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Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers.

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrested a man in Christchurch on Tuesday following reports of a possible bomb threat in the city, where 50 people were killed in attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques in March.

Deputy Amir receives credentials of NZ envoy

Deputy Amir receives credentials of NZ envoy

His Highness the Deputy Amir, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani received the credentials of New Zealand's new ambassador to Qatar, Matthew Hawkins, at the Amiri Diwan on Monday.

New Zealand PM Ardern's approval rating rises to highest since taking office

New Zealand PM Ardern's approval rating rises to highest since taking office

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who was praised at home and abroad for her handling of the Christchurch mosques shooting last month, received her highest approval rating since taking office in a widely watched poll on Monday.

New Zealand offers agriculture expertise to Qatar

New Zealand offers agriculture expertise to Qatar

New Zealand is ready to provide some of its agricultural expertise and technology transfer to Qatar, a parliamentarian from New Zealand has told Gulf Times.

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook is working to prevent livestreams of terror attacks such as the one in New Zealand but it does not plan to introduce a delay on live feeds, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

New legislation to tighten New Zealand gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings drew overwhelming support when it was introduced to parliament on Tuesday.

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played up her country's ‘critically important’ ties with China while President Xi Jinping called for ‘mutual trust’ amid tensions ...

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material from their platforms.

Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

More than 20,000 people have signed petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her response to a pair of mosque shootings that killed 50 people.

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: officials

Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: officials

A grief-stricken mother who had travelled to New Zealand after her son was gunned down in the Christchurch mosque massacre passed away overnight, officials said Saturday.