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Man accused in Christchurch mosque mass shooting pleads not guilty; High Court judge sets trial to next May
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Man accused in Christchurch mosque mass shooting pleads not guilty; High Court judge sets trial to next May

The man accused of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges on Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May.

Christchurch mosque attacks: New Zealand police charges shooter with terrorism; Brenton Tarrant ordered to undergo psychiatric test
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Christchurch mosque attacks: New Zealand police charges shooter with terrorism; Brenton Tarrant ordered to undergo psychiatric test

New Zealand police have charged Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March, with engaging in a terrorist act.

New Zealand terror attack: Toll rises to 51 after Turkish man succumbs in hospital
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New Zealand terror attack: Toll rises to 51 after Turkish man succumbs in hospital

Nine people who had been shot in the attack remained in hospital in stable condition, according to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Facebook's AI system couldn't identify Christchurch first-person livestream
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Facebook's AI system couldn't identify Christchurch first-person livestream

Head-mounted camera by the gunman, made it harder for Facebook's systems to detect the nature of the video

Christchurch terror attacks: Accused Brenton Tarrant to face 50 murder charges, says New Zealand police
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Christchurch terror attacks: Accused Brenton Tarrant to face 50 murder charges, says New Zealand police

Brenton Tarrant, accused in Christchurch mosque shootings, was previously charged with one murder as a holding measure, but police said Thursday that all the deaths and injuries in the 15 March attacks will be reflected in upgraded charges during his next appearance.

New Zealand’s hijab gesture is deeply flawed
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New Zealand’s hijab gesture is deeply flawed

The biggest flaw of New Zealand's Scarves in Solidarity movement is regarding women as active identity bearers of a community

Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP's Bareilly; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP's Bareilly; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP; Gurpreet Singh Sandhu talks about Bengaluru FC winning ISL 2018-19 title; today's must-read stories

After Christchurch shootings, New Zealand's biggest challenge is to pin down what a high threat level means
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After Christchurch shootings, New Zealand's biggest challenge is to pin down what a high threat level means

New Zealand is currently recovering from the shock of its first 21st Century terrorist attack, one of the worst in recent history globally, and the worst ever in the Australian and New Zealand experience combined

New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles in Christchurch aftermath, 'no point applying for permits,' says Jacinda Ardern
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New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles in Christchurch aftermath, 'no point applying for permits,' says Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics Thursday in a muscular response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses Christchurch shooter's video in election campaign, draws New Zealand's ire
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses Christchurch shooter's video in election campaign, draws New Zealand's ire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has drawn a sharp rebuke from New Zealand for using controversial video shot by the Christchurch mosque gunman as an election campaign prop. Erdogan, campaigning for local elections this month, has presented the attack as part of an assault on Turkey and Islam more broadly and projected the video of the killings at his rallies over the weekend.

PewDiePie vs T-Series: Swedish vlogger briefly dethroned by Indian music label as YouTube's most subscribed channel
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PewDiePie vs T-Series: Swedish vlogger briefly dethroned by Indian music label as YouTube's most subscribed channel

PewDiePie and T-Series have amassed more than 90 million followers on their respective YouTube accounts.

White House aide Mick Mulvaney says it's 'absurd' to link Donald Trump with Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant
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White House aide Mick Mulvaney says it's 'absurd' to link Donald Trump with Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant

Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, described the New Zealand shooter as a "disturbed individual" and "evil person" and said it was unfair to cast the 28-year-old Australian "as a supporter of Donald Trump any more than it is to look at his, sort of his eco-terrorist passages in that manifesto and align him with Nancy Pelosi or Ms Ocasio-Cortez."

Australian counter-terrorism police raids houses near Grafton linked to Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant
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Australian counter-terrorism police raids houses near Grafton linked to Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant

Tarrant, a self-avowed white supremacist, spent his youth in Grafton but has travelled abroad extensively over the past decade and had lived in recent years in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant sacks lawyer to represent himself in court; attorney says he appears mentally stable
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Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant sacks lawyer to represent himself in court; attorney says he appears mentally stable

Brenton Tarrant, the 28-year-old Australian-born who killed 50 people during Friday's terror attacks in Christchurch, has dismissed his lawyer and is planning to represent himself in future court hearings.

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to have a talk with Facebook on 'live streaming'
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to have a talk with Facebook on 'live streaming'

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg sent condolences over the shootings.

New Zealand police shuts Dunedin airport after reports of ‘suspicious package’; Christchurch attack gunman lived in the town
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New Zealand police shuts Dunedin airport after reports of ‘suspicious package’; Christchurch attack gunman lived in the town

New Zealand police closed Dunedin airport late on Sunday after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield.

Christchurch shooting video lays bare terrifying new brazenness of right-wing trolls, their toxic ‘shitposting’
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Christchurch shooting video lays bare terrifying new brazenness of right-wing trolls, their toxic ‘shitposting’

The video of the Christchurch shooting shows that right-wing trolls, who were earlier confined to the virtual world, have found a way out.

New Zealand mosque shooting: PewDiePie responds to alleged shooter naming him in attack's livestream
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New Zealand mosque shooting: PewDiePie responds to alleged shooter naming him in attack's livestream

PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTube personality, who was named in the Christchurch shooter's Facebook livestream.