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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    I thought I was helping a vulnerable orphan escape poverty. Then I realised I could be making her situation worse
     11 March 2020
    Alisha was just four when we met, with deep brown eyes, short dark hair and a missing smile, writes Kate van Doore.
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    Legal questions striking at the heart of the 'sports rorts' saga
    11 Mar: The widely publicised criticism of the process has left the government open to a most corrosive accusation, that it has been unsportsmanlike, writes Anna Henderson.... more
    Two rare white giraffes killed by poachers, Kenyan conservancy says, leaving only one left on Earth
    11 Mar: Only one giraffe with the rare genetic mutation leucism, which causes a partial loss of pigmentation, remains in the world after the skeletons of the last female white giraffe and her calf were found.... more
    How South-East Asia is using catchy pop songs to combat coronavirus
    10 Mar: As governments around the world scramble to protect their citizens from the deadly coronavirus, some countries in South-East Asia are broadcasting jaunty tunes about hand-washing.... more
    I've spent one month in lockdown in China because of coronavirus. This is what I've learnt
    10 Mar: Leaving the house is a struggle, socialising needs advance planning, children are home-schooling and we are all constantly vigilant about getting sick but there has been an unexpected gift, writes Lise Floris.... more
    Meghan and Harry join Queen in church for Commonwealth Day — their final public engagement as Royals
    10 Mar: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex linked arms, smiled and waved at supporters as they arrived at the service — their last official engagement before they step down on March 31.... more
    Wall Street down by almost 8 per cent due to coronavirus, oil crash
    10 Mar: Stocks on Wall Street fall by nearly 8 per cent, triggering the first automatic halt in trading in over two decades, as coronavirus fears and a crash in oil prices send a shudder through financial markets.... more
    Mixed emotions as MH17 trial gets underway in the Netherlands
    10 Mar: The families of victims sit in silence as the names of all 298 victims of the 2014 disaster are read aloud to a Dutch court at the start of the murder trial of four accused fugitives.... more
    Poisoning is thought to be the probable cause of mass seagull deaths in Horowhenua
    10 Mar: Poisoning is thought to be the probable cause of mass seagull deaths in Horowhenua... more
    Sexual harassment in the playground called out on Q+A during episode focussed on education
    10 Mar: Are boys being prepared for real life after year 12? Definitely not, according to Q+A panellist and student Vy Tran, who called out a "culture of toxic masculinity" in Australia's classrooms.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     04 Mar: How does coronavirus spread? Can I catch it twice? Top coronavirus Google searches reveal Australia's anxieties +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     18 Mar: Donald Trump wins Republican nomination as Joe Biden sweeps Democratic contests marred by coronavirus fears ++++++++++++++++++
     29 Mar: Coronavirus has shown Australian travellers have too high expectations of how the Government can help +++++++++++++++++
     21 Mar: Coronavirus update: Californian residents ordered to stay at home as concerns mount for passengers of cruise ship that docked in Sydney ++++++++++++++++
     26 Mar: Coronavirus data shows which countries have it under control. What did they do right? ++++++++++++++
     22 Mar: Coronavirus: How deadly and contagious is this COVID-19 pandemic? +++++++++++++
     05 Mar: Indonesian students evacuated from coronavirus-hit Wuhan desperate to get back ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      31 Mar: Conway becomes eligible for black caps (RadioNZ)
      31 Mar: How tourist hot spot queenstown is surviving the lockdown (RadioNZ)
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      31 Mar: Virgin australia ground crew in musical send-off (
      31 Mar: Black caps: run machine devon conway cleared for bangladesh tour in august (
      31 Mar: Stranded tourists try to charter planes to catch international mercy flights (
      30 Mar: Rob waddell praises athletes response to postponement and lockdown (
      30 Mar: Cook islanders in nz warned against travelling to quarantine hotel (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    Coronavirus update: Federal Government partners with private hospitals, United States passes 3,000 deaths, Italy extends lockdown, Tokyo Olympics rescheduled 22:07

    Living & Travel:
    The first domestic flight for some New Zealanders who have recently returned from overseas has carried 57 passengers ­to Wellington and Christchurch 21:57

    These five strategies have helped Singapore fight off the coronavirus outbreak. Can they keep it at bay? 21:57

    WHO accused of suppressing information about Taiwan's coronavirus prevention measures 21:57

    The world's most vulnerable countries could become the next coronavirus hotspots 21:47

    Health & Safety:
    38 Lakes District Hospital staff in Queenstown are being tested for COVID-19, after a second nurse tested positive for the virus 21:17

    Kristen Bell is set to host a Nickelodeon show to answer kids' questions about COVID-19 21:15

    Tori Kelly thinks it would be "fun" to be a judge on 'American Idol' 20:45

    Elle Fanning can identify her famous female co-stars by their smell 20:15

    Keke Palmer quit Raya after one date 19:45

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