Bangladesh has begun observing two days of national mourning after 20 hostages were slaughtered at a restaurant packed with foreigners in a terrifying escalation of a campaign of attacks by armed groups. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina decreed the mourning period, which began on Sunday, as she vowed to drag Bangladesh[…]
Days of mourning have been announced and flags flow on half-mast across the Arab world following the death of the former Saudi foreign minister, who oversaw four decades of diplomacy for the kingdom. The Royal Court announced on Thursday the death of Prince Saud al-Faisal, one of the highest profile[…]
Kenyans have begun three days of national mourning and dedicated Easter Sunday prayer services to the 148 victims of the recent university massacre by al-Shabab fighters. Easter ceremonies across the country were due to be held in the memory of the students and security personnel killed in a country where[…]
Pakistan began three days of mourning Wednesday for the 132 children and nine school staff massacred by the Taliban in the country’s deadliest ever terror attack, as the world united in revulsion. The 141 people were killed when insurgents stormed an army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Tuesday[…]
Flags flew at half-mast in Malaysia on Friday for a day of mourning as 20 victims of flight MH17 that was shot down in eastern Ukraine arrived home more than a month after the tragedy. Prime Minister Najib Razak led top Malaysian officials in receiving the bodies and ashes of[…]
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