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Well-wishers light 49 candles as they pay respects to victims outside the hospital in Christchurch on March 16, 2019, after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city the previous day. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP

A three- and four-year old are among the victims of the terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand carried out on Friday. New Zealan(...)

Floral tributes are seen at a makeshift memorial for victims of the March 15th mosque attacks, in Christchurch. Photograph: David Moir/AFP

New Zealand will ban semi-automatic weapons after the worst mass killing in the nation’s history left 49 people dead and another 48 injured. As the n(...)

Police escort witnesses away from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers. Photograph: Mark Baker/AP

“It was very peaceful, calm and quiet, as it is when the sermon starts,” said Farid Ahmed, who was observing Friday prayers at Al Noor mosque in Chris(...)

 Floral tributes have been arriving at the Mosque on Dublin’s South Circular Road after the atrocity in New Zealand. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Abusive and threatening behaviour towards Muslim women has prompted a group of them to try to set up a network of safe places in Dublin where women ca(...)

 New Zealand police commissioner Mike Bush said the three attackers had not been on any police watchlists. Photograph:  Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

As New Zealand’s security services raced to investigate the deadliest terror attack in the country’s history on Friday, authorities were facing search(...)

The faithful who gathered for Friday prayers at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, must have felt they were in the safest place in the w(...)

Police officers guard the area close to the Masjid al-Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15th.  Attacks left at least 49 dead. Photograph:  Tessa Burrows/AFPs

The toll of 49 dead and more injured in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques will put renewed scrutiny on New Zealand’s gun laws – particularly t(...)

Security officials guards at the mosque Masjif Al-Noor after a gunman filmed himself firing at worshippers inside in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Tessa Burrows/AFP/Getty Images

On Friday, a man in his late 20s strapped on a helmet camera, loaded his car with weapons, drove to a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, and began s(...)

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media in Sydney, after  a gunman opened fire in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: EPA

Brenton Tarrant, the Australian man reported to have been detained as the key suspect in the Christchurch terror attacks, was not known to the authori(...)

Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque following the shootings which left 49 dead in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph:Mark Baker/AP

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has condemned the “appalling” shootings at two mosques in New Zealand saying “hate will not triumph”. A total of 49 people di(...)

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