Wednesday, 8th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Death toll rises in New Zealand terror attack

Fifty people have now died in the shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques, and the number of injured has also risen. An official list of victims has not yet been released, though one has been shared with families.

Related

11 Sep 2021
12 Sep 2021
An attacker inspired by the Islamic State group stabbed six people at a New Zealand supermarket on Friday before police - who had the man under surveillance - shot him dead, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
25 Sep 2021
"We have an independent foreign policy", says New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, after confirming that New Zealand would not lift a ban on nuclear-powered vessels entering its waters in the wake of Australia's decision to develop a nuclear submarine fleet.
21 Oct 2021
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a comprehensive in-principle free trade agreement with the UK, arrived at after 16 months of talks. London said the deal ends tariffs on British exports such as clothing, footwear, ships and bulldozers. It estimated that trade between the two countries last year was worth £2.3 billion ($3.2 billion, 2.7 billion euros).
26 Oct 2021
The government had said it imposed the measure to fight terrorism, while critics said it granted President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi sweeping powers to crush dissent.
7 Nov 2021
Austrian leaders have taken part in a memorial service to remember the people killed during a shooting spree in central Vienna in 2020. Criticism remains over the government's actions in the run-up to the violence.
6 Nov 2021
The two countries join the ASEAN nations, China, South Korea, and Japan. The pact will cover 30% of the world's population and 53% of last year's exports.
25 Nov 2021
New Zealand will reopen its borders in stages over time. Meanwhile, the WHO warned that the Europe would see many more deaths during the winter. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Dec 2021
On December 19, 2016, Islamist attacker Anis Amri drove a stolen truck through a crowd in central Berlin, killing and injuring dozens. Five years later, the background to the attack remains unclear.
1 Feb 2022
New Zealand's first COVID-19 case in six months prompted a snap nationwide lockdown. But the country's 'Zero COVID' policy is starting to come under criticism amid growing pressure on the economy.
6 Feb 2022
New Zealand's first COVID-19 case in six months prompted a snap nationwide lockdown. But the country's 'Zero COVID' policy is starting to come under criticism amid growing pressure on the economy.
3 Feb 2022
New Zealand plans to waive hotel quarantine requirements, first for its nationals stuck abroad, and eventually for all. The US will begin discharging troops who refuse the vaccine.