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'He is a terrorist. He is a criminal. He is an extremist. But he will, when I speak, be nameless," New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern adds
A New Zealand Defense Force ordinance team is brought in to neutralize the object, but the airfield didn't reopen until Monday morning
Mia Garlick from Facebook New Zealand says the firm is 'working around the clock to remove violating content using a combination of technology and people'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says details of the measures would be rolled out before a cabinet meeting next Monday, saying 'the time to act is now'
Duty lawyer Richard Peters, who represented the alleged shooter during the preliminary court hearing, says he 'indicated he does not want a lawyer'
The teenager is also charged with publishing a photograph of the mosque with the message 'target acquired,' and for inciting violence
David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City, confirms selling the alleged gunman 4 firearms and ammunition
Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz hurls a hand-held credit card machine at the gunman and then ducks between several cars, as the self-confessed fascist unleashes a barrage of shots at him
Doctors, surgeons, and nurses have been working around the clock at Christchurch Hospital, frantically trying to stem bleeding, patch up shattered bodies and save lives
The 17 minute livestream was shared repeatedly on YouTube and Twitter, with internet platforms scrambling to remove videos being reposted of the gruesome scenes
(UPDATED) The mosque attacks have shaken this usually peaceful country, which prides itself on welcoming refugees fleeing violence or persecution
(UPDATED) 'I was one of more than 30 recipients of the manifesto that was mailed out 9 minutes before the attack took place,' says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
The fatality from Christchurch mosque attacks rises as the world mourns with New Zealand
Christchurch residents struggle to deal with the aftermath of what is thought to be the worst act of terror against Muslims in the West
The incident has once again called into question major social media platforms’ ability to police harmful content
(UPDATED) The 28-year-old Australian-born Brenton Tarrant is charged after killing 49 people at two mosques in New Zealand
(UPDATED) Here is a summary of the main international reactions so far
(UPDATED) The New Zealand government says it could be illegal to share the video, which shows the gunman repeatedly shooting at worshippers from close range
(4th UPDATE) The attack, thought to be the deadliest against Muslims in the West in modern times, is immediately dubbed terrorism by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Eliesa Tuiloma, chief legal counsel for the Chuuk state legislature, says the vote, originally meant to take place in March 2015, had been put off again until a date yet to be determined
The internet giant breaks a court order suppressing the name of a man charged with murdering a British backpacker
The move follows reports the United States is urging its allies to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from 5G rollouts over cybersecurity fears.
Half of the whales are already dead and due to the condition of the remaining whales and the remote, difficult to access location, the decision is made to euthanize the remainder
The case of 18-month-old Malachi Reeve 'is a pretty miraculous survival story,' but an official says 7 pre-schoolers drowned last year in New Zealand
'I want to normalize it,' says Jacinda Ardern, the first woman leader in the history of the United Nations to take her newborn into the UN General Assembly hall
After the 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia, 'waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter above the tide level are possible,' says the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi says asking for aid loans to be forgiven painted an 'unfaithful picture' of the recipient nation
The new restrictions mean an almost complete ban on non-nationals buying residential property in New Zealand, with only a couple of exemptions
'We're phasing-out single-use plastic bags so we can better look after our environment and safeguard New Zealand's clean, green reputation,' says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
The Philippine basketball youth team wraps up its campaign with back-to-back wins to finish 13th overall
Here are some of the other historic moments for women in government.
It is the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilograms
A tax of NZ$25-35 would be imposed on international visitors from mid-2019 while price hikes for immigration fees and visas will take effect this November
The 37-year-old Ardern says she will continue working as close as possible to her due date of June 17 and then hand over power to her deputy Winston Peters
The Singapore flag carrier joins other airlines which have stopped handing out peanuts as snacks to customers
(UPDATED) Batang Gilas will see action again in the FIBA U17 World Cup in Argentina from June 30 to July 8
Only one will come out with a spotless record between the two undefeated fighters
Should such a bout between British boxer Joshua, the IBF and WBA title-holder, and American rival Wilder, the WBC champion, take place it could be one of the richest in history
'You have to be prepared to persevere over a very long period of time,' says former New Zealand prime minister and UNDP administrator Helen Clark
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks to Clark about leadership and empowerment, as well as how her views of the world have changed
The pact includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, representing together 13.5% of the global economy
Christopher Lewis fired a single shot towards the Queen's car as she toured the South Island city of Dunedin, the documents from New Zealand's Security Intelligence Service spy agency reveal
New Zealand Trade Minister David Parker says making it public will allow better scrutiny before it is formally signed in Santiago on March 8
Using groundbreaking genetic and statistical analysis of juvenile sharks, scientists from Australia and New Zealand produce a total population estimate in Australian waters of at least 8,000, including about 2,210 adults
Jacinda Ardern says: 'This year we'll join the many parents who wear two hats. I'll be PM and a mom while Clarke will be 'first man of fishing' and stay at home dad'
An Australian, a Briton and two New Zealanders are going to jail in Singapore for selling forged tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert
A British travel writer and his Filipino friend go on a New Zealand road trip in a campervan
(UPDATED) The huge payout comes after Danone sued over the 2013 issue, when fears about contamination in Fonterra-supplied ingredients forced global formula recalls, including Danone brands