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India signs new global anti-terror initiative ‘Christchurch Call to Action’

India has recently signed the new global anti-terror initiative ‘Christchurch Call to Action’, which is the brainchild of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron to fight terrorism. The document was signed and adopted with participation from 26 nations, including France, New Zealand, European Commission, Ireland, Norway, Senegal, Canada, Jordan, UK, ..

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France and New Zealand jointly launch a new initiative ‘Christchurch Call’ against online extremism

At Paris summit, French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launched an ambitious new initiative to eliminate terrorist and violent content online. The initiative, “Christchurch Call”, was pushed by Ms Ardern after a white supremacist gunned down 51 people at two mosques in the New Zealand city in March. Participants will ..

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New Zealand’s MPs vote to change Gun laws

New Zealand’s parliament has voted to pass the gun reform bill 119-1 to prohibit military-style semi-automatic weapons, aftermath of the Christchurch attacks which killed 50 people. It is expected to become law within the next few days after receiving royal assent from the governor general. PM Jacinda Ardern has announced changes to the law after ..

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New Zealand passes new gun law

The Parliament of New Zealand has passed the law for banning the semi-automatic and military-style weapons overwhelmingly especially after the country was rocked by attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. The legislation has been proposed by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern within days of the brutal shootout carried out by a gunman in two mosques, ..

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New Zealand bans sales of semi-automatic and assault weapons

In a latest development, New Zealand has banned the sale of assault and semi-automatic weapons after the deadly attack on two mosques of Christchurch in which 50 people had been killed by an armed gunman. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said “be assured that this is just the beginning of the work we’ll ..

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