New Zealand’s response to this month’s terrorist attack has some Americans asking how that country moved so quickly to change its laws.
By Courtney Norris
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.
By Nick Perry, Juliet Williams, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, at least 94 people died after an overcrowded ferry sank in northern Iraq. Passengers were celebrating Kurdish holidays when the vessel capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, where heavy rains and snowmelt fed a…
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
In our news wrap Monday, a gunman in the Netherlands killed three people and wounded five more on a streetcar in Utrecht. A 37-year-old man from Turkey was arrested hours later; the Dutch justice minister said it is unclear what…
The shocking massacre of 50 people attending Friday prayers at mosques in Christchurch has rocked New Zealand and the world. Authorities have revealed that the suspected shooter purchased four of his five guns online from the country’s biggest gun supplier.
Amid the many questions swirling around the New Zealand mosque shootings is whether Facebook and other digital platforms acted swiftly enough to stop video footage of the attacks from circulating. These social media giants are already facing scrutiny for enabling…
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.
By PBS NewsHour
The gunman accused of killing 49 people at two New Zealand mosques Friday live-streamed the attack, emailed his manifesto to media outlets, and shared his racist and hateful messages online. Charlie Warzel, opinion writer-at-large for The New York Times and…
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