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Christchurch shootings: The rising new threat of alt-right violence

3 hours 11 min ago
The man accused of the Christchurch shootings left a trail of references to online culture and extremist alt-right ideology.
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Christchurch shootings: How mass killings have changed gun laws

3 hours 13 min ago
New Zealand is preparing to reform its gun laws following the mass shooting in which 50 people were killed.
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Chinese buyer pays €1.25m for racing pigeon

5 hours 7 min ago
Belgian bird Armando, who turns five this year, has retired from racing and is fathering chicks.
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New Zealand shootings: Christchurch students perform Haka for victims

5 hours 38 min ago
Schools across Christchurch perform the traditional Maori war dance to pay respects to those killed.
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Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video

8 hours 6 min ago
New Zealand says airing footage of the mosque attacks at Turkish rallies endangers its citizens.
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The people killed as they prayed

8 hours 13 min ago
The identities of the 50 people killed are emerging, although the list of names has not been made public.
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What is known about suspect?

8 hours 29 min ago
Brenton Harrison Tarrant is described as an "extremist right-wing violent terrorist".
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How attacks unfolded

8 hours 50 min ago
Fifty people have been killed in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand. Here's what we know.
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Christchurch shootings: What are New Zealand's gun laws?

9 hours 1 min ago
There is renewed focus on the country's gun laws following the mass shooting at two mosques.
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Afghanistan win 'historic' first Test

10 hours 51 min ago
Afghanistan earn their first Test win after Rahmat Shah's 76 and Ihsanullah Janat's 65 helps them earn a seven-wicket victory over Ireland.
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Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach

11 hours 46 min ago
The whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested 16 rice sacks and "multiple" shopping bags.
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Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs action on gun laws

14 hours 28 min ago
PM Jacinda Ardern says detail of gun law reforms will come within days after Christchurch attacks.
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Hong Kong subway trains collide amid new signal system trials

14 hours 43 min ago
Two trains collide during a new signal system trial, threatening travel disruption for millions.
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Christchurch shootings: Australian homes raided over NZ mosque attacks

March 17, 2019 - 11:59pm
New South Wales police search two homes near the hometown of the alleged Christchurch mosque gunman.
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Mobile data: Why India has the world's cheapest

March 17, 2019 - 8:02pm
Companies have slashed prices and thrown in freebies to attract users - but is this sustainable?
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Indonesia floods: Baby rescued from underneath collapsed building

March 17, 2019 - 2:11pm
A five-month-old boy is rescued by soldiers after Indonesia's Papua province is hit by flash floods.
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Christchurch shootings: Stories of heroism emerge from attacks

March 17, 2019 - 12:08pm
Two rural officers chased and arrested the gunman, who was thought to be planning more attacks.
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Christchurch shooting survivor say he forgives his wife's killer

March 17, 2019 - 11:14am
Farid Ahmed's wife Hosne, 44, was killed while searching for him in Christchurch.
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Christchurch shootings: The New Zealanders rallying to help victims

March 17, 2019 - 11:08am
Among those offering support, church-goers are fundraising to help their Muslim neighbours.
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Bangladesh Fifa official held for 'defaming' PM Hasina

March 17, 2019 - 10:41am
Mahfuza Akhter Kiron was arrested after saying that PM Sheikh Hasina was neglecting football.
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