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Five people including a police officer and a gunman have died in a shooting at a petrol station in the United States state of Missouri after the attacker went inside and opened fire, police say
A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas, shooting dead at least five people and wounding many others before dying in a shootout with officers.
A shooting at a shopping mall in the US state of Texas on Saturday caused up to 20 casualties, and three suspects were in custody, authorities said.
New Zealand's governor general has signed into effect sweeping gun laws outlawing military style weapons weeks after a man used such guns to kill 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.
Prime minister announces NZ will hold a Royal Commission of Inquiry, the country's highest form of investigation.
Scary Mommy recently posted a video of the one question you're probably NOT asking before a play date. And it's an important, lifesaving, one. Is your gun locked up?
Geogy Cohen tweeted a sign at her daughter's kindergarten in Somerville, Massachusetts, taught children how to hide from active shooters. She added that her child had been practising live active shooter drills at pre-kindergarten.
The gunman, arrested on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old junior at Santa Fe High School. He is being held on capital murder charges, meaning he could face the death penalty.
From Los Angeles to New York City and around the world, hundreds of thousands of teens and their supporters have rallied to demand stricter gun controls to reduce gun violence.
Hundreds of thousands have rallied in Washington and cities across the US to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era.
Worshippers in the US state of Texas shot dead a gunman who opened fire during a livestreamed Sunday service, ending an attack that killed two parishioners, authorities said.
Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presidential race.
More than 1 000 handguns and rifles have been seized in a raid on a mansion in an upscale neighbourhood in the US city of Los Angeles, law enforcement authorities said.
New Zealand lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new gun controls during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week
New Zealand imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons, taking swift action in response to the Christchurch massacre and triggering renewed calls from leading American politicians for curbs in the United States.
Last week gun owners' associations were up in arms over a draft bill on gun licences which proposes taking away self-defence as a reason to own a gun. Jackie Nagtegaal answers six questions about gun ownership in South Africa.
Local detectives have launched a homicide investigation and urged parents to educate their children on gun safety.
Most Americans favour tougher gun control laws as they repeatedly endure the tragedy of school shootings, one massacre after another, and other random gun violence.
The nine-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King jnr made a rousing appearance at a huge protest for gun control in Washington.
Calls for greater gun control in the US have reached as far as the Eiffel Tower, where 100 demonstrators demanded "Protect children, not guns!"
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