Closure of gates causes fatal crush as thousands pay last respects to Muslim spiritual leader
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Thursday 03 March 2011
Wednesday 23 February 2011
Thursday 17 February 2011
One of the great operatic images of the last two decades or so comes in the final act of Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s 1999 staging of Wagner’s last opera Parsifal.
Monday 07 February 2011
Part of an 11th-century temple was damaged by the Thai army yesterday as it exchanged artillery and mortar fire with Cambodian troops across the disputed border between the two countries, shattering a shaky ceasefire.
Saturday 05 February 2011
Thai and Cambodian soldiers exchanged on their border fire for a second day today in a brief clash that killed a Thai soldier, the latest flare-up in a long-running feud over land around an 11th-century temple.
Saturday 15 January 2011
A stampede of pilgrims returning from one of India's most popular Hindu festivals killed at least 102 people and injured 44 others, officials said today.
Saturday 11 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Sunday 28 November 2010
Saturday 06 November 2010
As Guy Fawkes Night went off with a bang around Britain, Diwali was also celebrated both in the UK and around the world – but perhaps nowhere more so than at the Golden Temple of Amritsar.
Saturday 23 October 2010
There were moments in Schubert’s song Verklärung (“Transfiguration”) where the splendour of the declamation and the whispering of spirits from the next world seemed almost too vivid to be true.
Sunday 17 October 2010
A stampede in a packed temple in northern Indian has killed at least 10 people, police said today.
Saturday 16 October 2010
Friday 01 October 2010
Thursday 30 September 2010
A holy site that sparked riots across India in the past should be divided between the Hindu and Muslim communities, a court ruled today.
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