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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    How could copper surfaces help fight COVID? Dr Karl looks at the evidence
     15 October 2020
    Frequently-touched surfaces like door handles, taps and handrails could disinfect themselves if they were made of copper. But what’s the science behind this?
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    Should we kill killer sharks? Why we need to protect the predators that hunt us
    15 Oct: When people are killed by sharks, there are often calls for them to be culled. But here's why we need to keep the big apex predators alive, even though we might fear them.... more
    Republicans vs Democrats: Where do the two main US political parties stand on key issues?
    15 Oct: If you're still trying to figuring out the differences between the policies of the Republican and Democratic parties ahead of the US 2020 presidential election, here's what you need to know.... more
    Jacinda Ardern is on track for victory in New Zealand's election. But she was almost at risk of being a one-term PM
    15 Oct: Jacinda Ardern's fame has soared as she has led her country through several crises. But this weekend New Zealand voters will decide if she should remain Prime Minister for another term and she will not be able to rely on just her large social media follow... more
    Australian Government says it has seen 'no evidence to support' espionage charge against writer Yang Hengjun in China
    15 Oct: The Australian Government says it is "disappointed and deeply concerned" Chinese authorities have decided to prosecute Australian writer and democracy activist Yang Hengjun.... more
    Season 4 of The Crown drops on Netflix on November 15. Here's what we can expect
    14 Oct: Netflix has dropped the trailer for the much-anticipated fourth season of The Crown, which will cover Princess Diana's debut into the British royal family.... more
    India's caste system is under scrutiny after the mysterious cremation of an alleged rape victim
    14 Oct: A 19-year-old woman on the lowest rung of the Hindu caste system was attacked by men further up the social hierarchy. After she died from her injuries, the State Government hired a PR firm to push the line the woman had not been raped.... more
    Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest won by Sergey Gorshkov with photo of Siberian tiger
    14 Oct: It took wildlife photographer Sergey Gorshkov 11 months to capture the fleeting moment in the Russian Far East. His striking photo was selected ahead of 49,000 other entries from around the world.... more
    Bushfire-hit Cobargo is coming back to life, but recovery funding is stuck in the pipeline
    14 Oct: Community leaders in towns hit hard by last summer's bushfires are pushing ahead with their own projects, while the wait for recovery funding continues.... more
    Would China prefer Donald Trump or Joe Biden as the next US president? This is what people told us
    14 Oct: There's no disputing that under Donald Trump's presidency, US-China relations have plummeted to their lowest level in decades. But some Chinese say they would prefer to see the former real estate mogul remain the Commander in Chief.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     28 Sep: The Comey Rule puts Trump, Russia and Clinton's emails on the small screen — just before the US election ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     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
      23 Oct: Rugby: julian savea returns to hurricanes for 2021 season, with international aspirations on his mind (NZ Herald)
      23 Oct: Tonga- niue league international rekindles memories (RadioNZ)
      23 Oct: Team price fly the nz flag in france (RadioNZ)
      23 Oct: Smoke inside wellington airport, travellers evacuated (NZ Herald)
      23 Oct: Wellington international airport evacuated (RadioNZ)
      23 Oct: Former toa samoa player hopes more stars will rep pacific heritage (RadioNZ)
      23 Oct: First maori virtual reality film premieres at international festival (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Oct: Covid-19 the biggest challenge to auckland airport in history, board chair says (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    International:
    Donald Trump and Joe Biden didn't need the mute button for the final presidential debate. Here are the key takeaways 22:37

    Law and Order:
    Alleged Jeffrey Epstein victims want justice, but Ghislaine Maxwell's deposition is a determined, redacted denial 22:17

    Rugby:
    The Silver Ferns have dominated the New Zealand Under 21's with a 81-33 win in the Cadbury Netball Series 21:57

    Rugby:
    Otago have defeated Northland in their final division game of the Mitre 10 Cup 21:47

    International:
    Australia Post chair says Cartier watches given as gifts cost nearly $20,000, not $12,000 20:57

    Politics:
    The Race Relations Commissioner says iwi would do a better job at running prisons than corrections 19:57

    Entertainment:
    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are making the most of "quality time" with their son 19:27

    Entertainment:
    Naomie Harris "doesn't feel safe" to go out after being targeted by a stalker 18:57

    Law and Order:
    Police are seeking information about a vehicle reportedly linked to a serious assault in Temuka 18:57

    International:
    Fewer interruptions as Donald Trump goes on the attack at the final debate of the 2020 US election 18:47

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