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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Abortion referendum: #hometovote movement brings thousands back to Ireland
     26 May 2018
    The hashtag #hometovote, first used for Ireland's 2015 gay marriage referendum, has been re-used to mobilise thousands of Irish expats around the globe to repeal the country's Eighth Amendment, banning abortion.
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    MH17: The story behind the hunt for Russian mystery man involved in shooting down the plane
    26 May: The extraordinary investigation into the tragic downing of flight MH17 that left 298 dead in 2014, crossed borders and dived into the depths of the Russian intelligence service.... more
    Meet the 'hero rats' clearing Cambodia's landmines
    26 May: Khmer Rouge survivor Thoeun Theap and his giant rat are helping to clear Cambodia of the explosives that make people here terrified of their own backyards. What takes a team of humans with metal detectors four days takes this pair just 30 minutes, writes ... more
    Orphaned baby orangutans learn to climb, forage at Borneo's new forest school
    26 May: The school year has just begun for a very special school deep in the Borneo rainforest, aiming to give orphaned orangutans a second chance at life in the wild.... more
    Manus Island: Refugees mourn Rohingya asylum seeker who died after jumping from moving bus
    26 May: Friends say Salim Kyawning was a peaceful man who became increasingly frustrated at the care he was receiving for his epilepsy, and that his his death highlights serious concerns about the health care and support they receive.... more
    ABC presenter Jessica Harmsen shares what it's like being pregnant in the public eye
    26 May: Constant comments about appearance, complaints about unbuttoned jackets and concerns for your marriage. ABC Adelaide TV newsreader Jessica Harmsen opens up about being publicly pregnant.... more
    Arrested Development stars apologise for comments about alleged Jeffrey Tambor abuse
    26 May: Jason Bateman said he was "incredibly embarrassed" for his widely criticised comments surrounding abuse allegations against the actor Jeffrey Tambor.... more
    Amazon's Alexa recorded a family's private conversation and sent it to a random contact
    26 May: Amazon says an "unlikely string of events" caused the device to record what the family were saying and sent it to a contact who lived 282 kilometres away without them knowing.... more
    NASA camera captured its own demise as it melted at SpaceX rocket launch
    25 May: A NASA photographer's camera melts at a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch — but its photos survived, capturing its own demise.... more
    Indonesia introduces new anti-terror laws in wake of Surabaya attacks
    25 May: Indonesia's President will have the ability to involve the military in counter-terrorism operations under new laws expected to pass the Parliament today.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     03 May: Made in China 2025: Beijing's manufacturing blueprint and why the world is concerned ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 May: Cambridge Analytica declaring bankruptcy, shutting down  +++++++++++++++++++++
     06 May: Bulldogs v Suns, Essendon v Hawthorn, West Coast v Power, Swans v North, Crows v Carlton: AFL round 7 scores and stats ++++++++++++++++++++
     03 May: Up to 270 women in the UK may have died prematurely from breast cancer due to a computer glitch ++++++++++++++++++
     02 May: Email suggests 'major backer' promised to help win $344,000 case against Cambodian newspaper +++++++++++++++++
     12 May: Pony dumped in grandmother's backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad +++++++++++++
     11 May: Hong Kong student slammed by Chinese press for saying the national anthem makes her 'vomit' +++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      26 May: Minister launches new children's media hub (
      26 May: World rugby trialling law changes that lower tackle height to 'below the nipple line' (
      26 May: Athletes prep for final pre at historic hayward field (NZ Herald)
      26 May: Maritime organization approves bering strait shipping routes (NZ Herald)
      26 May: Rugby: sonny bill williams opens up on ramadan, the all blacks, and his toughest challenge (NZ Herald)
      26 May: Cibulkova books spot in strasbourg international final (NZ Herald)
      25 May: New zealand's top kiwi technology firms in spotlight at awards (NZ Herald)
      25 May: John lomax wins payout from australian police for wrongful arrest (
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