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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 16, 2019, 08.55 AM (IST)

New Zealand mass shooting suspect charged with murder, remanded until April 5

The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder on Saturday, a day after the attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens, prompting the prime minister to vow reform of the country's gun laws.

Trump vetoes measure to end his emergency declaration on border wall

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday to block a measure passed by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that would terminate his emergency declaration for a wall on the US border with Mexico.

India to host FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020

India is set to host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020. The decision to award the rights to India was taken at the FIFA Council meeting in Miami, USA on Friday.

New Zealand PM vows gun reforms after mosque massacre

New Zealand's prime minister vowed to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing Saturday that the man accused of murdering 49 people in two mosques legally purchased the arsenal of firearms used in the massacre.

US Secretary of State Pompeo says US hopes to continue talks with North Korea

The United States is hopeful that it can continue to hold denuclearization talks with North Korea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday (March 15) following reports that a top Pyongyang official had said the country may suspend negotiations.