The first of more than 250 collections to be held nationwide was in Christchurch, where 51 Muslim worshippers were gunned down while at prayer less than four months ago.
The team will now play England or Australia in the final at Lord's on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma becomes the first batsman to hit five hundreds in a single ICC Cricket World Cup as India cruise to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their final group match at Headingley.
Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lord's but only to finish the tournament with four straight wins and ultimately paying the price for a sluggish start.
Pakistan's national cricket team beat New Zealand by six wickets at the Cricket World Cup increasing chances to reach the semi-finals.
Former Pakistan intelligence head General Ehsanul Haq and former deputy chief of Indian Air Force Kapil Kak say US defence missiles are no match to tested Russian defence system. Washington has warned Turkey and India against buying S-400s.
India managed a win by just 11 runs against the minnows Afghanistan thanks to a dramatic hat-trick by Mohammed Shami. In an another match, New Zealand beat West Indies by five runs in a thrilling encounter.
The Australian man accused of murdering 51 people attending Friday prayers at two mosques pleads not guilty to all 92 charges against him.
New Zealand's deployment in Iraq had been scheduled to end in May 2017, but successive New governments extended the date.
Tournament hosts England defeat South Africa by 104 runs in the opening game. Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and West Indies also make up the 10-team tournament.
Australian teen became a viral sensation after he egged a senator who blamed Muslim migration for an attack on mosques in New Zealand, which killed 51.
Will Connolly, the Australian teenager who became known after he "egged" far-right Senator Fraser Anning at a news conference, will donate $70,000 to help victims of the Christchurch terror attack.
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