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    COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific, new report shows
     22 July 2020
    A new report highlights an increase in online abuse in the Philippines, with aid groups concerned economic fallout from the pandemic could fuel exploitation and child marriage in South Asia, reversing years of hard-won gains to end those practices.
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    Long-awaited Russia report says UK Government failed to investigate Kremlin interference in Brexit
    22 Jul: The report says there were open source indications Russia sought to influence the Brexit campaign but that the British Government did not look for deep evidence of meddling.... more
    The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur
    22 Jul: The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur... more
    Beyonce is releasing a new visual album Black Is King. Here's what we know about it so far
    21 Jul: Beyonce has dropped the trailer for Black Is King ahead of its release next week, and the hype is already building. Here's what we know about it.... more
    Victoria has recorded 374 new covid 19 cases and three more deaths
    21 Jul: Victoria has recorded 374 new covid 19 cases and three more deaths... more
    Donald Trump has urged people to wear masks to fight coronavirus. Why did he change his mind?
    21 Jul: For the first time, the US President has explicitly encouraged his fellow Americans to wear a mask when they can't social distance. So what made Donald Trump change course after months of resisting?... more
    Are COVID-19 superspreaders more infectious than others? Is it their behaviour? Or is it in their biology?
    21 Jul: We know that some people are disproportionately responsible for spreading coronavirus, but what is it about them that makes them more effective at supercharging the spread of infection?... more
    Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results
    21 Jul: The vaccine, called AZD1222 and under development by AstraZeneca and scientists at Oxford, did not prompt any serious side effects and elicited antibody and T-cell immune responses, according to trial results.... more
    New South Wales' Premier is urging residents to buy face masks
    20 Jul: New South Wales' Premier is urging residents to buy face masks... more
    Kanye West broke down in tears during a rambling presidential campaign rally in South Carolina
    20 Jul: The musician, whose foray into politics has intrigued and confused fans for years, left voters even more befuddled over whether his campaign is genuine or a publicity stunt.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     21 Jul: Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results +++++++++++++++++++++++
     24 Jul: An assurance a spate of break-ins in the Dunedin student quarter isn't related to a pair of men door-knocking with fake surveys +++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times ++++++++++++++++++++
     08 Aug: India's biggest slum has so far nailed coronavirus. Here's how they did it +++++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised ++++++++
     25 Jul: The #FreeBritney movement made it to court. Here's what you need to know about the Britney Spears case ++++++++
     14 Aug: New Zealand races to track down the source of the Auckland coronavirus outbreak +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      15 Aug: Covid-19: traveller who tested positive overseas visited rotorua, taupo (RadioNZ)
      15 Aug: Wild boar who stole german nudist's clothes to be culled (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Aia june 2020 monthly traffic update and july 2020 preview (sharechat.co.nz)
      13 Aug: Air new zealand halts flight bookings to melbourne, brisbane (RadioNZ)
      13 Aug: Coronavirus: russia calls international concern over vaccine 'groundless' (BBCWorld)
      12 Aug: Mapusua to lead manu samoa (RadioNZ)
      12 Aug: Red cross steps up for pacific prison detainees (RadioNZ)
      11 Aug: Upper hutt set to attract international film productions with $45m studio under construction (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    Reassurances a doctor in hospital with Covid-19 did not treat patients while unwell 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    There've been two serious crashes this evening 21:17

    Motoring:
    Kiwi driver Scott McLaughlin has a golden opportunity to equal the legendary Peter Brock's Supercars race wins tally after securing pole in Darwin 18:57

    Living & Travel:
    A reminder for Aucklanders - Alert Level Three means stay home and stay local 18:37

    Rugby League:
    Could George Bennett make it two wins in two consecutive races? 18:07

    Netball:
    Invercargill will still host next weekend's ANZ netball Premiership final between the Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix despite the match going behind closed doors 17:57

    International:
    Coronavirus tests at airports have allowed Europeans to travel again. But the system is not without risk 17:57

    Rugby:
    The Highlanders have romped home to sign off Super Rugby Aotearoa with a 38-21 win over the Hurricanes in Dunedin 17:37

    Business:
    Auckland's Mayor is urging businesses to act with integrity after reports of price gauging 16:57

    Business:
    Blues coach Leon MacDonald is comfortable if Super Rugby Aotearoa has to be run again in 2021 16:17

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