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    Iran is in the grip of a 'third wave' of COVID-19. With poverty and hunger rising, people are outraged
     17 October 2020
    Iran was hit hard and hit early by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, after surviving two spikes in infections, the country is in the throes of yet another surge of cases, plunging an exhausted nation into despair.
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    PrEP anti-HIV medication use declines in Australia amid COVID-19 pandemic
    16 Oct: Most people stopped taking PrEP because they weren't having casual sex. But there's concern a lack of knowledge around starting and stopping the medication could increase risks of HIV transmission.... more
    Donald Trump refused to disavow QAnon, Joe Biden dodged court packing. Here are the key takeaways from the town halls that replaced the debate
    16 Oct: They might have shared the same format, but Donald Trump and Joe Biden brought totally different styles to their competing town hall interviews. Here's what happened at both.... more
    US election updates: Donald Trump and Joe Biden hold town halls instead of presidential debates
    16 Oct: Donald Trump says he knows "nothing" about the QAnon conspiracy theory, while Joe Biden delivers long-winded policy speeches. See what happened at the duelling town halls in our blog.... more
    The US denies geopolitical motives are behind a massive aid increase to the Solomon Islands' Malaita province
    16 Oct: The significant size of the US State Department aid for Malaita province in the Solomon Islands is either a coincidence or a geopolitical move to counter China's rising influence in the Pacific, an expert says.... more
    The Liberal National Party says Queensland's unemployment rate is higher than Victoria's, despite the lockdown there. What are the facts?
    16 Oct: With the Queensland election just a fortnight away, the Liberal National Party has hit out at the Labor Government's record on employment, claiming the sunshine state's unemployment rate was worse than Victoria's. Is that correct?... more
    France's second wave of coronavirus turns potentially deadly as hospitals struggle to keep up
    16 Oct: The French President has been determined not to introduce a second lockdown and damage the French economy further, but the virus has now forced his hand.... more
    Cambodian garment factory workers demand rights after coronavirus closures
    16 Oct: With the pandemic leading to a worldwide downturn in production demand, a Cambodian factory announced it was closing its doors — with one day's notice. Now workers are fighting for what they're owed.... more
    Canadian boy finds fossils critical to the study of the hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur
    16 Oct: A 12-year-old boy who has been scouring a remote Canadian canyon for dinosaur remains since he was six makes a headstart on his dream of becoming a palaeontologist with the discovery of a set of rare bones.... more
    Matt Canavan says mining employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?
    16 Oct: Liberal National Party senator Matt Canavan says the mining industry employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?... more

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     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? +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      20 Oct: Coronavirus: flume and pendulum out, new international acts in for bay dreams festival (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Oct: Coca-cola, mcdonald's, asahi and tesla - international giants hold on to covid-19 wage subsidies (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: 'savage' tova o'brien interview of jami-lee ross gains international audience (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: The privilege of playing netball for new zealand again (Stuff.co.nz)
      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 (Stuff.co.nz)
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