The blast occurred at a mosque on the outskirts of the provincial capital as residents flocked to the mosque for Friday prayers during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Gay rights groups say they are willing to accept partial equality for now in the hopes of winning later legal battles.
News of the parade sparked outrage on social media, prompting organisers to defend the event, saying none of the children had been forced to participate.
Due to her state of confusion and agitation, the 102-year-old was transferred to a psychiatric unit after undergoing tests.
The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June.
The beleaguered premier is in the last throes of a tumultuous rule focused all-but exclusively on guiding her fractured country out of the European Union.

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SA’s Saray Khumalo recently became the first black African woman to reach the top, and is now recuperating.

World Dalai Lama counters book’s claim about Xi meeting in Delhi

The author said that in a 2014 interview, the Dalai Lama explained that Xi had agreed to a meeting but ‘the Indian government… was a little cautious’.

World Iran warns of ‘painful consequences’ if US escalates tensions

Tensions have risen between Washington and Tehran as the US has deployed a naval carrier group and B-52 bombers to the Gulf over unspecified alleged Iranian ‘threats’.

World WATCH: US farmers hit by Trump’s trade war will ‘never vote for him again’

China hit back at the US president’s tariffs by drastically cutting purchases from a crucial vote base for the US president – farmers and ranchers.

World Tehran says Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts won’t end Iran’

‘Never threaten an Iranian. Try respect – it works!’ says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

World WATCH: Milkshakes become weapon of choice in UK against Brexit politicians

The lowly milkshake has turned into an unlikely weapon of choice for Britons determined to make a splashy statement against the rise of the Brexit-backing populist right.

World Tehran says Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts won’t end Iran’

The riposte by Iran’s top diplomat follows an ominous warning by Trump, who on Sunday suggested the Islamic republic would be destroyed if it attacked US interests.

World What we know about bomb blast near Egypt’s pyramids

Egypt’s tourism sector has been hit by a string of previous attacks, most recently in December when three Vietnamese nationals and an Egyptian tour guide were killed in an explosion.

World Trump: if Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran’

Trump suggested in a tweet that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed.

World Bomb blast in Egypt injures three South Africans

Security and medical sources in Egypt said 17 people were injured in total.

World Trump ‘Pro-Life’, but favours exceptions for rape, incest

The US president spelled out his position on abortion days after Alabama’s governor signed off on enacting a near-total prohibition, even in cases of rape and incest.

World Five killed in Honduras plane crash

The causes of the crash and the registration information for the aircraft were not immediately available, and all five onboard the plane died.

World Hero dog saves buried baby in Thailand

The newborn was found lying under a layer of dirt near a farm after being buried by his 15-year-old mother, who was charged with attempted murder and abandonment of children.

World Vatican priest cleared of trying to kiss nun

Wagner also accused another priest of raping her in 2008.

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