• New Zealand pledges gun control
New Zealand pledges gun control

Australian Brenton Tarrant , 28, is now held in a specialist facility and has been placed under 24-hour observation for his own safety following the death of 50 people in Christchurch on Friday. "I absolutely agree with her and I believe many New Zealanders will be aghast that in our country someone can amass a cache of weapons like that discovere...

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  • Two dead following reported crush at disco in Cookstown
Two dead following reported crush at disco in Cookstown

An "extensive police investigation" has been launched and officers are urging people with footage of the incident to hand it in to police, rather than post it on social media. "Three patients have been taken by ambulance to Antrim Area Hospital for treatment for various injuries and another to Craigavon Area Hospital". Colin Neill, chief executiv...

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  • France boosts security at places of worship after New Zealand mosque attack
France boosts security at places of worship after New Zealand mosque attack

We wish we knew your favourite song, what makes you smile, what makes you cry. " They are us. The person who has perpetuated this violence against us is not ". The shootings took place in Christchurch , New Zealand near Cathedral Square and Hagley Park. "We stand here and condemn absolutely the attack that occurred today by an extremist, right-w...

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  • US, EU, Canada slap sanctions on Russian Federation over aggression against Ukraine
US, EU, Canada slap sanctions on Russian Federation over aggression against Ukraine

Russia opened fire on and seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on November 25, capturing 24 Ukrainian soldiers who remain in Russian custody. "Today's action targets individuals and entities playing a role in Russia's unjustified attacks on Ukrainian naval vessels in the Kerch Strait, the purported annexation of...

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  • New Zealand shooting: Gunman sacks lawyer, plans to represent himself in court
New Zealand shooting: Gunman sacks lawyer, plans to represent himself in court

In a news conference in Christchurch Mr Tipple recounted what firearms were sold to the shooter. "I've informed the police that Gun City sold the alleged gunman four A Category firearms and ammunition", he said . New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she wanted to speak with Facebook about live streaming, in wake of the event...

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  • Trump Tweets More Attacks on Late Sen. John McCain
Trump Tweets More Attacks on Late Sen. John McCain

The claim is a false distortion of what former McCain aide David Kramer testified to in the defamation suit a Russian tech executive filed against BuzzFeed News, the first outlet to publish the dossier. Naval Academy and that he had sent the dossier to the media "hoping to have it printed BEFORE the Election" on November 8, 2016. Democratic Sen...

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  • Refugee who wants to brush off the 'hero' tag
Refugee who wants to brush off the 'hero' tag

Aziz said he screamed, "Come over here!" to draw the gunman's attention to himself and away from other worshippers. Meanwhile, Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Sunday announced a national award for a Pakistani man who lost his life in New Zealand's Christchurch mosque attack while apparently trying to tackle the white extremist.

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  • YouTube, Facebook under scrutiny after streaming Christchurch terror attack
YouTube, Facebook under scrutiny after streaming Christchurch terror attack

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have removed and blocked hundreds of different versions of the video. Theresa May's spokeswoman said: "Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other providers have taken action to remove the video and other propaganda related to the attack ".

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  • Musicians around the world react to Australia’s newest hero, Egg Boy
Musicians around the world react to Australia’s newest hero, Egg Boy

Indonesia summoned Canberra's ambassador on Monday after an Australian senator blamed last week's mosque attacks by a white supremacist in New Zealand on immigration. "We just condemn what he said and I'm absolutely delighted that his comments were condemned from the very top of government here in Australia and the people of Australia", she told...

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  • Pakistanis Among New Zealand Dead
Pakistanis Among New Zealand Dead

Earlier on Sunday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said he had spoken to New Zealand foreign minister, after nine Pakistanis were shot dead, by a 28-year-old right-wing extremist Brenton Tarrant . In the meantime, 27-year-old Syed Areeb Ahmed was also among the unfortunate Pakistanis who died in the Christchurch terrorist attack. He was de...

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  • Several injured in shooting in Utrecht
Several injured in shooting in Utrecht

Three helicopters have been despatched to the scene. The media is reporting that a gunman fired indiscriminately at people on the tram. "The surrounding area has been cordoned off and we are investigating the matter", Utrecht police said on Twitter.

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  • New Zealanders pay tribute to mosque shooting victims
New Zealanders pay tribute to mosque shooting victims

She has said options include a ban on private ownership of semi-automatic rifles that were used with devastating effect in Christchurch and a government-funded buyback of newly outlawed guns. Ardern said an inquiry will be held into what intelligence, police, customs and immigration knew or should have known about Tarrant and the events leading...

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  • Bernie Sanders becomes first White House candidate ever to unionize campaign
Bernie Sanders becomes first White House candidate ever to unionize campaign

Most of Bernie 2020's "bargaining unit employees" recently selected the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 to be their "exclusive bargaining representative", the campaign said . Working on political campaigns at any level often involves grueling hours and low pay. His support for a unionized campaign staff was presented as an extension o...

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  • Man Reportedly Arrested in Killing of Alleged Mob Boss in Staten Island
Man Reportedly Arrested in Killing of Alleged Mob Boss in Staten Island

The 53-year-old Cali, who was shot to death on Wednesday outside his Staten Island home , was allegedly the head of the Gambino family, one of the five Italian-American Mafia families that have historically dominated organized crime in NY and New Jersey.

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  • China announces plans to stabilise growth amid trade war with US
China announces plans to stabilise growth amid trade war with US

Li proposed to make revisions to relevant laws on intellectual property protection and introduce a punitive compensation mechanism, to ensure that all infringements are dealt with once they are found, and such actions have no where to hide.

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  • Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Zim
Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Zim

Our priority now is to save human lives", Correia said at Beira worldwide airport, which re-opened Sunday after the storm caused it to be temporarily closed. They were asleep in their dormitory when rocks swept down a mountain and knocked over a wall, officials say. Roads and bridges have become impassable, slowing rescue efforts.

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  • Jacinda Ardern's office received manifesto from Christchurch shooter minutes before attack
Jacinda Ardern's office received manifesto from Christchurch shooter minutes before attack

Some of the victims have survived civil wars in their home countries, only to die in one of the quietest countries at the other end of the world. Friday's attack, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern labeled as terrorism, was the worst ever peacetime mass killing in New Zealand .

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  • Far-Right Australian Politician Fraser Anning Egged By Teen
Far-Right Australian Politician Fraser Anning Egged By Teen

So Fraser swiftly turned around and punched the young man in the face. "Police arrested a 17-year-old male from Hampton after he allegedly threw an egg at a 69-year-old Brisbane man at an address in Moorabbin this afternoon during a planned meeting", the statement said .

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  • Proud of Pak national killed by ‘White Supremacist terrorist’, says Imran Khan
Proud of Pak national killed by ‘White Supremacist terrorist’, says Imran Khan

Most of the victims of the attacks were immigrants from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan. Tarrant stated that hat he was "from a regular family" and that he "decided to take a stand to ensure a future for my people ", the alleged terrorist wrote of his background.

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  • Software upgrade for grounded Max jets weeks away - Boeing
Software upgrade for grounded Max jets weeks away - Boeing

France's Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) said on Saturday that its experts had downloaded data from the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa last week.

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