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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Tokyo Olympics organisers outline plans to protect Games participants from coronavirus
     24 September 2020
    Tokyo Olympic organisers will require athletes to submit to a COVID-19 test before and upon arrival in Japan and detail where in the country they will travel to as part of proposed measures to protect those at the delayed Games from coronavirus.
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    Thailand's young protesters say they'll risk arrest as they try to reform the country's powerful monarchy
    24 Sep: With tens of thousands of protesters cheering her on, 21-year-old Rung stepped on to a stage near Bangkok's ceremonial Grand Palace and did what most Thais would not dare to do. She spoke out against the country's monarchy.... more
    Bob Woodward fears for the future of America under Donald Trump
    23 Sep: Bob Woodward, who broke the Watergate scandal and has become one of America's most famous journalists, says he is "deeply, profoundly worried" about the future of his country.... more
    Bougainville elects new president Ishmael Toroama as negotiations on independence from PNG ramp up
    23 Sep: Thirty years ago, Ishmael Toroama was leading troops in a rebel army during a bloody conflict in Bougainville. Now, he will be sworn in as president as the region works to gain independence from Papua New Guinea.... more
    Republicans are likely to win the battle to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. There are three things Democrats could do next
    23 Sep: With Republican senators lining up to call for a vote, and the President charging ahead to name a nominee, Democrats are likely to lose the fight to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here's what they could do next.... more
    A healthy diet is more important than your weight when it comes to risk of death, study finds
    23 Sep: People who were overweight or obese who followed a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to die from any cause than people in the "normal" weight range who didn't, a large, long-term study finds.... more
    Coronavirus has officially killed 200,000 Americans. For those left behind, there is grief, shock and rage
    23 Sep: At the beginning of the pandemic, top US diseases expert Anthony Fauci warned coronavirus could kill as many as 200,000 Americans. Five months later, with the country's outbreak still raging, the United States has passed that milestone.... more
    How did the UK end up back on the brink of a second national coronavirus lockdown?
    23 Sep: Despite pleas from some scientific advisers, the UK Government is refusing another nationwide lockdown to contain a rapid rise of coronavirus cases that could see the nation hit 50,000 new infections a day by next month. Here's what they're trying instead... more
    How did Vietnam bring the spread of coronavirus to a halt — again?
    23 Sep: The South-East Asian nation of more than 95 million people has recorded a total of just over 1,000 COVID-19 cases — roughly the same as Queensland.... more
    Beirut's port explosion shattered a queer oasis, but the residents of Mar Mikhael have vowed to rebuild
    23 Sep: In a country where homosexuality was still recently a criminal offence, one Beirut neighbourhood became a thriving, bohemian haven filled with drag queens and queer-friendly nightclubs. The devastating blast in August has left many residents with nowhere ... more

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     28 Sep: The Comey Rule puts Trump, Russia and Clinton's emails on the small screen — just before the US election ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     30 Sep: Using self-monitoring apps to care for patients with mild cases of COVID-19 ++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath ++++++++++++++++
     14 Oct: Curtin University roof collapse leaves worker dead and two others injured in Perth hospital ++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
     30 Sep: When is the presidential debate? Here's what we know about Donald Trump and Joe Biden facing off for the first time ++++++++
     26 Sep: Republicans and Democrats have committed to a peaceful transfer of power. What if Donald Trump refuses to leave? +++++++

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      19 Oct: New zealanders show up in victoria and wa despite not being in trans-tasman travel bubble (RadioNZ)
      18 Oct: Rent for auckland apartments ease as international students kept out (NZ Herald)
      18 Oct: Rents ease for auckland apartments as students dwindle (RadioNZ)
      18 Oct: Maritime union: reduce ports, reduce virus risk (
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