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    NZ PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 11:18am on March 16, 2019

    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...

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    Extremist appears in court charged with New Zealand mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 09:49am on March 16, 2019

    A right-wing extremist who filmed himself rampaging through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch killing 49 worshippers appeared in...

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    France freezes assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:50am on March 16, 2019

    France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder and leader Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday.A joint statement issued by the...

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    Economists sound warning over India data ahead of polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 01:47am on March 16, 2019

    A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing prime minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or...

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    Mosque killings spark global horror

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:30am on March 16, 2019

    Attacks on two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday - the Muslim day of prayer - have sparked...

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    Mosque attacker published manifesto, livestreamed shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:27am on March 16, 2019

    An Australian gunman involved in attacks on New Zealand mosques Friday that left at least 49 people dead published a racist manifesto on Twitter beforehand...

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    Venezuela accuses US of terrorist attack on oil facility

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Venezuelans resumed work Thursday after a weeklong hiatus forced by an unprecedented nationwide blackout, but president Nicolas Maduro’s government faced fresh problems including a ‘terrorist...

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    Israel warplanes launch dozens of Gaza strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Israel said Friday its aircraft had struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets from the Palestinian enclave, including...

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    Global demo for climate kicks off

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Tens of thousands of young people across Asia skipped school Friday to march through the streets, kicking off a global day of student protests aiming...

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    HR agency rejects Assange complaint against Ecuador

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    An international human rights organisation has turned down a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Ecuador, which has sheltered him for more than six...