A national remembrance service has been held in New Zealand to commemorate those who died in two mosque shootings in Christchurch two weeks ago.
Nicola Sturgeon has made clear her determination to tackle far-right extremism in the wake of the terror attack on two New Zealand mosques.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.
No-one reported the video of the Christchurch terror attack while it was being streamed live, Facebook has said.
New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to speak the name of the alleged Christchurch gunman and said the person responsible would face the “full force of the law”.
More than 1,000 students from Christchurch schools and different religions have taken part in a vigil to honour the 50 lives lost after a gunman attacked two mosques in the New Zealand city.
New Zealand’s prime minister has said gun law reforms will be announced within 10 days in the wake of the mosque shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
New Zealand’s Cabinet has backed changes to gun laws in the country just three days after 50 people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch.
Fifty people are now known to have been killed in the New Zealand mosque shootings as the bodies of victims begin to be returned to their families.
Countries across the world have stood in solidarity with New Zealand after 50 people died and dozens more were injured in shootings at two mosques.
The death toll from the New Zealand mosque attacks has risen to 50, authorities said.