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    Australian sentenced to death in China for smuggling meth in checked flight luggage
     14 June 2020
    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it is "deeply saddened" by a Chinese court's decision to sentence Australian man Karm Gilespie to death for drug smuggling.
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    John Cleese attacks 'cowardly and gutless' BBC for removal of Fawlty Towers episode
    13 Jun: The co-creator and star of the 1970s British television comedy says the decision to remove an episode of the series from streaming services comes from "marketing people and petty bureaucrats" concerned only about losing their jobs.... more
    Tiger poachers have emerged as unlikely conservationists in an Indian village
    13 Jun: Lakhaan Singh recalls the day he first killed a tiger. But the arrival of a solar panel in his village has meant there are now fewer excuses for poaching, and a community is being transformed, writes Luke Taylor.... more
    Boris Johnson says its 'shameful' that Winston Churchill's statue is under threat
    13 Jun: A statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is boxed up ahead of planned Black Lives Matter protests at Parliament Square in Westminster, leaving current PM Boris Johnson to call it "shameful" that the monument could be at risk of vandalis... more
    Racing set to resume in Tasmania after coronavirus shutdown
    13 Jun: This weekend marks the return to racing in Tasmania after weeks spent shuttered by coronavirus restrictions, but will the industry be able to recover?... more
    Brands are speaking up on Black Lives Matter. But are they taking action behind the scenes?
    13 Jun: You may have seen companies you follow speaking up on issues you care about lately, but marketing strategists say often these brands are making more of a business decision than a moral proclamation.... more
    Inside the ambitious plan to build a Minecraft version of Australia
    13 Jun: More than 1,700 Australians are spending their free time building virtual versions of Australia's best known landmarks.... more
    Four men arrested over the killing of endangered mountain gorilla Rafiki in Uganda
    13 Jun: One of Uganda's famous mountain gorillas, popular with tourists is killed, leading to the arrests of four men who could face life in prison as a result.... more
    Adelaide traffic controller jailed for 'sustained and deliberate' $75,000 Centrelink fraud
    12 Jun: A traffic controller who falsely reported his income to receive more than $75,000 in unentitled Centrelink payments has been jailed.... more
    Netflix removes Chris Lilley shows, sparking questions about what to do with problematic pop culture
    12 Jun: Moves by Netflix and others this week represent a concerted push by gatekeepers of screen culture to remove content featuring racist stereotypes. But is it the right move?... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     22 Jun: This woman's photo was used in a hoax campaign against Black Lives Matter. Then the internet fought back +++++++++++++++++++
     19 Jun: Uncle Ben's, Aunt Jemima and Mrs Butterworth's products to get new look to remove racial stereotyping +++++++++++++++
     25 Jun: NASA simulates what sunsets look like on other planets and moons ++++++++++++++
     22 Jun: Thailand had the world's first coronavirus case outside China. Here's how it avoided disaster ++++++++
     06 Jul: The woman who absconded from an Auckland managed isolation facility will face a charge of breaching the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act ++++++++
     29 Jun: Singleton High School teacher apologises after racist classroom rant ++++++++
     14 Jun: Australian sentenced to death in China for smuggling meth in checked flight luggage +++++++

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      7 Jul: Air nz boss says blocking bookings 'exactly the right thing to do' (NZ Herald)
      7 Jul: Air nz, singapore airlines restrict passenger numbers to nz as more kiwis fly home to escape covid (
      7 Jul: Provincial rugby will be women's world cup warm-up (RadioNZ)
      7 Jul: Pacific bubble plan: solomon airlines pushes for regional travel grouping (NZ Herald)
      7 Jul: Air nz cuts passenger numbers to nz as more kiwis fly home to escape covid (
      7 Jul: Cricket: future of next two big cricket events to soon be decided (NZ Herald)
      7 Jul: Air nz will bump passengers off international flights to ease pressure on quarantine (
      7 Jul: Nz takes part in international survey on covid-19 (RadioNZ)
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