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    Sir Michael Somare, first prime minister of Papua New Guinea, dies at age of 84
     26 February 2021
    Sir Michael Somare led PNG into independence from Australia in 1975 and was one of the country's longest-serving politicians, with a career that spanned five decades.
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    India unveils tougher rules for social media such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp
    26 Feb: Social media companies including Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp would be forced to reveal the author of any message deemed "mischievous" or illegal, under sweeping new rules in India.... more
    Man with swastika on forehead appears in court after alleged flamethrower attack on mum and teen
    25 Feb: A 37-year-old man who had a swastika painted on his forehead when he allegedly attacked a mother and her teenage daughter appears in a Perth court, where a psychiatric evaluation is requested.... more
    China and India spruik their COVID-19 vaccines in a soft-power push across the world
    25 Feb: Experts say Beijing and New Delhi are sending millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccinations abroad in the hopes of shoring up their international reputations and securing some political goodwill in return.... more
    Live score updates: New Zealand vs Australia, second T20 international from Dunedin
    25 Feb: Marcus Stoinis almost rescues Australia with a quickfire 78, but the visitors fall short by four runs against New Zealand to trail 2-0 in the five-match T20 International series. Check out the scores and stats in our ScoreCentre.... more
    What we know about the Tiger Woods car crash in Los Angeles
    25 Feb: Tiger Woods is recovering in hospital after lengthy surgery on multiple open leg fractures, and police say he is lucky to be alive after his crash. Here's what else we know.... more
    Disability royal commission hears Winmartie's experience with the criminal justice system
    25 Feb: Advocates for a First Nations man detained for 14 years in a "hopeless and desperate situation" say they will renew his case for justice with the United Nations to move him to accommodation where he can live his life with "dignity".... more
    Tiger Woods suffered 'significant' injuries to leg in LA car rollover, Twitter statement confirms
    24 Feb: Golfer Tiger Woods is recovering in hospital after a "long surgical procedure" on his right leg, injured when his car rolled over in California, a statement released on his Twitter account says.... more
    Donald Trump lost a big fight to keep his tax records hidden. What other legal battles will the former president face?
    24 Feb: Donald Trump has been fighting to keep his tax returns under wraps, but now a New York prosecutor has won access to the files. From defamation to the Capitol riot, these are the potential legal problems facing the ex-president.... more
    Champions League live scores: Atalanta vs Real Madrid; Borussia Mönchengladbach vs Manchester City
    24 Feb: Follow live scores and stats from today's Champions League fixtures as football's big guns vie for European club football's ultimate prize.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     07 Feb: Thousands of Indian farmers blockade Delhi highways in protest after internet being cut off and journalists charged +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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     06 Feb: Myanmar's military has cut off the internet and Facebook. It's a tactic straight from the authoritarian playbook ++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Feb: Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Myanmar's cities to denounce this week's coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi despite a blockade on the internet by the junta +++++++++++++++++++
     31 Jan: How shooting whales with air rifles is helping scientists study Antarctica's changing environment +++++++++++++++++
     09 Feb: Donald Trump's impeachment trial looks to be heading for an acquittal, but the 14th amendment could give Democrats a Plan B ++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: World Health Organization scientists recommend Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for all age groups ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      26 Feb: Tourism holdings turns focus to campervan sales as rentals hurt by covid (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Feb: Guptill, neesham shine in nz win (RadioNZ)
      25 Feb: 2032 olympic games: brisbane preferred bidder, ioc announces (BBCWorld)
      25 Feb: Black caps vs australia: martin guptill blasts world six-hitting record in return to form (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Feb: Call for justice over papua killings, amid mass displacement (RadioNZ)
      25 Feb: New zealand ski field operators campaign for domestic snowsports workforce (RadioNZ)
      25 Feb: Olympics: australian bid put on ioc fast track to host 2032 olympics (NZ Herald)
      25 Feb: Brisbane preferred partner to host olympic games (RadioNZ)
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