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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Coronavirus traps Wuhan residents in a real life horror movie as Chinese city locks down
     24 January 2020
    Wuhan residents trapped in the locked-down city due to the coronavirus outbreak say they are too scared to leave their homes, comparing the experience to living in a horror movie.
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    Hemp is an eco-friendly material, but anti-marijuana campaigns a century ago set the Australian industry back
    24 Jan: The British Government brought hemp to Australia on the First Fleet, but anti-marijuana campaigns killed the industry off in the 1900s. Now it's making a comeback.... more
    What are authorities doing to protect Australians from the spread of coronavirus?
    24 Jan: Australia has a number of measures to help stop the spread of coronavirus — but what can you do to protect yourself from the virus?... more
    Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported, Wuhan in lockdown
    24 Jan: China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.... more
    Zion Williamson explodes in fourth quarter of NBA debut, becoming worldwide top trend
    23 Jan: Zion Williamson puts the rest of the NBA on notice as he scores 17 straight points in a three-minute stretch on his professional debut, proving he is more than just an insane athlete.... more
    US journalist's arrest in Indonesia an 'unacceptable attack on freedom of the press', says Amnesty International
    23 Jan: Lobby groups say the arrest of Philip Jacobson in Indonesia for allegedly misusing his visa is "politically motivated" due to his coverage of issues which "have not pleased the Government".... more
    New Zealand's White Island volcano disaster death toll rises to 20 as two missing people confirmed dead
    23 Jan: An Australian woman and a New Zealand man who were missing in the aftermath of New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption are officially confirmed dead, taking the death toll to 20.... more
    America is now reckoning with its dark past — and Australians are taking note
    23 Jan: The US is undergoing a season of soul-searching about slavery and its long shadow. A tour of the southern states and talks with locals reveal what's changed, and what still needs to come.... more
    Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77
    23 Jan: Terry Jones, a founding member of famed British comedy troupe Monty Python, has died aged 77.... more
    United Nations report says Saudis hacked Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone, implicates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
    23 Jan: The United Nations issues a report that indicates Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been involved in the phone hacking of Amazon boss and the world's richest man Jeff Bezos.... more

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     Today's News

    Sir Rod Stewart and his son have pleaded not guilty to allegedly attacking a security guard 6:00

    The White Ferns have felt the force of a revitalised South Africa, suffering an eight-wicket loss in their second one-day cricket international in Auckland 4:56

    Billie Eilish dominates at Grammy awards, as fans shaken by Kobe Bryant's death gather outside Staples Centre 4:36

    The Black Caps appear far from desperate after slumping to back to back comprehensive defeats in the Twenty/20 series against India at Eden Park 21:57

    Daniel Craig doubted he was "physically capable" of playing James Bond again 21:30

    A sombre start to week one Super Rugby preparations for the Chiefs 21:17

    NBA games go ahead despite Kobe Bryant's death, with players and fans paying tribute 21:07

    Health & Safety:
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    Tyra Banks has vowed to fight the "oppression" of the fashion and beauty industry 20:30

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