When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

next Abdul Aziz, survivor of mosque shooting speaks to Associated Press during an interview in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Aziz, 48, is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths during Friday prayers at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch. The gunman killed 49 people after attacking two mosques in the deadliest…
The Latest: Saudi media says 1 citizen killed in NZ attack

The Latest: Saudi media says 1 citizen killed in NZ attack

Mourners paying their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque, Saturday, March 16, 2019, Christchurch, New Zealand, where one of the two mass shootings occurred. The white supremacist gunman appeared in court Saturday charged with murder in the mosque assaults that killed at least 49 people and led to the prime…

North China landslide knocks over homes, killing 7

BEIJING – Hundreds of police, firefighters and medical personnel joined rescue efforts on Saturday after a landslide in northern China knocked down several buildings, killing seven people and leaving 13 others missing.The landslide hit Xiangning county in Shanxi province early Friday evening, provincial authorities said. Two residential buildings, home to a total of 14 households,…
‘RUN!’: NZ shooting victims recount horror, mourn the lost

‘RUN!’: NZ shooting victims recount horror, mourn the lost

next Yasir Amin, 35-year-old, describes his run-in with the gunman in Friday's mass shootings Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Kristen Gelineau) prev Farid Ahmed, center, a 59-year-old survivor of the Friday mosque attacks, talks with other relatives outside an information center for families, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Christchurch, New Zealand.…
Thousands of Albanian protesters call for govt to step down

Thousands of Albanian protesters call for govt to step down

next Protesters gather outside the Prime Minister's office during an anti-government rally in Tirana, Albania, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Thousands of supporters of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition have gathered on Saturday in front of Socialist Party's Prime Minister Edi Rama to demand his resignation, a transitory Cabinet without him that will prepare fresh elections.…

Head of Chinese energy agency expelled from Communist Party

BEIJING – The head of China's energy planning agency has been expelled from the country's ruling Communist Party and dismissed from his posts.China's disciplinary committee announced Saturday evening that Nur Bekri used his authority to aid others in job placement, business operations and mineral resource development in exchange for huge amounts of money and property.Bekri…
Serbian students rally over anti-govt protest detentions

Serbian students rally over anti-govt protest detentions

next A woman sits in front of a riot police cordon after a standoff in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. Supporters of the Serbian opposition clashed with police on Saturday and Sunday in Belgrade, the capital, were the first major incidents after months of peaceful protests against populist President Aleksandar Vucic. The demonstrators are…

Orangutan blinded after being shot 74 times with air gun

SIBOLANGIT, Indonesia – A veterinarian says an endangered orangutan with a young baby on Indonesia's Sumatra island has gone blind after being shot at least 74 times with an air gun.Yenny Saraswati said Monday that an X-ray showed at least 74 air gun pellets in the orangutan's body, including six in its eyes. It apparently…
Third suspect in Brazil school shooting is arrested

Third suspect in Brazil school shooting is arrested

A woman leaves flowers one day after a mass, school shooting outside the Raul Brasil state school in Suzano, Brazil, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Classmates, friends and families began saying goodbye on Thursday, with thousands attending a wake in the Sao Paulo suburb while authorities worked to understand what drove two former students to attack…

Erdogan again airs attack video at rally despite criticism

next Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party during a rally in Eregli, Turkey, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Ignoring widespread criticism, Erdogan has again shown excerpts of a video taken by the attacker who killed 50 people in mosques in New Zealand at a campaign rally. (Presidential…

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