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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    United Nations admits #MeToo but critics say it's not doing enough to address sexual harassment
     12 May 2018
    The United Nations is now grappling with cases of sexual harassment within its own ranks, but questions are being raised about the way it handles allegations within its agencies.
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    Monster 23.8m-wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere
    12 May: A wave reaching nearly 24 metres, measured by a solar-powered buoy near New Zealand's Campbell Island, is believed to be the largest ever recorded in the southern hemisphere.... more
    Chinese man pays $29,300 for two steamed buns by accidentally entering his PIN as amount due
    11 May: The man entered his PIN rather than the amount due on e-payment platform Alipay, and only found out about it a month later.... more
    Chart of the day: Were The Simpsons on an escalator to nowhere?
    11 May: The Simpsons is the longest-running animated show in US history but can something go for that long and maintain its quality? The answer, in the case of The Simpsons at least, is no.... more
    PNG fisherman uncovers 60 kilograms of suspected illicit drugs buried on remote beach
    11 May: Police in Papua New Guinea believe a fisherman has disturbed a drug-running operation after finding nearly 60 kilograms of what's suspected to be illicit drugs buried on a remote beach.... more
    Outrage over death of French woman mocked by emergency operators
    11 May: The recording of an emergency call where a sick French woman is mocked by service operators has sparked an outcry in France after the woman died hours later.... more
    Eurovision censored in China due to pro-LGBT messages, tattooed performers
    11 May: A Chinese television network is banned from broadcasting the Eurovision song contest after it censors two countries' performances and blurs out rainbow flags.... more
    Hong Kong student slammed by Chinese press for saying the national anthem makes her 'vomit'
    11 May: A 21-year-old student from Hong Kong is labelled "an enemy of the Chinese people" after saying she "wanted to vomit" whenever she heard the national anthem.... more
    North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say
    11 May: Geophysicists calculate the depth and strength of a clandestine nuclear bomb test in North Korea last September, saying the blast probably also caused a subterranean tunnel system at the test site to collapse.... more
    Israel says the bloodshed of ongoing Palestinian protests in Gaza is a Hamas 'narrative'
    11 May: Israel says the bloodshed of ongoing protests fits the agenda of Hamas, but in the economic devastation of Gaza, many say there's nothing left to lose.... 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 ++++++++++++++
     15 May: Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      28 May: Sri lanka promise to assist fixing probe as england players deny involvement (
      28 May: Super club exploring africa and asia as international netball returns to nelson (
      27 May: Service dog gives birth to a litter of eight puppies in florida airport (NZ Herald)
      27 May: 'slavery on an industrial scale' in fishing industry (RadioNZ)
      27 May: Pavlyuchenkova labors past cibulkova to win at strasbourg (NZ Herald)
      27 May: Overseas retailers flock to queenstown, forcing locals businesses out (
      27 May: Saracens beats exeter 27-10, back as english rugby champion (NZ Herald)
      27 May: Sri lanka cricket to co-operate with icc over fixing probe (NZ Herald)
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    The Commonwealth Games champion women's Black Sticks have been swept by their trans-Tasman rivals More...

    Nurses say they have strong public support for their cause as they vote to take industrial action More...

     Today's News

    Anton Cooper's World Cup mountain biking campaign has been ignited with a second placed finish behind Olympic champion Nino Schurter in this morning's round in the Czech Republic 8:36

    Law and Order:
    A Christchurch woman dubbed "Momma Doof" is due in court today on a range of charges 8:26

    Nurses say they have strong public support for their cause as they vote to take industrial action 8:16

    Health & Safety:
    Medical bills: How out-of-pocket costs can get out of control 8:06

    Law and Order:
    People buying used cars later this week might find they're restricted for choice 8:06

    Nurses have voted to take strike action amidst what they call a staffing crisis 7:56

    Australian Will Power has won the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 7:46

    Wild weather is causing problems on Wellington's roads and on the water this morning 7:36

    A record number of passengers for Wellington Airport over the past year 7:06

    Aucklanders are running out of time to have their say on plans for the next America's Cup 6:26

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