If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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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.
Twenty people have been killed after a gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on shoppers at a packed Walmart store in Texas on Saturday, the latest mass shooting in the United States.
Before mosque shootings, Christchurch was the centre of New Zealand's small but persistent white supremacist movement.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has condemned the attack on two mosques in Christchurch. Forty people are believed to have been killed in shootings, with at least 20 seriously injured.
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The Las Vegas shooter has been identified as 67-year-old Stephen Paddock. At last count, Paddock shot and killed 59 people and wounded hundreds more.
Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had a military-style weapon.
Salwa Mustafa lost a husband and son to a white supremacist gunman in the Al Noor Mosque, but the Syrian refugee had a defiant message for the world a week after the tragedy.
New Zealand police commissioner Mike Bush addresses the media following the mosque shooting in Christchurch, saying four people are in custody after the "unprecedented situation".
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says the death toll has increased to 49 in shootings at two mosques, four suspects remain in custody.
Investigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago – and perhaps Boston's Fenway Park – before setting up his perch in a casino hotel and raining deadly fire on country music fans.
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