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Christchurch Inquiry Says New Zealand Couldn’t Have Prevented Mosque Attacks

Christchurch Inquiry Says New Zealand Couldn’t Have Prevented Mosque Attacks

Christchurch Inquiry Says New Zealand Couldn’t Have Prevented Mosque Attacks Christchurch Inquiry Says New Zealand Couldn’t Have Prevented Mosque Attacks “The commission made no findings that these issues would have stopped the attack,” Ms. Ardern said in remarks that were echoed by other agency chiefs who spoke to reporters. Still, Ms. Ardern apologized “on behalf of the government” for failings …

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It Took a Century to Open a Mosque in Athens. Then Came the Pandemic.

It Took a Century to Open a Mosque in Athens. Then Came the Pandemic.

It Took a Century to Open a Mosque in Athens. Then Came the Pandemic. It Took a Century to Open a Mosque in Athens. Then Came the Pandemic. “It’s a huge problem,” Mr. Zaki said. “We are not 10 or 20 people,” he said, referring to the roughly 200,000 Muslims from countries including Pakistan, Syria, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who live …

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Indian Court Acquits Hindu Leaders of Demolishing Historic Mosque

Indian Court Acquits Hindu Leaders of Demolishing Historic Mosque

Indian Court Acquits Hindu Leaders of Demolishing Historic Mosque Indian Court Acquits Hindu Leaders of Demolishing Historic Mosque A court in India has acquitted all the suspects, including several high-profile politicians from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, who were accused of demolishing a centuries-old mosque in the northern Indian city of Ayodhya in 1992 — the latest turn in a …

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Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque

Erdogan Reopens Turkey's Hagia Sophia as a Mosque

Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque “In Hagia Sophia, whose dome stands as though suspended from the heavens, emperors were crowned; in Hagia Sophia, the splendor of the Orthodox liturgy led to the conversion of the Russian people; in Hagia Sophia, on the morning of May 29, 1453, the terrified …

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Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque Mr. Erdogan defended the decision as Turkey’s right and said it represented the will of many Turks. He added that the action of turning it from a mosque into a museum 80 years ago had been illegal, but pledged that the mosque …

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Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again Mr. Erdogan defended the decision as Turkey’s right and said it represented the will of many Turks. He added that the action of turning it from a mosque into a museum 80 years ago …

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Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay ISTANBUL — Since it was built in the sixth century, changing hands from empire to empire, Hagia Sophia has been a Byzantine cathedral, a mosque under the Ottomans and finally a museum, making it one of …

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Norway Mosque Attacker Gets 21-Year Sentence

Norway Mosque Attacker Gets 21-Year Sentence

Norway Mosque Attacker Gets 21-Year Sentence Norway Mosque Attacker Gets 21-Year Sentence OSLO — A 22-year-old Norwegian man who said he was inspired by far-right attacks was sentenced on Thursday to 21 years in prison after being convicted of killing his stepsister and opening fire in a mosque near Oslo last August. The lawyer for the gunman, Philip Manshaus, had …

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