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    'Menstruation huts' still widespread in Nepal, despite them being outlawed
     10 December 2019
    A study finds 77 per cent of Nepalese girls are being banished to "menstruation huts", where they face extreme weather, animal attacks and sexual violence, despite the custom having been outlawed.
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    New Zealand police say there are no survivors from White Island volcano eruption; fears for Australian tourists and Ovation of the Seas cruise ship passengers
    10 Dec: New Zealand police say they do not believe they will find any more survivors after a devastating volcanic eruption engulfed tourists on the country's White Island.... more
    Geologist says there was 'very little warning' New Zealand's White Island was about to erupt, despite elevated alert level
    10 Dec: A geology expert says there was "very little warning" of a volcano eruption on White Island, despite New Zealand authorities upgrading the volcanic alert level less than a month ago.... more
    Seconds before disaster, a camera records hikers inside New Zealand's White Island volcano
    10 Dec: There are fears for the safety of a group of hikers photographed walking near the edge of a White Island's crater just before the New Zealand volcano erupted, killing at least five people.... more
    Already facing sexual assault allegations, Anwar Ibrahim faces another hurdle to becoming Malaysian PM
    9 Dec: Malaysian Government figure Anwar Ibrahim remains determined to become the country's eighth prime minister, despite allegations from a former staffer of sexual assault emerging late last week.... more
    From a ghostly mushroom to hairy crayfish and the Tarkine reflected: Stunning photos of Australian nature from ecologists
    9 Dec: From star-lit skies to mountain vistas, and crayfish claws to glow-in-the-dark fungi — these award-winning photos from ecologists in Australia are stunning.... more
    Anatomy of an epidemic: How measles took hold of Samoa
    9 Dec: More than 63 children in Samoa have died from measles. After a mass vaccination campaign, authorities are hopeful the spread of the highly contagious virus has been contained, but remain on edge. How did it come to this?... more
    Hong Kong protest reporter, Indonesian citizen journalist Yuli Riswati, deported after detention
    9 Dec: A 10-year resident of Hong Kong, domestic worker Yuli Riswati, is deported after expressing her sympathy for the pro-democracy movement and reporting on the protests in her spare time.... more
    Artist snacks on $US120,000 banana taped to wall in Art Basel gallery
    9 Dec: An artist causes a ruckus in the art world after he grabs a prized banana that had been taped to a wall and sold for $US120,000 and eats it in what he declares his own performance art.... more
    UK election: Female abuse survivors are coming for seats held by men accused of misconduct
    9 Dec: Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence say too many men in UK politics have been accused of mistreating women. Their solution? Take their seats in Britain's Parliament.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     24 Nov: Escaping Hong Kong's university siege — sewers, makeshift ropes and secret exits +++++++++++++++
     10 Dec: New Zealand police say there are no survivors from White Island volcano eruption; fears for Australian tourists and Ovation of the Seas cruise ship passengers +++++++++++++++
     28 Nov: German murderer has 'right to be forgotten' by internet, according to top court +++++++++++++
     28 Nov: For some climate systems, the window to act may have already closed, scientists say, urging immediate action ++++++++++++
     16 Nov: Interstellar comet 2I/Borisov is visiting from deep space — but it's also strangely familiar +++++++++++
     05 Dec: Roger Federer's broken the internet in Switzerland +++++++++++
     19 Nov: Hong Kong mask ban ruled 'unconstitutional' as siege of Polytechnic University continues +++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      13 Dec: Presidents cup: internationals take 4-1 lead over tiger woods' united states (BBCWorld)
      12 Dec: International mail centre evacuated due to 'suspicious package' (NZ Herald)
      12 Dec: Emergency landing at auckland airport (RadioNZ)
      12 Dec: Auckland airport emergency: fire crews responding (NZ Herald)
      12 Dec: Sport: beijing offer sports scholarships to fijian athletes (RadioNZ)
      12 Dec: Tourists still coming but growth is slowing (
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      12 Dec: Motorsport: weighing risk - kiwi driver daniel eggleton reveals why he must take care (NZ Herald)
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