In a hectic first term, Ardern faced New Zealand's worst terror attack, a deadly volcanic eruption, the country's deepest recession in more than 30 years, and the shared global threat of the COVID-19 pandemic
Christchurch terror attack: High Court judge orders mental health test for suspect Brenton Tarrant before trial begins
The 28-year-old Australian will be seen by two health assessors to determine "whether he is fit to stand trial or insane", High Court judge Cameron Mander ruled during a brief hearing in Christchurch.
Dalai Lama terms New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern a 'wonderful lady', lauds her response on Christchurch attacks
The Dalai Lama also said New Zealand serves as a living example for others as to how to respond with calmness and compassion in the wake of such incidents.
Jacinda Ardern to cut short her first, long-pending China trip in wake of Christchurch terror attack, to spend 2 days in Beijing
Ardern said she would travel to Beijing on Sunday then hold a full day of meetings on Monday with the leaders of New Zealand's largest trading partner, including President Xi Jinping, before returning home the next day
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.
New Zealand Cabinet agrees on measures to ensure stricter gun laws in 'principle' days after Christchurch shooting
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said details of the measures would be rolled out before a cabinet meeting next Monday, saying "the time to act is now". Ardern also announced an inquiry into Friday's twin mosque attack in Christchurch,
Gun dealer who sold arms to Chirstchurch shooter rejects responsibility for mosque attacks, says 'detected nothing extraordinary'
The New Zealand arms dealer who sold weapons to the suspected mosque attacker said on Monday he felt no responsibility for the deaths of 50 worshippers who were gunned down. David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City, confirmed he sold alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant four firearms and ammunition.
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The Madras HC posed an important question, “Why didn’t the rape receive sufficient attention? Why do rapes in UP and Delhi get more airtime than Pollachi?”
New Zealand mosque terror attack: Pakistan to give national award to citizen killed trying to overpower gunman
The mosque attacks in New Zealand has shocked citizens, who are used to seeing around 50 murders a year in the entire country of 4.8 million and pride themselves on living in a secure and welcoming place.
New Zealand mosque shootings: Indian national Farhaj Ahsan, earlier reported missing, confirmed dead
Farhaj Ahsan originally hailed from Tolichowki in Hyderabad and was an MS graduate from the University of Auckland at New Zealand.
New Zealand mosque terror attack: Extremist gunman flashes grin in courtroom after being charged with murder; remanded till 5 April
A right-wing extremist who filmed himself on a rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead flashed a white power sign as he appeared in a New Zealand court on Saturday charged with murder.
New Zealand mosque terror attacks are not the first time white supremacists have struck; describing white terrorists as a handful of misguided youths and sons of teachers and truck drivers with guns underplays the danger