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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Australian citizenship changes blocked in enormous relief for immigrant family
     19 October 2017
    Bushra Zainuddin, a Pakistan-born software developer, hopes to join her husband and son as Australian citizens soon, after the Government's proposed overhaul of citizenship laws was effectively blocked in the Senate.
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    Fact check: Does Myanmar's military have absolute freedom to do what it wishes?
    19 Oct: Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd says Aung San Suu Kyi is largely powerless to act because of political constraints in a country where the military is supreme.... more
    A brief history of MMP governments
    19 Oct: A brief history of MMP governments since 1996... more
    The what and when of the election campaign
    19 Oct: A timeline of the resignations, scandals, election results and negotiations in the 2017 general election campaign.... more
    Daphne Caruana Galizia: Journalist's son says Malta PM complicit as car bomb sends shockwaves across Europe
    18 Oct: The son of Malta's most famous investigative journalist, who was killed in a car bomb, says he'll never forget seeing the burning wreck of her car and accuses the country's Prime Minister of complicity in her death.... more
    Left could secure NZ First's future: ex-MP
    18 Oct: Going left could secure the future of NZ First as a party while going right could put it at risk, according to former NZ First MP Richard Prosser.... more
    Peters meets secretly with PM and Ardern
    17 Oct: NZ First leader Winston Peters has met secretly with Prime Minister Bill English and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern to discuss government formation developments.... more
    Wi-Fi networks vulnerable: security agency
    17 Oct: The government is warning that millions of Kiwis using Wi-Fi internet networks at home or work could be vulnerable to a newly discovered flaw in the technology.... more
    NZ First meeting goes into Tuesday
    16 Oct: NZ First's meeting to decide whether National or Labour will lead the next government is going into the night and will continue on Tuesday.... more
    Nats, Labour head to Fiji climate talks
    16 Oct: Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett and her Labour counterpart Megan Woods are heading to Fiji for ministerial climate talks.... more

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