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Christchurch shooting

Police file New Zealand's first terrorism charge over mosque shootings

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers on March 15, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

May 21, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

Felix Kjellberg calls for end to 'Subscribe to PewDiePie' campaign, talks about Christchurch shootings

In a short video, PewDiePie distances himself from the horrific New Zealand attacks, the negative rhetoric and racism associated with his name.

 

May 04, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said she expects the new law to be in place by April 11 and buy-back scheme will be established for banned weapons.

Mar 21, 2019, 08:07 AM IST

'I am your mother now' - New Zealand mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries including Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan. 

Mar 20, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Christchurch attack: Terrorist sacks his lawyer, will represent himself in court

Richard Peters, the attorney assigned to represent Tarrant, confirmed to local media that he had been sacked.

Mar 18, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Five Indians confirmed dead in Christchurch terror attacks

The Indian mission put out on its official Twitter handle the names of the five Indian nationals -- Maheboob Khokhar, Ramiz Vora, Aarif Vora, Ansi Alibava and Ozair Kadir.

Mar 17, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Christchurch shooting: Terrorist Brenton Tarrant appears in court, charged with murder

The attack, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern labelled as terrorism, was the worst ever peacetime mass killing in New Zealand and the country raised its security threat level to the highest.

Mar 16, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

New Zealand mosques shooting: PM Narendra Modi writes to New Zealand counterpart, condemns Christchurch attack

At least 49 people lost their lives in two mass shooting incident at two mosques, full of worshippers attending Friday prayers in New Zealand`s Christchurch. 

Mar 15, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern condemns Christchurch mosque shooting, calls it 'darkest day'

Following the attack, New Zealand cancelled all to and fro flights to Christchurch. Security arrangements have also been heightened.

Mar 15, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shooting, PM Jacinda Ardern calls it 'darkest day'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned the shooting and declared it as the darkest day.

Mar 15, 2019, 08:02 AM IST