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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Did you know today is International Happiness Day? Meet the people buying flattery online
     20 March 2019
    Chinese social media platforms are now hosting "praise groups" where armies of internet users are ready to shell out compliments to complete strangers in exchange for a few dollars.
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    Christchurch shooting victim buries family who left war-torn Syria, only to be gunned down
    20 Mar: The Mustafa family fled war-torn Syria last year for a new life in New Zealand. They were not there even a year when Zaid's brother Hamza and father Khalid were shot dead in a mosque by a suspected white supremacist.... more
    Goth selfie protest moves beyond China after woman on subway 'told to remove make-up'
    20 Mar: A Guangzhou resident is reportedly ordered to remove her dramatic, dark make-up on the subway to avoid "distressing" other passengers — and the "gothic Lolita" community in China and beyond are not kohl with it.... more
    Meghan Markle, Prince Harry sign condolences book for victims of the New Zealand shooting
    20 Mar: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex pay their respects to the victims of last week's Christchurch shootings, exchanging traditional Maori greetings with New Zealand's High Commissioner as they sign a condolences book in London.... more
    New Zealand police say Christchurch shooter wanted to kill more people, as father and son become first victims to be buried
    20 Mar: Khalid Mustafa and his 15-year-old son Hamza become the first mosque attack victims to be buried, as NZ's Police Commissioner says the gunman was on his way to kill more people when he was arrested.... more
    Bob Marley, Johnny Rotten and the story of the Punky Reggae Party
    20 Mar: In the late 1970s, an unlikely friendship between "like-minded rebels" — rastas and punks — gave rise to a new sound. And Richard Branson, then the boss of Virgin Records, is part of the story.... more
    New Zealand Muslims want security agencies to target right-wing extremists
    20 Mar: New Zealand's spy master admits state agencies were slow to devise a plan to tackle far-right extremism as Muslims say nationalistic abuse is widespread, public and unchecked.... more
    Is Chinese media using the New Zealand mosque shooting as a political opportunity?
    20 Mar: China's censorship apparatus is so efficient that sensitive social media posts are culled within minutes, but for some reason the New Zealand shooting videos were left up for nearly two days as state media slammed security in "the West". Why?... more
    Meet the farmers who welcome Trump's border wall, even though it could destroy their livelihood
    20 Mar: Is it really worth losing the farm over US President Donald Trump's border wall between the US and Mexico? For these onion growers in southern Texas, the answer is yes.... more
    Christchurch shooting victims' families frustrated with police over slow release of bodies
    20 Mar: Families of the Christchurch shooting victims are frustrated with the time it is taking to identify and release the bodies, but police say they do not want to rush a complex process.... more

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