Every year, some 4500 people are shot to death in Turkey - the majority of them women and children. There are an estimated 25 million pistols and privately owned firearms in the country. Yet Turks continue to buy guns.
Thrust further into the spotlight after Christchurch's attack, Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand's prime minister by defying stigmas: walking barefoot, becoming a mother in office and pushing for mental health care.
Turkey's president is showing livestreamed footage of the mass shooting in Christchurch to his supporters at campaign rallies. New Zealand's foreign minister has warned such actions could cause real damage.
The country remained on a high security alert following the deadly terror attack on mosques in Christchurch. Victim burials were expected to begin as PM Jacinda Ardern and her Cabinet prepared to meet and propose action.
Thousands have gathered across New Zealand to pay their respects to 50 people killed in a terror attack on two mosques. Imam Fouda offered words of comfort, saying: "We are brokenhearted, but we are not broken."
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