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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Is a second COVID booster shot the way we beat Omicron? Israel is putting the theory to the test
     31 December 2021
    As health experts warn Israel is days away from a surge in COVID infections, authorities are betting on something no country has tried before: issuing a fourth vaccine dose to the most vulnerable people.
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    With Ghislaine Maxwell in prison, attention is turning to her former friend Prince Andrew
    31 Dec 2021: New documents about notorious sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein that have direct bearing on abuse claims against Prince Andrew will be made public next week.... more
    COVID cases hit global record of 1 million per day on two-year anniversary of virus
    31 Dec 2021: Since a cluster of pneumonia cases were first reported in Wuhan two years ago, more than 5 million people have died from what has since been named COVID-19.... more
    Ghislaine Maxwell likely to receive 20-year sentence for sexual abuse, says legal analyst
    31 Dec 2021: Ghislaine Maxwell is likely to spend the rest of her life in prison, a far cry from the opulence she has been accustomed to most of her life, a legal analyst says.... more
    The Loop: Israel approves fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose, what's happening on New Year's Eve, and it's a ruff day for the Westminster Kennel Club
    31 Dec 2021: Your quick wrap-up of the news you need to know.... more
    Ghislaine Maxwell to appeal conviction for trafficking girls for Jeffrey Epstein
    31 Dec 2021: Ghislaine Maxwell will appeal her conviction for setting up teenage girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein, but experts say she will struggle to clear the high legal bar needed to overturn the verdict.... more
    Rapid antigen test price-gougers put on notice by federal government, warns it will take action
    31 Dec 2021: The federal government warns it will take "strong, clear, swift" action against any price-gouging of rapid antigen-tests, as demand for the kits continues to outstrip supply.... more
    China brings back public shaming, parading alleged people-smugglers through the streets for breaking COVID-19 rules
    30 Dec 2021: China brings back public shaming, parading four alleged people-smugglers wearing masks and hazmat suits through the streets with placards displaying their photos and names for breaking the country's strict COVID-19 rules.... more
    Lebanon seizes millions of captagon pills in shipment of oranges
    30 Dec 2021: Lebanese authorities have intercepted millions of pills of the recreational drug captagon hidden inside fake oranges in a real fruit shipment.... more
    Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of luring girls for sexual abuse by financier and paedophile Jeffrey Epstein
    30 Dec 2021: British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is convicted of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by American financier and convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.... more

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     26 Dec: The metaverse is shaping up as the 'next battleground for internet technology' ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     22 Dec: UK's Piel Island searching for new king and pub landlord of the Ship Inn ++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Dec: South African minister calls for auction of Nelson Mandela's cell key to be cancelled +++++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Archbishop Desmond Tutu remembered at state funeral in Cape Town, hailed as South Africa's 'moral compass' +++++++++++++++
     25 Dec: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays piano with Tom Walker in Together at Christmas television special ++++++++++++
     30 Dec: When the Taliban came after Afghanistan's judges, a daring escape plan was hatched +++++++++
     22 Dec: Giant millipede fossil found on UK beach by accident reveals 'world's biggest bug', weighing 50kg +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      16 Jan: Here's how the beijing 2022 winter olympics aims to combat covid ()
      15 Jan: Fire at skycity convention centre contained (RadioNZ)
      15 Jan: Emergency services attend fire at skycity international convention centre (NZ Herald)
      15 Jan: James rodriguez: colombia international thanked by ousmane coulibaly for life-saving action (BBCWorld)
      14 Jan: Michael hill's merry xmas: sales lifted by 9.8% in december quarter (NZ Herald)
      14 Jan: Covid 19: international students stuck overseas plead for clarity about when they can return to nz (NZ Herald)
      14 Jan: International students stuck overseas plead for clarity about when they can come to nz (RadioNZ)
      13 Jan: Covid 19: study finds nearly a quarter of infected children needed hospitalisation (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    The Silver Ferns have relinquished an eight-goal advantage to suffer a 49-46 defeat to England in their second Quad Series netball match in London 7:12

    Health & Safety:
    A big day for the vaccine rollout -- with children becoming eligible for their Covid jabs 7:02

    Salvatore Caruso has gained the most from Novak Djokovic's Australian Tennis Open departure due to a visa cancellation over his failure to be Covid-vaccinated 5:32

    Fire crews in Waimate, Canterbury are battling a scrub fire that's threatening a pine forest 21:12

    How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath — in images 21:02

    How the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted and why it caused tsunami warnings 20:02

    Jacinda Ardern says Tonga eruption 'hugely concerning' as NZ pledges initial assistance and further help 19:22

    Coach Dame Noeline Taurua knows what needs to be done for the Silver Ferns to get their netball Quad Series campaign back on track 19:02

    The Wellington Phoenix women have been cruelly denied their maiden A-League football victory in their seventh match 18:32

    The Northern Brave have moved a step closer to securing hosting rights of the men's domestic Twenty20 final 18:02

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