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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Hundreds of thousands of people shackled for mental health issues globally, Human Rights Watch says
     7 October 2020
    Human Rights Watch reports that hundreds of thousands of people with mental illness worldwide remain shackled, the risks of which are even more severe due to COVID-19.
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    Eddie Van Halen, guitarist for rock band Van Halen, dies aged 65
    7 Oct: Rock legend Eddie Van Halen, guitarist for rock band Van Halen, dies aged 65 after a long battle with cancer.... more
    Donald Trump's medical team threw him a coronavirus 'Hail Mary pass' with an experimental cocktail of antibodies called REGN-COV2
    7 Oct: The treatment came in the form of an infusion of Regeneron's REGN-COV2, a highly experimental and unproven drug prescribed alongside two other treatments.... more
    Is Donald Trump going to win the US election? A coronavirus diagnosis and a presidential debate have upended the race
    6 Oct: It's been a wild month in the race to the White House, capped by Donald Trump's shock positive coronavirus test. Let's check in on the state of the race.... more
    Malaysia stares down health, political crises as Anwar Ibrahim strikes back
    6 Oct: Malaysia is seeing a spike in new coronavirus infections as opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim claims he has the numbers in Parliament to replace Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.... more
    Who is Donald Trump's doctor Sean Conley and why has he become controversial?
    6 Oct: White House physician Sean Conley has been thrust into the global spotlight after his main patient, the President of the United States, tested positive for COVID-19. Here is what we know about him and why some consider the former US Army doctor controvers... more
    US politics: We tried to make sense of one of the biggest weeks in the 2020 election campaign
    6 Oct: US President Donald Trump is back at the White House after his stay in hospital. There's also a vice-presidential debate in two days. We tried to make sense of one of the biggest weeks in the 2020 election campaign so far in the blog.... more
    Donald Trump isn't the first leader to get COVID-19. Here's what we can learn from Boris Johnson's experience
    6 Oct: While Boris Johnson tried to use his near-death experience to recalibrate his approach and unite the UK around a common cause, that may not be a credible option for Donald Trump.... more
    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19
    6 Oct: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19. She has addressed the media several times in recent days without wearing a mask.... more
    Donald Trump's positive coronavirus test came after a barrage of bad headlines for the President
    6 Oct: Donald Trump's 'October Surprise' arrived one day and 54 minutes into the month. It capped off a month of headlines that any presidential election campaign would be desperate to avoid.... 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
      20 Oct: Coronavirus: flume and pendulum out, new international acts in for bay dreams festival (
      20 Oct: Coca-cola, mcdonald's, asahi and tesla - international giants hold on to covid-19 wage subsidies (
      19 Oct: 'savage' tova o'brien interview of jami-lee ross gains international audience (
      19 Oct: The privilege of playing netball for new zealand again (
      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 (
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    Law and Order:
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