New Zealand is still picking up the pieces after at least 50 people were killed, and another 50 were injured, in Friday’s terror attack, the worst in the country’s history. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spent the weekend visiting grieving family members and the Muslim community. The attacks, on two mosques in Christchurch, have also prompted a debate over gun laws. The Police Association has called for a ban on semi-automatic weapons, and the Prime Minister has pledged, “our gun laws will change.”
Ethiopia’s Minister of Transport says there are “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash last October. Dagmawit Moges made these remarks after Flight 302’s black boxes were found. Both planes were Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, which several governments have since grounded, pending investigation.
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