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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.

Sri Lanka blasts: Initial probe shows attacks were 'retaliation' for New Zealand mosque shootings, says Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene
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Sri Lanka blasts: Initial probe shows attacks were 'retaliation' for New Zealand mosque shootings, says Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene

Suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday. Fifty people were killed in shooting attacks on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on 15 March

New Zealand police says man who killed self after standoff with cops last week, supported mass shootings in Christchurch mosques
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New Zealand police says man who killed self after standoff with cops last week, supported mass shootings in Christchurch mosques

Artemiy Dubovskiy first came to police attention after sending troubling emails referencing the 15 March New Zealand attacks

Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of Jacinda Ardern hugging woman after Christchurch shootings as Dubai thanks New Zealand PM's for empathy after
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Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of Jacinda Ardern hugging woman after Christchurch shootings as Dubai thanks New Zealand PM's for empathy after

Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tweeted an image of the Burj Khalifa, with a message of thanks to PM Jacinda Ardern and one of solidarity with New Zealand.

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

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?

Farhaj Ahsan from Hyderabad among 'missing' Indians in New Zealand attack; MEA hasn't even contacted us, says family
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Farhaj Ahsan from Hyderabad among 'missing' Indians in New Zealand attack; MEA hasn't even contacted us, says family

The family of Farhaj Ahsan, an Indian national from Ahmedabad who is reported missing after the New Zealand terrorist attack, is left distressed and confused as they scramble for an urgent visa and some update on Ahsan's whereabouts.

Donald Trump plays down threat posed by white nationalism after New Zealand mosque terror attack
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Donald Trump plays down threat posed by white nationalism after New Zealand mosque terror attack

President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism on Friday after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president “a symbol of renewed white identity.”