In memory of 50 people killed in two mosque attacks two weeks ago, a memorial service was held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and representatives of governments from around the world attended the ceremony.
Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall.
Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors.
The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.
The New Zealand government is banning the sale and possession of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons. In doing so, it is again taking swift and effective action that sends a powerful signal, says DW's Martin Muno.
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