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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Coronavirus could wreak havoc on poor communities like South Sudan, new report says
     1 May 2020
    With hospitals in low-income countries already having limited or no personal protective equipment, COVID-19 could be far more lethal for those in the developing world, a new report says.
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    US economy suffers worst slump since GFC due to coronavirus, but share markets rally on Fed
    30 Apr: The ASX joins a global rally after the Federal Reserve says it will "aggressively" use its "full range of tools" to aid the recovery, as the US economy records its worst slump since the global financial crisis.... more
    From the burbs to the bush, animals are reclaiming and exploring the world during coronavirus
    30 Apr: Whether they're in the wild, the zoo or your neighbourhood, animals have been making the most of a period spent with fewer interruptions from the human race.... more
    Mental health toll of coronavirus to create 'second wave' of pandemic, experts warn
    30 Apr: As Australia continues to flatten its curve of coronavirus cases, mental health experts are warning a "much deeper, longer curve" lies ahead as the psychological toll of the pandemic sets in.... more
    Usman Khawaja misses out on Cricket Australia contract for 2020/21 season
    30 Apr: The experienced Test batsman is left without a Cricket Australia contract, while Tahlia McGrath is added to the women's list following a lengthy absence from the national team.... more
    Joe Biden is facing new sexual assault allegations from former staffer Tara Reade. Here's what you need to know
    30 Apr: New sexual assault allegations, claims of a media cover-up, and a US president who's been conspicuously quiet. Here's what's going on with Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden.... more
    Kim Jong-un's North Korea claims to have zero cases of coronavirus, but with a weak health system some experts doubt this is possible
    30 Apr: North Korea closed its border with China a week before the US and Australia enacted coronavirus travel bans — now they say they have zero COVID-19 cases. But is that true?... more
    Company suggests PNG's relationship with China will suffer amid gold mine lease dispute
    29 Apr: A major Chinese mining company warns the Papua New Guinean Government it faces "significant negative impact" on bilateral relations with China if the company doesn't get a lease extension on a gold mine in the country.... more
    Boris Johnson and fiancee announce birth of son
    29 Apr: Carrie Symonds gives birth to "a healthy baby boy at a London hospital this morning", their spokeswoman says.... more
    Asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 to pass within 6.3 million km of Earth, astronomers say it looks like a COVID-19 facemask
    29 Apr: Classed as a potentially hazardous object, an asteroid about 2 kilometres in size will pass Earth tonight, 6.3 million kilometres away from the planet.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 May: COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results ++++++++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism ++++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++
     12 May: What symptoms do kids with coronavirus show? Are children with COVID-19 less infectious than adults? We put your questions to the experts ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      26 May: Martin devlin: idea of anzac combined team is utter nonsense (NZ Herald)
      26 May: International travel in a post-covid world (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Remaining backpackers enjoy nz after lockdown (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Secondary school international students stuck in new zealand (RadioNZ)
      25 May: How coronavirus will change cricket as we know it forever (NZ Herald)
      25 May: Mobil oil ask for five year extension on move to cleaner shipping fuel (
      25 May: The modern era of globalisation is in danger (
      25 May: Australian tourism minister wants transtasman bubble with certain states (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

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    Law and Order:
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    Boris Johnson's top adviser Dominic Cummings says he 'doesn't regret' breaking coronavirus lockdown 13:47

    Law and Order:
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    Marianne Faithfull has thanked doctors for "saving" her life after she was discharged from hospital following her battle with coronavirus 13:32

    A Covid-19 vaccine strategy's been announced for New Zealand 13:27

    How China managed to test almost 1.5m people for coronavirus in a single day 13:17

    A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has hit north-west of Levin 13:07

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