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  • Nine Taliban fighters killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-03-16 08:35:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7850293

    KABUL, March 16 (MENA) - Nine Taliban fighters were killed and an operational center of the militant group was destroyed in multiple airstrikes which were carried out in Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan province, Khaama Press news ....

  • New Zealand PM visit Christchurch scene of mosque attacks

    Date: 2019-03-16 08:13:08 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:8 - ID:7850226

    WELLINGTON, March 16 (MENA) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited on Saturday the scene of Friday's terrorist attack that targeted two mosques in Christchurch City, leaving 49 people dead and 48 others injured, the BBC reported. ....

  • 5.0 quake hits Pakistan's Balochistan

    Date: 2019-03-16 07:54:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7850255

    ISLAMABAD, March 16 (MENA) - Tremors were felt in parts of Balochistan province of Pakistan, including Quetta on Saturday morning, Samaa TV reported. The earthquake measured 5.0 on the Richter scale, the National Seismic Monitoring Centre in ....

  • China denounces New Zealand mosque attacks

    Date: 2019-03-16 07:36:23 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:7850220

    BEIJING, March 16 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Ministry denounced shooting attacks on two mosques of New Zealand's Christchurch City in which at least 49 people were killed and many others wounded on Friday, the Chinese news agency Xinhua ....

  • New Zealand attacker had gun licence -- PM

    Date: 2019-03-15 22:38:45 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:78 - ID:7850108

    WELLINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - The main suspect in the mosque shooting that killed 49 people in New Zealand on Friday had five guns and a gun licence, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian, appeared in ....

  • Saudi victim of NZ attack dies; death toll rises to 50

    Date: 2019-03-15 19:32:10 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:72 - ID:7850002

    RIYADH, March 15 (MENA) - One of two Saudi victims of terror attacks in New Zealand on Friday has died, his family confirmed to Al Arabiya Television. With his death, the death toll of the attacks on two mosques in has risen to 50. Earlier, ....

  • UNHCR chief saddened by New Zealand terror attack

    Date: 2019-03-15 17:15:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:67 - ID:7849806

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi was shocked at the terror attack that targeted two mosques that killed at least 49 people and left dozens injured. In a statement released by the UNHCR, Grandi said: "It ....

  • Greece condemns New Zealand mosque massacre

    Date: 2019-03-15 16:26:44 GMT - Greece - World - SN:64 - ID:7849801

    ATHENS, March 15 (MENA) - Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday conveyed the nation's condolences to the government and people of New Zealand following a right-wing extremist mass shooting at two mosques that killed at least 49 people and ....

  • Czech PM condemns terrorist attacks on New Zealand mosques

    Date: 2019-03-15 15:54:12 GMT - Czech - World - SN:62 - ID:7849767

    PRAGUE, March 15 (MENA) - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš condemned Friday’s attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that claimed 49 lives and left others wounded. He tweeted that he was "appalled by the horrendous terrorist attack," ....

  • Canadian PM condemned terror attack in New Zealand

    Date: 2019-03-15 15:42:16 GMT - Canada - World - SN:60 - ID:7849744

    OTTAWA, March 15 (MENA) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the terror attack in New Zealand and vowed to work with the country "to take action against violent extremism," CNN reported. He said in a statement: "To the people of ....

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