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Ashin Wirathu: Supported the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Rahkine state. Photograph:  Sai Aung Main/AFP/Getty Images

Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddhist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary remarks ab(...)

  The Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, that Stephen Paddock fired from is seen in the evening in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photographL Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of victims of the Mandalay Bay massacre in Las Vegas have been sued by the hotel’s owner in a bid to avoid liability. MGM Resorts argued in (...)

Myint Soe and his son use centuries-old methods to catch fish on Inle Lake. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Since 6am Myint Soe and his son have been fishing aboard their long-tail boat. It looks as though it’s been a good morning – between their feet lie ab(...)

A tattered US flag flies on an old tractor in a farm field outside Sutherland Springs, near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Texas. Photograph: Reuters/Rick Wilking

Across the empty fields of southern Texas, the silence hung heavy in the air. The tiny community of Sutherland Springs was thrown into chaos last week(...)

The scene outside the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, Texas, on Sunday following the shooting incident in Sutherland Springs in which 26 people were killed. Photograph: William Luther/San Antonio Express-News/AP

In the small town of Floresville, 16km southwest of Sutherland Springs where Devin Kelley opened fire on Sunday, people are still coming to terms with(...)

Mandalay Bay shooting: 58 white crosses on the Las Vegas strip commemorate Stephen Paddock’s victims. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty

Determining a motive for the man who committed one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history continues to be an exasperating task for investig(...)

Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, Nevada, where Stephen Paddock had a home. Paddock bought his last home in this retirement community of 18,000, about 90 minutes from Las Vegas, seemingly with cash. As with his other properties, he spent very little time here. Photograph: Isaak Brekken/The New York Times

Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who l(...)

The Guns and Guitars gun store in Mesquite, Nevada, where mass murderer Stephen Paddock allegedly purchased some of the weapons used to kill 59 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas on October 1st. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

It was approaching 10pm on a warm Sunday night, and Paola Bastista was doing what she likes best: enjoying country music at one of the final outdoor m(...)

People attend a candlelight memorial for Mandalay Bay massacre victim, Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield,   in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Las Vegas continued to search for a possible motive for last Sunday’s deadly gun attack which left 59 people dead and several hundred wounde(...)

Manufacturers of bump stocks, which increase the firing speed of rifles, said they were overrun with orders. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images

Sales of the firearm accessory that the Las Vegas gunman used to modify his rifles jumped this week, causing some companies to sell out of the so-call(...)

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