The biggest shooting spree in the US history took place on June 12, 2016 in Orlando, Florida after a lone gunman went on a rampage in a gay club, killing 50 people.
Various theories abound in light of the Orlando carnage, including versions concerning his sexuality. Recently, the family of the hated Orlando terrorist has been found out to have a special relationship with Norway. However, this Norwegian connection failed to shed any light upon the personality and the disposition of the terrorist.
Dozens of Russians left flowers at the US Embassy in Moscow in honor of the victims of the heinous Orlando carnage.
A crowdfunding Internet campaign to support Orlando shooting survivors and victims' families has raised almost $3 million over two days.
Attempts to justify the Orlando gay night club shooting are unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday
The speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament said the Orlando tragedy was "a big mistake on the part of the United States intelligence agencies."
Several regular guests at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando recognized Omar Mateen, a shooter behind the Sunday's attack, as the club's frequent visitor, local media reported Tuesday.
US domestic security agencies sorely lack the numbers and resources to adequately monitor more than 40,000 people already on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) watch list, let alone those who are not, as made evident by the Orlando massacre, experts told Sputnik.
In the wake of the deadly shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, US Republicans beholden to the National Rifle Association are desperate to blame anything but guns.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) did not contact the Afghan government over Omar Mateen, who recently opened fire in a gay nightclub in the US city of Orlando, President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said Monday.
The shooting spree which left 49 people dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando drew condemnation from both Democratic and Republican parties in the US. However, the presidential candidates from both parties spurred a debate with different views on who or what is to blame following the massacre.
The US has the capability to prevent terrorist attacks such as the nightclub massacre in the US state of Florida but opposition from US officials, including President Barack Obama, to mosque surveillance robs law-enforcement of needed intelligence, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in a television interview on Monday.
The shooter who killed and wounded a hundred people at an Orlando club on Sunday has previously called himself a member of Hezbollah, FBI Director James Comey said in a briefing on Monday.
A mourning rally dedicated to the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, Florida took place on Monday near the US Embassy in Moscow, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
The US investigators have been probing electronics used by the shooter behind the Sunday’s terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida to determine whether he had any co-conspirators, FBI Director James Comey said in a briefing on Monday.
French President Francois Hollande said Monday that the gunman who killed and wounded a hundred revelers at an Orlando gay club had attacked people’s freedom to live their sexual orientation.
US President Barack Obama said Monday that there is no evidence that the Orlando massacre was "directed from abroad."
Omar Mateen committed an act of terrorism when he shot over 100 people at a nightclub in the US state of Florida, which was against family principles, his father Seddique Mir Mateen said at a press briefing on Monday.
Muslims living in the United States know of Islamists who advocate terrorism and should turn them in before they commit attacks, such as the nightclub massacre in the US state of Florida that killed some 50 people, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Monday.
According to the survivors of the Sunday night attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, when the initial shots were fired they thought it was firecrackers and musical special effects, The Wall Street Journal wrote.
Demonization of religion following a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida would be advantageous to terrorists, presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said on Monday.
Florida Governor Rick Scott requested US President Barack Obama declare a state of emergency in the state following the Sunday morning mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, the governor said in a letter on Monday.