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New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand's prime minister vowed Saturday to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch's mosque attacks had legally bought the five weapons ...

Families surround Florida school as students return

Families surround Florida school as students return

Families of the teen survivors of the second-deadliest shooting at a US public school gathered outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday to support the students returning to the school.

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings ‘instantly’

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings ‘instantly’

US President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed his call to arm teachers following last week's school massacre in Florida, saying it would be limited to those with military or special training ...

Qatar condemns crimes against civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Qatar condemns crimes against civilians in Eastern Ghouta

HE the Official Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Lulwa al-Khater said that "Eastern Ghouta is one of the de-escalation zones, and these operations could hinder international efforts to reaching a political solution."

Germany's Merkel calls for end to 'massacre' in Syria

Germany's Merkel calls for end to 'massacre' in Syria

Angela Merkel said: "The killing of children, the destruction of hospitals -- all that amounts to a massacre that must be condemned and which must be countered with a clear no".

US mourns Vegas massacre victims as shooter motive sought

US mourns Vegas massacre victims as shooter motive sought

President Donald Trump branded the attacker -- who raked a crowd of thousands with gunfire from a 32nd-floor hotel room, leaving 59 dead and at least 527 injured -- a "demented man."

Las Vegas gunman a retired accountant, heavy gambler

Las Vegas gunman a retired accountant, heavy gambler

Stephen Craig Paddock, the retired accountant who smuggled an armoury's worth of weapons into a swank Las Vegas hotel and mowed down concert-goers from a 32nd story window, was a high-stakes gambler.

Gunman kills at least 58 in Las Vegas concert attack

Gunman kills at least 58 in Las Vegas concert attack

The barrage from a 32nd-floor window in the Mandalay Bay hotel into a crowd of 22,000 people lasted several minutes, causing panic.

Afghan forces recapture 'massacre' village: officials

Afghan forces recapture 'massacre' village: officials

Afghan forces have recaptured a remote village where Taliban and Islamic State fighters allegedly massacred dozens of civilians earlier this month, officials said on Tuesday.

Taliban release 235 hostages after Afghanistan 'massacre'

Taliban release 235 hostages after Afghanistan 'massacre'

The Taliban released 235 hostages from a remote village in northern Afghanistan where it allegedly massacred around 50 civilians along with Islamic State insurgents but others were still feared held, officials said on Tuesday.

Afghan forces sent to rescue hostages after massacre

Afghan forces sent to rescue hostages after massacre

The Afghan government has dispatched special forces to a remote village over fears that Taliban and Islamic State insurgents have taken several families hostage after massacring dozens of civilians, officials said Tuesday.

Slain Turkish policeman hailed for preventing bloodbath

Slain Turkish policeman hailed for preventing bloodbath

Turkey gave a hero's funeral on Friday to a policeman praised for preventing a massacre in the latest attack to shake the country, as reports suggested the Istanbul nightclub gunman may still be in the city.