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    Awesome Games Done Quick is about two things — going really fast and raising millions for charity
     5 January 2020
    A few thousand people are about to gather at a hotel in America to play video games non-stop for a week. At the same time, they'll be raising millions for charity.
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    China's Communist Party is at a fatal age for one-party regimes. How much longer can it survive?
    5 Jan: Pundits predicting the collapse of the Chinese Communist Party have been proven wrong decade after decade. But experts say some of the measures that have made the party strong are eroding under President Xi Jinping's rule.... more
    Record temperatures are fuelling the Australian wildfires - with one Sydney suburb hitting 48.9 degrees, the hottest place on the planet yesterday
    5 Jan: Record temperatures are fuelling the Australian wildfires - with one Sydney suburb hitting 48.9 degrees, the hottest place on the planet yesterday... more
    Indonesia tries cloud seeding as flood death toll rises to 46
    4 Jan: Indonesia's air force drops salt flares on storm clouds in an effort to stop further rain in the capital Jakarta, after deadly floods ravaged the city over the New Year period.... more
    PM announces 3,000 ADF reservists to be deployed to boost bushfire recovery efforts
    4 Jan: Scott Morrison also announced the Federal Government would invest a further $20 million to lease four additional firefighting aircraft.... more
    The President of Mexico has expressed his solidarity with Julian Assange, saying he hopes the Australian WikiLeaks founder will soon be pardoned and freed
    4 Jan: The President of Mexico has expressed his solidarity with Julian Assange, saying he hopes the Australian WikiLeaks founder will soon be pardoned and freed... more
    Air strike hits two cars carrying Iran-backed militia, Iraqi official says
    4 Jan: Five members of an Iran-backed militia have been killed in an air strike north of Baghdad, one day after top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was killed by the US, an Iraqi official says.... more
    Why America and Iran hate each other
    4 Jan: The two nations cut diplomatic ties decades ago, and today they're on the brink of war. To understand why, you need to know their history. It's a story of oil, the Cold War, a CIA-led coup and a damaging hostage crisis.... more
    Meet Australian jockey Zac Purton and the Aussies racing to riches in Hong Kong
    4 Jan: Zac Purton is possibly the best jockey in the world, and one of Australia’s top sporting exports. But most Aussies wouldn’t even know his name. He dropped out of school to chase his dream and is now a millionaire sportsman and investor.... more
    South Koreans do defect to the North — but there's always more to the story
    3 Jan: It's a rare thing for a South Korean to defect to the North. But on the Korean peninsula, where the two countries are still at war, any defections are deeply politicised and fodder for propaganda.... more

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     04 Jan: Meet Australian jockey Zac Purton and the Aussies racing to riches in Hong Kong +++++++++++++
     17 Jan: Death of malnourished woman sparks new concerns about corruption in Chinese charities +++++++++++
     09 Jan: Kiwi teen Ethan Price has quite the story to tell when he heads back to school this month +++++++++
     21 Jan: What is a coronavirus and why is a new virus strain making people in China so sick? +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      27 Jan: Local focus: international singer adds sparks to christian festival (NZ Herald)
      27 Jan: Nz economy starting to feel early affects of coronavirus outbreak (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Jan: Another building warranty affected by underwriter's pullout (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Jan: Rookie denner turns heads with debut castrol trs win (voxy.co.nz)
      26 Jan: 'security screening issue' delays flights at auckland airport (NZ Herald)
      26 Jan: Iran executes 'crocodile of the gulf' drug kingpin (BBCWorld)
      25 Jan: Students from wuhan expected to visit nz amid coronavirus outbreak (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Jan: Space cookies: first food baked in space by astronauts (BBCWorld)
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