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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Brazil is on track to become one of the countries hit worst by coronavirus. This is where they went wrong
     24 May 2020
    Thousands of freshly dug graves in Sao Paolo's cemeteries paint a jarring picture of what comes next for Brazil, where COVID-19 has become a political issue and vulnerable communities could be decimated.
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    American Samoan skeleton racer Nathan Crumpton eyes Winter Olympics glory
    23 May: Barely a handful of Pacific island nations have ever taken part in the pinnacle event for winter sports but, come Beijing 2022, a tiny Polynesian territory might just be represented by an athlete going headfirst down an icy track at 130kph.... more
    'Complete inaccuracies': Viral Facebook post about COVID-19 tests debunked
    23 May: A post shared widely on Facebook, which screenshotted and annotated a government website to claim that COVID-19 tests cannot distinguish between COVID-19 and a cold, measles or ebola, has been debunked.... more
    Australia joins Canada and UK in condemning China's move to 'clearly undermine' Hong Kong's autonomy
    23 May: Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne joins her British and Canadian counterparts in issuing a statement critical of China's plan to expand its ability to monitor and oversee Hong Kong's security operations and target people seeking to undermine China... more
    El Chorrillo bears the scars of a US invasion and gang violence. But amid the heartache, there's hope
    23 May: Tourists are warned not to go near El Chorrillo. A US invasion devastated the area in 1989, and gang violence grew in its aftermath. Many kids get pulled into a cycle of poverty and crime — but some people are working to turn that around.... more
    Japan was feared to be the next US or Italy. Instead their coronavirus success is a puzzling 'mystery'
    23 May: An ageing population, densely packed cities, and low rates of testing. Some health experts feared Japan's coronavirus response was doomed to fail, but now they're trying to solve the "mystery" of its success.... more
    House always messy? Just blame it on the second law of thermodynamics
    23 May: It's not your fault, it's the universe. No really, you try keeping your house neat and tidy in a universe where disorder is always increasing.... more
    UK to introduce mandatory 14-day coronavirus quarantine for all international travellers
    23 May: The airline industry says the move, which does not come into force until June 8, is too late, "unenforceable and unpoliceable" and will damage the UK Government's attempts to restart the economy.... more
    Beijing could change national security law in Hong Kong. Here's why that matters
    23 May: Beijing's proposed national security law for Hong Kong is potentially one of the most controversial moves it has made since the end of British rule — here's what you need to know.... more
    Passenger plane airline carrying 107 passengers crashes near residential area of Karachi in Pakistan
    22 May: Pakistan civil aviation officials say a passenger plane with 107 people on board has crashed near Karachi in the south.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 May: COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results ++++++++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism ++++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++
     12 May: What symptoms do kids with coronavirus show? Are children with COVID-19 less infectious than adults? We put your questions to the experts ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      26 May: Martin devlin: idea of anzac combined team is utter nonsense (NZ Herald)
      26 May: International travel in a post-covid world (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Remaining backpackers enjoy nz after lockdown (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Secondary school international students stuck in new zealand (RadioNZ)
      25 May: How coronavirus will change cricket as we know it forever (NZ Herald)
      25 May: Mobil oil ask for five year extension on move to cleaner shipping fuel (
      25 May: The modern era of globalisation is in danger (
      25 May: Australian tourism minister wants transtasman bubble with certain states (NZ Herald)
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