Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque massacre Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque massacre

Full details of who died in the attack have yet to be confirmed publicly by authorities, and the list is not complete, but it documents the worldwide scale of the tragedy, with people hailing from across the Muslim world and members of two generation...

Pakistan to award 'courage' of citizen killed in NZ terrorist attack Pakistan to award 'courage' of citizen killed in NZ terrorist attack

Naeem and Talha, who hailed from Abbottabad , were injured as they attempted to overpower the attacker and later succumbed to their injuries. He was left badly wounded after he launched himself at the shooter in a bid to protect fellow worshippers...

Landslides at waterfall kill two in Indonesia's Lombok Landslides at waterfall kill two in Indonesia's Lombok

But state news agency Antara reported only one was a Malaysian national. Two Malaysians were killed in the quake-triggered landslide in Lombok yesterday. A series of quakes and aftershocks killed almost 500 people in Lombok a year ago and caused ...

Anti-corruption campaigner wins first round of Slovakia elections Anti-corruption campaigner wins first round of Slovakia elections

Polls show the ruling Smer party-backed candidate, European Union commissioner Maros Sefcovic, is trailing far behind Caputova. The outcome is likely to spell trouble for the governing Smer-SD party ahead of next year's general election. In Slovaki...

Kirsten Gillibrand launches 2020 bid, announces speech at Trump International Hotel & Tower Kirsten Gillibrand launches 2020 bid, announces speech at Trump International Hotel & Tower

Build a wall. "That's what fear does". New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand formally joined the 2020 White House race on Sunday and previewed the hard line she will take against US President Donald Trump by announcing a rally outside one of hi...

Murder suspect captured in Arizona Murder suspect captured in Arizona

He was taken to the Pima County Jail in Tucson, according to a press release from Nash County Sheriff's Office . He had been wanted on a first-degree murder charge. The update in the case came after the Nash County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Wedn...

Serbia president vows to defend law and order amid protests Serbia president vows to defend law and order amid protests

The trouble started when police tried unsuccessfully to prevent protesters from bringing a truck with loudspeakers close the presidency building. The demonstrators chanted, "He is finished!" - a slogan of the October 2000 popular uprising that led ...

Iconic buildings worldwide go green to celebrate St Patrick's Day Iconic buildings worldwide go green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Other new sites taking part this year include Burj Khalifa in Dubai (the world's tallest building), Victoria Falls, York's medieval City Walls, Lord's Cricket Pavilion in London, Nation Towers in Abu Dhabi, the Atakule Tower in Ankara and the Shizuok...

Fighting winds down after Israeli warplanes strike 100 Hamas targets in Gaza Fighting winds down after Israeli warplanes strike 100 Hamas targets in Gaza

In response to the protests, security forces of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip suppressed protesters, causing injuries and arresting several protesters, which was strongly condemned by local and worldwide human rights groups. Hesitating to strike back forc...

China announces plans to stabilise growth amid trade war with US China announces plans to stabilise growth amid trade war with US

China will "never" ask its firms to spy on other nations, Premier Li Keqiang said Friday, amid USA warnings that Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei poses security risks. Stable relations between China and the United States would bring "benefi...

Facebook, social media criticized as slow to stop New Zealand video Facebook, social media criticized as slow to stop New Zealand video

Gunmen staged the terrorist attacks on two mosques packed with worshipers attending Friday prayers in the South Island's city, which killed 49 people and injured 48 others. Grygiel said it has become commonplace for perpetrators to use social media...

Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosques; bodies to be released Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosques; bodies to be released

An overwhelmed hospital was forced to delay surgeries as it struggled to cope with the sheer number of wounded. Kensington Palace has released a statement on behalf of Meghan Markle , Prince Harry , Prince William, and Kate Middleton in respons...

Video shows Chelsea Clinton berated for her 'rhetoric' for causing mosque shootings

Clinton joined a crowd in New York City on Friday to honor and memorialize the victims of the shooting in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. I want you to feel that deep inside. "I said [and] continue to say, that by jumping on...

Iran sentences US navy veteran Michael White to 10 years in jail Iran sentences US navy veteran Michael White to 10 years in jail

In the time since, White has been convicted of insulting Iran's supreme leader and posting private information online, Zaid said. U.S. State Department officials informed the family of Michael White about the sentence after receiving the informat...

White Supremacist Charged with Killing 49 People at NZ Mosques White Supremacist Charged with Killing 49 People at NZ Mosques

He reportedly started to travel about 2011 after the death of his father, heading to Turkey and Pakistan, as well as the Balkans. "Tarrant may have been a lone shooter when he slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, but he wa...

Social Media Tries to Stop Spread of New Zealand Shooting Video Social Media Tries to Stop Spread of New Zealand Shooting Video

Some people expressed outrage on Twitter that the videos were still circulating hours after the attack. Suspending the Facebook account, the social media site said, "Police alerted us to a video on Facebook shortly after the livestream commence...

Kartarpur Gurudwara land in Pakistan encroached, India demands early restoration Kartarpur Gurudwara land in Pakistan encroached, India demands early restoration

This comes even after India has approved facilities wherein up to 5,000 pilgrims can be handled daily and over 15,000 pilgrims on special occasions. Pakistan has sought to put a limit this to only 500 pilgrims per day. The first meeting between ...

Ethiopia crash probe advances with voice download, fresh details Ethiopia crash probe advances with voice download, fresh details

The Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 MAX 8 of the Ethiopian Airlines crashed early on Sunday. Boeing has secured more than 300 orders for its new 777X aircraft from worldwide airlines such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways. The announcement comes in th...

Indians confirmed dead in NZ shooting massacre Indians confirmed dead in NZ shooting massacre

New Zealand mosque attacks: Brenton Harrison Tarrant live-streamed for about 17 minutes his rampage through two mosques. "At this point, only one person has been charged in relation to these attacks", Commissioner Mike Bush told reporters.

Man who stood up to mosque gunman probably saved lives Man who stood up to mosque gunman probably saved lives

He said the gunman ran back to his vehicle to get another gun, and Aziz hurled the credit card machine at him. A mosque shooting survivor in New Zealand has been hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths after confronting the shooter by yelli...

Australian Senator Fraser Anning punches teen after being egged Australian Senator Fraser Anning punches teen after being egged

Five fully grown men held the boy down on the floor until police arrived. Just incredible: As 49 Muslim worshippers lay dead in New Zealand, a sitting Australian senator blames "the immigration program which allowed Muslim fanatics to mig...

Barefoot, Handcuffed, New Zealand Shooter Smirks In Court Barefoot, Handcuffed, New Zealand Shooter Smirks In Court

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques . "We grieve, we are shocked, we are appalled,...

Chinese legislature approves possible olive branch to US Chinese legislature approves possible olive branch to US

The Chinese National People's Congress voted 2,929 in favor of the law - with eight against and eight abstentions - barely three months after a first draft was debated, an unusually quick turnaround for the legislature, which meets once per year.

Iranian Rights Lawyer Sotoudeh Faces Long Prison Term, Lashes Iranian Rights Lawyer Sotoudeh Faces Long Prison Term, Lashes

In 2010, Sotoudeh was arrested on charges of spreading propaganda against the state and for conspiring to harm state security. Her husband Reza Khandan wrote in a post on Facebook on Monday. "Nasrin Sotoudeh must be released immediately and uncon...

All American diplomats have left Venezuela, says Pompeo All American diplomats have left Venezuela, says Pompeo

The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced on Monday, March 11, 2019, that it will withdraw all remaining U.S. personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas this week. PDVSA called the appointment an attempt to "steal the wealth of the peop...

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