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    New Zealand offers residency to families of mosque victims

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:12am on April 25, 2019

    New Zealand opened a two-year window Wednesday for people directly affected by the Christchurch terror attacks to apply to stay permanently in the country.The special...

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    One dead after Australia shooting outside nightclub

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 11:57am on April 14, 2019

    A security guard is dead and another man is fighting for his life after a drive-by shooting outside a popular Melbourne nightclub, police said Sunday,...

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    ‘Scared’ Muslims avoid Christchurch mosques a month after attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 02:06am on April 13, 2019

    Four weeks on from the New Zealand mosques massacre, the Christchurch Muslim community was struggling to get worshippers to overcome their fears and return to...

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    Sudan army topples president Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 01:03am on April 12, 2019

    Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was ousted by the army on Thursday, brought down by months of anti-government protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule....

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    NZ lawmakers give final nod to tougher gun laws

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:20am on April 11, 2019

    New Zealand lawmakers have almost unanimously passed sweeping gun reforms, paving the way for a ban on military-style semi-automatic weapons to enter into force as...

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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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