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New Zealand Christchurch mosque shooting: Can only be described as a terrorist attack, says PM Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Christchurch mosque shooting: "We are potentially still dealing with an evolving situation. And again, as I say, across multiple sites. Please be assured, though, the police are actively managing the situation. Agencies are already convening in Wellington.," Prime Minister Arden said.

LiveChristchurch terror attack LIVE UPDATES: Protesters gather in Turkey after NZ mosque shooting

New Zealand Christchurch terror attack LIVE updates: The New Zealand police said that they have apprehended four people in connection to the attack, while one person has been charged with one count of murder.


New Zealand vs England: 1st T20I to be fundraiser for Christchurch terror attack victims

The BlackCaps skipper Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the T20I series due to a hip injury. Tim Southee will continue to lead the side in his absence. 

New Zealand mosque attack accused drops bid to move trial

The High Court held a pre-trial hearing in Christchurch to consider an application from alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant to shift the trial venue from the South Island city.

New Zealand PM Ardern, Trump discuss gun control in first formal meeting

"It was a conversation around our (gun) buy-back and the work we had done to remove military-style, semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles," Ardern said

New Zealand gun buyback has Kiwi weapon owners divided

Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following the March massacre is the best way to combat gun violence.


New Zealand: Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

Before the March 15 shootings, Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian white supremacist, posted a 74-page manifesto on the website 8chan in which he outlined his racist views and his beliefs that immigrants were invaders who would replace the white race.

Accused Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, the lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, in New Zealand's worst peacetime mass shooting.

New Zealand terror attacks: Suspect set to enter pleas, first to face new terrorism charge

Tarrant already faces 50 counts of murder for the Christchurch attack, in which he killed 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

Man accused of murder in New Zealand shootings also charged with terrorist act

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

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As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

Sri Lanka's 22 million people include minority Christians, Muslims and Hindus. Until now, Christians had largely managed to avoid the worst of the island's conflict and communal tensions.

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.