World's Tallest Building Features Image Of New Zealand Prime Minister

New Zealand Broadcasts Islamic Call to Prayer Nationwide, PM Dons Hijab

New Zealand Mourns with Prayer, One Week since Mosque Attack

On Sunday, Ardern said a national remembrance service would be held on March 29 to honor the massacre victims.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she will travel to China at the end of the week for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Ardern ruled out New Zealand re-introducing the death penalty for accused gunman Brenton Tarrant, 28, who was arrested minutes after the attack on the mosques and has been charged with murder.

Ardern's handling of the horrific crisis in the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch, in which a non-native racist terrorist shot and killed 50 worshippers at two mosques - including children as young as 2 - has drawn a strikingly positive reaction around the world, particularly as she has refused to name the killer.

Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week's mosque shootings.

The word "peace" was marked above the picture in both English and Arabic to honour the 50 people that lost their lives in the attack earlier this month.

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It's now a week and two days since the terror attack where 50 people were gunned down at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood mosque.

Nationwide ceremonies saw poignant scenes of Kiwis embracing Muslims, and of non-Muslim New Zealand women donning makeshift Islamic headscarves in solidarity.

Since then, New Zealanders have responded with an outpouring of support for the country's small Muslim community. "Hatred cannot drive out hatred, only love can".

The first parliament session in New Zealand after the deadly attack in Christchurch on the Muslim community by a far-right terrorist commenced with a recitation from the Holy Quran.

Farid Ahmed, who was at the Al Noor mosque when the shooting took place, escaped but his wife, Husna, was killed.

Shahadat Hossain, whose brother Mojammel Haque was killed in the attack, told Reuters that she would bring his body back to Bangladesh.

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