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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.
World Mar 21New Zealand to ban ‘military-style’ guns after mosque attacks
New Zealand's prime minister said the nation will ban semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines and will implement a gun buyback program.
World Mar 20Funerals for victims of New Zealand mosque attacks begin
The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a white supremacist gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch.
World Mar 19Families gather for burials of New Zealand attack victims
Relatives of those killed had been anxiously awaiting word on when they could bury their loved ones. New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said police have now formally identified and released the remains of 21 of those killed.
World Mar 16When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, Abdul Aziz ran at him
When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn’t hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming “Come here!”…
World Mar 16As New Zealand shooter appears in court, world rallies behind Muslim communities
Some offered rides to the grocery store or volunteered to walk with their Muslim neighbors if they felt unsafe. In online forums, people discussed Muslim food restrictions as they prepared to drop off meals for those affected.
World Mar 15At least 49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings, suspect charged with murder
Worshipers were attending Friday prayers at two separate mosques in Christchurch when they were targeted in what appears to be a racist attack.