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New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.

Dutch authorities seek motive behind Utrecht tram shooting

Dutch authorities seek motive behind Utrecht tram shooting

Dutch police on Tuesday questioned the Turkish-born suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht and two other people arrested in connection with the rampage.

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family ...

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

The Pakistan Foreign Office has confirmed that nine Pakistanis were killed in Friday's terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

A right-wing extremist flashed a white power gesture as he faced the first of many murder charges in a New Zealand court Saturday, while a shellshocked community dug graves for 49 mosque-goers he stands accused of slaying.

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand's prime minister vowed Saturday to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch's mosque attacks had legally bought the five weapons ...

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Stunned family members on Thursday prepared to bury the eight victims of a school shooting in Brazil, along with the two attackers who carried out the violence, and grappled to understand why the bloodshed took place.

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Armed men attacked an Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo again on Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding a health worker, the authorities said.

Militant bus attack in north India kills one, wounds 32: police

Militant bus attack in north India kills one, wounds 32: police

A grenade explosion orchestrated by a militant group at a bus stand in the Indian city of Jammu killed one person and wounded at least 32 on Thursday, police said.

At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan's Jalalabad: official

At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan's Jalalabad: official

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company, a provincial official said.

Iran arrests 3 'terrorists' for suicide bomb attack

Iran arrests 3 'terrorists' for suicide bomb attack

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Monday it has arrested three ‘terrorists’ involved in last week's deadly suicide bomb attack on security forces in southeastern Iran.