Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) – A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand yesterday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings. An Australian white supremacist gunned down 50 Muslim congregants at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch last Friday in a killing spree that he live-streamed and which has sparked global revulsion. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin