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Norway mosque shooter suspected of terrorism, rejects allegations

Norway mosque shooter suspected of terrorism, rejects allegations

A Norwegian suspected of killing his stepsister and opening fire at a mosque near Oslo is suspected of a terrorist act and murder, police said Monday, allegations he rejects.

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an ‘attempted act of terror’, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

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.

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.

NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

The bodies of some of the victims in New Zealand's mosque shootings will be released on Sunday to loved ones for burial, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, as the death toll rose to 50 when police found another body.

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

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.

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 ...

London mosque accepts bitcoin as donation

London mosque accepts bitcoin as donation

A mosque in Britain's capital is willing to receive your donation - in bitcoin.

Imam dead in South Africa mosque attack, 2 others injured

Imam dead in South Africa mosque attack, 2 others injured

The three attackers escaped in a Hyundai car from the Imam Hussain mosque in Verulam town on the outskirts of the eastern port city.

Bomb attack on mosque in Afghanistan slammed

Bomb attack on mosque in Afghanistan slammed

Qatar has condemned the bombing of a mosque in eastern Afghanistan's province of Khost on Sunday, which caused several deaths and injured worshippers.

Qatar ambassador inaugurates mosque in Gaza Strip

Qatar ambassador inaugurates mosque in Gaza Strip

Chairman of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, Ambassador Mohamed al-Emadi, inaugurated on Wednesday the Grand Nuseirat Mosque in central Gaza Strip.

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, handcuffed and wearing leg irons as he entered the Quebec City courtroom, had asked on Monday to change his previous plea of not guilty.