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Live streaming of violent crimes adds a dangerous dimension to a volatile scenario

The wounds of mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Virginia Tech, Stoneman Douglas and Army Public School, Peshawar are still raw. But, what has fundamentally changed post Christchurch is the addition of a horrific dimension — live streaming of crime.

When Travel Closes Minds

Pakistanis are returning from abroad radicalised, not anglicised as before.


Christchurch mosque shooting: New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry to report back by end of year

The inquiry would look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there was "inappropriate" priority setting in state counter terrorism resources.

Attacks by white extremists are growing. So are their connections

An analysis by The New York Times of recent terrorism attacks found that at least a third of white extremist killers since 2011 were inspired by others who perpetrated similar attacks, professed a reverence for them or showed an interest in their tactics.

Christchurch shooting: Suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders by New Zealand court

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

Christchurch messages on facebook lead to charge of lying to FBI

The FBI used Facebook messages to map out weeks of racist conversations between the two men, who appeared to share a specific hostile fixation on Muslims, according to the complaint.


Dalai Lama lauds PM Jacinda Ardern for compassionately handling aftermath of NZ terror attack

Responding to a question at a press conference here, he also said New Zealand serves as a "living example" for others as to how to respond with calmness and compassion in the wake of such incidents.

Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges: New Zealand police

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was previously charged with only one murder following the attack and has been remanded without a plea.

'Like a Ferrari, you don't need it': New Zealand set to turn in guns

A wide swathe of New Zealand's quarter-million gun owners, who account for about 1.5 million weapons, say they accept there must be change after the tragedy.

New Zealand cancel under-19 tour of Bangladesh after Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Cricket have cancelled their under-19 team's scheduled tour of Bangladesh in the wake of last month's mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch.

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Lives forever changed by Christchurch shootings

Burying loved ones brought relief to many families, but reminders of their losses are never far away, from an empty seat at a dinner table to the prospect of Ramadan celebrations in a few weeks.

Christchurch shootings: Countries around the world mourn for victims

Heartbroken New Zealanders lit candles and placed flowers at makeshift memorials set up in the city of Christchurch in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history.