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    New Zealand’s Dunedin airport shut over ‘suspicious package’

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 05:17pm on March 17, 2019

    New Zealand police closed Dunedin airport late Sunday after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield. ‘Dunedin Airport is currently...

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    Mosque massacre families set to reclaim their dead

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 05:11pm on March 17, 2019

    New Zealand authorities readied Sunday to release the first remains of 50 worshippers slain in a twin mosque attack, allowing families from...

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    New Zealand PM received gunman’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 11:41am on March 17, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said her office received a ‘manifesto’ from the gunman suspected of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques minutes...

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    New Zealand PM wants to discuss live streaming with Facebook

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 10:48am on March 17, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has sent condolences over the shootings at two mosques that killed 50...

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    Mosque attacks death toll rises to 50

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

    Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to...

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    Stories of NZ mosque massacre victims

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 01:33am on March 17, 2019

    The worshippers and their families caught up in the attacks in the normally peaceful city of Christchurch came from around the world....

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    NZ mosque attacker’s profile

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    A one-time gym trainer from rural Australia who became steeped in neo-fascist ideology during travels in Europe, Brenton Tarrant described himself as an ‘ordinary white...

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    Mosque attack suspect charged with murder

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass...

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    Sports cancelled as NZ mourns shooting victims

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    A raft of top class sporting events were cancelled in New Zealand on Saturday as a traumatised nation started burying the dead from the worst...

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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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