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Metropolitan area in South Island, New Zealand

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Christchurch: Metropolitan area in South Island, New Zealand
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. The Christchurch urban area lies on the South Island's east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula. It is home to 404,500 residents, making it New Zealand's third-most populous city behind Auckland and Wellington. The Avon River flows through the centre of the city, with an urban park located along its banks.

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Police file New Zealand's first terrorism charge over mosque shootings

New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the..
Reuters - Published

Man accused of murder in NZ shootings also charged with terrorist act

New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were charging the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act.
Reuters - Published

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Police file NZ's first-ever terrorism charge over Christchurch [Video]Police file NZ's first-ever terrorism charge over Christchurch

New Zealand police say they have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

FB Users Who Used Live Video After Christchurch Massacre Face Punishment [Video]FB Users Who Used Live Video After Christchurch Massacre Face Punishment

According to Business Insider, "Facebook announced Tuesday that it is tightening its rules around live streaming following the Christchurch mosque shootings. Facebook will now act on a "one strike"..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Like? Macron, Facebook's Zuckerberg meet amid calls for tighter regulation [Video]Like? Macron, Facebook's Zuckerberg meet amid calls for tighter regulation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Friday after the release of a tech regulation report. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump says he mourns for Christians and Muslims killed in recent attacks [Video]Trump says he mourns for Christians and Muslims killed in recent attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump participated in a dinner for the National Day of Prayer in Washington D.C., saying he mourned for Christians recently murdered during the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat [Video]New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrest a man in Christchurch on Tuesday following reports of a possible bomb threat in the city, where 50 people were killed in shootings by a lone gunman in two mosques in March...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Prince William comforts Christchurch survivors, speaks of grief in his own life [Video]Prince William comforts Christchurch survivors, speaks of grief in his own life

The Duke of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William, visited Christchurch's al Noor mosque on Friday where over 40 people were killed on March 15 when a lone gunman opened fire on worshippers. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

William's sorrow for Christchurch attack mosque families [Video]William's sorrow for Christchurch attack mosque families

Duke of Cambridge expresses sorrow to families on visit to Christchurch attack mosque. Kensington Palace shared a video on Twitter of the duke speaking to women and Imam Gamal Fouda. The duke was later..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Prince William Meets Terror Attack Survivor [Video]Prince William Meets Terror Attack Survivor

The Duke of Cambridge has met five-year-old Alen Alsati after being injured in the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack on March 15. Alen woke from a coma earlier this week and she is now recovering..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:12Published

William meets five-year-old Christchurch terror attack victim [Video]William meets five-year-old Christchurch terror attack victim

Prince William speaks with a five-year-old Christchurch terror attack victim in New Zealand after she woke from a coma. The Duke of Cambridge visited Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland today,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:24Published

Britain's Prince William visits New Zealand's Christchurch [Video]Britain's Prince William visits New Zealand's Christchurch

he Duke of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William, arrives in Christchurch to visit those affected by the March 15 mosque shootings in which 50 people lost their lives. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

NZ's Ardern commemorates ANZAC Day [Video]NZ's Ardern commemorates ANZAC Day

In a Māori Television broadcast of the Auckland dawn service, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asked the crowd to "recommit" to "our shared humanity". Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Ardern, Macron to host summit to stop online extremism [Video]Ardern, Macron to host summit to stop online extremism

In the wake of the Christchurch attack, New Zealand said that it would work with France to bring together countries and tech companies in an effort to stop social media from being used to promote..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

New Zealand Offers Permanent Residency To Shooting Victims [Video]New Zealand Offers Permanent Residency To Shooting Victims

According to Reuters, New Zealand will grant permanent residency to survivors of the Christchurch shootings. Last month, a suspected white supremacist assaulted two mosques in New Zealand, killing 50..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

6 Charged With Distributing New Zealand Mosque Attack Video [Video]6 Charged With Distributing New Zealand Mosque Attack Video

If convicted, they could face 14 years in prison.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Pakistanis form human mosque to pay tribute to Christchurch victims [Video]Pakistanis form human mosque to pay tribute to Christchurch victims

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Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published

Facebook Wants More Censorship After Christchurch Massacre [Video]Facebook Wants More Censorship After Christchurch Massacre

According to Business Insider, "Facebook is going to stop users from posting live videos if they have broken the company's community guidelines in the past... The change... follows the Christchurch..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

New Zealand's Ban On Assault Rifles Is Now In Effect [Video]New Zealand's Ban On Assault Rifles Is Now In Effect

Business Insider reports New Zealand's new ban on many types of firearms went into effect on Friday after the government overwhelmingly passed legislation earlier this week to prohibit certain types of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Applause for Ardern speech after NZ gun law vote [Video]Applause for Ardern speech after NZ gun law vote

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke to the House of Representatives on Wednesday and said she "could not fathom how weapons that could cause such destruction and large-scale death could..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Christchurch mosque shootings: MPs vote to ban semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles [Video]Christchurch mosque shootings: MPs vote to ban semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles

MPs in New Zealand have voted to pass a gun reform bill that seeks to ban semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles, less than a month after deadly attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that left 50..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:42Published

Judge Orders Mental Assessment For Christchurch Shooter [Video]Judge Orders Mental Assessment For Christchurch Shooter

According to Reuters, the Australian man accused of murdering worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand faces new charges. Brenton Tarrant has now been charged with 50 counts of murder, and the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Australia Passes Law Against Violent Social Media Content [Video]Australia Passes Law Against Violent Social Media Content

The law criminalize websites that fail to take down violent content quickly.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Facebook's Zuckerberg Defends Livestreaming Service After New Zealand Massacre [Video]Facebook's Zuckerberg Defends Livestreaming Service After New Zealand Massacre

According to a report by SFGate, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg defended the company's livestreaming service following a wave of criticism after it was used in the mass-shooting in Christchurch, New..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Tech firms face fines, jail over violent content under new Australian law [Video]Tech firms face fines, jail over violent content under new Australian law

Australia will fine social media and web hosting companies up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover and imprison executives for up to three years if violent content is not removed..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

'I don't really need it': New Zealanders set to turn in guns [Video]'I don't really need it': New Zealanders set to turn in guns

A wide swathe of New Zealand's quarter-million gun owners say they accept there must be change after the tragedy in Christchurch, including 48-year old Noel Womersley who expects to hand in one..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Australia's Senate condemns lawmaker over NZ massacre Muslim comments [Video]Australia's Senate condemns lawmaker over NZ massacre Muslim comments

Australia's Senate censured Senator Fraser Anning on Wednesday for the independent right-wing lawmaker's comments that New Zealand's mosques massacre was a result of letting "Muslim fanatics" migrate..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

 

India joins global war on online terror

The global document “outlines collective, voluntary commitments from governments and online service providers intended to address the issue of terrorist and violent extremist content online and to..
IndiaTimes - Published

India joins global initiative to combat extremism online

India joined France, New Zealand, Canada and several other countries in launching a major initiative in Paris to combat terrorism and extremism online and secure the internet. The initiative —..
IndiaTimes - Published

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre.
Reuters - Published

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