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Death toll at Kabul wedding massacre stands at 80

The blast from the suicide bomber blew the roof off the packed Afghan wedding hall where hundreds of guest had gathered.

White supremacy and its variants

Hints of white supremacism continue to manifest themselves in various spheres of life.

24 killed in Papua New Guinea tribal massacres

24 people die – including 2 pregnant women with their unborn children – in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands.

16 massacred at party for newborn in Nigeria conflict

Those killed included the couple and their newborn, as well as a pregnant woman.

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for...

It said that a number of people over the years have experienced hate speech, specifically Asians and those who are identified as 'other' in terms of ethnicity.

We share your grief, Waytha tells NZ over Christchurch massacre

The minister in the Prime Minister's Department hopes the nation continues to embrace diversity.

Canadian man behind mosque massacre appeals sentence

Alexandre Bissonette opened fire on around forty men and four children who were chatting after prayers at a Quebec mosque in January 2017.

Largest IS mass grave yet found outside Syria’s Raqa

Forensic expert estimates about 2,500-3,000 bodies are buried in the mass grave filled with victims of IS.

Pittsburgh synagogue members hold first Shabbat since massacre

Congregants are working meticulously to clean and restore the Tree of Life building.

India court sentences 16 policemen to life for killing 42 Muslims

A two-judge bench of the Delhi High Court overturned a lower court's decision, saying they conducted a targeted killing of unarmed and defenceless people.

Dutch bid final farewell to ex-PM Wim Kok

Kok was elected prime minister in 1994.

1 year after Las Vegas massacre, gunman’s motive a mystery

The desert gambling capital marks the first anniversary of the massacre with a solemn sunrise ceremony commemorating the victims.

Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide

Often stolen and brought to Germany without respect for human dignity, many of the remains were stored on dusty shelves in universities and clinics.

Florida school shooter heard voices telling him to kill

Cruz said he had attempted suicide two months before the attack with an overdose of the painkiller Ibuprofen.

Turkey marks 25 years since mob attack on Alevi intellectuals

The incident occurred on July 2, 1993, when an angry mob set fire to the Madımak Hotel in Sivas.

‘Human tragedy’ of Nicaragua violence claims 121 lives: rights group

The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH) said another 1,300 people have been wounded in the protests, which have met with a violent crackdown from the government.

Mexico arrests ‘decisive’ suspect in case of 43 missing students

Erick Uriel "N," is a member of the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel, and "is identified in the investigation as one of those who played a decisive role" in the students' disappearance.

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

Children, parents and teachers want schools to be safe sanctuaries for teaching and learning, not armed fortresses.

Far-right conspiracy theorists target Florida shooting survivors

At the forefront were websites known for relaying bogus theories, including the notion that the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax.

Survivors of Florida school shooting launch gun control push

Gun ownership is protected by the Second Amendment of the US Constitution and remains one of the nation's more divisive issues

Colombia war tribunals hope to heal wounds, punish atrocities

A number of war tribunals and truth commissions, to investigate atrocities including massacres and disappearances, are expected to begin in September.

Reuters report on Myanmar massacre brings calls for independent probe

The US State Department says an investigation will provide a comprehensive picture of the atrocities, identify the victims and those responsible for human rights abuses and violations.

Victims relive Zimbabwe massacres that taint new leader

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been criticized over his refusal to apologize over his role in the Bhalagwe massacres of over 30 years ago.

Sinn Féin summons MP over ‘indefensible’ tweet on massacre anniversary

Barry McElduff has come under heavy criticism for a highly-offensive tweet related to the 1976 Kingsmill massacre.