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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    More than 600 million people travelled in China during Golden Week. How did the nation avoid a coronavirus outbreak?
     15 October 2020
    Tourism is back in China, with a national holiday known as Golden Week injecting $96 billion into the economy. So how has the nation avoided a catastrophic new coronavirus outbreak?
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    How could copper surfaces help fight COVID? Dr Karl looks at the evidence
    15 Oct: Frequently-touched surfaces like door handles, taps and handrails could disinfect themselves if they were made of copper. But what’s the science behind this?... more
    Should we kill killer sharks? Why we need to protect the predators that hunt us
    15 Oct: When people are killed by sharks, there are often calls for them to be culled. But here's why we need to keep the big apex predators alive, even though we might fear them.... more
    Republicans vs Democrats: Where do the two main US political parties stand on key issues?
    15 Oct: If you're still trying to figuring out the differences between the policies of the Republican and Democratic parties ahead of the US 2020 presidential election, here's what you need to know.... more
    Jacinda Ardern is on track for victory in New Zealand's election. But she was almost at risk of being a one-term PM
    15 Oct: Jacinda Ardern's fame has soared as she has led her country through several crises. But this weekend New Zealand voters will decide if she should remain Prime Minister for another term and she will not be able to rely on just her large social media follow... more
    Australian Government says it has seen 'no evidence to support' espionage charge against writer Yang Hengjun in China
    15 Oct: The Australian Government says it is "disappointed and deeply concerned" Chinese authorities have decided to prosecute Australian writer and democracy activist Yang Hengjun.... more
    Season 4 of The Crown drops on Netflix on November 15. Here's what we can expect
    14 Oct: Netflix has dropped the trailer for the much-anticipated fourth season of The Crown, which will cover Princess Diana's debut into the British royal family.... more
    India's caste system is under scrutiny after the mysterious cremation of an alleged rape victim
    14 Oct: A 19-year-old woman on the lowest rung of the Hindu caste system was attacked by men further up the social hierarchy. After she died from her injuries, the State Government hired a PR firm to push the line the woman had not been raped.... more
    Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest won by Sergey Gorshkov with photo of Siberian tiger
    14 Oct: It took wildlife photographer Sergey Gorshkov 11 months to capture the fleeting moment in the Russian Far East. His striking photo was selected ahead of 49,000 other entries from around the world.... more
    Bushfire-hit Cobargo is coming back to life, but recovery funding is stuck in the pipeline
    14 Oct: Community leaders in towns hit hard by last summer's bushfires are pushing ahead with their own projects, while the wait for recovery funding continues.... more

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     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath ++++++++++++++++++
     14 Oct: Curtin University roof collapse leaves worker dead and two others injured in Perth hospital +++++++++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
     30 Sep: When is the presidential debate? Here's what we know about Donald Trump and Joe Biden facing off for the first time +++++++++
     09 Oct: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence met on the vice-presidential debate stage. Here are the key takeaways +++++++

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      24 Oct: Cranes lift auckland's skycity convention centre pedestrian air bridge into place (NZ Herald)
      24 Oct: Mobile cranes lift skycity pedestrian bridge into place (RadioNZ)
      23 Oct: Rugby: julian savea returns to hurricanes for 2021 season, with international aspirations on his mind (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Facebook blocks user for nudity in photos of Indigenous Vanuatu ceremony 5:16

    Almost 29,000 homes in southeast Queensland - including 7,000 in Brisbane - have been left without electricity because of extreme thunderstorms 21:57

    Law and Order:
    An investigation's underway following a firearms incident near Lake Rotoma east of Rotorua earlier today 21:17

    Is the United States too far gone to save from COVID-19? Here's what the experts say 19:37

    Motorsport expert Bob McMurray hopes to see a passing of the baton moment in IndyCar tomorrow morning  18:57

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary believes his side's slow starts could inject a bit of confidence ahead of tonight's NRL grand final in Sydney 18:37

    Rugby League:
    While he's not losing sleep over the man many consider to be the greatest, Ivan Cleary has Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith on his mind ahead of tonight's NRL grand final 18:07

    Law and Order:
    A baby has died after emergency services were called to a house in Hamilton this morning 17:27

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