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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Man charged after alleged assault on volunteer at WA election early polling booth
     27 February 2021
    Police have charged a 52-year-old man with assault after he allegedly hit a man several times who was volunteering on Labor MP Sabine Winton's re-election campaign in Wanneroo, in Perth's northern suburbs.
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    Urgent review of WA hotel quarantine begins after COVID-19 positive worker
    27 Feb: An independent review into Western Australia's hotel quarantine system is underway to determine whether ventilation is adequate, after a security guard tested positive for COVID-19, sparking a five-day lockdown in Perth and parts of regional WA earlier th... more
    Three men found guilty of Peta Fairhead manslaughter for second time after retrial
    27 Feb: Three men are found guilty for a second time of killing a Perth mother of three who was dumped critically-injured outside a hospital campus after falling out of a moving car.... more
    NASA releases high-definition panoramic photos from Mars Perseverance rover
    26 Feb: Rotating its mast 360 degrees to take dozens of images, the Mars Perseverance rover provides a panoramic look at the Jezero Crater site on the Red Planet.... more
    Capitol Police officers detail how supporters of Donald Trump breached the US Capitol on January 6
    26 Feb: Seven weeks of investigations and comments are bringing clear points of security failures into focus, including intelligence sharing, confusion over the chain of command and poor leadership.... more
    Scott Morrison posted pictures of his COVID-19 vaccination on Facebook. And then the anti-vaccine commenters appeared
    26 Feb: Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week became one of the first Australians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. His vaccination unleashed a wave of anti-vaccine misinformation on Facebook.... more
    Sir Michael Somare, first prime minister of Papua New Guinea, dies at age of 84
    26 Feb: Sir Michael Somare led PNG into independence from Australia in 1975 and was one of the country's longest-serving politicians, with a career that spanned five decades.... more
    India unveils tougher rules for social media such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp
    26 Feb: Social media companies including Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp would be forced to reveal the author of any message deemed "mischievous" or illegal, under sweeping new rules in India.... more
    Man with swastika on forehead appears in court after alleged flamethrower attack on mum and teen
    25 Feb: A 37-year-old man who had a swastika painted on his forehead when he allegedly attacked a mother and her teenage daughter appears in a Perth court, where a psychiatric evaluation is requested.... more
    China and India spruik their COVID-19 vaccines in a soft-power push across the world
    25 Feb: Experts say Beijing and New Delhi are sending millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccinations abroad in the hopes of shoring up their international reputations and securing some political goodwill in return.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     07 Feb: Thousands of Indian farmers blockade Delhi highways in protest after internet being cut off and journalists charged +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     13 Feb: In world news headlines - ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Feb: Myanmar's military has cut off the internet and Facebook. It's a tactic straight from the authoritarian playbook ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Feb: Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Myanmar's cities to denounce this week's coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi despite a blockade on the internet by the junta +++++++++++++++++++++++
     31 Jan: How shooting whales with air rifles is helping scientists study Antarctica's changing environment +++++++++++++++++
     09 Feb: Donald Trump's impeachment trial looks to be heading for an acquittal, but the 14th amendment could give Democrats a Plan B +++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: World Health Organization scientists recommend Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for all age groups ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      1 Mar: Changes to cricket and netball venues because of increase in covid levels (RadioNZ)
      1 Mar: Kāpiti women artists join together to celebrate international women's day. (NZ Herald)
      1 Mar: All international cricket to be played in wellington this week (RadioNZ)
      1 Mar: International student downturn costs 700 university jobs (RadioNZ)
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      28 Feb: White ferns finally break odi drought (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Six international cricket matches will be played in Wellington this week, but at this stage, none of them will have spectators 11:57

    Netball New Zealand has confirmed the Constellation Cup series between the Silver Ferns and Australian Diamonds will go ahead with all four Tests to be played in Christchurch, closed to the general public 11:57

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    Donald Trump hints at running for US president again during his speech at CPAC 11:37

    Blake Shelton has joked Adam Levine “owes” him a “full-band performance with Maroon 5” at his wedding 11:31

    After coronavirus chaos, Manaus was thought to be the first city to reach herd immunity. Then a second wave hit 11:27

    An Auckland pizzeria owner isn't sure his business will survive another lockdown 11:07

    Liverpool are on track to break a four-game Premier League losing streak 10:27

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