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Gyles Beckford

Gyles Beckford

    New Zealand PM says quake killed at least 65
    New Zealand PM says quake killed at least 65
    A strong earthquake killed at least 65 people in New Zealand's second-biggest city, Christchurch, with more casualties expected as desperate...
    New Zealand mine rescue suffers new setback
    New Zealand mine rescue suffers new setback
    Attempts to rescue 29 men trapped in a New Zealand coal mine suffered a new setback on Tuesday after a robot sent into the main shaft broke down,...
    Rescue efforts at New Zealand mine face further delay
    Rescue efforts at New Zealand mine face further delay
    Efforts to rescue 29 men trapped in a New Zealand coal mine faced more agonising delays on Sunday when authorities said they would drill a new...
    Search for trapped New Zealand miners delayed
    Search for trapped New Zealand miners delayed
    New Zealand rescuers had still not made contact with 29 trapped miners on Saturday, almost 24 hours after an explosion ripped through the remote...
    New Zealand coal mine blast traps 27
    New Zealand coal mine blast traps 27
    An explosion rocked a remote colliery in New Zealand on Friday, trapping 27 miners underground, the company and local authorities said.
    Gales, aftershocks shake quake-hit New Zealand
    Gales, aftershocks shake quake-hit New Zealand
    Strong aftershocks and gale-force winds buffeted New Zealand's second biggest city of Christchurch on Sunday as a clean-up got under way after the...
    Curfew declared after quake hits New Zealand
    Curfew declared after quake hits New Zealand
    Authorities declared an overnight curfew for Saturday after a major earthquake hit New Zealand's second biggest city, Christchurch, bringing down...
    New Zealand quake tsunami warnings cancelled
    New Zealand quake tsunami warnings cancelled
    New Zealand and Australia cancelled tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake struck the South of New Zealand, causing minor damage but no...
    National sweeps to power in New Zealand election
    National sweeps to power in New Zealand election
    National Party leader John Key swept to power in New Zealand's election on Saturday, toppling a nine-year-old Labour government that was dogged by...
    Fiji expels New Zealand's ambassador
    Fiji expels New Zealand's ambassador
    Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, who staged a bloodless coup in 2006, expelled New Zealand's ambassador on Thursday saying he was interfering...