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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    India enforced the world's biggest lockdown. But critics say it's taken a heavy toll
     19 May 2020
    A nation of over a 1.3 billion people was given just four hours to prepare for one of the world's strictest lockdowns. The economic and health side-effects have been severe.
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    Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why
    19 May: With attention focused on the strategies of bigger countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, Belgium has been little talked about. Yet, on the face of it, the EU country has been one of the worst hit by coronavirus.... more
    China imposes 80pc tariff on Australian barley for next five years amid global push for coronavirus investigation
    19 May: The import tax will remain in place for five years, according to a statement from China's Ministry of Commerce.... more
    Bali plans to reopen for tourism in July as frustration grows over Indonesia's COVID-19 response
    18 May: Academic experts claim Indonesia's Government is ignoring their modelling and scientific advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic, as the province of Bali looks to reopen in the coming months.... more
    Jair Bolsonaro joins anti-lockdown protest as Brazil overtakes Spain and Italy in confirmed coronavirus cases
    18 May: Even as Brazil's coronavirus count passes a grim new milestone, President Jair Bolsonaro greets hundreds of supporters gathered before the presidential offices to back his open-the-economy drive.... more
    Coronavirus misinformation and confusion plagues health workers
    18 May: Healthcare workers are dealing with a global contagion of misinformation and confusion about COVID-19 as well as the pandemic itself.... more
    Pakistani girls killed by family after appearing in video with man, police say
    18 May: Police say two men shot dead a pair of girls aged 16 and 18 because the teenagers appeared in a 52-second mobile phone video in Pakistan, where about 1,000 women die every year in so-called honour killings.... more
    Coronavirus sparked an economic recession that takes more jobs from women than men
    18 May: Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on labour markets across the globe. A closer reading of the numbers shows it's impacting women more than men, reversing gains made towards workplace equality.... more
    Protesters have demanded the removal of two district attorneys accused of dragging their feet in arresting two white men suspected in the shooting death of a young black jogger in a town in the US state of Georgia
    17 May: Protesters have demanded the removal of two district attorneys accused of dragging their feet in arresting two white men suspected in the shooting death of a young black jogger in a town in the US state of Georgia... more
    Magic tricks are helping scientists understand the placebo effect and pain
    17 May: Tricks used by magicians can teach us a lot about how our thoughts and feelings influence our experience, writes Felicity Braithwaite who researches pain.... 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 +++++++++++++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism ++++++++++++++
     18 May: Pakistani girls killed by family after appearing in video with man, police say +++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     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 ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      29 May: Multinationals queuing up, re-entry pathway needed (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Thousands of kiwis hitting the skies over queen's birthday weekend (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Almost half of lincoln university's students from overseas, report says (Stuff.co.nz)
      29 May: Rakon shareholders call for company to be sold to international investors (Stuff.co.nz)
      29 May: Samoa public warned to stay away from airport and quarantine sites (RadioNZ)
      29 May: Mike hosking: just get on with it - let the america's cup teams in (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Cricket's back: australia announce international schedule including matches against black caps and white ferns (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Climate change brings trillions of dollars in risk to businesses (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Rugby:
    Provincial women's teams have been given the green light to return to the rugby pitch later in the year 19:17

    Entertainment:
    Queen Elizabeth II’s closest servants are working three-week shifts in rotation in order to keep the monarch safe from coronavirus 19:02

    Law and Order:
    Meanwhile At least seven people have been shot in Kentucky, with protesters turning out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price wanted to stay with ex-husband Peter Andre “forever” 18:32

    Law and Order:
    A corrections officer is being provided with ongoing support after they were shot at earlier this week 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Simon Cowell is learning basic “geography and history” facts from his six-year-old son Eric 18:02

    Entertainment:
    America Ferrera says motherhood is “amazing” 17:32

    Business:
    The country's largest furniture and homewares retailer retailer will open its doors tomorrow... in what's being described as a significant boost for the local economy 17:27

    International:
    Face masks are no 'silver bullet' for coronavirus but do have benefits. Here's what you need to know 17:17

    Entertainment:
    Mary-Kate Olsen has officially filed for divorce from Olivier Sarkozy after the New York courtrooms reopened on Monday (25.05.20) 17:02

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