sri Lanka are struggling to find clean drinking water, after a 10-month drought enveloped parts of the island nation. Authorities are predicting that draught will trigger the paddy harvest to fall by around 17 percent, from the 4 million tons recorded in 2013. The government is renovating irrigation tanks to help deal with the crisis. It is spending millions of dollars to clean up and repair the irrigation network. Al Jazeera’s More than a million people in Sri Lanka are struggling to find clean drinking water, after a 10-month drought enveloped parts of the island nation. Authorities are predicting that draught will trigger the paddy harvest to fall by around 17 percent, from the 4 million tons recorded in 2013. The government is renovating irrigation tanks to help deal with the crisis. It is spending millions of dollars to clean up and repair the irrigation network. Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from southern Sri Lanka. reports from southern Sri Lanka.

Amazing to see the incredible amount of love for #Palestine in the small island of Trinidad

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By: Omar Suleiman

They’ve been demonstrating here in the thousands and I’ve seen many cry while talking about #Gaza. The entire Revival of the Ummah Convention has surrounded #Gaza #Egypt #Syria #Burma #CAR etc. It shows you the power of social media in connecting the Ummah. May Allah unite our hearts and ranks. Ameen #FreePalestine

Japan Typhoon Neoguri video: Worst storm in 15 years making landfall (Video)

Source: http://rt.com/news/171172-japan-typhoon-okinawa-evacuate/

info-pictogram1 A super typhoon with destructive winds, towering waves and storm surges is heading to the Japanese island of Okinawa.

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