• New Zealand September 5, 2021 12:32 pm

    Extremist Stayed in New Zealand Despite Immigration Fraud

    The Islamic State-inspired extremist who attacked shoppers in a New Zealand supermarket had been fighting deportation for immigration fraud, leaving the nation’s leader expressing frustration at the process

  • judge November 22, 2019 9:36 am

    Man Found Guilty of Murdering British Tourist in New Zealand

    A New Zealand jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder in the death of 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane. Millane died last December on her birthday after meeting the man through the dating app Tinder, going out for drinks with him, and then returning to his hotel apartment in central Auckland. Prosecutors said the man strangled Millane to...

  • Facebook June 14, 2019 11:12 am

    Man Accused in New Zealand Mosque Killings Pleads Not Guilty

    The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members of the 51 who were slain, while about another 60 watched the hearing on video...

  • judge April 4, 2019 8:30 am

    Mosque Massacre Suspect to Face 89 Charges in Court Friday

    The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said Thursday. Police had earlier filed a single, representative murder charge against 28-year-old Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant. He is due to appear via video link during a brief hearing on...

  • president March 23, 2019 1:05 pm

    Family of Slain Boy Visits Christchurch Mosque as It Reopens

    A Jordanian prince and the family of a slain 3-year-old boy and were among those who visited a New Zealand mosque Saturday when it reopened for the first time since a terrorist killed dozens of people there. Hundreds of people stopped at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch to lay flowers or pray after police removed a cordon and those...

  • Asher Klein March 22, 2019 2:39 pm

    New Zealand Prays Together 1 Week After Mosque Attacks

    New Zealand joined together in prayer one week after an attack on two mosques killed 50 people and injured dozens more.

  • Asher Klein March 22, 2019 2:39 pm

    Broken-Hearted But Not Broken: New Zealand Prays Together 1 Week After Mosque Attacks

    New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act that an imam told the crowd of thousands had left the country broken-hearted but not broken. In a day without precedent, people across New Zealand listened to the call to prayer...

  • Facebook March 17, 2019 7:31 pm

    Mourners Pay Tribute to New Zealand Victims, Await Burials

    Thousands of people paid tribute Sunday at makeshift memorials to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims’ bodies. Hundreds of flowers were piled up amid candles, balloons and notes of grief and love outside the Al Noor mosque and...

  • officer March 16, 2019 11:05 pm

    Death Toll Rises to 50 in Massacre at New Zealand Mosques

    The death toll in the massacres at two New Zealand mosques rose to 50 on Sunday after police found another victim while removing bodies from the crime scenes, and authorities announced they do not believe three people who had been arrested were involved in the shootings allegedly carried out by a 28-year-old white supremacist. Two of them, both men, are...

  • Afghanistan March 15, 2019 3:21 pm

    49 Fatally Shot in Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques

    Mass shootings in two New Zealand mosques killed at least 49 people and injured at least 48 others in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern decried as a terrorist attack. Witnesses describe the moment of the shooting at one mosque.

  • director March 8, 2019 9:16 pm

    Chelsea Manning Jailed for Refusing to Testify on Wikileaks

    Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who served years in prison for leaking one of the largest troves of classified documents in U.S. history, was sent to jail Friday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to jail for civil contempt of court after a brief hearing in federal court...

  • director August 30, 2018 8:51 am

    Chelsea Manning to Be Denied Entry to Australia

    Convicted classified document leaker Chelsea Manning will not be allowed to enter Australia for a speaking tour scheduled to start Sunday, her event organizer said on Thursday. Think Inc. said it had received on Wednesday a notice of intention from the government to deny Manning entry. The group is calling on her supporters to lobby new Immigration Minister David Coleman...

  • Brazil March 27, 2018 10:15 pm

    British Sailor Presumed Lost at Sea in Volvo Ocean Race

    A sailor in the Volvo Ocean Race is presumed lost at sea after going overboard in the harsh, remote Southern Ocean some 1,400 miles west of Cape Horn. John Fisher, a native of Britain who lived in Adelaide, Australia, went overboard from Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag’s 65-foot sloop in rough conditions Monday.

  • Donald Trump October 23, 2017 3:21 pm

    World Mayors Pledge Emissions-Free Cities by 2030

    The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from “large parts” of their cities by 2030. Some cities are moving even faster to reduce emissions, and the announcement Monday by leading metropolitan areas is a bid to encourage others to do the same.

  • NBC January 3, 2017 10:47 am

    Passenger's Alleged Racist Tirade Causes SFO-Bound Plane to Be Diverted to Auckland

    A passenger shot a video of what he describes as a “misogynistic, homophobic bigot” verbally harassing passengers and a United Airlines flight crew trying to fly from Sydney to San Francisco on New Year’s Day.

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