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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Coronavirus takes a back seat ahead of New Caledonia's second independence referendum
     2 October 2020
    Increasingly aggressive campaigns for and against New Caledonia's French rule have pushed the coronavirus pandemic out of voters' minds as the Pacific nation stages another independence referendum.
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    A maxi-Mars, a mini-moon and meteors light up the October night sky
    2 Oct: Get set to be dazzled by the big beautiful glow of mysterious Mars this weekend as it puts on a show with the first of two mini-moons this year.... more
    British court to give verdict on Julian Assange's extradition to US in January
    2 Oct: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to wait until early next year to find out if he will be extradited to the United States to face charges including espionage, after his hearing finished at a London court on Thursday.... more
    Chrissy Teigen and John Legend share the loss of their baby after complications in pregnancy
    2 Oct: American model and television personality Chrissy Teigen, wife of singer John Legend, says they are in "shock" and "deep pain" after complications in her pregnancy led to the loss of their baby.... more
    Cardinal George Pell returns to Rome for first time since 2017, purpose of visit remains unclear
    1 Oct: Cardinal George Pell arrives back in Rome for the first time since 2017 when he was accused of child sexual abuse charges that he was later acquitted of.... more
    Coronavirus survivors formed their own Facebook community to compare notes on their mysterious symptoms
    1 Oct: When UK mother Claire Hastie recovered from COVID-19, she figured her life would return to normal. But after months of crushing fatigue, she formed a Facebook group. The group now has 22,000 members as people join the community looking for support and hel... more
    An American wrote a bad review about a Thailand hotel. Months later he was arrested and is being sued for defamation
    1 Oct: Wesley Barnes stayed at a Thailand beach resort and posted a bad review online about it. Almost three months later he was arrested for defamation and put in jail.... more
    Greenland ice sheet loss already 'unprecedented' and set to accelerate
    1 Oct: The Greenland ice sheet is now melting faster than any time in the last 12,000 years, and it is set to increase that rate nearly six-fold by the end of the century under the worst-case emissions scenario, research finds.... more
    US-linked security sources discussed kidnapping or poisoning Julian Assange, London court told
    1 Oct: Security contacts linked to the US discussed plans to kidnap or even poison Julian Assange as part of an elaborate spying operation during the latter part of his seven-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy, a London court hears.... more
    Donald Trump was asked to denounce white supremacists, and didn't. Here's what else happened at the first presidential debate
    30 Sep: It was a debate that has been dubbed the worst in modern American political history. Here's what happened when US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden faced off for the first time.... more

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     30 Sep: Using self-monitoring apps to care for patients with mild cases of COVID-19 ++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath ++++++++++++++++
     14 Oct: Curtin University roof collapse leaves worker dead and two others injured in Perth hospital ++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
     30 Sep: When is the presidential debate? Here's what we know about Donald Trump and Joe Biden facing off for the first time ++++++++
     26 Sep: Republicans and Democrats have committed to a peaceful transfer of power. What if Donald Trump refuses to leave? +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      20 Oct: Coronavirus: flume and pendulum out, new international acts in for bay dreams festival (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Oct: Coca-cola, mcdonald's, asahi and tesla - international giants hold on to covid-19 wage subsidies (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: 'savage' tova o'brien interview of jami-lee ross gains international audience (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: The privilege of playing netball for new zealand again (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: New zealanders show up in victoria and wa despite not being in trans-tasman travel bubble (RadioNZ)
      18 Oct: Rent for auckland apartments ease as international students kept out (NZ Herald)
      18 Oct: Rents ease for auckland apartments as students dwindle (RadioNZ)
      18 Oct: Maritime union: reduce ports, reduce virus risk (Stuff.co.nz)
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