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Daily says sorry after outrage over 'terrorist' front page
Published:  May 28, 2017 4:58 PM
Updated: May 29, 2017 12:22 AM

Newspaper The Star has apologised over its front page which carried a picture of Muslims praying under a headline for a separate story on terrorism yesterday.

It said it is the daily's practice to publish a picture of Muslims performing the first terawih prayer for the year on the front page on the first day of Ramadan, out of respect for the holy month.

"This has been done over the last decade or so. This year, there was an unfortunate coincidence of the lead story being of a terrorist leader, that led to many linking the headline and the picture, which was never the intention of the newspaper...

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