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Twitter shares plunge after results news

Twitter's stock is falling sharply after the company's earnings - due to be released after the stock market closes - came out ahead of time. Trading in its stock was…

BHP demerger: Kiwis face tax bill

A tax hit facing almost 13,000 New Zealand investors in Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton is a result of "illogical" treatment of corporate demergers under…


Nepal victims ask: Where's the aid?

The queues snake between green tarpaulin on what was once a military parade ground. Tundikhel park has become a makeshift refugee camp. Such camps, or "evacuation centres"…

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Bali 9: Pair executed

Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been executed by firing squad, despite frantic appeals from families and Australian officials to spare the…



Gems of northern Haiti beckon

New tourism ventures are beginning to attract visitors back to this Caribbean nation, which suffered a devastating earthquake in January 2010.



Time for new approach to suspensions

Kiwis veteran Thomas Leuluai would like to see a rethink around the game's suspension rules, in the wake of Dallin Watene-Zelzniak's withdrawal from the upcoming Anzac…


McCaw out for 'Canes clash

Richie McCaw has been ruled out of the Crusaders' Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes on Saturday. Despite his concussion symptoms improving in the last 24 hours…

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