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News Digest from the November 2012 Edition

USA LIFTS BAN ON KIWI SHIPS Washington has lifted a ban on New Zealand naval vessels visiting US naval and coast guard bases around the world. The ban was imposed 26 years ago due to a stand-off over nuclear issues. New Zealand declared itself a nuclear free zone and banned port visits by US Navy warships that were nuclear-propelled and/or armed with atomic weapons. It represented a breach of the ANZUS Treaty (signed ...

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