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World's Tallest Giraffe Measures In At Over 18 Feet Tall [Video]

World's Tallest Giraffe Measures In At Over 18 Feet Tall

A giraffe living in an Australian holds the distinction of being the tallest giraffe in the world. According to CNN, 12-year-old Forest tops out at an impressive height of 18 feet, 8 inches. Officials..

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'We follow western way of doing things in economic system': Muhammad Yunus [Video]

'We follow western way of doing things in economic system': Muhammad Yunus

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke with Nobel laureate and founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, and discussed ideas that could re-shape the post pandemic world. The duo delved into..

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Mozilla's VPN launches out of beta on Windows and Android [Video]

Mozilla's VPN launches out of beta on Windows and Android

Mozilla's VPN service has been officially launched and is now available for Windows and Android in six countries worldwide, including the US, Canada, and the UK, the company announced today. According..

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"It's going to happen again," says former NZ PM Clark [Video]

"It's going to happen again," says former NZ PM Clark

New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark warned on Friday (July 10) if the world remained "flat-footed" in its response to pandemics it faces future economic, social and political crisis, after..

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Jacinda Ardern launches re-election campaign [Video]

Jacinda Ardern launches re-election campaign

With promises of extra financing for small businesses and more jobs as a severe economic downturn looms, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday (July 5) launched her party's campaign ahead..

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Entire Wild West Town For Sale – In Rural New Zealand [Video]

Entire Wild West Town For Sale – In Rural New Zealand

An entire wild west town is for sale in rural New Zealand. The USD $7.5 million Mellonsfolly Ranch was built in 2006 ‘for fun’ by a successful New Zealand businessman. It consists of ten period..

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New Zealand health minister resigns following series of gaffes [Video]

New Zealand health minister resigns following series of gaffes

New Zealand’s health minister has resigned after making a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.David Clark had earlier described himself as an “idiot” for breaking the..

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Aussies and Kiwis react to their successful World Cup bid [Video]

Aussies and Kiwis react to their successful World Cup bid

Australian and New Zealand leaders and players woke up to the news on Friday (June 26) that they had won the bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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Celebrations Down Under after successful World Cup bid [Video]

Celebrations Down Under after successful World Cup bid

Australian and New Zealand's women soccer players let out almighty roars, burst into applause and pumped their fists in celebration in the early hours of Friday after their countries' joint bid for the..

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Australia and New Zealand named hosts for 2023 Women's World Cup [Video]

Australia and New Zealand named hosts for 2023 Women's World Cup

Australia and New Zealand are handed the right to host the 2023 Women's World Cup soccer tournament

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Sydney Opera House lit up for World Cup bid [Video]

Sydney Opera House lit up for World Cup bid

The iconic Sydney Opera House was lit up in blue and green to celebrate the joint Australian-New Zealand bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, just a few hours before FIFA makes its decision.

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Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid [Video]

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid

The Japanese Football Association announces that Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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Suspect on the run after New Zealand police officer killed [Video]

Suspect on the run after New Zealand police officer killed

A police officer has been killed and a second injured after being shot in New Zealand. Police in Auckland said officers pulled over a car on Friday morning when a person began firing at them before..

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Two New COVID-19 Cases In New Zealand [Video]

Two New COVID-19 Cases In New Zealand

Two women traveled from the UK to New Zealand earlier this month. Both women tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. This makes the pair New Zealand's first new infections in 24 days. The..

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