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Christchurch Terror Attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is embraced as she arrives at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardern is here to unveil a memorial plaque in memory of the victims of the March 15, 2019, Christchurch terror attack.

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Mosque shooting victim Taj Mohammad Kamran reacts as he leaves the Christchurch High Court after the sentencing hearing for Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Tarrant, a white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March 2019 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Christian women hold candles during a prayer service for the victims of a plane crash, at St. Johan Cathedral in Peshawar, Pakistan. A Pakistan International Airlines carrying passengers and crew has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi on Friday.

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A view of Al Noor Mosque, a Sunni mosque in the Christchurch suburb of Riccarton in New Zealand. It was March 15 last year when an alleged white supremacist Brenton Tarrant killed 43 people at the Al Noor Mosque (51 in all) just when people were about to offer Friday afternoon prayers.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at St Anthony’s Church, in Colombo. Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe is also seen.

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, walks with at Al Noor Mosque Imam Gamal Fouda, right, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Guterres is on the final day of his three-day visit to New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the problems of climate change.

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Under tight police security, families arrive for Britain's Prince William visit to the Al Noor mosque, one of the two involved in the mass shootings, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prince William visited one of the two Christchurch mosques where 50 people were killed and 50 others wounded in a March 15 attack by a white supremacist.

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Jacinda Ardern won plaudits for her handling of the Christchurch tragedy

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Police acting superintendent Mike McIlraith shows New Zealand lawmakers in Wellington, an AR-15 style rifle similar to one of the weapons a gunman used to slaughter 50 people at two mosques. New Zealand lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun control measures during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week.

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People surround an ambulance carrying the body of shooting victim Syed Areeb Ahmed on the arrival at his home in Karachi, Pakistan. The body of a 26-year-old Pakistani who was among 50 worshippers killed during attacks on mosques in New Zealand has arrived in Pakistan for burial.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses a press conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern has announced a top-level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the massacre of 50 people in two Christchurch mosques on March 15.

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A man prays during a vigil in Hagley Park following the March 15 mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Muslims pray during Friday prayers at Hagley Park in Christchurch, New Zealand. People across New Zealand are observing the Muslim call to prayer as the nation reflects on the moment one week ago when 50 people were slaughtered at two mosques.

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Students light candles as they gather for a vigil to commemorate victims of Friday's shooting, outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Three days after Friday's attack, New Zealand's deadliest shooting in modern history, relatives were anxiously waiting for word on when they can bury their loved ones.

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Students hold candles during a moment of silence as they gather for a vigil to commemorate victims of Friday's shooting ,New Zealand's deadliest shooting in modern history outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand where one of two mass shootings occurred. New Zealand's stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently before a judge, accused in mass shootings at two mosques that left dozens of people dead.

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