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New Zealand’s first terrorism charge filed over mosque shootings

WELLINGTON: New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the country’s history. In an

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Mosques nationwide asked to pray for slain teen

PETALING JAYA: All mosques in the country have been asked to hold the “solat jenazah ghaib” (funeral prayers in the absence of the dead) for Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi after the Friday prayer tomorrow. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk

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Mahathir: Act of violence in Christchurch is inhuman

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the act of killing Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand three days ago as inhuman. Describing the incident as a sad one that touched the hearts of Muslims, he said that in such

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AirAsia CEO Quits Facebook After Live-Streaming Of New Zealand Shooting

AirAsia Group Bhd Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes closed his Facebook account, saying the live streaming of the mass shooting in New Zealand on the platform was too much for him. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Fernandes said

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White House dismisses Trump mention in Christchurch shooter manifesto

The White House pushed back on Sunday against any attempt to link Donald Trump to the accused gunman who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, saying the act of a disturbed individual cannot be blamed on any one politician. “The president

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Mass shooting at 2 mosques in New Zealand, several dead

NEW ZEALAND: Multiple fatalities were inflicted at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday when at least one gunman opened fire on worshippers, police said. Witnesses told media that a man dressed in a military-style, camouflage

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