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War Crimes - Ten children killed by US air strike in Afghanistan
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War Crimes: Ten children killed by US air strike in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - Ten children, part of the same extended family, were killed by a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan, along with three adult civilians, the United Nations said on Monday.

New Zealand orders top-level inquiry into twin mosques massacre

Wellington (AFP): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks, asking whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the March 15 attack. ...

Coalition air strikes kill a dozen civilians in Afghanistan

Kunduz: Afghanistan (Reuters) - Air strikes in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz killed about a dozen civilians on Saturday, local officials said, as battle intensified there and in southern Helmand province. ...

Mozambique death toll rises to 446 after cyclone: minister

Beira: The death toll after a powerful cyclone in Mozambique has risen to 446 from 417, the minister of land and environment, Celso Correia, said on Sunday, adding that 531,000 people had been affected by the disaster. ...

Italy endorses China's Belt and Road plan in first for a G7 nation

Rome: Italy endorsed China’s “Belt and Road” infrastructure project on Saturday, the first Group of Seven industrialized power to do so, as Rome brushed off worries among its Western allies in a bid to revive the flagging Italian economy. ...

Dubai's Burj Khalifa lit up with image of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern

Dubai: Burj Khalifa on Friday was lit up with an image of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as a tribute from the government and people of United Arab Emirates. ...

Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on

Christchurch (AFP): Muslims returned to Christchurch's main mosque on Saturday for the first time since a white supremacist massacred worshippers there, as New Zealand sought to return to normality after the tragedy. ...

Helmand province governor wounded, two others killed in Afghanistan blast

Lashkar Gah (Reuters): Two explosions went off at a public celebration in the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah on Saturday, killing two people and wounding the governor of Helmand province, security and hospital officials said. ...

UN Chief Guterres pledges to help protect religious sites in New York mosque visit

New York (AFP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pledged action to help protect religious sites worldwide, during a visit to a New York Islamic center one week after the New Zealand mosque shootings that shocked the world. ...