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`It's been a brutal week': Bennett

As another row erupts over Todd Barclay and Prime Minister Bill English is again accused of lying, his deputy says it's been "a brutal week in politics".

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Patel retires from Black Caps: reports

Offspinner Jeetan Patel reportedly joins Luke Ronchi in cutting ties with the Black Caps in his mid-30s.

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May offers 'fair deal' for EU nationals

British Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined a "fair deal" for EU citizens living in the UK, saying they should not have to leave because of ...

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Two dead as rain storms lash Germany, spark rail chaos

Berlin - Heavy summer storms in northern Germany killed two people and crippled railway services Thursday while a tornado was seen near Hamburg.

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Kiwi 49er men share lead in Germany

Kiwis Josh Porebski and Trent Rippey still lead the 49er class at a major German regatta but they're joined by an Australian crew.

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Sears Canada files for creditor protection

Montreal - Sears Canada filed for court protection from creditors Thursday as the onetime retail giant seeks to adapt to a changed business ...

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NZers suffer double pre-Wimbledon setback

Leading Kiwis doubles players both lose quarter-finals at the London ATP grass court tournament.

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Germany clears gays convicted under Nazi-era law

Berlin - Germany's parliament voted Thursday to quash the convictions of 50,000 gay men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after the war and offer compensation.

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Te'o promises to play to strengths

Ben Te'o has vowed to stick to his muscular strengths in Saturday's British and Irish Lions showdown with New Zealand.

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EU leaders agree to roll over Russia economic sanctions

Brussels - EU leaders agreed Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to ...

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Storm injury toll opens door for Hughes

Melbourne are set to give Kiwi-born Jahrome Hughes his debut for the NRL club against the Sydney Roosters after losing four players to injury in ...

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Cup safety woes admitted after Kiwi killed

The organisers of 2022 World Cup in Qatar have provided the first details from the investigation into the death of New Zealand-born worker Zac Cox.

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Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study

Montreal - Subsidizing the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released Thursday.

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Cruden cleared for All Blacks bench spot

Lima Sopoaga drops out of the All Blacks 23 for the first Test against the British and Irish Lions after Aaron Cruden passes a fitness Test.

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Actress Emma Watson takes feminist book happening to Paris

Paris - "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson spent Thursday hiding copies of Margaret Atwood's classic novel "The Handmaid's Tale" across Paris to promote feminism.

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In blow to Britain, UN votes to seek legal opinion on Chagos fate

United Nations (United States) - In a diplomatic blow to Britain, the United Nations voted Thursday to ask the International Court of Justice to ...

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New orbiters for Europe's Galileo satnav system

Paris - The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo satnav ...

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UN Security Council visits Haiti ahead of peacekeeper departure

Port-au-Prince - The United Nations Security Council began a visit to Haiti on Thursday to assess the poorest country in the Americas three months before ending its 13-year peacekeeping mission there.

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France marks hottest post-war June day as Europe sizzles

Paris - France marked its hottest June day since World War II on Wednesdayas overheated residents across swathes of Europe coped with another day of sizzling temperatures.

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Illegal drugs market 'thriving': UN

Vienna - The global narcotics market is "thriving", with production of cocaine and opium soaring and opioids wreaking havoc, the UN crime and drugs agency said Thursday in a gloomy annual assessment.

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'Trump factor' seen in naming of new Saudi crown prince

Riyadh - Closer ties between Saudi Arabia and US President Donald Trump's administration helped pave the way for a succession shake-up making a ...

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Other London buildings combustible: PM

Prime Minister Theresa May says she's been informed that a number of British tower blocks have flammable cladding.

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Turkey lifts foreign travel ban on charged novelist

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Thursday lifted a foreign travel ban imposed on one of the country's leading contemporary novelists after she was put ...

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India protests threaten Darjeeling tea industry

Kolkata - Protests that have shut down Darjeeling in eastern India threaten to derail the tea harvest just as the leaves are at their finest, ...

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At least 29 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan

Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan) - At least 29 people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.

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EU's Tusk says Brexit can be reversed

Brussels - EU president Donald Tusk on Thursday said Brexit could be reversed as leaders gathered for a Brussels summit amid growing confidence in a future without Britain.

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IS destroys iconic Mosul minaret as Iraqi forces advance

Mosul (Iraq) - Mosul's trademark leaning minaret was missing from its skyline for the first time in centuries Thursday after desperate jihadists blew it up as Iraqi forces advanced on an ancient mosque compound.

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