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    How India's magic tricks shocked and enchanted the West
     12 August 2018
    In 1956, an Indian magician's apparent trick-gone-wrong caused the BBC to cut transmission. It was just one event in a long history of Indian magic enchanting the West.
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    Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million to man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer
    11 Aug: A US jury orders Agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.... more
    Polio vaccination campaign goes nationwide as country tries to prevent wider outbreak
    11 Aug: More than a million children will be vaccinated against polio in Papua New Guinea in the coming months as the government tries to avert a wider outbreak of the disease.... more
    Twenty per cent of the players, '0.3 per cent' of the vote: The Pacific's push for World Rugby voice
    11 Aug: Pacific Island rugby groups are calling for greater representation on the World Rugby Council, saying that the Pacific barely has a voice on the governing body despite Pacific Islanders making up one in five players.... more
    German police rescue man being chased by baby squirrel
    11 Aug: Police in the German city of Karlsruhe rush to help a man being followed by a baby squirrel after he made an emergency call, saying the little creature would not let him go.... more
    Kai Foley murder: Man jailed for random stabbing of Australian in Sweden
    11 Aug: A man is jailed for murdering Australian Kai Foley, who was found with stab wounds in a public square in Sweden just a few days before Christmas last year.... more
    'Swinging' sex ring mother pleads guilty to abuse of daughter
    11 Aug: A Perth woman pleads guilty to being part of a child sex ring linked to "swinging" parties that involved the abuse of her young daughter by herself and two other men.... more
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo chooses conservative Muslim cleric for running mate
    10 Aug: Indonesia's President Joko Widodo brandishes his nationalist and religious credentials, choosing the chairman of the nation's top Muslim clerical body as his running mate for next year's election.... more
    Ben Stokes says he was defending gay men in street fight which ended in affray charge
    10 Aug: Police bodycam footage shows a handcuffed Ben Stokes complying with police after punching a man unconscious in a brawl outside a Bristol nightclub.... more
    State Government and Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commissioner at odds over legal stoush
    10 Aug: Public servants will not be compelled to give evidence about the Murray-Darling Basin according to South Australia's Attorney-General. But the government-appointed commissioner has other ideas.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
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     18 Jul: 18 men charged with repeatedly raping 12-year-old girl in India +++++++++++++++
     30 Jul: French skier who disappeared in 1954 in Italy identified with help from social media ++++++++++++++
     23 Jul: Fact check: Could asylum seekers travelling from New Zealand obtain a visa on arrival in Australia? ++++++++++
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     International NewsLinks
      15 Aug: Croatia forward mario mandzukic retires from national team (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Fifa gives nigeria and ghana final deadlines to avoid bans (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Kevin proctor desperate for redemption as he targets kiwis return (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Aug: Hockey: blacks sticks women's coach opened rift with squad after mistakenly emailing criticism of team to players (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Auckland drops out of top 10 liveable cities (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Ajeet rai named in new zealand team for the davis cup (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Aug: Kiwi breakthrough could help us better understand universe (NZ Herald)
      13 Aug: The latest: fbi recovers flight data recorder from plane (NZ Herald)
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