Across U.S. and World, Leaders Offer Protection and Support for Muslims After New Zealand Attack

“It would seem that Brenton Tarrant’s murderous intention was to target Muslims at their places of worship and on their sacred day,” Khan said in a statement. “As the rest of us prepare to undertake our own Friday prayers today, we do so with the anxiety as to whether our mosques and communities are safe […]

Nine Bullets: Mosque survivor’s Mecca pilgrimage helped healing

“I feel more secure … My brain is learning to control my fear. Still I am seeing the flashbacks. The other night I couldn’t sleep and I see the nightmares and I keep seeing the images. But I can face it. Before I was scared, but slowly I can face it.”

The Latest: Pope Francis denounces pandemic profiteers

“We still have a long way to go in the marathon and the progress we have made so far in fighting the virus is extremely fragile,” he said. “To think we are coming close to an endpoint would be a dangerous thing to do. The virus leaves no room for error or complacency.”

Death toll in Pakistan mosque bombing claimed by Islamic State rises to 15

Local officials in Quetta’s police and district administration would not confirm whether the Dar-ul-Aloom Shariah seminary belonged to the Afghan Taliban under a state policy which denies the presence of the group on its soil.

Saudi Arabia’s account of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing is widely denounced

Saudi Arabia’s “latest version asks us to believe that Mr. Khashoggi died after becoming engaged in a “brawl” with officials who had been sent to meet him. His body, Saudi officials told several journalists, was handed over to a “local collaborator” for disposal,” it said, while also criticizing Mr. Trump for allegedly trying to help […]

Anderson Cooper Accuses Trump of Using Coronavirus Briefings as ‘Reelection Platform’: ‘To Lie, to Deflect, to Attack, to Bully and Cover Up’

Experts began criticizing the administration for what was seen as a failure to sufficiently test for the virus in the first months after it emerged. After the crisis became a pandemic, there was a steady increase in the number of tests conducted and the U.S. has now tested for COVID-19 more than any other country […]

Coronavirus latest: Coronavirus latest: German COVID-19 cases top 100,000

Venezuela: The government has quarantined thousands of migrant returnees in makeshift shelters along the border, officials and rights activists said. Venezuelans who had fled the country’s economic collapse have begun returning home as neighboring Colombia restricted economic activity due to the coronavirus epidemic, leaving many refugees without money to buy food or pay rent. More than 2,100 migrants returning from […]

Coronavirus latest: German COVID-19 cases top 100,000

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Grim milestone for the US On March 27 the US overtakes China in terms of the number of people infected, making it the country with the most cases of COVID-19. This came as President Donald Trump claimed that the nation would get back to work “pretty quickly.” […]

Coronavirus latest: Germany headed for deep recession, report

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Virus strikes at top as UK locks down On March 23rd Britain becomes the latest country to impose restrictions on personal freedoms, with people only allowed to leave their homes in a limited number of circumstances. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is diagnosed with the viruson March 27, […]

Coronavirus latest: Germany headed for deep recession, report says

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Pneumonia-like virus hits Wuhan On December 31, 2019, China notifies the World Health Organization of a string of respiratory infections in the city of Wuhan, home to some 11 million people. The root virus is unknown and disease experts around the world begin working to identify it. […]