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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    The US has returned to the Paris Agreement. What does this mean for climate change?
     24 January 2021
    Within hours of becoming US President, Joe Biden moved to recommit the United States to the Paris Agreement — the internationally binding treaty to combat climate change. So what does this actually mean for climate change and global emissions targets?
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    A volunteer firefighter in New South Wales has been charged with setting more than 30 grass fires
    24 Jan: A volunteer firefighter in New South Wales has been charged with setting more than 30 grass fires... more
    The triple j Hottest 100 wraps up with Glass Animals, Spacey Jane and Flume in top three
    23 Jan: British band Glass Animals takes out the top spot in this year's Hottest 100, with WA band Spacey Jane and Sydney producer Flume rounding out the top three. Look back over the live blog of this year's countdown.... more
    Taiwanese Foreign Minister uses Palau trip to warn China is 'forcing itself' into the Pacific
    23 Jan: Speaking from Palau, one of the few countries in the world with formal ties to Taiwan, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu warns of Beijing's escalating influence in the region.... more
    A guide to Australia Day honours and how the selection process works
    23 Jan: Every year, hundreds of people are acknowledged for their achievement or service to the community through the Australia Day honours list. But occasionally, that process attracts controversy — as it did this week.... more
    Newport County keeper breaks world record with 96-metre goal against Cheltenham Town
    23 Jan: Newport County's goalkeeper scored past his opposite number from a goal kick, 96 metres from his opponents' goal, after just 12 minutes of the League Two match against Cheltenham Town.... more
    US politics updates: Chuck Schumer says healing will come through 'accountability', as impeachment schedule announced
    23 Jan: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says healing and unity "will only come if there is truth and accountability", as he announces the schedule for the Senate impeachment trial for former US president Donald Trump.... more
    Coronavirus and lockdowns have put London's iconic black cabs under threat
    23 Jan: As London endures its third national lockdown and the UK's economy declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city's iconic black cabs and their drivers face an uncertain future.... more
    Olympic Games not just financial, it's spiritual, says Lord Sebastian Coe, president of World Athletics
    23 Jan: President of World Athletics, Lord Sebastian Coe, says the financial cost of a cancelled Olympics would be devastating, but that is not the main reason the Olympics has to go ahead.... more
    Will deplatforming make QAnon and the far-right fade away or radicalise further?
    23 Jan: The first two weeks of the 'Great Deplatforming' has seen a marked decrease in posts spreading misinformation and citing violence on mainstream social media, but there are concerns about organising and recruitment taking place in the shadows.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     29 Dec: Police are tackling the issue of extremists exploiting social media, by increasing their artificial intelligence technology +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 Jan: Donald Trump wants Congress to overturn the election result. Here's what will happen instead ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Jan: FBI located Ghislaine Maxwell by tracking her mobile phone, court documents show +++++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died following a battle with Alzheimer's +++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: Donald Trump agrees to 'orderly transition' after Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Fears grow for the health of US broadcasting legend Larry King ++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: US Capitol police officer dies of injuries sustained in riot, bringing death toll to five +++++++

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      24 Jan: Fruit growers reassure customers after packaging scare in china (RadioNZ)
      24 Jan: Nrl: manly skipper daly cherry-evans delighted to have kiwi kieran foran back (
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      23 Jan: How covid has hit our $5 billion international education sector - and what universities are doing about it (
      22 Jan: Epidemiologists urge government to follow australia's lead on stricter border measures (
      22 Jan: Cause of christchurch miq staff covid-19 cases identified (RadioNZ)
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    A former coach of the Springboks believes the chances of this year's tour by the British and Irish Lions proceeding as planned are minimal More...

    Tens of businesses across Northland are shutting up shop today after news of a Covid-19 exposure More...

     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    Conor McGregor lamenting his UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier 10:07

    Tens of businesses across Northland are shutting up shop today after news of a Covid-19 exposure 9:27

    Law and Order:
    American Magic aims to re-launch Patriot on Wednesday, two days before the start of the Prada Cup challenger semi-final against Luna Rossa 9:07

    Sweltering conditions are on the way for parts of the South Island this week 8:26

    Investigations are continuing into the death of a person in Christchurch 8:16

    Another sign that some of the economic pain of 2020, has been dealt to 8:06

    Lower North Island:
    Eliza McCartney has pulled out of her much-anticipated pole vault comeback at the Potts Classic in Hastings, despite getting through warm-ups 7:56

    Law and Order:
    A 40-year-old will appear in the Christchurch District Court today on a charge of arson 7:36

    One person is in a serious condition in Middlemore Hospital, after an early morning crash in Auckland 7:26

    A waiting game to see if a woman who has tested positive for Covid-19 since leaving managed isolation has passed the virus on 5:26

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