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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Stefanos Tsitsipas's lengthy toilet breaks at US Open attract widespread criticism
     2 September 2021
    Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas is not technically breaking any rules by taking toilet breaks that last several minutes during matches, but his repeated lengthy trips to the bathroom are getting fans and other players offside.
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    Chinese man imprisoned after 'super toilet plunger' he designed was ruled to be a gun grip released after sentence shortened
    2 Sep: Jiang Zhiping is reunited with his wife for the first time in years after serving five years in prison, after police believed the toilet plunger he designed was a gun grip.... more
    LGBT Afghans are on the run, afraid they could be stoned to death under Taliban law
    2 Sep: A young man flees for his life through the streets of Kabul, bleeding from a stab wound. Amid the scramble to get people out of Afghanistan, there are fears little attention is being paid to what could be the most vulnerable group of all — LGBT people.... more
    Ronaldo claims all-time men's record for international goals in Portugal victory over Ireland
    2 Sep: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the highest men's international goalscorer of all time with a goal against Ireland.... more
    How Spain is shutting down its coal industry to transition to renewables
    2 Sep: Spain has been closing down its coal industry since the 1990s. Come December, its last coal mine will be switched off.... more
    Helen Mirren, Penelope Cruz and even Bong Joon Ho's fan prove that red carpets are back
    2 Sep: With no hoodies or pyjamas to be seen, the glitzy movie marathon's opening night hints that more glamour is to come.... more
    Beyond Tokyo: Finding the future Paralympic athletes
    2 Sep: Some of the Australian Paralympians who will compete at the next Games in Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 and Brisbane 2032 are not yet disabled, while others might already be eligible without knowing it.... more
    An Afghan soldier loves an American nurse. War, distance and the Taliban keep them apart
    2 Sep: He was an Afghan commando in Kabul. She was a nurse's assistant in the US state of Missouri. As the Taliban advanced, they fell in love.... more
    Parents juggling work and home learning during lockdown report feeling tired and burnt out
    2 Sep: With an end to COVID-19 restrictions in Sydney and Melbourne seemingly a long way off, 'Groundhog Day' is grinding down those carrying the employee-parent burden.... more
    Victorians react to lockdown and restriction rules remaining in place until September 23
    2 Sep: Victorians from all walks of life react to the government's plan for another month of lockdown ahead of hitting vaccination targets.... more

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     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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