• Burials Begin For Victims Of Christchurch Mosque Shootings
Burials Begin For Victims Of Christchurch Mosque Shootings

New Zealand's leader received a UAE delegation on Friday, who expressed solidarity with the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks. UAE vice president and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared the image on social media and thanked Ms Ardern for her honest empathy and support.

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  • Trump withdraws new North Korea sanctions
Trump withdraws new North Korea sanctions

In addition to it being a stupefying decision for a president to immediately contradict his administration after a decision had been made, the tweet was factually mistaken in at least two respects: The sanctions were announced Thursday, not Friday.

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  • Diamantaire Nirav Modi arrested in London
Diamantaire Nirav Modi arrested in London

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, arrested by Scotland Yard on behalf of the Indian authorities, will be held at a prison in south-west London considered one of England's most overcrowded jails. Sources said that according to laid down procedures, Modi will likely be released on bail in due course and the court will then issue notice to the prosec...

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  • 3 million Britons sign petition to stop Brexit and remain in EU
3 million Britons sign petition to stop Brexit and remain in EU

Macron slammed the architects of Brexit, saying the referendum had been won by "lies". They will likely lay down an amendment to that effect at the next meaningful vote, though there is some confusion as to whether Labour MPs would - if Kyle/Wilson passed - then be whipped to vote for the amended motion or to abstain.

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  • Trump Declares US Officially Recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights
Trump Declares US Officially Recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights

Pompeo's events with Netanyahu included a visit to the Western Wall that made him the highest-ranking USA official to visit the Jewish holy site with any Israeli leader and appeared to further signal the Trump administration's support for Israel's control of the contested city.

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  • Iraqi Prime Minister orders investigation after ferry sinking kills at least 80
Iraqi Prime Minister orders investigation after ferry sinking kills at least 80

Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Baghdad. Meanwhile, a statement by the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council, said Mosul investigation court has made a decision to arrest nine workers responsible for the ferry. "There were 250 on board before the incident", Mr Khalil said. Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi ordered an investigation an...

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  • Druze on Golan Heights Reject Trump Backing for Israeli Sovereignty
Druze on Golan Heights Reject Trump Backing for Israeli Sovereignty

Mr Trump's remarks on Thursday overturned decades of U.S. policy on the issue. "France does not recognise the Israeli annexation of 1981", the French ministry said in a daily briefing, adding that UN Security Council resolutions had recognised the annexation as null and void.

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  • Make full Mueller report public, Democratic candidates demand
Make full Mueller report public, Democratic candidates demand

It's not clear how much of the report will become public. The Russia investigation has cast a shadow over Mr Trump's presidency and ensnared key figures including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and national security adviser Michael Flynn , who already have either been convicted or pleaded gui...

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  • Palestinian official: Israel kills unarmed man in West Bank
Palestinian official: Israel kills unarmed man in West Bank

The man was identified by the Palestinian Health Ministry as 26-year-old Ahmad Manasra from the local village of Wadi Fuqin. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics rushed to the scene, but the soldiers stopped them, and refused to allow them to reach the two Palestinians, before the army moved their corpses to Huwwara militar...

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  • 'Erdogan words on Turkish history taken out of context'
'Erdogan words on Turkish history taken out of context'

The governments of New Zealand , Britain, and Australia have urged the tech giants to do more to halt the spreading of offensive material and terrorist content online. He said it would be premature to review New Zealand's travel advisory on Turkey and planned to address Mr Erdogan's comments when he got there. Erdogan has also sparked outrag...

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  • Boeing: Europe and India join wave of countries grounding the 737 Max
Boeing: Europe and India join wave of countries grounding the 737 Max

Speaking about the increased scrutiny and grief that families of the victims are going through, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg said, "Our hearts are heavy". The FAA finds itself in the hot seat, especially over its decision to certify the 737 MAX without demanding additional training. The world's biggest plane maker will "soon" upgrade a software...

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  • Democrats say Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner used WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders
Democrats say Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner used WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders

Trump son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp to conduct official government business, and his wife Ivanka Trump still does official work on her personal email account, running afoul of the law, House Democrats said Thursday.

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  • Trump heats up feud with top aide Kellyanne Conway's husband
Trump heats up feud with top aide Kellyanne Conway's husband

After Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale suggested Conway has lashed out at the president for turning him down for a job, he claimed that Parscale was mistaken. President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on March 5. Conway "opted against working at the Justice Department after Trump offered him a position h...

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  • Trump says the USA should recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights
Trump says the USA should recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

Donald Trump has delivered a boost to Binyamin Netanyahu's prospects in a looming election by recognising Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights. Pompeo was hosted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who praised the decision to recognize the Golan as a "miracle" during the week Jewish people celebrate the holiday of Purim.

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  • FBI joining criminal investigation into Boeing 737 MAX
FBI joining criminal investigation into Boeing 737 MAX

The FBI's support role was described by people on condition of anonymity because of the confidential nature of the investigation. But there are clear doubts about meeting that timetable. Among major U.S. air carriers ( IYT ), Boeing has received orders for 280 jets from Southwest Airlines ( LUV ) and 100 plane orders each from United Airlines ( U...

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  • Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London
Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London

Early March 2018: The UK's Serious Fraud Office confirms to India in early March that Nirav Modi is in London . During some of his stay in London he was reportedly also living in the heart of the city above his jewellery boutique called "Nirav Modi" on Old Bond Street, which has since closed down.

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  • Style semi-automatic assault rifles are banned in New Zealand
Style semi-automatic assault rifles are banned in New Zealand

An Australian white supremacist shot dead 50 Muslims praying at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. Nik Green (2nd R), semi-automatic weapons ban petition organiser, speaks in front of the Parliament House in Wellington on March 21, 2019.

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  • Trump now wants Mueller investigation report made public
Trump now wants Mueller investigation report made public

President Donald Trump says it's "ridiculous" that special counsel Robert Mueller is writing a report to summarize his findings - but says he's looking forward to seeing what it says. But the complication here is that Justice Department policy is not to indict a sitting president, so it's possible that if Mueller did find crimes, Trump might...

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  • Australia's 'Egg Boy' won't pursue legal action against Senator Fraser Anning
Australia's 'Egg Boy' won't pursue legal action against Senator Fraser Anning

Egg Boy William Connolly rose to fame after smashing an egg on Anning's head after the Senator made comments blaming Muslims for the Christchurch terror attack. As video of the incident went viral, people around the world have rallied around " Egg Boy " as a hero and symbol in the fight against bigotry. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ard...

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  • GOP senators defend the late McCain against Trump's attacks
GOP senators defend the late McCain against Trump's attacks

In a tweet on Sunday, Trump criticised McCain for his role in the Russian Federation investigation and voiced frustration with his deciding vote against repealing the repeal of Obamacare in 2017. Trump remains immensely popular among Republican voters, which makes such a move especially risky. The president endorsed a primary opponent of former...

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