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    Afghan girl Qamar Gul grabs AK-47, kills Taliban attackers who murdered her parents
     22 July 2020
    When Taliban militants killed her parents for refusing to pay protection money, Qamar Gul took her father's rifle and shot two of them dead. Now she's being praised as a hero by Afghans fearful of the Taliban's possible return to power.
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    COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific, new report shows
    22 Jul: A new report highlights an increase in online abuse in the Philippines, with aid groups concerned economic fallout from the pandemic could fuel exploitation and child marriage in South Asia, reversing years of hard-won gains to end those practices.... more
    Long-awaited Russia report says UK Government failed to investigate Kremlin interference in Brexit
    22 Jul: The report says there were open source indications Russia sought to influence the Brexit campaign but that the British Government did not look for deep evidence of meddling.... more
    The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur
    22 Jul: The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur... more
    Beyonce is releasing a new visual album Black Is King. Here's what we know about it so far
    21 Jul: Beyonce has dropped the trailer for Black Is King ahead of its release next week, and the hype is already building. Here's what we know about it.... more
    Victoria has recorded 374 new covid 19 cases and three more deaths
    21 Jul: Victoria has recorded 374 new covid 19 cases and three more deaths... more
    Donald Trump has urged people to wear masks to fight coronavirus. Why did he change his mind?
    21 Jul: For the first time, the US President has explicitly encouraged his fellow Americans to wear a mask when they can't social distance. So what made Donald Trump change course after months of resisting?... more
    Are COVID-19 superspreaders more infectious than others? Is it their behaviour? Or is it in their biology?
    21 Jul: We know that some people are disproportionately responsible for spreading coronavirus, but what is it about them that makes them more effective at supercharging the spread of infection?... more
    Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results
    21 Jul: The vaccine, called AZD1222 and under development by AstraZeneca and scientists at Oxford, did not prompt any serious side effects and elicited antibody and T-cell immune responses, according to trial results.... more
    New South Wales' Premier is urging residents to buy face masks
    20 Jul: New South Wales' Premier is urging residents to buy face masks... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     14 Jul: Unsolved Mysteries, the Netflix reboot, brings a classic TV series into the age of the internet sleuth ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     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 ++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times ++++++++++++++++++++
     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 +++++++++++++++++
     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
      9 Aug: Coronavirus: winchester teenager films lockdown documentary (BBCWorld)
      8 Aug: Kiwis have trout fishing's winter of gold all to themselves (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Aug: Us flight touches down in christchurch ahead of international antarctic season (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: Flying fijians coach keeping close eye on local talent (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: What's sup? surfing loses bid for total control of paddle boarding (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: International beer can collection for sale as collector downsizes (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Aug: League - sonny bill williams keen to start a charity when he retires from elite sport (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Aug: Nz's moves towards becoming a tech hub (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Netball:
    A fourth-quarter surge has seen the Stars clinch a 46-45 win over the Magic in netball's ANZ Premiership 5:06

    Netball:
    The Mainland Tactix have the edge in an entertaining ANZ Premiership match against the Northern Mystics in Auckland 21:57

    Law and Order:
    A teenager who was celebrating his girlfriend's birthday at a party in Kawhia, near Hamilton, is in hospital after a vehicle hit him and then allegedly drove off without stopping 18:57

    Business:
    Auckland's Watercare dams are still 25% below their usual storage levels for this time of the year 18:37

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary is facing punishment after he claimed Canberra were "managed" back into their NRL match 18:17

    Golf:
    After a couple of poor performances, Dustin Johnson will be in command heading into the final day of the PGA Championship in San Francisco 17:57

    Law and Order:
    Napier police have swarmed on Anderson Park to break-up a fight, reportedly in front of playing children 17:27

    Health & Safety:
    Many Australians have picked up new habits during the coronavirus lockdown with one in 12 people drinking alcohol every day since the pandemic began 16:57

    Entertainment:
    Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have become stronger together since their brief split in 2017 16:44

    Netball:
    A siege mentality within the Mainland Tactix ahead of an important couple of days in their ANZ Premiership season 16:37

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