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Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty in court

An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year.

Jun 14, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge

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

Jun 13, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

DNA: Facebook tightens live-streaming rules

Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.

May 16, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre

New Zealand`s Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman`s activities, use of social media and international connections.

May 13, 2019, 09:13 AM IST

Sri Lanka bombings in 'retaliation for Christchurch mosque attacks': Probe

A string of powerful blasts ripped through three churches and as many luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 321 people and injuring more than 500 others.

Apr 23, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Christchurch gunman to undergo mental health tests

The man accused of killing 50 people in last month`s attacks on two mosques in New Zealand`s Christchurch city has been ordered to undergo mental health tests.

Apr 05, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

'You are safe now': Moments of heroism in Christchurch massacre

Eyewitnesses say a second attack by the gunman was partly thwarted by Abdul Aziz, 48, who was born in Afghanistan.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:49 PM IST

Super Rugby clash between Otago Highlanders and Canterbury Crusaders cancelled after mosque shootings

The other Super Rugby match in New Zealand this weekend, between the Waikato Chiefs and Wellington Hurricanes in Hamilton on Friday, went ahead with a minute`s silence observed before kickoff.

Mar 16, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Bangladesh cricket team's Indian support staff recalls New Zealand mosque shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden later announced that 40 people were killed and more than 20 injured in the attack, claimed by a 28-year-old white Australian who is in police custody.

Mar 15, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

40 people dead at a mass shooting in Christchurch

New Zealand police were hunting "an active shooter" in the centre of Christchurch city on Friday (March 15) after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflicting several casualties.

Mar 15, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

ICC fully supports decision to cancel 3rd Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch: David Richardson

The Bangladesh team, which was about to enter the mosque to offer prayers, escaped unscathed but the prevailing situation led to the authorities calling off the third and final Test match starting on Saturday. 

Mar 15, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

27 people dead at a mass shooting in Christchurch

New Zealand police were hunting "an active shooter" in the centre of Christchurch city on Friday (March 15) after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflicting several casualties.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Mass shooting at Christchurch, New Zealand; 6 people killed

New Zealand police were hunting "an active shooter" in the centre of Christchurch city after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflicting several casualties.

Mar 15, 2019, 10:04 AM IST

Shooting at Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand police were hunting "an active shooter" in the centre of Christchurch city on Friday (March 15) after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflicting several casualties.

Mar 15, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Injured Kane Williamson in doubt for third Bangladesh Test

The 28-year-old sustained the injury while fielding on the third day of New Zealand's an innings and 12-run win in the second Test against Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. 

Mar 12, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Tom Latham shines for dominant Kiwis as big win beckons

 Williamson declared the second innings on 585 for four, leaving Sri Lanka needing to score a world record 660 to win the match and two-match Test series 1-0 after the first Test ended in a damp draw.

Dec 28, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

New Zealand want more red ball cricket after England series win

It was little wonder that New Zealand captain Kane Williamson would have liked to have had more Test cricket this season after series victories over West Indies and England in the four red-ball matches they were able to host.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

Joe Root looks forward after England leave Down Under winless

England failed to secure even a single victory in seven Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Apr 03, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

2nd Test: Bad light halts England charge on Day 4 with New Zealand chasing 382 to win

Latham was not out 25 with Raval on 17 when bad light stopped play on day four, with NZ requiring a further 340 runs to reach their 382-run target. 

Apr 02, 2018, 11:31 AM IST

2nd Test: James Vince, Mark Stoneman fifties put England ahead of New Zealand

The pair put on 123 for the second wicket before both being dismissed in the final session as England reached 202/3 at the close of play, taking their lead to healthy 231 runs.

Apr 01, 2018, 12:04 PM IST