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No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook is working to prevent livestreams of terror attacks such as the one in New Zealand but it does not plan to introduce a delay on live feeds, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

New legislation to tighten New Zealand gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings drew overwhelming support when it was introduced to parliament on Tuesday.

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played up her country's ‘critically important’ ties with China while President Xi Jinping called for ‘mutual trust’ amid tensions ...

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material from their platforms.

Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

More than 20,000 people have signed petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her response to a pair of mosque shootings that killed 50 people.

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: officials

Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: officials

A grief-stricken mother who had travelled to New Zealand after her son was gunned down in the Christchurch mosque massacre passed away overnight, officials said Saturday.

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family ...

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

The Pakistan Foreign Office has confirmed that nine Pakistanis were killed in Friday's terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

Defiant New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

A right-wing extremist flashed a white power gesture as he faced the first of many murder charges in a New Zealand court Saturday, while a shellshocked community dug graves for 49 mosque-goers he stands accused of slaying.