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    World's cleanest airline revealed

    The Japanese carrier claimed top spot ahead of Taiwan's EVA Air and South Korea's Asiana Airlines in a top 30 list dominated by Asian companies. Passengers were asked to rate the standard and quality of aircraft cabins for a global survey conducted by UK-based aviation industry reviewer Skytrax. Seat areas, tables, carpets, cabin panels and washrooms are all part of the overall score. Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Qatar Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, Hainan Airlines and Lufthansa make up the rest of the top 10. Top-rated airlines for cleanliness by continent included South African Airways in Africa, Air New Zealand in Australia/Pacific, Air Canada in North

  • Al Jazeera

    In Kerala, the glittering Gulf's appeal is losing shine

    Kerala, India - Since the 1970s, the southern Indian state of Kerala has enjoyed opportunities stemming from its proximity to wealthy countries in the Gulf, around 2,500km away. About two million Kerala natives, predominantly Muslim working-age men, currently work in the region, mainly in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.  "The financial contribution of migration to Kerala is unimaginable," said Irudaya Rajan, author and expert in Kerala's Gulf migration. The men's wives, locally known as "Gulf wives", number around one million. Left behind, they struggle with loneliness. Their husbands might visit once every three years.  According to Rajan, 80 percent of women do not travel to visit their partners

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    Teenager charged for live streaming NZ mosque shooting

    An 18-year-old man was denied bail at a court in New Zealand on Monday after he was charged with distributing a live stream of the mass shooting at a mosque last week, the New Zealand Herald reported. The man was arrested on Friday, but police have since said they do not believe he was directly involved in the attacks at two mosques in Christchurch which happened on the same day, in which 50 worshipers were killed. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder for the mosque shootings. Tarrant was remanded without a plea and is due back in court on April 5 where police said he was likely to face more charges.

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    KUWTK: Kim Kardashian West and Paris Hilton reunite for belated birthday party

    Kim Kardashian West and Paris Hilton reunited for a belated birthday party. Photo: Instagram The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star partied with the heiress and socialite over the weekend and they documented the whole thing on social media. Photo: Instagram Speaking in a video clip, she said: "Happy birthday, Paris ... even though your birthday was ... months ago, this is how she celebrates. Months ... months and months. But she deserves it." Photo: Instagram And Paris captioned a video: "Love you @KimKardashian ... So much fun celebrating my birthday with you at #ClubParis" Photo: Instagram Paris previously insisted she is "incredibly proud" of Kim and she is "happy" for her reality TV star

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    New Zealand digs graves as mosque massacre toll rises to 50

    Anguished relatives were anxiously waiting Sunday for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while police announced the death toll from the racist attacks had risen to 50. Police Commissioner Mike Bush said police were working with pathologists and coroners to release the bodies as soon as they could. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a small number of bodies would start being released to families Sunday evening, and authorities hoped to release all the bodies by Wednesday. Witnesses inside the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch describe the horrific scene when a gunman opened fire during Friday afternoon prayers.

  • CNN

    Six Pakistani victims to be buried in New Zealand

    US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Friday. Scott Brown, the United States' ambassador to New Zealand, has condemned white supremacy and extended his sympathies to Muslim communities worldwide in the wake of Friday's mosque attacks -- but refused to call on President Donald Trump to do the same. "I'm the President's representative here, and I have done it," Brown told Jake Tapper on CNN Sunday. Trump sent his condolences on Twitter after the "horrible" attack. But he later rejected the idea that white nationalism is on the rise, a comment New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she did not agree with. "They have their own opinions, obviously," Brown said of the disagreement.

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    Before she was killed in the mosque attacks, she opened 'her home, her heart and her kitchen' to others

    US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Friday. Scott Brown, the United States' ambassador to New Zealand, has condemned white supremacy and extended his sympathies to Muslim communities worldwide in the wake of Friday's mosque attacks -- but refused to call on President Donald Trump to do the same. "I'm the President's representative here, and I have done it," Brown told Jake Tapper on CNN Sunday. Trump sent his condolences on Twitter after the "horrible" attack. But he later rejected the idea that white nationalism is on the rise, a comment New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she did not agree with. "They have their own opinions, obviously," Brown said of the disagreement.