In Pictures: Countries around the world show their support for New Zealand

In Australia, the silver fern symbol of New Zealand was projected on to the sails of the Sydney Opera House (Paul Braven/AAP Image via AP)

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.

From vigils to prayer services, communities all over the world have paid their respects to those killed as they keep a grieving nation in their thoughts.

On Sunday, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said she had met with members of the Islamic community in Wellington who had expressed their gratitude for an “outpouring of love” in the wake of the attacks.

More than a hundred people attended an interfaith prayer service at the Muslim Educational Trust in Tigard, Oregon, United States (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)

In London, people took part in a vigil at the New Zealand War Memorial on Hyde Park Corner (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

And in Turkey, demonstrators performed prayers for the people killed in New Zealand during a protest in Ankara (Burhan Ozbilici/AP)

In Lahore, Pakistan, members of civil society group ‘Joint Action Committee for People Rights’ held a candle-lit vigil for the victims (KM Chaudary/AP)

In Japan, players offered a silent prayer for the victims before their Super Rugby match in Tokyo (Koji Sasahara/AP)

And back in Christchurch, mourners have been laying flowers on a wall at the Botanical Gardens (Vincent Thian/AP)

- Press Association

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