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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    How an impoverished Afghanistan built an air force in the middle of a war
     23 July 2018
    Australia pledges extra support to help Afghanistan transition from older Russian helicopters to Blackhawks, amid warnings that the aircraft may not be the right fit for the country.
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    Fact check: Could asylum seekers travelling from New Zealand obtain a visa on arrival in Australia?
    23 Jul: Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, says that if asylum seekers can get to New Zealand then they can get to Australia and obtain a visa on arrival. Is that how it works? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.... more
    Helsinki's sprawling underground tunnel network offers shelter from Russia's potential threat
    23 Jul: Beneath Helsinki's surface lies nearly 500 separate underground facilities and 300 kilometres of tunnels that exist as the last line of defence against Finland's superpower neighbour.... more
    'Scared to chew': How a betel nut chewing habit nearly cost an ARIA-award winning singer his gift
    22 Jul: George Telek has been chewing 'buai' — a highly addictive mixture of betel nut, slaked lime powder and mustard — for most of his life. But when doctors were forced to remove a cancerous mouth tumour earlier this year, he now says he's too "scared to chew"... more
    Emmett Till: New investigation into African-American teen's murder forces open southern wounds
    21 Jul: The FBI's reopening of the investigation into 14-year-old Emmett Till's murder in Mississippi almost 63 years after his death rekindles hope justice can be finally served.... more
    DNA test shows slaughtered blue whale is a hybrid, Iceland marine institute says
    21 Jul: An Iceland marine institute says a DNA test on a slaughtered whale shows it is an unprotected hybrid of a blue and fin whale. But an anti-whaling group has its doubts.... more
    Disillusioned voters find it easy to embrace a crossbencher like Rebekha Sharkie
    20 Jul: It's very hard for a crossbencher to get into the House of Representatives, but when they do these small players can be difficult to blast out, writes Michelle Grattan.... more
    Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker on being a time-travelling alien and role model for little kids
    20 Jul: Doctor Who's new lead, Jodie Whittaker, knows it's the small things that make a big difference — like little girls not having to play the sidekick, or cut their hair to dress as the Doctor.... more
    Denis Ten, Sochi Olympics figure-skating bronze medallist, dies after stabbing in Kazakhstan
    20 Jul: Kazakhstan's first Olympic figure-skating medallist, Denis Ten, is stabbed to death at 25, according to a local news outlet.... more
    Six men detained over alleged rape of tourist in Indian hostel
    20 Jul: A hostel owner and a tourist guide are among six men arrested over the alleged gang rape of a 21-year-old Russian tourist in southern India.... more

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     30 Jun: Bali flights resume as Denpasar Airport reopens after Mt Agung volcano eruptions +++++++++++++
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