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Australian Senator Fraser Anning has an egg smashed on his head while talking to the media in Victoria, Australia on Saturday. Reuters
CHRISTCHURCH: An Australian senator who sparked outrage for blaming Muslim immigration for the New Zealand mosque shootings has been hit on the head with a raw egg.
Senator Fraser Anning came under sharp criticism over tweets on Friday including one that said: "Does anyone still dispute the link between Muslim immigration and violence?"
Television cameras caught a 17-year-old boy breaking an egg on the independent senator’s head and briefly scuffling with Anning while he was holding a news conference Saturday in Melbourne city.
A police statement said the boy was arrested but was released without charge pending further enquires.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party general elections victory.
Among its successful women candidates is Pramila Bisoy, 70, who spent years helping rural Indian women set up small businesses and said she never imagined she would enter parliament.
"The final touches are coming together for the airline's return ahead of the first flight on Sunday (June 2)," British Airways said in a statement. It will launch a three-per-week service to London Heathrow, it said.
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