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'African gangs' debate polarises Australia

January 18, 2018 - 10:29am
Recent crime in Melbourne has dominated national news, but many say it is being unfairly exaggerated.
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Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

January 18, 2018 - 10:27am
The pontiff performs a Catholic wedding ceremony for airline staff as he travels between cities.
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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

January 18, 2018 - 10:22am
The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.
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Turpin case: Parents of captive children due in court

January 18, 2018 - 9:26am
David and Louise Turpin will be asked whether they admit charges of torture and child endangerment.
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Bayeux Tapestry explained... by kids

January 18, 2018 - 9:24am
The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.
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Trump denies view on Mexico wall changed

January 18, 2018 - 9:08am
The president fires off tweets after his chief of staff had said campaign promises had evolved.
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Child pregnancies reignite sexual abuse debate in Turkey

January 18, 2018 - 9:00am
115 underage girls giving birth at a single hospital in five months has reignited sexual abuse debate in Turkey.
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French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'

January 18, 2018 - 8:43am
Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.
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Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series

January 18, 2018 - 6:42am
Michael Wolff's exposé on Trump's White House is bought in a seven-figure deal.
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Swimmers rescued by drone in Australia

January 18, 2018 - 6:38am
Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue.
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Italy arrests 33 'Chinese mafia' members

January 18, 2018 - 6:18am
Police say the group was controlling the transport of Chinese-made goods across Europe.
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Padmavat: Controversial film cleared by India's top court

January 18, 2018 - 6:17am
The Supreme court cleared Padmavat for release, overturning a ban imposed by four Indian states.
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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

January 18, 2018 - 6:12am
Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals.
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Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

January 18, 2018 - 5:36am
Lifeguards in Australia interrupt a drone training session to save two stricken boys.
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Brutal heat hits Australian Open

January 18, 2018 - 5:28am
Novak Djokovic comes back from a set down to beat Gael Monfils as the temperature hits 39C at the Australian Open.
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Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

January 18, 2018 - 4:48am
Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.
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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

January 18, 2018 - 3:38am
This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.
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China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

January 18, 2018 - 3:26am
It's the country's first year-on-year grow figure beats Beijing's official growth target of 6.5%, though some question China's GDP data.
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Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theft

January 18, 2018 - 1:55am
Such thefts are rare in the Chinese territory but at least one previous case also involved employees.
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North Korean phone users get photo beauty app

January 18, 2018 - 1:37am
Spring Scent is the latest homegrown app available to North Korea's 3.5 million smartphone owners.
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