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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Politicians, activists fear next Interpol chief will be pro-Putin candidate Alexander Prokopchuk
     21 November 2018
    Politicians, activists and lawyers are calling for the establishment of a new international crime-fighting body as speculation mounts that Interpol's next president will be a senior Kremlin figure.
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    Michelle Bachelet: New UN human rights chief was one of Australia's first political refugees
    21 Nov: Before she became Chile's first female president — twice — Michelle Bachelet fled Pinochet's dictatorship and sought asylum in Australia. Her experience was vastly different from those held on Manus Island and Nauru, she tells the ABC.... more
    NSW Police officer fired after lending uniform, handcuffs to friend for fetish
    21 Nov: A Sydney police prosecutor who loaned his official gear to a friend with a "uniform fetish" was sacked after officers stumbled across the handcuffs and leather jacket during a raid.... more
    Bali Nine member Matthew Norman holds out hope of one day being freed like Renae Lawrence
    21 Nov: The youngest member of the Bali Nine, Matthew Norman, says he wishes fellow convicted drug smuggler Renae Lawrence "the best of luck" ahead of her imminent release.... more
    PNG Police storm Parliament over lack of APEC payments, ABC understands
    21 Nov: Hundreds of members of Papua New Guinea's police and security forces storm parliament over what the ABC understands to be anger about not receiving allowances owed to them from working at APEC.... more
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces online criticism for her clothing and lack of money. Here's how she responds
    20 Nov: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can't afford an apartment in Washington, cops criticism for her clothes, and has been accused of misrepresenting her working class roots. Here's how she is using social media to "clap-back" and give a new demographic of voter a be... more
    Professional curlers disqualified from world event for playing while 'extremely drunk'
    20 Nov: The team — including a gold medallist who competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics — had been cut off from the bar for being too intoxicated, but then attempted to play a full game at the World Curling Tour.... more
    Nicki Minaj refuses to come on stage at 'scam' Shanghai music festival
    20 Nov: Chinese fans of US rapper Nicki Minaj are left outraged and hundreds of dollars out of pocket after the musician flew all the way to Shanghai for a music festival, but refused to come on stage after finding out the event was a scam.... more
    GoFundMe alleged scam: Woman says she was 'duped' into joining scheme
    20 Nov: A new twist emerges in an alleged GoFundMe scam in the US, with one of the accused saying she was a patsy in the scheme, and that her former boyfriend and the purported good Samaritan were behind the "conspiracy".... more
    BBC's Dynasties film crew rescues penguins, David Attenborough says he would do the same
    20 Nov: Documentary makers for David Attenborough's Africa once left a baby elephant to die of thirst, but this time BBC crew came to the aid of penguins trapped in an icy gully in Antarctica, and the series' producer says Sir David would have done the same.... more

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