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Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

The New Zealand flag was adopted in 1902, while Australia adopted its current flag design in 1954 - more than 50 years later.

MEC inspection campaigns focus on intellectual property rights

MEC inspection campaigns focus on intellectual property rights

The law bans the use of symbols and public titles in the State, including Qatar’s national flag as well as the pictures and names of members of the ruling family and similar figures, the MEC said.

Guard slashed with sword outside Taiwan presidential office

Guard slashed with sword outside Taiwan presidential office

A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office on Friday, authorities said.

Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks

Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks

Pakistan on Monday celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with fireworks and plans for the country's largest air display, as the military's top brass vowed to wipe out terrorists days after a deadly blast.

India demands apology from Amazon for insulting flag

India demands apology from Amazon for insulting flag

India on Wednesday demanded an apology from retail giant Amazon for selling doormats featuring its national flag and warned it would cancel visas of company officials unless the products were withdrawn.

New Zealand votes to keep its flag

New Zealand votes to keep its flag

New Zealand voted to retain its national flag, which includes the Union Jack of its former colonial ruler, after a 16-month exercise that cost taxpayers NZ$26mn ($17.44mn).