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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Coronavirus forces US Federal Reserve to cut interest rate to near zero
     16 March 2020
    The move, the Fed's second emergency rate cut this month, puts the benchmark US interest rate in a range of 0 to 0.25 per cent, effectively lowering it to zero.
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    Should I keep my children home from school due to coronavirus?
    16 Mar: In anxious days, with a microscopic enemy tearing across the globe, parents across Australia are rightly wondering: should I send my child to school? The answer may surprise many.... more
    Australian market opens 7 per cent down amid coronavirus fears
    16 Mar: The Australian stock market opens 7 per cent down, beginning a new week of turmoil amid coronavirus fears.... more
    Cars that eat paradise
    16 Mar: While known for pristine beaches and blue skies, Pacific Islands are also polluted with thousands of man-made monuments: rusting cars, trucks, buses and other wreckage.... more
    Jinwar, the Middle East's first feminist commune for Arab, Kurdish, and Yazidi victims of Islamic State
    16 Mar: The female victims of Islamic State have found a haven of peace, democracy and diversity in a most unlikely place.... more
    Coronavirus mass graves in Iran allegedly shown in satellite images as experts question country's official virus figures
    14 Mar: Satellite images appear to show evidence of mass burial pits in Iran to accommodate a growing number of deaths from the new coronavirus, as experts question Iran's official death toll.... more
    Jacinda Ardern reveals 'unprecedented' travel restrictions to combat coronavirus, all travellers to New Zealand to self-isolate
    14 Mar: Anyone entering New Zealand from midnight (local time) on Sunday will be required to self-isolate for 14 days in an attempt to combat coronavirus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces.... more
    A year on and the Kiwi heroes who sprang to action on March 15 last year are detailing how they've dealt with what they saw that day
    14 Mar: A year on and the Kiwi heroes who sprang to action on March 15 last year are detailing how they've dealt with what they saw that day... more
    Sensitive to fragrance? You're not alone – but the science is still out
    14 Mar: Many people report that the scent in things like perfume, air freshener or laundry powder triggers migraines, asthma and much worse health problems, but experts can't agree on what's going on here.... more
    Coronavirus began in US, not China, Chinese official suggests
    13 Mar: Escalating a war of words between Washington and Beijing amid the coronavirus pandemic, a prominent firebrand official in China takes to Twitter to suggest the US Army brought COVID-19 to Wuhan.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     28 Feb: A man has been arrested after Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's emails were allegedly hacked +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Mar: Mobile phone cameras are continuing to be rolled out in Australia +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     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 ++++++++++++++++++
     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? ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      28 Mar: Sport: tnrl confident of backing as it appeals expulsion (RadioNZ)
      28 Mar: Tokyo olympics: new zealand athletes' qualification spots secure (RadioNZ)
      27 Mar: Covid-19: solomons closes borders, honiara now emergency zone (RadioNZ)
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      26 Mar: Hikers leave bush to find nz readying for coronavirus lockdown (
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     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Philippine police have been told not to hurt people caught outside their homes in violation of month-long lockdown restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus 21:57

    Laura Prepon says her mother "taught" her how to be bulimic 21:56

    Perrie Edwards is missing her mother amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic 21:26

    Living & Travel:
    No big winners in Lotto this evening - the night's biggest winners being the 4 people who shared Lotto second division 21:17

    Preppers were considered foolish doomsayers before coronavirus. Now they feel vindicated 20:57

    Caitlyn Jenner “could see” herself joining ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ 20:56

    Jodie Turner-Smith is around “10ish days away” from giving birth 20:26

    Kylie Jenner has donated $1 million to coronavirus relief efforts 19:56

    Miley Cyrus is missing “human connection” as she self-isolates herself amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic 19:26

    Rugby League:
    The Newcastle Jets have confirmed one of their A-League players has returned a positive test for COVID-19 18:57

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