Australian taxi drivers file lawsuit against Uber for alleged illegal operations

A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world’s largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially. The lawsuit, filed on Friday at the Victoria Supreme Court by law firm Maurice Blackburn, was brought on behalf of… Read More Australian taxi drivers file lawsuit against Uber for alleged illegal operations

Man charged for possession of explosives, weapons in New Zealand

A man in Christchurch was charged in court on Wednesday with possessing explosives, ammunition and offensive weapons a day after police found a suspected explosive device in the city where 50 Muslims were killed in attacks on two mosques in March. Police said the 33-year-old suspect had no known link to those attacks. He was… Read More Man charged for possession of explosives, weapons in New Zealand

New Zealand police arrest man, recover explosive device in Christchurch

New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques in March. Police cordoned off streets in the Phillipstown area of the city… Read More New Zealand police arrest man, recover explosive device in Christchurch

One dead, three injured following drive-by shooting outside nightclub in Australia

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted horrific injuries that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related. Australia has some of the world’s toughest gun control laws, adopted after its worst mass murder,… Read More One dead, three injured following drive-by shooting outside nightclub in Australia

New Zealand lawmakers vote to amend gun laws following Christchurch massacre

Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after its worst peacetime mass shooting, in which 50 people were killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. Parliament passed the gun reform bill, the first substantial changes to New Zealand’s gun laws in decades, by 119… Read More New Zealand lawmakers vote to amend gun laws following Christchurch massacre

French Muslim group files lawsuit against Facebook, YouTube over footage of Christchurch massacre

One of the main groups representing Muslims in France said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said the companies had disseminated material that encouraged terrorism, and harmed… Read More French Muslim group files lawsuit against Facebook, YouTube over footage of Christchurch massacre