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US NewsThe Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack

11:21  15 march  2019
11:21  15 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

'We all need to stand up to hate': Taoiseach condemns New Zealand terror attack

'We all need to stand up to hate': Taoiseach condemns New Zealand terror attack At least 49 people were killed yesterday at two mosques, when a man opened fire on people while videoing the massacre. © Reuters Ireland's Prime Minister ( Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar addresses the 37th annual Friends of Ireland luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young One man was arrested and charged with murder, and two other armed suspects were taken into custody while police tried to determine what role, if any, they played in the cold-blooded attack that stunned New Zealand.

Quebec police say a suspect is in custody following a shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City late Sunday, which left six people dead.

The attack in London’ s Finsbury Park is of terrorist nature, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday, condemning it.

The Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack © Getty Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan Pakistan's prime minister has condemned attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, saying he blames rising Islamophobia.

Imran Khan wrote Friday on Twitter that "terrorism does not have a religion."

He added: "I blame these increasing terror attacks on the current Islamophobia post-9/11 where Islam & 1.3 bn Muslims have collectively been blamed for any act of terror by a Muslim."

Pakistani officials say there are no Pakistani citizens among the dead.

The Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack © The Associated Press Police keep watch at a park across the road from a a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers, as New Zealand police warned people to stay indoors as they tried to determine if more than one gunman was involved. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) Pakistan has witnessed several attacks on places of worship in the past decade, especially targeting its minority Shiite community.

Cabinet 'absolutely unified' over gun law decisions - Jacinda Ardern

Cabinet 'absolutely unified' over gun law decisions - Jacinda Ardern She's encouraging people to voluntarily surrender their weapons. Speaking alongside her, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters said that on Friday "our world changed forever and so will some of our laws". An inquiry looking at the circumstances leading up to the mosque terror attack will also be launched. This will take in the SIS, GCSB, Police, Customs and Immigration, and will look at the attack could have been stopped. It will look at accused gunman's Brenton Tarrant's travel, use of social media, and access to weapons, as well as whether there were any impediments to sharing information.

Pakistan . The Quebec City mosque shooting (French: Attentat de la grande mosquée de Québec) was a terrorist attack and mass shooting on the evening of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also extended his condolences to the victims and denounced the shooting as a "cowardly attack " and

Speaking in parliament, prime minister Justin Trudeau said that the victims were targeted simply because of their religion and spoke directly to the more Trudeau described the shooting as an act of terrorism. “We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge,” he said in

The Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack © The Associated Press People wait outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Many people were killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, a witness said. Police have not yet described the scale of the shooting but urged people in central Christchurch to stay indoors. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen also tweeted her condolences.

Tsai said: "I'm utterly saddened by the mass shooting in Christchurch, #NewZealand. My thoughts go to the victims & their families."

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Christchurch Mosque Shooter Who Killed 50 Likely Acted Alone New Zealand’s worst mass shooting in modern history appears to be the act of a lone gunman who attacked worshippers at two mosques out of racial hatred. The death toll from Friday’s massacre in the South Island city of Christchurch has risen to 50 after another victim was located at one of the crime scenes, police said on Sunday. One person has been charged with murder while three other people apprehended with firearms are not believed to be involved, they said.

Justin Trudeau, Canada’ s prime minister , condemned the attack on Monday. “Make no mistake, this was a terrorist attack . This was a group of innocents Security had been increased at mosques across the province, he added. Vigils were planned across the country, while people around the world

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau quickly took to social media to express his condolences Later , Trudeau issued a statement reading in part, “We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard also called it a terrorist attack , depicting it as “barbaric violence”

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A top diplomat in the United Arab Emirates is offering his condolences over an attack on mosques in New Zealand that killed at least 40 people.

Anwar Gargash, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, tweeted "heartfelt condolences" to New Zealand on Friday.

The Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack © The Associated Press Police attempt to move people away from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days," as authorities detained four people and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned attack. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) Gargash wrote: "Our collective work against violence & hate must continue with renewed vigor. Our thoughts & prayers are with the families of the victims."

'When I speak, he will be nameless': New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows to NEVER name the accused mosque shooter – as she opens parliament with a Muslim prayer

'When I speak, he will be nameless': New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows to NEVER name the accused mosque shooter – as she opens parliament with a Muslim prayer Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, plans to represent himself when he stands trial for the shootings that killed 50 on Friday in Christchurch. There are fears he may espouse extremist views in the trial.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement: “We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a center of worship and refuge”. French President Francois Hollande condemned the attack . “The terrorists wanted to attack the spirit of peace and tolerance of the citizens of Quebec,” Hollande said

Pakistan ' s Prime Minister Imran Khan has "strongly condemned " the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the country's southern port city of Karachi, in which two police officers and all the three assailants were killed. Khan issued a statement, saying he has ordered a probe into Friday's attack .

The UAE, a federation of seven sheikhdoms on the Arabian Peninsula, is home to expatriate workers from Australia and New Zealand. The country is a staunch Western ally.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch calling it the "latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia."

Tweeting in English and Turkish on Friday, Erdogan said: "On behalf of my country, I offer my condolences to the Islamic world and the people of New Zealand, who have been targeted by this deplorable act."

The Latest: Pakistan's prime minister condemns mosque attack © The Associated Press Police escort witnesses away from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers, as New Zealand police warned people to stay indoors as they tried to determine if more than one gunman was involved. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) He also wished a speedy recovery to the wounded.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said 40 people were killed in the attack on two mosques.

Turkey's private NTV news channel quoted Turkish embassy officials as saying there are no Turkish citizens among the dead.

The moment a hero cop drags the suspected white supremacist shooter from his car in a dramatic roadside arrest just minutes after the Christchurch mosque massacre.
The moment a hero cop drags the suspected white supremacist shooter from his car in a dramatic roadside arrest just minutes after the Christchurch mosque massacre

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