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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    As many as 100 million voters may be missing in the US election. Here's why many Americans don't vote
     21 October 2020
    In the US, it's not compulsory to vote and research has found that many non-voters are disillusioned and don't trust the system. So what could this mean for the US election?
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    New Zealand has elected its most diverse Parliament ever. How does Australia compare?
    21 Oct: New Zealand has elected its most diverse Parliament ever, with more women, people of colour, LGBTQ+ people and Maori MPs. How does it compare to Australia, and what systems are in place to ensure people from diverse backgrounds are well-represented at the... more
    Orionid meteor shower 2020: when to see it and what you'll see where you live in Australia
    20 Oct: If you're up and about an hour before sunrise this week you may catch the annual Orionids meteor shower and explore one of the most iconic constellations in the sky.... more
    NASA is going to land a spacecraft on asteroid Bennu. Here's what's going to happen
    20 Oct: Landing a spacecraft on an asteroid isn't easy. We explain why scientists want to do it, and how they plan to pull this mission off.... more
    Donald Trump and Joe Biden will have to contend with a mute button at the next presidential debate
    20 Oct: The Commission on Presidential Debates will mute microphones at the upcoming clash between US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.... more
    Is Donald Trump right that more Americans voting is bad for Republicans? Let's take a look
    20 Oct: In the historic elections of 2016 and 2018, roughly half of eligible Americans choose to have their say. What would happen if the rest of the United States joined them?... more
    Wales to go into' fire break' lockdown to curb rising COVID-19 infections
    20 Oct: Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford says while he understands people are tiring of restrictions, the imposition of fresh rules is needed as critical care units in the country are at capacity.... more
    Taiwanese diplomat allegedly attacked by Chinese officials in Fiji
    20 Oct: Taiwan has accused Chinese officials of assaulting one of its diplomats during an extraordinary confrontation in the Pacific Island nation of Fiji.... more
    Zookeeper mauled by bears in Chinese wildlife park as horrified visitors watch
    19 Oct: A zookeeper is killed by a group of bears at a wild animal park in China as horrified visitors on a passing tour bus watch on.... more
    Donald Trump could face a revolt from senior voters on November 3. It will come down to a place called The Villages
    19 Oct: The Villages is not your typical retirement community. It's home to 130,000 Florida seniors who play golf, go to the movies and enjoy happy hour at their own bars. Now this crucial voting bloc may have a big say in who gets the White House.... more

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     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath +++++++++++++++++
     14 Oct: Curtin University roof collapse leaves worker dead and two others injured in Perth hospital +++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
     30 Sep: When is the presidential debate? Here's what we know about Donald Trump and Joe Biden facing off for the first time ++++++++
     26 Sep: Republicans and Democrats have committed to a peaceful transfer of power. What if Donald Trump refuses to leave? +++++++

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      20 Oct: Rugby: former new zealand rugby chairman eddie tonks dies at 85 (NZ Herald)
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