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New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme

new zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme
The buy-back comes four months after a lone gunman with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on New Zealand's South Island, killing 51 people.
Jerusalem Post - Published

In wake of Christchurch mosque attacks, dozens of New Zealanders give up weapons as gun buyback scheme gets underway

New Zealanders handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Firstpost - Published

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New Zealand's first gun buy-back event a New Zealand's first gun buy-back event a "stunning" success

New Zealand police on Saturday (July 13) labelled the country's first firearm buy-back event a "success" after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch. Rough cut..

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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..

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Missouri, Kansas authorities searching for modified handguns [Video]Missouri, Kansas authorities searching for modified handguns

Authorities in the Kansas City area are on high alert for modified weapons — specifically, handguns that have been turned into automatic weapons with the use of auto-sears.

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Switzerland votes for tighter gun controls [Video]Switzerland votes for tighter gun controls

Swiss voters have backed, by a margin of nearly two-to-one, adopting tighter gun controls, steering the country away from a clash with the European Union. David Doyle reports.

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Feds take aim at accessory that effectively turns handguns into fully automatic weapons [Video]Feds take aim at accessory that effectively turns handguns into fully automatic weapons

Local law enforcement have discovered several illegal accessories that effectively turn a handgun into a fully automatic machine gun. Federal authorities are cracking down on these items.

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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..

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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

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Block 'Bump Stock' Ban [Video]U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Block 'Bump Stock' Ban

FILE PHOTO: A bump fire stock, (R), that attaches to a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing rate is seen at Good Guys Gun Shop in Orem, Utah, U.S., October 4, 2017. Supreme Court on Thursday..

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Bump Stocks Ban Goes Into Effect in the U.S. [Video]Bump Stocks Ban Goes Into Effect in the U.S.

Bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire continuously, are now illegal in the U.S. This video, "<a target=_blank rel="nofollow noopener"..

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Texas destroys bump stocks as ban takes effect [Video]Texas destroys bump stocks as ban takes effect

Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents supervised the destruction of trucks full of "bump stocks" in Fort Worth, Texas on Tuesday, when President Trump's ban on the gun attachments that..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Ardern Announces Top-Level Inquiry Into Christchurch Attacks [Video]Ardern Announces Top-Level Inquiry Into Christchurch Attacks

The royal commission will investigate whether New Zealand authorities and intelligence services could have prevented the March 15 attacks.

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New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings [Video]New Zealand orders probe into mosque shootings

Ten days after a gunman killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is ordering a Royal Commission of Inquiry into how the attack was allowed to happen in the first..

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New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack [Video]New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack

Ten days after New Zealand's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a royal commission of inquiry into events running up to the attack and what, if anything, could have been done..

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New Zealand Bans Semi-Automatics [Video]New Zealand Bans Semi-Automatics

,Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s..

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New Zealand To Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons [Video]New Zealand To Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons

The announcement comes almost a week after an attack on two mosques in Christchurch killed at least 50 people and injured dozen more.

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New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons [Video]New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons

The announcement comes almost a week after an attack on two mosques in Christchurch killed at least 50 people and injured dozen more.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Announces Ban On Semi-Automatic Weapons And Assault Rifles [Video]New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Announces Ban On Semi-Automatic Weapons And Assault Rifles

Jacinda Ardern has announced a ban on many weapons after the deadly mass shooting.

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Burials begin for New Zealand mosque shooting victims [Video]Burials begin for New Zealand mosque shooting victims

The bodies of two victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery - the first..

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NZ farmer surrenders guns after mosque attack [Video]NZ farmer surrenders guns after mosque attack

New Zealand farmer John Hart has owned semi-automatic rifles for at least 10 years, but following the mass shooting in Christchurch last Friday (March 15) that left 50 dead, he has surrendered his..

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New Zealand Cabinet Agrees to Tighten Gun Laws [Video]New Zealand Cabinet Agrees to Tighten Gun Laws

The announcement came just days after a deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch killed at least 50 people and injured dozens more.

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Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50 [Video]Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday after police found another victim at one of the mosques. Grace Lee reports.

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New Zealand Shooting: 'I Can Tell You One Thing Now, Our Gun Laws Will Change' Says PM [Video]New Zealand Shooting: 'I Can Tell You One Thing Now, Our Gun Laws Will Change' Says PM

New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern said 'guns laws will change' during a press conference following the terrorist attack that killed at least 49 people in two mosques in Christchurch. The..

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New Zealand Attorney-General: Government Will Ban Semi-Automatic Weapons [Video]New Zealand Attorney-General: Government Will Ban Semi-Automatic Weapons

New Zealand Attorney-General David Parker announced at March 16 vigil for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had said the government was going to ban..

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New Zealand PM: Suspected killer had gun licence [Video]New Zealand PM: Suspected killer had gun licence

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a press conference that the suspected mosque killer had five firearms. She said there were two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and a lever-action..

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Trump Administration Bans Bump Stocks Used By Las Vegas Shooter [Video]Trump Administration Bans Bump Stocks Used By Las Vegas Shooter

The accessory allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly.

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New Zealand launches gun buyback policy after Christchurch mosque attacks, say police; failure to submit arms punishable

New Zealand opened a gun buyback scheme on Thursday, aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons similar to those used in the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Firstpost - Published

New Zealand launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks

New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of..
Reuters India - Published

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge

In an attack on March 15 that was broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch, killing 51 worshippers and..
Zee News - Published

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

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers on March 15, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.
Zee News - Published

ATS's Angels gun for gangster in Gujarat jungle

In a daring pre-dawn operation, four women cops of Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad waded deep into the forest area of Botad and nabbed a notorious criminal who had been on the run for nearly a year. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Srinagar: Terrorists attack police post, injure cop

Militants attacked police post in the posh Srinagar suburbs with automatic weapons injuring a policeman on Friday.
DNA - Published

New Zealand Parliament votes to ban semi-automatic weapons

New Zealand's Parliament on Wednesday passed sweeping gun laws that outlaw military style weapons, less than a month after mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch left 50 people dead..
IndiaTimes - Published

U.S. top court rejects gun rights advocates over bump stocks

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed another setback to gun rights advocates challenging President Donald Trump's ban on "bump stock" devices that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly.
Reuters India - Published

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs bid to block Trump's gun 'bump stock' ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a victory by rejecting for the second time in three days a bid by gun rights activists to block his new ban on "bump stock" attachments..
Reuters India - Published

Ukraine's action man president faces voters' judgment

The bodyguards were nervous, fingers poised over the triggers of their automatic weapons, as Ukraine's president inspected the site of a rocket attack from separatist territory which had killed 10..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. chief justice rejects bid to block 'bump stocks' gun ban

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday rejected a bid by gun rights activists to put on hold a ban by President Donald Trump's administration on "bump stock" gun attachments that enable..
Reuters India - Published

NZ bans military type semi-automatic weapons used in mosque massacre

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern..
Reuters India - Published

NZ bans types of semi-automatic weapons, high capacity magazines after mass shooting

New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern..
Reuters India - Published

New Zealand bans sale of assault rifles: PM

"I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, while announcing interim measures that..
IndiaTimes - Published

'This is not New Zealand'

Ardern outlined that five guns were used by the perpetrator -- who held a gun license -- out of which two were semi-automatic weapons and two were shotguns.
Rediff.com - Published

Turkey opens inquiry into visits by Christchurch mosque shooter

A right-wing extremist armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the city of Christchurch during afternoon prayers on Friday, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more.
DNA - Published

Americans arrested in Haiti with weapons: media

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian police arrested a group of foreign nationals including Americans armed with semi-automatic weapons, Haitian newspapers reported on Monday, adding to uncertainty in..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

One year after Las Vegas massacre, gunman's motive a mystery

Fifty-eight shot dead. More than 400 wounded. One year after a heavily armed gunman embarked on the deadliest mass shooting in US history, raining automatic weapons fire from a hotel window down onto a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump says close to finalizing effective ban on gun bump stocks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration is just a few weeks away from finalizing a regulation that would ban so-called bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to..
Reuters India - Published

Tara Fares shot dead in Baghdad: Murders of trailblazing Iraqi women spark conspiracy fears among those who break the mould

Over the last few weeks, four go-getting Iraqi women have separately met premature deaths - two falling victim to men firing automatic weapons into their vehicles. The deaths have sparked fear among..
Firstpost - Published

Custody extended for seven men suspected of planning attack in Netherlands

Seven men suspected of plotting an attack in the Netherlands with hand grenades, automatic weapons and explosives were ordered on Friday to remain in custody.
Reuters India - Published

'Major terrorist attack' foiled in Netherlands, seven arrested

Dutch authorities on Thursday arrested seven men suspected of plotting a large attack with hand grenades, automatic weapons and explosives belts, prosecutors said.
DNA - Published

Ahead of Independence Day, two held with carbines and cartridges in Delhi

Ahead of Independence Day, two suspected arms peddlers were arrested with arms and ammunition, including carbines and cartridges, in two separate operations, police said on Thursday.  The accused..
DNA - Published

Khaplang claims responsibility of killing 4 soldiers in Nagaland

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) emailed reporters claiming they were behind the ambush, in which a passing security convoy with automatic weapons and hand grenades was attacked.
DNA - Published

Sushma Swaraj takes train journey in South Africa

sushma swaraj takes train journey in south africa
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday undertook a train journey from Pentrich to Pietermaritzburg, a railway station in South Africa where a young Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a..
Mid-Day - Published

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, fires automatic weapons

The Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire by firing automatic weapons and shelling mortars in Baramulla district's Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
Firstpost - Published

The Royal Wedding: Thousands of fans gather in Windsor for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials

Thousands of fans gathered in the English town of Windsor for the lavish royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, a union that supporters hope will inject new life into a monarchy..
DNA - Published

Indian, Pakistani Army trade heavy fire on LoC

Defence sources said the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing, using mortars, small arms and automatic weapons.
Zee News - Published

Assam rifles recover huge cache of automatic weapons

In Manipur, Assam Rifles have recovered a huge cache of automatic weapons and other warlike stores in a joint operation with state Police Commandos in the last 48 hours. A press statement issued by the..
All India Radio - Published

Terrorists attack cavalcade of 34 Rashtriya Riffles' officer

Just days after Senior Superintendent of Police, Shopian escaped a bid on his life, militants attacked the cavalcade of the commanding officer of 34 Rashtriya Riffles (RR) on Monday. Militants struck..
DNA - Published

White House lauds 'brave students' marching against gun violence; Trump hasn't tweeted yet

The White House has ‘applauded’ the historic and gigantic “March for Our Lives” rally which is underway in Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC and elsewhere in the US. Thousands of people..
DNA - Published

'Vote them out!': Thousands of young Americans register to vote at gun-control marches

Voter registration activists fanned out among young Americans who marched for tighter gun laws on Saturday, signing up thousands of first-time voters who vowed to eject lawmakers who oppose gun..
DNA - Published

Top IPS officer escapes bid on life in J&K

Terrorists made an abortive bid on the life of Superintendent of Police (SP) of Shopian district, Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar when they attacked his cavalcade with automatic weapons near Harmen village on..
DNA - Published

Africa's oldest nuclear DNA found in Morocco

africa's oldest nuclear dna found in morocco
The oldest nuclear DNA from Africa ever has been discovered in eastern Morocco, adding new clues to the world's understanding of human history, a government statement said. The Moroccan Culture..
Mid-Day - Published

Vietjet Air to start Ho Chi Minh city-Delhi flight

Vietnam-based low-cost airline Vietjet Air on Saturday said it will commence direct flight service between Ho Chi Minh city and New Delhi four days a week to cater to the fast-growing air traffic..
Mid-Day - Published

Religion and politics clash in Russia's North Caucasus

A rare conflict between religious and political leaders has broken out in Russia's North Caucasus region, with Islamic imams accusing the local government of corruption while authorities install..
Mid-Day - Published

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