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Thousands of New Zealanders allowed to return home after tsunami alert
Residents on North Island instructed to evacuate after three earthquakes felt across the country in one day

Staff and agencies in Wellington

05, Mar, 2021 @12:47 AM

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Spate of firecracker attacks on Taiwan's invasive iguanas sparks alarm
Rights group calls for action after cash bounty schemes lead to reptiles being blown up and shot with a bow and arrow

Helen Davidson in Taipei

05, Mar, 2021 @12:16 AM

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Cyprus to allow fully vaccinated British tourists – as it happened
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Lucy Campbell (now); Mattha Busby, Sarah Marsh, Kevin Rawlinson and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

05, Mar, 2021 @12:14 AM

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Cyprus will allow vaccinated British tourists from 1 May
Visitors would need vaccine approved by EMA administered at least seven days before travel

Lucy Campbell

04, Mar, 2021 @10:28 PM

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About 40% of over-80s in England broke Covid rules after jab
ONS survey shows two in five people met up with someone indoors when not permitted

Haroon Siddique

04, Mar, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Tell us about the well-known women who have changed the world and inspired you
We would like to hear about the famous women who have made a difference and what they mean to you

Guardian community team

04, Mar, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Turkish court refuses to admit US Khashoggi report as trial evidence
Killed journalist’s fiancee petitioned for report implicating crown prince to be part of case against 26 Saudis

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

04, Mar, 2021 @5:38 PM

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'The police just shot': the terror inflicted on Myanmar's protesters
Witnesses shaken by brutality of security forces but remain resolute in fighting military coup

Reporter in Yangon and Rebecca Ratcliffe

04, Mar, 2021 @5:36 PM

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How low traffic schemes fuel inequality | Letters
Letters: Trevor Moore and Ann Jones respond to a report that said low-traffic neighbourhoods do not disproportionately benefit wealthy postcodes at the expense of poorer areas

Letters

04, Mar, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Italy blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Australia
Row continues between EU and drug firm after shortfall in vaccine deliveries to bloc

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

04, Mar, 2021 @4:53 PM

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All 47 Hong Kong activists kept in custody after bail hearing
Fifteen of the defendants had been granted bail but are still being held pending an appeal

Helen Davidson in Taipei

04, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Europe must 'get back to basics' to curb Covid resurgence, says WHO
WHO warns of time lag with vaccine impact, urging return to quarantine, test and trace, as cases rise 9%

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

04, Mar, 2021 @3:45 PM

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