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Florida shooting


Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was a regular at the Pulse gay club: Report

June 14, 2016 12:08 pm

Clubgoers informs media, Omar Mateen was using multiple gay apps, including Grindr, with mutual acquaintances to 'hook up.'

Day before Orlando shooting, Omar Mateen was calm, father says

June 14, 2016 8:54 am

His ex-wife has described him as bipolar, emotionally disturbed, violent and physically abusive.

Orlando shooting: Gunman likely to have been 'radicalised' through internet, says US

June 14, 2016 8:39 am

Mateen, 29, the US-born son of Afghan immigrants, was fatally shot by police who stormed Orlando's Pulse club with armored cars after a three-hour siege.

Must not see all Muslims as terrorists after Orlando tragedy, says Dalai Lama

June 14, 2016 8:10 am

Asked about Donald Trump's proposition of banning Muslims from US, the Dalai Lama said Trump was entitled to his opinion.

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

June 14, 2016 8:09 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: Trump hardens stance, vows to ban Muslim immigrants

June 14, 2016 7:55 am

Trump said, "When I'm elected, I will suspend immigration from areas of the world where there is a proven history of terrorism against the United States, Europe or our allies until we fully understand how to end these threats."

Orlando, the abyss

June 14, 2016 12:01 am

It is a reminder for America and the world: The democratic values we cherish require hard work.

Social media showers support and prayers for Florida mass shooting victims

June 13, 2016 3:40 pm

There is an outpouring of grief and anger on social media in the wake of the mass killings in a gay nightclub.

Timeline: Orlando shooting to Virginia Tech -- A look at gun violence in US

June 13, 2016 3:06 pm

In light of the recent case of gun violence in Orlando, we take look at incidents of gun attacks in America in the past few years.

Florida Shooting: Sikh-Americans fear backlash even after assurance from White House

June 13, 2016 1:49 pm

Dr Rajwant Singh, Washington-based chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education, said the Sikh community, is very concerned about the possible backlash from the Orlando killings.


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

June 13, 2016 6:09 pm

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