Latest New Zealand Shooting headlines

Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. New Zealand's stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, in a fierce determination to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently before a judge, accused in mass shootings at two mosques that left dozens of people dead.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Primary suspect in New Zealand shootings that killed 50 charged with murder, believed to be lone gunman

Police in Christchurch were still processing the pair of massive, crosstown crime scenes as investigators began sifting the background of Brenton Harrison Tarrant.

Abdul Aziz, survivor of mosque shooting speaks to Associated Press during an interview in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Aziz, 48, is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths during Friday prayers at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch. The gunman killed 49 people after attacking two mosques in the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history. Seven were killed at the Linwood mosque. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

Abdul Aziz didn’t hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming, “Come here!”

Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch on March 16, 2019.

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Here are the stories of the lives lost when a white supremacist opened fire at a New Zealand mosque.

Yasir Amin, 35, described his run-in with the gunman in Friday's mass shootings.

‘RUN!’: New Zealand shooting victims recount horror, mourn the lost

Yasir Amin and his father were just 200 meters from the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on Friday when everything went wrong.

Mourners from the Nepali Community hold placards as they pay their respects for victims of the mosque attacks in Christchurch.

Stricken New Zealanders reach out to Muslims after shooting

New Zealand’s stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, determined to show kindness to a community in pain.

President Trump formally vetoed Congress’s resolution to block his declaration of a national emergency.

After New Zealand massacre, Trump downplays white nationalism threat

The gunman accused in the mass shooting had called President Trump “a symbol of renewed white identity.”

Locals in Dunedin, New Zealand lay flowers and condolences in tribute to those killed and injured.


In New Zealand, another terrorist nurtured online

The latest racist massacre makes one thing clear: The Internet, this thing we all built together, has gotten away from us.

Protesters demonstrated to denounce New Zealand mosque attack that killed at least 49  in Christchurch on Friday.


New Zealand mosque attack should be a wake up call for big tech

After Friday’s attack, it’s no longer possible to brush off such events as isolated incidents or to minimize the role of social media companies in enabling them.

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center hosted an emotional prayer service Friday.

‘The ugliest form of terrorism’: Mass. leaders denounce white supremacy after massacre

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders expressed grief and horror during an emotional Friday prayer service at Boston’s largest mosque after an attack on two New Zealand mosques.

Brenton Tarrant, accused of involvement in a Christchurch, New Zealand, killing spree, has appeared in Christchurch District Court (above).

Suspect in New Zealand mosque killings makes first court appearance

Brenton Tarrant showed no expression as a judge read the charge lodged against him. He was ordered to return to court April 5.

Mourners paid their respects Saturday at a makeshift memorial in Christchurch, New Zealand, near one of the mosques attacked on Friday.

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New Zealand shooting video underscores Facebook’s problems

It’s far from the first act of violence transmitted over Facebook Live. How is it that a company as smart and as rich as Facebook wasn’t ready for the next one?

Ambulance staff took a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday.

Alleged shooter to appear in court after New Zealand mosque attacks

One man was arrested in the shootings and charged with murder in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack that killed least 49 people at two mosques full of worshipers attending Friday prayers.

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Scott Brown decries ‘horrific and cowardly’ mosque shootings in New Zealand

The former US senator from Massachusetts, now ambassador to New Zealand, said he’s seen no racial or religious tension since he arrived there as ambassador in 2017.

Young demonstrators held banners from the multi-faith group 'Turn to Love' during a vigil at New Zealand House in London.

Several of the victims of the New Zealand attack hailed from Middle East, South Asia

Several of those killed or wounded in the shooting rampage at two New Zealand mosques on Friday were from the Middle East or South Asia, according to initial reports from several governments.

Police officers stood outside of the East London Mosque following the deadly terror attacks in New Zealand.

White supremacy is ‘being exported and globalized’: Experts respond to New Zealand mass shootings

The “hatred that led to violence in Pittsburgh and Charlottesville is finding new adherents around the world,” an Anti-Defamation League official said after the terrorist attack in New Zealand.

Roxbury-03/15/19 Worshippers attended Friday's prayer service at the Islamic Society Boston Mosque. Many gathered to pray for the victims of the New Zealand terrorist attacks at two mosques. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

Local Muslim leaders stunned by carnage in New Zealand

New England residents reacted with shock and horror Friday as they responded to reports of a mass shooting that killed at least 49 people at two New Zealand mosques.

Police investigated a property in Dunedin, New Zealand, following the deadly attacks.

New Zealand shooting was livestreamed on Facebook

The speed at which a video of the New Zealand mosque shooting spread across social media platforms has demonstrated yet again that tech companies such as Facebook are still struggling to control content.

Boston police maintained a presence outside the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center mosque in Roxbury Friday.

Police in Boston, Cambridge step up patrols at mosques, houses of worship following deadly NZ shootings

Police patrols and security has been stepped up at houses of worship in Boston and Cambridge Friday in the aftermath of deadly shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, local officials said.

Police cordon off the area in front of the Masjid al Noor.

The latest on the deadly terror attacks in New Zealand

A Muslim leader in New Zealand said the attack was especially shocking as it took place around Friday Prayer.

Worshippers prayed for victims and families of the Christchurch shootings during an evening vigil at the Lakemba Mosque in QWakemba, New South Wales, Australia.

Global condemnation, condolences after deadly New Zealand mosque attack

World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attack, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment.

Security was increased at Mosques in France following the New Zealand attack.

New Zealand manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer’s text

The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published expresses similar sentiments as the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011.

Protesters demonstrate to denounce New Zealand mosque attacks in Chirstchurch on March 15, 2019 at Fatih mosque in Istanbul, after a symbolic funeral prayer for the victims of the attacks. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

Photos: New Zealand rocked by mass shooting

A mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch became what the prime minister referred to as ‘‘one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

Police blocked the road near the shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday.

Bangladesh cricket team flees New Zealand mosque shooting scene

Members of the team described their escape from a shooting attack at a mosque in New Zealand.