Thursday, 18 July 2019

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Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws

CHRISTCHURCH: Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide wheher to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone who have tightened rules following extremist attacks. The proposal could require regular training in the use of firearms, special waivers ...

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New Zealand cabinet backs tighter gun laws

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that her cabinet has made an in-principle decision to tighten gun ownership in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosques massacre. “We have made a decision as a cabinet, we are unified,” said Ardern. The New Zealand prime minister also announced an inquiry ...

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Brazil to issue decree relaxing gun laws

BRASILIA: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will issue a decree next week to make it easier for citizens to own a gun, Onyx Lorenzoni, the president’s chief of staff, said Tuesday. Bolsonaro, who took office Jan. 1, is eager to issue the decree because it was one of his key campaign ...

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