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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Could we cure coronavirus?
     6 August 2020
    With no vaccine within sight, is there another way to beat coronavirus? Here's the story of the quest to find a life-saving treatment.
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    Victims of Beirut's explosion begin sifting through the rubble as hundreds of thousands face homelessness
    6 Aug: Search and rescue operations continue in Beirut after a massive explosion rocked Lebanon's capital, plunging hundreds of thousands of shellshocked citizens into sudden homelessness.... more
    I have reported from Lebanon for years. What I saw at the Beirut port after the blast was total devastation
    6 Aug: I have been reporting on the difficulties in Lebanon for many years, but what I saw yesterday was unimaginable. When I drove to the port area, all I saw was total devastation. Beirut looked like a war zone, writes Cherine Yazbeck.... more
    Lebanon's banking, economic and political systems were already under threat before the explosion. Here's why
    6 Aug: Well before the explosion in Beirut, and even the coronavirus pandemic which upended the world, Lebanon was in the midst of the worst economic crisis in its history. This is how it all unfolded.... more
    Think you know if US President Donald Trump will be re-elected? Or who Joe Biden should pick as VP? Here's what you said
    6 Aug: Plenty has happened in the world of US politics this month. Come and hang out with your fellow US politics tragics and let's see if we're any closer to figuring out who'll win the 2020 election.... more
    Is Donald Trump going to win the election? A Joe Biden wildcard is about to enter the race
    6 Aug: Record breaking figures on the economy and coronavirus — but not in a good way. With less than 100 days to go, it's time to check in and see how Trump's re-election chances stand.... more
    Neil Young is suing Donald Trump for using his music at campaign rallies. Here's how it might play out
    5 Aug: Neil Young accuses the President and his campaign of copyright infringement for using his anthem Rockin' In The Free World at public events. But the history of Trump's use of famous songs suggests the case will be complicated.... more
    Are very long-lived trees immortal and what can they teach humans?
    5 Aug: Trees that live for thousands of years may not be immortal, but they are inspiring some scientists in the search for ways to make humans live longer.... more
    SOS message on Micronesian beach saves three stranded men after being spotted by Australian authorities
    5 Aug: An SOS message written on a beach on a tiny Micronesian island was spotted by Australian authorities, saving three stranded men who were missing for days.... more
    Breakthrough new blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's decades earlier
    5 Aug: A new blood test could help doctors diagnose and even treat Alzheimer's disease decades before any symptoms appear.... 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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    New Zealand racing to track down the original source of the new coronavirus outbreak 23:37

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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

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    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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