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Air Canada plane diverted after passenger tries to open door

May 17, 2017 7:17 pm

The passenger named Brandon Michael Courneyea has been arrested and is facing several charges.

Islam, Arab countries, Islamic State: How each of them view homosexuality

June 14, 2016 12:10 pm

While the Quran's blanket ban on homosexuality is being debated by Islamic scholars, homosexuality is viewed as a crime throughout the Muslim world.

Fiery Trump, sober Clinton at odds over Orlando attack

June 14, 2016 8:52 am

Though the Orlando shooter was born in the US, Trump continued to propose sweeping changes to the nation's immigration rules as the cornerstone of his anti-terror plan.

Barack Obama to go to Orlando to pay respects to victims on Thursday

June 14, 2016 8:43 am

Barack Obama said gays and lesbians are targeted by organisations like IS, al-Qaida and others because of their “vicious, bankrupt ideology” and their religious beliefs about homosexuality.

Florida shooting: Philadelphia teen killed in attack called her mom after she was shot

June 14, 2016 8:08 am

"I just tried to tell her to remain calm and apply pressure to the wound,'' Natalie Murray said. "All I could hear was my baby screaming.''

Florida shooting: American Muslim leaders condemn Orlando terror attack

June 13, 2016 3:11 pm

"This is a hate crime. Let me be clear, we have no tolerance for extremism of any kind," Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Nihad Awad said.

Orlando shooting: UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns 'horrific' act

June 13, 2016 11:30 am

"He extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and expresses his solidarity with the Government and people of the United States," the statement said.

Florida Shooting: Use of Assault rifle drives US gun control debate

June 13, 2016 2:14 pm

In December 2012, Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster XM15 to kill 28 children and adults at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut before taking his own life with a Glock pistol.

Worst in US history: How the Orlando shooting unfolded

June 13, 2016 10:22 am

President Barack Obama called the shooting an 'act of terror' and an 'act of hate' targeting a place of 'solidarity and empowerment' for gays and lesbians. He urged Americans to decide whether this is the kind of 'country we want to be.'

Florida shooting: Empire State Building goes dark in memory of victims

June 13, 2016 9:56 am

The symbolic move on Sunday came as the United States mourned the 50 victims of the worst mass shooting in modern US history, gunned down at a gay club in the Florida city.

ORLANDO PHOTOS

How artists expressed solidarity with Orlando shooting victims through art on social media

June 13, 2016 6:16 pm

Artists from around the world have channelled their creativity to express solidarity with the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.