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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Afghanistan's Paralympians escape the Taliban with Australia's help to make their mark in Tokyo
     5 September 2021
    Afghanistan's two Paralympic athletes thank Australia for the role it played in helping them realise their dreams after an ABC interview helped kick-start a rescue operation from Kabul airport.
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    Earthquake-resistant school built from recycled plastic in Indonesia
    5 Sep: Three years after earthquakes destroyed villages in Lombok, Asia's first earthquake-resistant school has been built with recycled plastics.... more
    New Zealand needs to go beyond fast-tracking counter-terrorism laws to reduce the risk of future attacks
    4 Sep: Beyond fast-tracking changes to terrorism suppression laws, there are still other areas of law and policy in New Zealand that need urgent review, writes Alexander Gillespie.... more
    Melbourne principal stands by 'courageous' decision to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for staff
    4 Sep: A Melbourne private school is making what it says is the "courageous" decision to require all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19.... more
    New Zealand terrorist attack: What we know about the knife-wielding extremist gunned down in a supermarket
    4 Sep: New Zealand authorities were watching the offender closely, but on the day he decided to attack, nothing seemed out of ordinary.... more
    Lyft and Uber say they will cover the fees of drivers sued under Texas abortion law
    4 Sep: Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft say they will cover the legal fees of any driver who is sued under the new law prohibiting most abortions in Texas.... more
    Alison Bechdel says exercise helped her to get 'outside of my own annoying self'
    4 Sep: The US comic artist's new autobiographical novel explores striving to escape herself, the fitness industry's 'body policing' and how exercise can transform.... more
    With no more flights out of Kabul airport, what options are left for fleeing Afghans?
    4 Sep: The US has completed its full withdrawal from Afghanistan leaving the airport in Taliban hands. What options, if any, remain for those still trying to flee?... more
    How do I switch super funds, and why should I even care?
    4 Sep: Have you been thinking about switching your super around?  Maybe you're one of the 1 million Australians who belong to an underperforming superannuation fund.... more
    Kim Jong Un might be playing good cop to his sister's bad cop, but it's how they are seen by North Koreans that matters most
    4 Sep: One sibling is the leader of the most reclusive nation in the world, the other is an ambitious woman determined to make her mark. Their new dynamic suggests things are changing inside North Korea's ruling family.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     24 Aug: ACCC accuses Telstra, Optus and TPG of misleading customers on NBN speeds, takes them to court +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Aug: What is the Milk Crate Challenge, how did it explode out of nowhere and why are people doing it? ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     26 Aug: Today's top headlines: NSW restrictions to ease, Kabul airport threats and Qantas plans to get flying again +++++++++++++++
     03 Sep: WA grain industry faces huge losses as COVID-fuelled worker shortage derails record harvest ++++++++++++
     29 Aug: Tokyo Paralympics updates: Steelers miss out on third straight wheelchair rugby gold, Australia wins five more swimming medals ++++++++++++
     25 Aug: Parental group Shadow Pandemic Victoria pushes to reopen schools during COVID-19 lockdowns ++++++++++++
     05 Sep: As coronavirus surged in Louisiana, authorities knew there was only one way kids could safely return to school ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      20 Sep: 'it is a scary time' - siouxsie wiles on science, self-image and conspiracies (RadioNZ)
      19 Sep: Former pro cyclist sorensen dies after being hit by vehicle (BBCWorld)
      19 Sep: Tennis: korea beat new zealand in davis cup (NZ Herald)
      19 Sep: Grace nweke could go from five weeks in lockdown to silver ferns debut (
      18 Sep: Threat to black caps likely 'very specific', international law expert says (RadioNZ)
      18 Sep: Cricket: pakistan official claims pm jacinda ardern feared black caps 'would be attacked outside stadium' before first match (NZ Herald)
      18 Sep: All whites to play first matches since 2019 during october international window (
      17 Sep: Uk overhaul of international travel rules expected (BBCWorld)
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