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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    American history suggests Centennials could turn the tide on the NRA
     19 February 2018
    Students have helped change the course of American history many times over the past 60 years, from the Freedom Riders of the civil rights movement to anti-Vietnam War activists. Now, Gen Z is setting its sights on the gun lobby, writes Micheline Maynard.
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    Winter Olympics: David Morris's dream of Pyeongchang gold ends after 'ludicrous' judging score
    19 Feb: You might wonder why Australia's David Morris failed to qualify for the men's aerials final after what one veteran Olympian called "ludicrous" scoring from the judges. Let's take a closer look.... more
    Cyclone Gita: Shelter still in high demand in storm-battered Tonga
    19 Feb: A shortage of adequate shelter remains a major issue in Tonga and many people are still in evacuation centres nearly a week after Cyclone Gita battered the country.... more
    Padman Bollywood film addresses stigma around women menstruating in South Asia
    18 Feb: A Bollywood flick about sanitary pads causes a stir in South Asia, where women are banned from entering temples, and are traditionally forbidden from touching food or other people when menstruating.... more
    Ship crew in southern Philippines sea repels pirates using oil and boiling water
    18 Feb: Twenty-seven sailors aboard a Philippines ship MV Kudos stop 12 pirates trying to board the ship in the Basilan sea, by splashing the armed men with the concoction of hot water and oil.... more
    Hidden painting found behind Pablo Picasso's painting The Crouching Beggar
    18 Feb: Researchers use scanning technology that could reveal the secrets of other masterpieces to reveal what Pablo Picasso painted over to create one of his blue period artworks.... more
    Donald Trump's Guantanamo Bay
    18 Feb: When the first inmates arrived at Guantanamo Bay in the wake of 9/11, they were shackled and kept in kennel-like cages. But when Donald Trump announced last month he was keeping the notorious prison open, some watched the announcement live on TV in their ... more
    High-energy basketball court cleaner becomes a social media star in China
    18 Feb: A court cleaner for China's national basketball league who shot to fame for his high-intensity approach to the job says even the NBA's Beijing office has shown interest in him.... more
    Chinese war on crime threatening whole villages' livelihoods, researcher says
    18 Feb: The Chinese Government has launched a large-scale "people's war" on organised crime, but in a nation where whole villages specialise in illegal activity, and crime figures are already manipulated, its implications appear unclear.... more
    Chinese New Year: Remembering how I first ate dog meat, and how differences bring us together
    18 Feb: The first time I ate dog meat I had the same reaction many Australians would — I cried — but it is important to understand Chinese culture and history when questioning why potential pets are on the menu.... more

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