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World Sep 03How New Zealand’s gun buyback program is faring 6 weeks in
So far, owners have turned in more than 15,000 newly banned guns as well as 64,000 parts and accessories. In return, the government has handed them $20 million.
World Jun 14Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty
The 28-year-old Australian accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May.
World May 21Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism
The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.
World May 02Toll from Christchurch attack rises to 51 after Turkish shooting victim dies
A Turkish man who had been hospitalized since a gunman opened fire on worshippers seven weeks ago died overnight, authorities in New Zealand and Turkey confirmed.
World Apr 04New Zealand mosque attack suspect faces 89 charges
The man accused of killing 50 people in the March 15 attacks on two mosques will appear in court via video link Friday.
World Apr 02New Zealand lawmakers advance gun control bill in initial vote
The bill would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques last month.
World Apr 01New Zealand initiates bill to ban guns used in mosque attack
Police Minister Stuart Nash said that if lawmakers pass the bill as expected, the new law will take effect April 12, less than a month after the March 15 attacks.
World Mar 25New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks
New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.
World Mar 24Thousands at vigil in New Zealand honor 50 killed in mosque attacks
housands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.
World Mar 22New Zealanders pray together one week after mosque attacks
New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday to reflect on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were killed.