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    Top judge named to head Christchurch massacre inquiry

    Agence-France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday named a Supreme Court judge to lead an inquiry into the massacre last month of 50 worshippers...

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    Court orders psychiatric test for suspect

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 01:27am on April 06, 2019

    The man accused of shooting dead 50 Muslim worshippers in a Christchurch mosque sat impassively Friday as a New Zealand judge ordered him to undergo...

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    Accused shooter ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:15pm on April 05, 2019

    The Australian man accused of killing 50 worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand faced an additional 49 murder charges in court on Friday and...

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    Jacinda helps out a fellow mum

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed Thursday she paid for a harried mother’s groceries in a gesture sure to enhance a reputation already soaring...

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    Tough NZ gun laws easily pass first hurdle

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:51am on April 03, 2019

    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...

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    Shooters back gun control

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    New Zealand will crack down on firearms ownership this week after the Christchurch mosques massacre that claimed 50 lives - and the Kiwi gun lobby,...

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    Before mosque attacks, NZ failed to record hate crimes for years

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 01:39am on April 01, 2019

    Weeks before a gunman killed 50 Muslims in Christchurch, a man had threatened to burn copies of the Qur’an outside New Zealand mosques, in what...

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    Two Japanese students drown at Australia tourist hot spot

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:18pm on March 30, 2019

    Two 16-year-old Japanese students have drowned while on a school tour at a popular tourist island in eastern Australia .....

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    Silent crowd listens to NZ mosque victims’ names at memorial

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 01:28am on March 30, 2019

    Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at...

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    Silent crowd listens to mosque victims' names at New Zealand memorial

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 11:25am on March 29, 2019

    Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at...

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