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Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court

Brenton Tarrant, 29, a suspected white supremacist, appeared by video link from a maximum security facility in Auckland while his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on his behalf. The accusations against him include one terrorism charge. The lone gunman armed...

Thousands of Pakistanis gather to pay tribute to Christchurch victims

Dressed in white, they gathered on a huge green area in the Jhang district in Punjab to form an image of the Al Noor mosque, one of the attack sites, amid chants of "Islam is Peace." A second group, also...

Pakistan holds candlelight vigil for victims of Christchurch mosque attacks

The demonstrators also held a vigil to pay their respects to those that perished in the attack along with the dozens that were injured in the shootings. Nine Pakistanis were among the people killed at the two mosques when a...

New Zealand mosque survivor who lost wife in attack forgives shooter

Farid Ahmed, who was at the mosque on the day with his wife in the early afternoon for Friday prayers, recalled having to break the news of his wife's death to his teenage daughter. "She said are you telling me...

PM says today is “one of New Zealand’s darkest days” after mosque shootings

Ardern, who spoke on television soon after the attack said it was an "extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence". Multiple fatalities were inflicted at two mosques in Christchurch when at least one gunman opened fire on worshippers. Witnesses told media...

New Zealand police respond to reports of shooting in Christchurch

People in centre of the city should stay indoors, police said. Police officials did not immediately comment on whether the incident took place in the mosque or nearby. There is no official confirmation on casualties. Media said shots had been fired...
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U.S. TV personality and journalist, Larry King dies aged 87

Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more...

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Biden orders assessment of domestic extremism risk, White House says

U.S. President Joe Biden has tasked his administration with completing a full assessment of the risk of domestic terrorism in the wake...

Trump impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate to begin week of Feb. 8 – Schumer

Former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will begin during the week of February 8th, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday...