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    Sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers is shocking and shameful. Why does it persist?
     15 June 2020
    Every year or so, shocking allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers deployed under the United Nations flag ricochet around global media. Why does it persist? And how can we put an end to it?
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    Britain is marking the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire with a virtual service
    14 Jun: Britain is marking the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire with a virtual service... more
    Seattle has formed an 'autonomous zone' amid the US protests. This is what it's like inside
    14 Jun: Street debates, art, first-aid classes and a festival atmosphere is all part of a permanent inner-city gathering that seeks to drive police permanently from the heart of Seattle.... more
    The death of a baby in Katherine has sparked calls for police to protect kids if arresting parents
    14 Jun: A five-month-old baby died in Katherine while her mum was in police custody. Lawyers want to know if it was a "terrible, terrible isolated case" or general practice.... more
    'Weird Christianity' and why young people are embracing orthodoxy online and in church
    14 Jun: Gregorian chants, burning incense and cat memes about Mary Magdalene. The 'weird Christian' movement is both ancient and modern, and it's attracting young people in unexpected ways.... more
    Empire Records totally bombed, but 25 years later, it's still got a loyal following
    14 Jun: The film, now 25 years old, resonated with those of us who listened to "alternative music" and wanted to telegraph our displeasure at The Man.... more
    Australian sentenced to death in China for smuggling meth in checked flight luggage
    14 Jun: 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.... more
    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

     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 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Jun: NASA simulates what sunsets look like on other planets and moons ++++++++++++++++++++
     19 Jun: Uncle Ben's, Aunt Jemima and Mrs Butterworth's products to get new look to remove racial stereotyping +++++++++++++++
     29 Jun: Singleton High School teacher apologises after racist classroom rant +++++++++++++
     03 Jul: UK police hack encrypted phone chat network to arrest 'untouchable' criminals +++++++++
     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 +++++++++
     22 Jun: Thailand had the world's first coronavirus case outside China. Here's how it avoided disaster ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      12 Jul: The beths kick off their new zealand tour in auckland (
      10 Jul: Australia halves international arrivals to contain covid-19 coronavirus (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Nz banks' credit losses to rise to 12x 2019 level - s&p (NZ Herald)
      10 Jul: Flights from asia to cnmi september at earliest (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Nz should take 'middle ground' on hong kong - law expert (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Another group puts hand up to govern rugby league in tonga (RadioNZ)
      9 Jul: No guarantees silver ferns will meet australia in 2020 (RadioNZ)
      9 Jul: Kiwi footballers named as new caps in somalia national squad (
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     Today's News

    Big Sean has liked a series of tweets praying for Naya Rivera's safe return 9:41

    Emergency services had to cut a person from a crashed car, following a fleeing driver incident in Northland last night 9:26

    Ben Stiller's father "really cared" about him 9:11

    Norwich City's been officially relegated from the English Premier League after a 4-nil home loss to West Ham United 8:56

    Rugby League:
    England's ended day four with a 170-run lead over West Indies in the second innings of the first cricket test in Southampton 8:56

    Chrissy Teigen says TikTok has encouraged teenagers to behave like "CIA ops" 8:41

    Tyson Beckford thinks Kanye West isn't "ready" to become the US President 8:11

    A pedestrian has been hit by a vehicle in central Wellington...but dusted themself off and walked away 8:06

    Rugby League:
    Canberra's likely lost hooker Josh Hodgson for the rest of the NRL season with an ACL tear 7:56

    Health & Safety:
    ACC insists it never advised a Northland man with a severe bowel injury to use a bucket, at the side of the road 7:46

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