Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty

Judge Cameron Mander scheduled a six-week trial beginning next May.

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Terrorism charge filed against New Zealand mosque shootings suspect

Brenton Tarrant, 28, also faces a total of 51 counts of murder following the Christchurch massacre.

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UN leader visits New Zealand mosques where 51 were killed

‘I wanted to come here personally to transmit love, support, and total and complete admiration,’ Antonio Guterres said.

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New Zealand’s gun law reform given final assent to take effect

Parliament had passed legislation by a final vote of 119-1 to ban military-style weapons after the attack on two mosques in Christchurch.

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Judge orders mental health tests for accused New Zealand mosque shooter

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant’s next court hearing is scheduled for June 14.

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Dalai Lama praises New Zealand’s PM for response to Christchurch mosque attacks

The Tibetan spiritual leader also said he was not seeking independence for his homeland but wanted a ‘reunion’ with China.

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Man accused of Christchurch mosque attacks charged with 50 counts of murder

Brenton Harrison Tarrant is to appear in court again on Friday.

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Australian senator censured for blaming victims in New Zealand mosque attacks

An Australian senator has been censured by his colleagues for seeking to blame the victims of last month's mosque shootings and vilify Muslims.

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New Zealand politicians overwhelmingly approve gun restrictions

Only one politician voted against the measure which must be passed in two further votes to become law.

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New Zealand initiates bill to ban guns used in mosque attack

The bill would ban ‘military-style’ semi-automatic guns and high-capacity magazines.

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Ex-New Zealand PM calls for tech firms to act on extremism in wake of attack

Helen Clark said that if social media companies fail to take action against extremism on their platforms, they risk inviting regulation.

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Cat Stevens to perform at concert for New Zealand mosque shooting victims

The event will be dedicated to the memory of the 50 people killed in Christchurch.

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Intelligence agencies and social media to be scrutinised after mosque killings

The move was announced by New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern.

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Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour mosque dead

Officials estimate up to 40,000 people attended the event on a sunny Sunday evening at Hagley Park.

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Mosque gunman will spend life in prison isolation, says New Zealand

Deputy prime minister Winston Peters was speaking at an emergency session of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.

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New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken – Al Noor mosque’s imam

Thousands congregated in Hagley Park opposite the Al Noor mosque to observe the call to prayer on Friday.

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Facebook rules out time delays to live broadcasts after Christchurch attacks

The social network rejected the idea, saying it could slow down user reports and first responders being alerted.

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New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ weapons after mosque attacks

The announcement comes less than a week after the killings in Christchurch.

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Calling All Allies: Dublin gathering to highlight Islamophobia in wake of NZ terror attack

A new student group is organising an event at Dublin’s Spire this Saturday to highlight Islamophobia and far-right extremism in the wake of the terror attacks in New Zealand.

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Update: Turkey’s Erdogan sparks diplomatic row with Australia and New Zealand

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised New Zealand and Australia for sending troops to Turkey in the First World War Gallipoli campaign.

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Man, 44, accused of sharing mosque attack video remanded in custody

A man accused of sharing video of the mosque attacks in New Zealand has been remanded in custody.

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Burials to take place for two victims of Christchurch mosque atrocity

A special grave has been built at a city cemetery designated for Muslim burials.

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‘No Facebook users reported Christchurch massacre during livestreaming’

The social media company said the video was viewed fewer than 200 times during its live broadcast.

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NZ PM: I will never mention killer's name

Thirty people remain in hospital after the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch - nine of them in a critical condition.

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Four ways social media platforms could stop the spread of hateful content in aftermath of terror attacks

The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by the man accused of carrying it out, writes Bertie Vidgen.

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Students join vigil after Christchurch mosque killings

More than 1,000 children took part in the event in a park across from the Al Noor mosque.

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New Zealand Cabinet backs gun law reforms days after mosque shootings

Further details on gun law reforms are to be announced by next Monday.

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Terror response centre in Ireland ‘in months’

A security threat assessment centre led by military and police chiefs to prevent and respond to a terrorist attack in Ireland is to be set up this year.

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We’d do better to study the good guys rather than the deviants

There’s the probability that the unprecedented publicity payoff delivered to bizarre killers will provoke others, writes Terry Prone.

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Archbishop cautions against 'frightening power' of intolerance as seen in Christchurch shootings

Racism and religious intolerance or attempts to demonise the faith of another cannot be allowed to assume even a token tone of respectability and reasonableness, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said.

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NZ attacks are a stark warning of toxic political environment that allows hate to flourish

When lives are tragically cut short, it is generally easier to explain the “how” than the “why”, writes Greg Barton.

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'Hugely frustrating': Creighton says social media firms too slow in blocking terror content

Ireland's former Minister for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton has said that social media platforms are actively resisting changes to legislation that would oblige them to prevent the sharing of terrorism content online.

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In Pictures: Countries around the world show their support for New Zealand

Moving photos show solidarity from across the globe in the wake of the New Zealand terror attack.

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New Zealand prepares graves as mosque massacre death toll rises to 50

Police said they were working with pathologists and coroners to release the bodies as soon as they could.

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‘Hero’ refugee who ran towards New Zealand terrorist credited with saving lives

A refugee who ran towards the Christchurch terror attacker is being hailed a hero for preventing more deaths.

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New Zealand mosque shootings: What we know so far

A man has appeared in court charged with murder.

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Latest: 'Our gun laws will change', says New Zealand PM as man charged with mosque massacre

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern said events in Christchurch represented ‘one of New Zealand’s darkest days’.

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Music and weapons highlight toxic belief system behind mosque attack

Rifles used in the massacre were covered in white-supremacist graffiti.

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Irish leaders condemn Christchurch attacks that killed 49; one man charged

Forty-nine people have been killed and four people are in custody after shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city.

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NZ shootings: Community gardaí attending prayers in Irish mosques today

Community gardaí are attending Friday prayers in mosques today in a bid to reassure the Muslim community following the terror attacks in New Zealand.

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Brent Pope: New Zealand's 'innocence lost' following mosque shootings in Christchurch

New Zealand native Brent Pope gave a heartfelt and emotional reaction to the news of the mosque shootings in Christchurch today.

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Lord Mayor of Cork opens book of condolence for victims of Christchurch shooting

The Lord Mayor of Cork, who has relatives living in Christchurch, New Zealand, will open a Book of Condolence in City Hall today for the victims and survivors of the mosque shootings.

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YouTuber PewDiePie ‘sickened’ by mention in New Zealand shootings video

The YouTuber’s name was mentioned in a live stream of the attacks.

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Latest: Man charged with murder after 49 killed in Christchurch mosque shootings

Police have urged people in central Christchurch to stay indoors.

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Bangladesh cricket players say they were ‘extremely lucky’ to avoid mosque attack

The team were intending to attend prayers at the Deans Avenue mosque.

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Deadly terror attacks on places of worship over the last decade

Extremists have carried out a number of fatal attacks on buildings which are supposed to be places of reflection and peace.

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How the New Zealand mosque shootings unfolded

New Zealand Prime Minister Julia Ardern said: "What has happened in Christchurch is an extraordinary act of unprecedented violence."

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New Zealand mosque attacks: What we know so far

The country’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described it as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”.

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