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 Dutch police arrest new tram attack suspect, suspect terror motive

 Dutch police arrest new tram attack suspect, suspect terror motive

Utrecht (Netherlands), Mar 20 :  Dutch police said they were investigating a terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack, as they arrested a new suspect over the deadly shooting. Authorities said they had found a suspicious letter in a getaway car used by Turkish-born main suspect Gokmen Tanis, 37, which made them “seriously” consider terrorism […]

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Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin

Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin

Christchurch, Mar 20 :  A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings. An Australian white supremacist gunned down 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in the […]

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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada’s Parliament

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada’s Parliament

Ottawa, Mar 20 :  Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created political history in Canada when he made his debut in the House of Commons as the first non white leader of a major opposition party in the country. The arrival of the turbaned leader into the house on Monday, cheered by all members, coincided with the […]

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NZ PM Ardern vows mosque killer will face ‘full force of law’

NZ PM Ardern vows mosque killer will face ‘full force of law’

Christchurch, Mar 19 :  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Tuesday never to utter the name of the twin-mosque gunman as she opened a sombre session of parliament with an evocative “as-salaam alaikum” message of peace to Muslims. “He will face the full force of the law in New Zealand,” Ardern pledged to grieving […]

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UK Speaker rules out 3rd vote on PM May’s Brexit deal

UK Speaker rules out 3rd vote on PM May’s Brexit deal

London, Mar 19 :  In a fresh blow to embattled Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, in a surprise move, disallowed any attempt to hold a third vote on her withdrawal deal with the EU which has already been rejected by MPs twice. Prime Minister May will meet her […]

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More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

Beira (Mozambique), Mar 18 :  More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores have been killed and more than 150 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe. The city of Beira in central Mozambique bore Cyclone Idai’s full wrath on Thursday before the storm […]

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China says Dalai Lama’s successor has to be approved by it

China says Dalai Lama’s successor has to be approved by it

Beijing, Mar 19 :  China Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama’s assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying the next spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism has to be approved by the Communist government. China’s response came after the 83-year-old Nobel peace laureate told a news […]

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One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram

One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram

The Hague, Mar 18 :  A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding several in what officials said was a possible terrorist incident. A body covered in a sheet was reportedly seen on the tracks as armed police and emergency services […]

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India-Pak tensions to figure in Qureshi-Wang talks: China

India-Pak tensions to figure in Qureshi-Wang talks: China

Beijing, Mar 18:  China said on Monday that tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terrorist attack would figure in the first strategic dialogue between Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday. Qureshi is visiting China, days after Beijing for the fourth time blocked a bid in the […]

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Sri Lanka Army ready for any war crime investigation

Sri Lanka Army ready for any war crime investigation

Colombo, Mar 18: Sri Lanka Army is ready for any kind of investigation to defend its soldiers against allegations of grave human rights abuses at the end of the island nation’s decades-long civil war against the LTTE. Sri Lanka Army along with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was accused of war crimes during […]