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Tea at the Ritz soured by credit card scammers
Scammers posed as hotel staff to trick customers into handing over payment information. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 5:25am 

Letters: White-anting politicians of the Right deserve to be sent off
The rebellious ragged elements of National and Act are "white-anting" the "Team of Five Million". Their use of Covid-19 misfortunes to beat up the Government deserves red and yellow cards. Before they make noises about democracy,... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:15am 

-Female member of Afghan peace team survives attack by gunmen
-Delaware thrust into unlikely starring role in 2020 campaign
-U.N. Security Council Rejects Iran Arms Embargo Extension
-10 things you need to know today: August 15, 2020
-Indian, Nepalese prime ministers talk amid border dispute
-Taking Hard Line, Greece Turns Back Migrants by Abandoning Them at Sea
-New push on training officers how to stop abuse in own ranks
-Critics blame Trump administration for 'embarrassing' Iran embargo defeat
-Belarus leader seeks Putin's help as pressure builds

Liverpool's Cavern Club in 'fight for survival'
Staff are being laid off at the Liverpool music venue due to difficulty trading during the pandemic. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 2:05am 

-North Korea's leader is tapping his own private food reserve to feed the country, and it could be a worrying sign
-Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson, 'Big Jim,' dies at 84

It was good against Brazil, but against Barca we were brutal - Bayern and Germany's Muller
Thomas Muller says Bayern Munich's 8-2 victory against Barcelona was more "brutal" than Germany's 7-1 win against Brazil - plus you tell us whether you have seen a more incredible game. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

England v Pakistan: Weather delays day three of second Test
More bad weather delays the start of the third day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

Australia surfer saves wife by punching shark
A husband leapt on to the shark as it attacked his wife off Port Macquarie, New South Wales. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

Belarus election: 'He threatened to burn us alive'
The BBC speaks to some of those arrested and detained during anti-government protests in Belarus. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

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Concerns for man, 68, missing from Thames home for hours
Beven Wilton was last seen wearing black trackpants, a black sweatshirt and jandals, police say. 
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Herald morning quiz: August 16
Test your brains with the Herald's morning quiz. Be sure to check back on at 3pm for the afternoon quiz. To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE. 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:15am 

BBC presenter says music helped her 'to live' after brain haemorrhage
Radio 3 star Clemency Burton-Hill says music has been key to her recovery from a brain haemorrhage. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 4:45am 

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-Lukashenko reaches out to Putin, claiming Belarus protests also threaten Russia
-Texas testing drops as schools reopen, prepare for football
-Pope urges Nile states to continue talks over disputed dam
-Homes with grandparents weigh virus risk as school starts
-Q&A: What's happening at the US Postal Service, and why?
-Pompeo inks deal for US troop move from Germany to Poland
-Lukashenko appeals to Putin for help, warning protests are not only a threat to Belarus
-Iran says U.S. humilated by rejection of bid to extend arms embargo on Tehran
-FBI team arrives this weekend to take part in Beirut probe
-Protests in Belarus focus on spot where demonstrator died

A former Man Utd misfit and no pressure - why Man City should fear Lyon
Do Lyon have a chance of beating Manchester City? And if so, how? BBC Radio 5 Live's Euro Leagues podcast team take a look. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

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Robot boat completes three-week Atlantic mission
A UK uncrewed ocean-going vessel provides a glimpse of the future of robotic maritime operations. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

Thai king commutes death sentence of UK pairís killers
Two men from Burma were convicted of murdering backpackers David Miller and Hannah Witheridge. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

Belarus: Baltic states call for new 'transparent' election amid protests
The leaders of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia urge Belarus to re-run its disputed presidential vote. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:55pm 

One person in critical condition after crash in Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay, on SH5
One person remains in critical condition tonight after a ute rolled down an embankment off a Hawke's Bay highway this morning. Emergency services were called around 11am to the single-vehicle crash on State Highway 5 at Te Pohue,... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:15pm 

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