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.
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump announced that he is withdrawing sanctions his administration imposed on North Korea just yesterday. According to Trump’s press secretary, Sarah Sanders, the president “likes Chairman Kim” and “doesn’t think these sanctions will be…
New Zealand's prime minister said the nation will ban semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines and will implement a gun buyback program.
By Juliet Williams, Nick Perry, Associated Press
The New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque meandering river and English heritage. For decades, Christchurch has also been the center of the country's small but…
By Stephen Wright, Associated Press
By Stephen Wright, Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press
The New Zealand leader’s promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been widely welcomed by a stunned population.
Christchurch, New Zealand’s second-largest city, was the site of horrific carnage Friday, as a gunman stormed two mosques during Friday prayers, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens more. Police arrested the alleged shooter, who cited other mass killings…
The suspected killer published a 74-page manifesto that referenced Trump, saying he supported the U.S. president as a symbol of "renewed white identity" but not as “a policy maker and leader.”…
By Larisa Epatko
A major earthquake struck the South Island of New Zealand just after midnight on Monday, and authorities are working to deliver aid to those marooned by landslides.
A week after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, rescuers were still searching through the ruins and the town was holding memorial services for the victims.
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