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    New Zealand bans military style firearms in new gun law

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 10:13am on March 21, 2019

    New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst...

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    Govt takes steps to bring back three bodies of Bangladeshis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on March 21, 2019

    The foreign ministry has taken initiatives to bring the bodies of three Bangladesh nationals, who died in terrorist attacks at two mosques in New Zealand...

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    NZ gunman ‘faces isolation’ due to prison dangers

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 02:05pm on March 20, 2019

    The white-supremacist accused of the Christchurch killings will spend the rest of his life in jail if convicted, likely in isolation for his own safety,...

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    NZ begins funerals for victims

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at...

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    NZ mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 08:28pm on March 19, 2019

    Husna Ahmed was 19 when she arrived in New Zealand from Bangladesh on her wedding day. Waiting to meet her was Farid, the man she...

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    NZ PM vows mosque attacker will face full force of law

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 10:53am on March 19, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week’s deadly mosque massacres would face ‘the full force of...

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    NZ PM vows tough new gun laws

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:40am on March 19, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in...

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    New Zealand cabinet backs action on gun laws

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 11:02am on March 18, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that her cabinet had made principle decisions around the reform of gun laws following the mass...

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    NZ PM burnishes leadership after mosque massacre

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist...

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    NZ gunman’s family shattered by his deeds

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    The family of the Australian man arrested for the slaughter of 50 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand said Sunday they were stunned and ‘shattered’ by...

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