Christchurch attack: Brenton Tarrant, the main suspect pleads not guilty
Breaking News
Brenton Tarrant is charged with the murder of 51 people, 40 counts of attempted murder and one terrorism charge in New Zealand’s deadliest peace time mass shooting. Appearing via video link from prison, the 28-year-old Australian sat silently as his lawyer read out his plea. The 15 March attack saw a gunman open fire on Muslims during Friday prayers. This is the first time a terrorism charge has been brought in New Zealand. A number of the survivors of the attack and relatives of the victims were in court for the hearing, the BBC’s Sydney correspondent Hywel Griffith reported. How …
Imran Khan shows interest to talk to Modi in SCO summit
International News
India recently said PM Narendra Modi would not be meeting PM Khan at the summit. He also said that Pakistan is looking for any kind of mediation in the batter, because it believes progress comes with peace. “When you have tensions with your neighbours, it detracts from resources that could be spent on human beings,” he explained, adding that a country then ends up spending on unproductive things like arms. It is my belief that the money should be spent on getting people out of poverty, like China got millions and millions of people out of poverty, he said. The premier said he hopes to meet Russian leadership during conference in Bishkek …