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Sikh community head shot dead in Afghanistan
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Sikh community head shot dead in Afghanistan

The head of the Sikh community in Afghanistan’s restive Kunduz city was shot dead by unknown gunmen today, the second such incident within three months, triggering fear among the minority group members. Lala Del Souz was gunned down at about 9am in the Haji Gulistan Kochi Haman area of the […]

Five dead in attack in China’s Xinjiang
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Five dead in attack in China’s Xinjiang

Attackers drove a car into a government building in China’s unruly far western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday and set off an explosive device killing one person, while all four of the attackers were shot dead, the regional government said. Hundreds of people have been killed in recent years in […]

NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans, beards
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NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans, beards

The New York Police Department will allow its Sikh officers to wear turbans and maintain beards, relaxing its uniform policy, a move aimed at inclusiveness. New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced the measures being taken towards ensuring religious accommodation to its officers following a graduation ceremony for new police […]