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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

Media captionNew Zealand’s PM said she hoped the ban would be in place by 11 April New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles...

Iraq ferry sinking: Many feared dead in Tigris river near Mosul

At least 40 people are feared to have died after a ferry sank in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul. Most of the people on board the vessel were women and...

Brazil gunmen shoot at convoy carrying nuclear fuel in Angra dos Reis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Violence in Angra dos Reis, site of the nuclear power plant, has increased recently Gunmen have attacked a convoy of trucks...

Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight

Media captionNew Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern spoke to the BBC’s Clive Myrie New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out...

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique survivors desperate for help

Media captionCyclone Idai: Survivors rescued by land and air Mozambique’s port city of Beira is reeling from the damage inflicted by Cyclone Idai. So far 200...

Cyclone Idai: Huge area of Mozambique submerged

Image copyright EPA Image caption People carry their personal effects through a flooded section of Praia Nova, Beira An aerial survey of Mozambique’s cyclone-hit...

Dutch shooting: Letter suggests motive in Utrecht attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gokmen Tanis was known to police before he was arrested on Monday in connection with the shooting Dutch prosecutors investigating the...

Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Nazarbayev came to power as first secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan...

Cyclone Idai: Devastation in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Media captionCyclone Idai brought devastation to Mozambique’s port city of Beria Cyclone Idai has had a “massive and horrifying” impact on...

Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs tighter gun laws

Media captionPM Jacinda Ardern says details of gun law reforms will come within days New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said she will announce detailed gun law reforms...