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PM Jacinda Arden announces to broadcast Azaan on Friday

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden said the nation will observe a two-minute silence in memory of the Christchurch martyrs and that they will broadcast Azaan (the call to prayer) on Friday in solidarity with the Muslim community. Speaking to media on her second visit to Christchurch Arden said, ...

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Jacinda Ardern shows resolve, empathy after Christchurch massacre

CHRISTCHURCH: The attributes that helped Jacinda Ardern rise to become New Zealand’s leader at age 37 include her optimistic outlook and bright personality. And she became an inspiration to working women around the world last year when she gave birth to a daughter, Neve. But the prime minister is now ...

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World leaders condemn Christchurch mosque attacks

LONDON: The word leaders have expressed their solidarity with New Zealand after mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that killed nearly 50 people on Friday morning. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the events in Christchurch represented “an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence” and called it “one of New ...

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My heart broke: Ponting on Christchurch terror attack

MUMBAI: Even though he is sitting thousands of miles away on another continent, Ricky Ponting, the former skipper of the Australian cricket team, is deeply shocked by the Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand which left 49 people dead and over 40 injured on Friday. “You know my heart broke ...

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Bangladesh cricket team escapes Christchurch mosque shooting

CHRISTCHURCH: Forty people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” she said. “From what we know, it does appear to ...

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40 dead in terrorist attack at two Mosque shooting in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 40 people have died in the Christchurch shootings. Ten were killed at Linwood and 30 at the Deans Ave mosque near Hagley Park. A further 27 people were injured. Ardern said it was an “unprecedented” situation and described it as a terrorist attack. Those ...

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Former Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand, emergency declared in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH: Emergency has been declared in Christchurch as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit New Zealand. “The full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning,” said Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel. She urged residents in low-lying areas to leave, stating that “We are expecting homes to be flooded.” ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in first ODI

CHRISTCHURCH:  Doug Bracewell took Chris Gayle’s wicket with his first delivery for New Zealand in 16 months, helping the home side to a five-wicket win over the West Indies on Wednesday in the first of three one-day matches. Man-of-the-match Bracewell ended a lengthy exile from international cricket by dismissing Gayle ...

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Colin De Grandhomme, Raval make it New Zealand’s day

Colin de Grandhomme scythes through Azhar Ali’s defense to pick up his first Test wicket, New Zealand v Pakistan, 1st Test, Christchurch, 2nd day, November 18, 2016 CHRISTCHURCH: It was a tale of two debutants on a fascinating day of Test cricket where ball dominated the bat. Although the final ...

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