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New Zealand PM, Jacinda Ardern, royal, commission, inquiry, Christchurch, attack

New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack

03 March, 2019 10:40 am 10:40 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, into the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people. “It is important that no stone is left unturned to get to the bottom of … Read More


New Zealand PM, Jacinda Ardern, royal, commission, inquiry, Christchurch, attack

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows to never speak Christchurch killer’...

03 March, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Tuesday never to utter the name of the twin-mosque gunman as she opened a sombre session of parliament with an evocative “assalaam alaikum” message of peace to Muslims, reported AFP. “He will face the full force of the law in New Zealand,” Ardern promised … Read More


Gun, laws, change, New Zealand PM, Jacinda Ardern

New gun laws will make New Zealand safer after mosque massacre, says PM Ard...

03 March, 2019 10:13 am 10:13 am

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after 50 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday. Tarrant was remanded without a … Read More


New Zealand PM Ardern has two ministers step aside

08 August, 2018 10:31 am 10:31 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has had to strip one minister of her portfolio and had another step aside in less than a week, capping off a month of challenges for the popular premier since her return from maternity leave. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sits in a chair as … Read More