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Death toll rises to 83 in Iraq ferry disaster By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 22nd March, 2019, 01:49

Iraq Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has visits the accident site in Mosul and declared three days of national mourning

3-day national mourning declared in Iraq after ferry disaster

5 mosques vandalised in central England 5 mosques vandalised in central England

The attacks in Birmingham are being treated as linked. No motive has been established.


Indian government not to send representative to Pakistan National Day in Delhi Indian govt to skip Pakistan National Day observation

Indian government not to sent official representative to Pakistan National Day event as Pakistan had invited representatives of Hurriyat conference


Aaron Campbell jailed for 27 yrs in Alesha murder case Alesha MacPhail’s killer jailed for 27 yrs

During his trial, Aaron Campbell has repeatedly denied he abducted, raped and killed the six-year-old on the Isle of Bute last July


Italian bus driver hijacks 51 children, set vehicle on fire Italian bus driver hijacks 51 children, set vehicle on fire

A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday


New Zealand school enforces ‘ban’ on hijab New Zealand school enforces ‘ban’ on hijab

Students at a top Auckland girls school were told the hijab violates dress code despite national calls to support Muslim community


A Shortage of Women in China has led to the Trafficking of ‘Brides’ From Myanmar A Shortage of Women in China has led to the Trafficking

In China forced to have only one child, Chinese parents often abandoned female babies or had sex-selective abortions in favor of males


US woman sues Harvard over 'slave ancestor' pictures US woman sues Harvard over 'slave ancestor' pictures

A US woman who says she is descended from slaves who were photographed in 1850 by a racist Harvard University professor


‘Mozambique cyclone death toll Rises to 217’ ‘Mozambique cyclone death toll Rises to 217’

There are fears that the death toll could rise as some regions have become completely inaccessible


Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown: official Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown: official

Video footage shows an enormous explosion, with flames engulfing the top of the chemical plant


New Zealand imam preparing for emotional Friday prayer

NZ imam preparing for emotional Friday prayer

At least two more funerals takes place Thursday at a Muslim cemetery in Christchurch


Nicaragua to free all opposition prisoners Nicaragua to free all opposition prisoners

Mediators say the government would free more than 700 people detained since anti-government rallies began last April


5 killed in blasts in Afghanistan’s Kabul Shiite shrine

5 killed in Kabul Shiite shrine blasts

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing


Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength Pompeo heads to Lebanon

The United States is a strong supporter of Lebanon's national army, supplying it with arms and more than $1.5 billion in aid over the past decade


Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone's path Australia moving 2,000 people from cyclone's path

Evacuees were being moved by air and road from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the east coast of the Northern Territory to its capital


EU chief says Brexit delay possible if MPs approve deal EU chief says Brexit delay possible if MPs approve deal

May now heads to Brussels for an EU leaders summit Thursday and Friday


All 50 victims of Christchurch attack identified: Police All 50 victims of Christchurch attack identified: Police

All 50 victims of last week’s terror attack in Christchurch had now been identified, allowing burials to take place



Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon chief's ties to Boeing investigated Pentagon chief's Boeing ties investigated

The Defence Department's inspector general will look into the matter following a complaint from a watchdog group


Cyclone Idai: Rescuers race against time to reach survivors Rescuers race to reach cyclone survivors

Charities say thousands of people are stranded by catastrophic flooding, clinging to roofs or stuck in trees


Trump complains about John McCain funeral Trump: I didn't get a thank you for McCain funeral

Mr Trump has repeatedly assailed the late Arizona senator in recent days, reigniting a feud that dates back to before his presidency


Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons New Zealand to ban military style weapons

The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since 50 people were killed at two mosques last Friday


Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated: Trump

Trump has previously announced the defeat of the group, but sleeper cells of fighters have re-emerged


Brexit: 'Tired' public needs a decision, says Theresa May

UK PM says 'high time' MPs decide on Brexit

Mrs May would not be willing to extend Brexit any further than 30 June - despite appeals from some MPs for a longer extension


Death toll from Mozambique, Zimbabwe floods exceeds 300 Cyclone Idai: Death toll climbs to over 300

Air force personnel from Mozambique and South Africa are drafted in to fly rescue missions


Britain's May says still 'determined' to deliver Brexit May tells Brexit-weary public 'I'm on your side'

Speaking from Downing Street, the prime minister criticises the actions of MPs, saying it is "high time" politicians make a decision on the next steps


Hundreds of hotel guests are secretly filmed and live-streamed online Hundreds of hotel guests are secretly filmed

Around 1,600 people have been secretly filmed in hotel rooms in South Korea,with the footage live-streamed online for paying customers


Afghanistan presidential election delayed to Sept 28 Afghanistan presidential election delayed to Sept 28

The IEC says that holding the elections based on the timelines previously announced is not possible as the vote has faced numerous problems


Cyclone Idai: Mozambique survivors desperate for help Mozambique survivors desperate for help

Survivors of the disaster have little reprieve to mourn the loss of their loved ones


Kazakhstan renames capital 'Nursultan' after ex-president Kazakhstan renames capital 'Nursultan' after ex-president

"Astana is now officially renamed Nursultan," the state-owned Kazinform news agency says after a parliamentary vote


Indian fugitive celebrity jeweller arrested in London Indian fugitive celebrity jeweller arrested in London

Modi is accused of involvement in a massive bank fraud that rocked India's corporate community


Priyanka Gandhi lambasts Modi on home turf Priyanka Gandhi lambasts Modi on home turf

Modi's party however has been boosted after India and arch-rival Pakistan lurched alarmingly close to war last month


Eight injured in Myanmar temple town violence Eight injured in Myanmar temple town violence

Over the weekend the conflict spread to Mrauk U, renowned for its ancient temples and popular with hardier travellers


Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight

Jacinda Ardern calls for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following the deadly attack in Christchurch mosque


Christchurch Muslims protected as they pray following mass haka Christchurch Muslims protected as they pray following mass haka

The touching display was the latest act of solidarity shown by inhabitants of a city still reeling from the worst attack on Muslims


Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes

The problems at India's number-two carrier come as other airlines struggle to turn a profit despite the sector rapidly expanding in the country


Won’t recognize successor of Dalai Lama if found in India, hints China Won’t recognize successor of Dalai Lama if found in India, hints China

The 14th Dalai Lama has been living in India in exile since 1959 after a failed revolt against Communist rule in Tibet


Lok Sabha polls: AIADMK, DMK release election manifesto LS polls: AIADMK, DMK release election manifesto

The DMK promises to do away with the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admissions


Abel Prize for maths awarded to woman for first time Woman awarded 'Abel Prize' first time

She is the first woman to win the prize, which comes with a cheque for six million kroner (620,000 euros, $703,000)


Christchurch shootings: Meghan and Harry pay tribute to victims Meghan and Harry in New Zealand tribute

The duke and duchess are among the first people to sign the book of condolence


Mayawati: India Dalit icon will not contest election Dalit icon Mayawati won't contest polls

Her party had tied up with regional rival Samajwadi Party (SP) in a bid to counter the influence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP

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