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Uncertainty over firearms numbers as New Zealand gun buyback ends

Uncertainty over firearms numbers as New Zealand gun buyback ends

While New Zealand police on Saturday praised firearms owners for handing in their now illegal weapons as part of a buyback and amnesty scheme, opposition politicians and the gun owner lobby called it a failure.

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

One person was killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of UN children's agency UNICEF north of South Sudan's capital Juba on Wednesday, according to the agency.

'Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting'

'Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting'

A teenaged boy who shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told the Los Angeles Times.

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12

Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on Thursday ...

Indian teen shoots himself in head taking selfie with gun

Indian teen shoots himself in head taking selfie with gun

An Indian teenager accidently shot himself in the head with his father's gun while trying to take a "selfie" photograph, police said, the latest in a series of such accidents.