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In a broken world, there are two colours of blood
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In a broken world, there are two colours of blood

In a broken world, where religious and ethnic identities are ever-more important, the space for dialogue has shrunk

UAE firm sacks and deports man for Facebook post 'celebrating' New Zealand mosque shooting
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UAE firm sacks and deports man for Facebook post 'celebrating' New Zealand mosque shooting

The UAE has condemned the attack and expressed its condolences to the victims’ families and to New Zealand

Outpouring of solidarity, grief after shootings in New Zealand, Netherlands; burial process begins in Christchurch
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Outpouring of solidarity, grief after shootings in New Zealand, Netherlands; burial process begins in Christchurch

50 people died in an attack on mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch and three died in a shooting in a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

Global tech consortium takes down more than 800 versions of New Zealand mass shooting video
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Global tech consortium takes down more than 800 versions of New Zealand mass shooting video

The livestream of the massacre showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies

'I Live! I Die!': New Zealanders stage 'haka' war dance to show solidarity with Muslim community after Christchurch terror attack
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'I Live! I Die!': New Zealanders stage 'haka' war dance to show solidarity with Muslim community after Christchurch terror attack

Other haka performances have burst forth across Christchurch and elsewhere in the country as well as in Australia, where large communities of New Zealanders live.

New Zealand attacks a lesson in right-wing extremism; world must acknowledge link between violence and socioeconomic situation
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New Zealand attacks a lesson in right-wing extremism; world must acknowledge link between violence and socioeconomic situation

The lesson from the New Zealand terror attacks is that violence begets violence — Left, Right or otherwise — in an almost linear progression.

Jacinda Ardern's compassionate response to New Zealand terror attack shows us what a leader should look like
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Jacinda Ardern's compassionate response to New Zealand terror attack shows us what a leader should look like

We can try to understand whether it is Jacinda Ardern's gender that has prompted her to a respond (first in words and then in action) that did not make a tragedy worse. Or was it the progressive political movements that she has been part of her entire life?

New Zealand terror attacks: Justin Trudeau slams 'unwillingness' to condemn hate crimes after Donald Trump’s tepid response to Christchurch shootings
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New Zealand terror attacks: Justin Trudeau slams 'unwillingness' to condemn hate crimes after Donald Trump’s tepid response to Christchurch shootings

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has slammed leaders' unwillingness to call out hate, while the parliament unanimously passed a motion to stand against white supremacy in the wake of the Christchurch mosques attack.

Hotel Mumbai: Dev Patel's film pulled from New Zealand theatres following Christchurch terror attack
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Hotel Mumbai: Dev Patel's film pulled from New Zealand theatres following Christchurch terror attack

The release of Hotel Mumbai has been suspended till 28 March in New Zealand in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack

New Zealand shooting: Christchurch teenager charged with distributing visuals of mosque rampage, 'inciting violence'
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New Zealand shooting: Christchurch teenager charged with distributing visuals of mosque rampage, 'inciting violence'

The teenager, whose name was suppressed by the judge, was also charged with publishing a photograph of the Christchurch mosque with the message "target acquired", and for inciting violence

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 mosque terror attack: Pakistan to give national award to citizen killed trying to overpower gunman
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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 shooting: Afghan refugee chased away gunman in Christchurch using credit card machine, empty shotgun
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Afghan refugee chased away gunman in Christchurch using credit card machine, empty shotgun

Aziz, an Australian citizen, tried to distract and chase the gunman away from outside his mosque in Christchurch with the only weapon he could find - a hand-held credit card machine

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.

Five Indians among 50 killed in terror attack at New Zealand’s Christchurch; victims hailed from Gujarat, Telangana, Kerala
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Five Indians among 50 killed in terror attack at New Zealand’s Christchurch; victims hailed from Gujarat, Telangana, Kerala

At least five Indians, including three from Gujarat have died in Friday's terror attacks in New Zealand's Christchurch, the Indian High Commission in New Zealand said on Sunday.

New Zealand mosques terror attack: Bangladesh cricket team arrive home after Christchurch massacre
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New Zealand mosques terror attack: Bangladesh cricket team arrive home after Christchurch massacre

Bangladesh cricket team arrived home in Dhaka on Saturday, a day after narrowly escaping the mosque attack that killed 49 people in New Zealand.

‘New Zealand couldn’t escape global wave of right-wing extremism’: Christchurch resident after attack on mosques
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‘New Zealand couldn’t escape global wave of right-wing extremism’: Christchurch resident after attack on mosques

With Muslims making up just 1 percent of New Zealand's population, some members of the close-knit community raced to the mosques when they heard about the shootings.

New Zealand mosques terror attack: Toll rises to 50 as Christchurch residents mourn victims, visit memorials
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New Zealand mosques terror attack: Toll rises to 50 as Christchurch residents mourn victims, visit memorials

In Christchurch, anguished relatives were anxiously waiting on Sunday for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques in the New Zealand city while authorities announced the death toll from the racist attacks had risen to 50.