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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    In world news headlines -
     21 February 2021
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    A decade after the Fukushima meltdown, this Japanese region faces a new nightmare — radioactive water in the sea
    21 Feb: The mere mention of Fukushima still conjures up a mix of fear, anxiety and images of swarms of people working away in full hazardous material suits. Ten years after Japan's worst nuclear accident, North Asia correspondent Jake Sturmer was given the rare c... more
    The Australian government made a documentary about Thailand's King. But the timing has raised some eyebrows
    21 Feb: The documentary comes after months of unprecedented calls for reform to Thailand's monarchy and as dozens of young protesters face up to 15 years in jail for allegedly defaming the King.... more
    A suspect has fatally shot two people at a gun store in a suburb of New Orleans, with the shooter also dying during gunfire
    21 Feb: A suspect has fatally shot two people at a gun store in a suburb of New Orleans, with the shooter also dying during gunfire... more
    Why is Facebook limiting political content in Indonesia, Brazil and Canada?
    20 Feb: Last week, Facebook started a trial in Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia to reduce the amount political content some users are seeing.... more
    Queen strips Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, of their royal patronages
    20 Feb: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex lose their royal patronages after telling the Queen they will not be returning as working members of the royal family.... more
    NASA releases photos of Perseverance rover landing on Mars, saying 'everything working as expected'
    20 Feb: The US space agency releases three colour images from some of the 19 cameras helping with seven scientific investigations into whether life existed on the Red Planet.... more
    A couple of kiwi UFC fighters have booked their next trips to the octagon
    20 Feb: A couple of kiwi UFC fighters have booked their next trips to the octagon... more
    Human Rights Watch slams Woodside over Myanmar energy developments
    19 Feb: Human Rights Watch accuses the Australian energy giant of sitting back and hedging its bets in its own self-interest instead of joining several Western governments in condemning the junta and its coup.... more
    NASA's Perseverance rover has landed on Mars. So what happens next?
    19 Feb: After a nail-biting "seven minutes of terror", NASA's newest rover has arrived safely on Mars in a textbook landing. Here's what happens next.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     07 Feb: Thousands of Indian farmers blockade Delhi highways in protest after internet being cut off and journalists charged ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Feb: Myanmar's military has cut off the internet and Facebook. It's a tactic straight from the authoritarian playbook ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Feb: Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Myanmar's cities to denounce this week's coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi despite a blockade on the internet by the junta +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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     09 Feb: Donald Trump's impeachment trial looks to be heading for an acquittal, but the 14th amendment could give Democrats a Plan B +++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: World Health Organization scientists recommend Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for all age groups +++++++++++++
     13 Feb: 'Ecocide' proposal aiming to make environmental destruction an international crime ++++++++++++

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