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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    How Texas went from a coronavirus slow burn to an explosive disaster
     11 August 2020
    After a horror outbreak which saw hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, officials in the US state of Texas hope the curve is now starting to plateau. But doctors who witnessed the devastation firsthand fear what will happen next.
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    Mount Sinabung erupts for second time in three days, sending huge plume of ash into the sky
    11 Aug: Mount Sinabung, one of Indonesia's best known volcanos, erupts violently for the second time in three days, sending a giant ash cloud 5 kilometres into the air, turning the sky dark.... more
    Donald Trump escorted from briefing room after person shot outside White House
    11 Aug: US President Donald Trump says a person has been shot outside the White House, forcing the Secret Service to escort him from the press briefing room.... more
    Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship ahead of Australian Jason Day
    10 Aug: Collin Morikawa finished 35th in his only other major appearance before this week's PGA Championship, but now the 23-year-old American has his first title after a stunning finish.... more
    Max Verstappen wins Formula One's Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, Lewis Hamilton second
    10 Aug: Red Bull ace Max Verstappen claims his ninth Grand Prix victory and first at Silverstone as his team out-thinks Mercedes on strategy in what becomes a race to forget for Australia's Daniel Ricciardo.... more
    Federal Government open to more JobKeeper tweaks if economy deteriorates further amid coronavirus downturn
    9 Aug: The Federal Government is open to changing the rate of vital Commonwealth income support, with the Victorian coronavirus crisis biting hard and fuelling concerns the nation's economic recovery will be delayed.... more
    Septicaemic plague kills US man in his 20s, after Chinese man dies of bubonic plague
    9 Aug: A young man in New Mexico dies of septicaemic plague, 24 hours after Chinese authorities reported the death of a man from bubonic plague in Inner Mongolia.... more
    Joe Biden has missed two deadlines to name a running mate to take on Donald Trump. Why is he taking so long?
    9 Aug: Former vice-president Joe Biden has missed two self-imposed deadlines to pick his running mate to take on Donald Trump. So what's going on with his selection?... more
    As police probe the suspect in Madeleine McCann's case, other unsolved mysteries are being re-examined
    9 Aug: The investigation into the prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann case could have major ramifications for other cold cases across Europe.... more
    Australian Beirut explosion victim identified as two-year-old Isaac Oehlers
    9 Aug: Isaac's family says they are heartbroken by the loss of their boy and express condolences to everyone in Lebanon after the disaster which killed 154 people, injured 5,000 and destroyed much of the Mediterranean city of Beirut.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     15 Jul: Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network and will remove existing equipment by 2027 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     21 Jul: Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results +++++++++++++++++++++++
     24 Jul: An assurance a spate of break-ins in the Dunedin student quarter isn't related to a pair of men door-knocking with fake surveys +++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times ++++++++++++++++++++
     08 Aug: India's biggest slum has so far nailed coronavirus. Here's how they did it ++++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised ++++++++
     25 Jul: The #FreeBritney movement made it to court. Here's what you need to know about the Britney Spears case ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      13 Aug: Air new zealand halts flight bookings to melbourne, brisbane (RadioNZ)
      13 Aug: Coronavirus: russia calls international concern over vaccine 'groundless' (BBCWorld)
      12 Aug: Mapusua to lead manu samoa (RadioNZ)
      12 Aug: Red cross steps up for pacific prison detainees (RadioNZ)
      11 Aug: Upper hutt set to attract international film productions with $45m studio under construction (
      11 Aug: Air vanuatu announces next phase of repatriations (RadioNZ)
      11 Aug: Former international sports rep rejects woman's rape claim (NZ Herald)
      11 Aug: Former fiji international player 'main offender' in junior league stabbing (
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    Covid-19 testing in Auckland has hit a record high - and a testing station is being moved to Eden Park More...

    New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family More...

     Today's News

    New Zealand racing to track down the original source of the new coronavirus outbreak 23:37

    Law and Order:
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    Duchess Meghan knew she wanted to be with Prince Harry when she saw him with her best friend's children 21:31

    Law and Order:
    A Waikato police officer is in self-isolation after a routine traffic stop south of Hamilton 21:17

    Bindi Irwin is pregnant 21:01

    Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian West always rely on each other for advice 20:31

    Jim Parsons is glad he was a "late bloomer" in his career 20:01

    Prince Harry knew Duchess Meghan was the one when she "wandered into the woodlands" for a "bathroom break" during their camping trip 19:31

    Cardi B couldn't see her daughter for two weeks due to coronavirus 19:01

    New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family 18:57

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