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Christchurch attack:Family of Hyderabad engineer can’t believe such thing can happen in New Zealand

Christchurch attack:Family of Hyderabad engineer can’t believe such thing can happen in New Zealand

Christchurch/Hyderabad :  When Farhaj Ahsan, 30, left his Christchurch home he shared with his wife Insha Aziz, 3-year-old daughter and 7-month-old son to attend Friday morning prayer, his family members did not know they were seeing him alive for the last time. The software engineer was among 8 Indians or persons of Indian-origin who were […]

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Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, killing nearly 150

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, killing nearly 150

Harare, Mar 16: Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been hit by a vicious cyclone that has killed nearly 150 people, left hundreds more missing and stranded tens of thousands who are cut off from roads and telephones in mainly poor, rural areas. Cyclone Idai has affected more than 1.5 million people in the three southern […]

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Death toll rises to 50 as New Zealand mourns victims

Death toll rises to 50 as New Zealand mourns victims

Christchurch, Mar 17:  New Zealanders flocked to memorial sites to lay flowers and mourn the victims of the twin mosque massacres Sunday, as testimony emerged of epic heroism and harrowing suffering in the gun attack that has claimed 50 lives. Police Commissioner Mike Bush said officers had finally been able to share a list of […]

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At least 8 dead as gunmen storm Mali army camp

At least 8 dead as gunmen storm Mali army camp

Bamako, Mar 17:  At least eight people were killed on Sunday in a raid by suspected jihadists on an army camp in central Mali, military and security sources said, warning the toll could rise. Driving cars and motorbikes, the attackers stormed Dioura army camp in the Mopti region at dawn, leaving “many soldiers dead or […]

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 OIC foreign ministers to meet next week in wake of NZ attacks: Qureshi

 OIC foreign ministers to meet next week in wake of NZ attacks: Qureshi

Islamabad, Mar 17: Foreign ministers of Muslim nations will meet in Istanbul on March 22 where an emergency meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been called to discuss ways of addressing anti-Islam sentiment following the twin mosque massacres in New Zealand, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced Sunday. Qureshi told a press […]

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Optimistic that matter will be resolved, says Chinese envoy on Azhar listing at UN

Optimistic that matter will be resolved, says Chinese envoy on Azhar listing at UN

New Delhi, Mar 17:  China’s Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui Sunday expressed optimism that the issue relating to India’s push for designating Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by the UN would be resolved. We are optimistic that this matter will be resolved, Luo said on the sidelines of an event at […]

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New Zealand PM received gunman’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack

New Zealand PM received gunman’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack

Christchurch, Mar 17: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her office received a “manifesto” from the gunman suspected of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques minutes before Friday’s attack. “I was one of more than 30 recipients of the manifesto that was mailed out nine minutes before the attack took place,” Ardern told […]

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Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

Christchurch, Mar 16 :  A right-wing extremist flashed a white power gesture as he faced the first of many murder charges in a New Zealand court Saturday, while a shellshocked community dug graves for 49 mosque-goers he stands accused of slaying. Australia-born, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant stood largely impassive in the dock wearing handcuffs and a […]

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At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

Harare, Mar 16 :  At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday. Zimbabwe’s ministry of information announced on Twitter that so far the “number of deaths is confirmed at 24 mainly […]

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 New Zealand PM says attack victims came from across the Muslim world

 New Zealand PM says attack victims came from across the Muslim world

Christchurch (New Zealand), Mar 16:  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Saturday that victims of a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch were from across the Muslim world, underscoring the global impact of the attack. Ardern said her government was working with consular officials from countries including “Pakistan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Indonesia […]