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S. Korea Arrests Two For Spy Cameras That Livestreamed 1,600 Motel Guests
March 21, 2019
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S. Korea Arrests Two For Spy Cameras That Livestreamed 1,600 Motel Guests

SEOUL: South Korean police have arrested two men for using illegal spy cameras at motels to film and livestream videos of about 1,600 guests, raking in roughly 7 million won (US$6,200) over the past three months, police said on Wednesday. Illicit filming has surged with growing use of mobile devices and South Korea’s pop...

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Google Unveils Search Changes To Placate EU
March 20, 2019
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Google Unveils Search Changes To Placate EU

BRUSSELS: Google on Tuesday unveiled a series of tweaks to its European search engine results in an effort to avoid further fines from the EU’s top anti-trust regulator. The effort to placate the Europan Commission comes as the EU executive is set to slap the tech giant with a fresh fine over unfair competition practices...

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‘I Still Love You’: Christchurch Survivor Forgives His Wife’s Killer
March 19, 2019
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‘I Still Love You’: Christchurch Survivor Forgives His Wife’s Killer

CHRISTCHURCH: A wheelchair-using worshipper who survived the slaughter at Christchurch’s Al Noor mosque, but whose wife was killed, has offered an olive branch to the gunman, saying he would like to meet him and telling him “I still love you.” Fifty people died at two mosques in the South Island city on Friday...

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Gun Shop Confirms Christchurch Suspects Buying Weapons Online
March 18, 2019
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Gun Shop Confirms Christchurch Suspects Buying Weapons Online

CHRISTCHURCH, (New Zealand), March 18:New Zealand’s largest gun dealer, Gun City, said Monday that four out of the five firearms that the man charged with murder had during Christchurch mass shootings were purchased legally from the company, reported Xinhua news agency. David Tipple, owner of Gun City, confirmed in a press...

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‘We Are The Luckiest Ones’ – Survivors Of Christchurch Killings
March 18, 2019
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‘We Are The Luckiest Ones’ – Survivors Of Christchurch Killings

CHRISTCHURCH: As a heavily-armed man entered Christchurch’s al Noor mosque and began gunning down worshippers, Sardar Faisal happened to be in the bathroom, Sheikh Fahad ran and Amir Daud was just pulling up with his wife in their car, moments late for Friday prayers. They were among the fortunate survivors of New Zealand’s...

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Christchurch Shooting: Indonesian Confirmed Killed
March 17, 2019
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Christchurch Shooting: Indonesian Confirmed Killed

JAKARTA: An Indonesian man was confirmed as one of 49 people killed in the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. The Indonesian embassy in Wellington identified the victim as Muhammad Abdul Hamid @ Lilik Abdul Hamid, the Antara news agency reported. Muhammad Abdul Hamid had earlier been reported...

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New Zealand PM Vows Gun Law Reform After Mosque Massacre
March 16, 2019
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New Zealand PM Vows Gun Law Reform After Mosque Massacre

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: New Zealand’s prime minister vowed Saturday to toughen the country’s gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch’s mosque attacks had legally bought the five weapons, including two semi-automatic rifles, used in the massacre. The nation’s firearms laws are lax compared to...

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NZealand Police Warn Of ‘Distressing’ Mosque Shooting Footage
March 15, 2019
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NZealand Police Warn Of ‘Distressing’ Mosque Shooting Footage

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand police warned against sharing footage relating to a deadly shooting in Christchurch Friday, after a video online showed a gunman filming himself firing at worshippers inside a mosque. “Police are aware there is extremely distressing footage relating to the incident in Christchurch circulating...

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