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8chan owner blasts ‘sinister’ shutdown

Jim Watkins suggests a conspiracy theory where big companies are consolidating power by suppressing smaller companies like his.

Austria far-right figure admits e-mails with NZ attack suspect

Austrian investigators are probing whether there was any further contact between Martin Sellner and the shooter Brenton Tarrant.

Argentina mafia members arrested after Congress shooting

All members of the group have been detained, including one who fled across the border to Uruguay.

Bomb blast, shootings rock southern Thailand

The bomb explosion injured five police officers in Songkhla, while the shooting took place in Pattani.

We need IPCMC to police the Malaysian police

The number of deaths in police custody, police shootings and deaths in detention camps has reached intolerable levels.

Journalist shot dead in N.Ireland unrest

The violence erupted during an anniversary celebration of a 1916 uprising against British rule.

4 killed in shootings in western Canada

A male suspect has been arrested.

New Zealanders set to turn in guns

NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called for a nationwide ban on semi-automatic weapons, following a horrific mass shooting last month.

Man charged with NZ mosque attacks gave money to Austrian far-right

The head of Austria's Identitarian Movement received US$1,690 in early 2018 from a donor with the same name as the man charged over the March 15 Christchurch attacks.

NZ PM welcomes Facebook bans on white nationalism, separatism

Facebook's ban was a shift in policy after criticism by civil rights groups that it was failing to confront extremism.

Gunman opens fire during Seattle rush hour; 2 killed, 2 wounded

The suspect, who was not identified, was taken to a local hospital, where he remained under guard while being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Britain’s Prince William visit to honour NZ shooting victims

William and other senior royals have already spoken of their horror at the March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch.

NZ police probe mosque attack links after man dies in stand-off

Police had raided the 54-year-old man's home on Tuesday night and found a cache of firearms after receiving a tip-off from the public.

Popular NZ website seeks comments detox after Christchurch attack

Stuff editor-in-chief Patrick Crewdson said comments will also be permanently disabled on a range of contentious topics such as vaccinations and transgender issues.

NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

The interfaith service provides an opportunity for Christchurch residents, New Zealanders and people all around the world to come together as one.

More than US$7.4 milllion donated to help families in NZ shooting

New Zealanders have responded with an outpouring of support for the country's small Muslim community.

Dubai projects NZ PM’s image on iconic skyscraper

A photo from Dubai's Public Diplomacy Office showed the Burj Khalifa lit up with a picture of Ardern in a hijab.

After Christchurch massacre, G25 wants hate speech criminalised

The group of former prominent civil servants says although the intention is to play to the gallery, it is nevertheless 'a dangerous game'.

‘Hello brother’: Words that countered a gunman’s hate

Mohemmed Daoud Nabi reportedly greeted Brenton Tarrant with the warm words, before he was shot at the entrance of the Al Noor mosque.

All 50 Christchurch attack victims identified

Police commissioner Mike Bush said all next of kin have been advised as well.

New Dutch populists surge in ‘Rutte referendum’

Controversial eurosceptic Thierry Baudet's Forum for Democracy party came from nowhere to be the second biggest in parliament's upper house.

Mosque massacre funerals resume with ‘football-mad’ teen laid to rest

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to tighten gun laws but has yet to release concrete details on regulation.

NZ PM urges global action on social media perils

Social media companies have long argued they are not responsible for content on their platforms but Jacinda Ardern countered that this is not an excuse.

Dutch go to provincial polls after shooting horror

The Dutch ballot will be widely watched abroad as a bellwether for European Parliament elections in May.