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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Indonesia's child rights commissioner apologises for saying women can get pregnant by sharing pool with men
     26 February 2020
    A child rights commissioner in Indonesia is resisting calls for her sacking, after telling women and girls they risk becoming pregnant if they swim in the same pool as men.
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    What it's like in Italy's coronavirus epicentre
    26 Feb: Europe correspondent Linton Besser travels to northern Italy, where 11 towns have been closed off and nearly 50,000 people placed into quarantine.... more
    Antarctica's Eagle Island undergoes large-scale snowmelt as February sees new high temperatures
    25 Feb: In just nine days, Eagle Island on the Antarctic Peninsula went from covered in snow to wet and then green as high temperatures led to significant melting of snow and ice.... more
    YouTube lets people view Alison Parker's murder. Her father won't stop until every video is removed
    25 Feb: The only way Andy Parker can stop people watching his daughter Alison's final moments online is to scour YouTube and report the videos of her murder. He's finally had enough.... more
    NASA InSight mission confirms Mars has quakes, but its atmosphere and magnetic fields are weird
    25 Feb: The first 10 months of data from NASA's Mars Insight mission reveal the Red Planet really does rumble, but there are lots of things scientists are at a loss to explain.... more
    Indonesians on coronavirus-affected Diamond Princess beg for Joko Widodo to evacuate them
    25 Feb: Indonesians working on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan beg for help from President Joko Widodo in a video released exclusively to the ABC.... more
    South Korea is on high alert after a coronavirus outbreak. Here's how a secretive sect became the perfect incubator
    25 Feb: In the space of a week South Korea has gone from dealing with a couple of dozen COVID-19 cases to being the next frontier for containing coronavirus. It has prompted locals to hit out at "public harm auntie" for ignoring advice to get tested.... more
    Tyson Fury versus Deontay Wilder bout reaffirms boxing's popularity despite safety concerns
    24 Feb: At a time when the threat of brain injury and the effect of concussion are in the public eye, the Tyson Fury versus Deontay Wilder heavyweight bout shows professional boxing is as popular as ever, writes Richard Hinds.... more
    Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder by TKO to win WBC heavyweight world championship in Las Vegas
    24 Feb: Englishman Tyson Fury hands Deontay Wilder the first loss of his professional career, claiming the WBC heavyweight title with a seventh-round technical knockout. Follow all the action in our live blog.... more
    Bernie Sanders wins Nevada Democratic caucuses and takes lead in race to become Donald Trump's opponent
    23 Feb: US senator Bernie Sanders wins a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses, while Joe Biden claims second place to boost his campaign. Here's what else you need to know.... more

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      29 Feb: Covid-19: samoa reduces flights from nz (RadioNZ)
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      28 Feb: 2020 silver ferns international calendar announced (
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