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World Jan 06Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to fight wildfires
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government was committing an extra 2 billion Australian dollars ($1.4 billion) toward the recovery effort in addition to the tens of millions of dollars that have already been promised.
World Dec 10Witnesses recall horror of deadly New Zealand volcano eruption
Survivors of the eruptions suffered serious burns, witnesses who helped some of the victims said.
World Dec 095 dead, dozens missing in New Zealand volcano eruption
Police said the site was still too dangerous hours later for rescuers to search for the missing.
World Sep 27Students hold climate protests around the world for second week
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the climate strikes, plans to attend a protest in Montreal.
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.