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Melbourne nightclub shooting leaves four injured, two critically

Four men have been injured, two critically, in a shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne.

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No Special Help From Australia for Julian Assange

The Australian government says Queensland-born Julian Assange will get no special treatment after his arrest in London. However, lawyers for the WikiLeaks co-founder are urging Canberra to intervene to stop his extradition to the United States.

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Soul searching: Australia loses faith as sexual abuse cases mount

Ballarat was the sort of regional Australian town where mothers with Irish surnames prayed their eldest sons would enter the priesthood, and fathers would reach for their soft brim hats whenever Catholic clergy walked by.

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Australian minister says author Yang Hengjun’s detention in China ‘not linked to Canberra policies’

There was no proof an Australian man’s detention in China was linked to Canberra’s policies, Australia’s defence minister insisted on Monday (Jan 28), adding he had pressed Chinese officials on the case during a visit.

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Australia takes away citizenship of alleged top ISIS recruiter

The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia’s home affairs minister said on Saturday.

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Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

Australia recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

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Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

Australia recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

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Surge in China theft of Australia company secrets: report

China has sharply escalated cyberattacks on Australian companies this year in a “constant, significant effort” to steal intellectual property, according to a report published Tuesday.

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Hero ‘trolley man’ attracts praise, cash, and caution after Melbourne attack

A homeless man who intervened in a terror attack in the Australian city of Melbourne Friday has been hailed a hero, with over $80,000 (AUD 116,000) donated to a fund to thank him.

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Julie Bishop to resign as Australia’s foreign minister, will quit Parliament in next election

Julie Bishop will not serve in Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s revamped cabinet and will quit Parliament at the next election in bombshell decision that leaves the coveted foreign affairs ministry up for grabs.

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Right-wing senator calls for a “White Australia” immigration policy

The maiden Senate speech of Fraser Anning, representing the right-wing populist Katter’s Australian Party, has highlighted the racist and deeply anti-democratic implications of the attacks on immigrants and refugees, and the continuous stoking of nationalism by the entire political establishment.

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How Turkey and Trump shot down the Australian dollar

In less than a week, the Australian dollar has fallen nearly two US cents against the US dollar as Donald Trump’s decision to impose higher tariffs on Turkey’s steel and aluminium exports to America has destabilised an already-vulnerable economy and sent shockwaves throughout emerging markets.

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Uproar as politician praises white Australia policy, urges Muslim ban

An Australian politician was widely condemned Wednesday after demanding “a final solution” to immigration and calling for a return to the white Australia policy which favors “European Christians.”

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Australia fines Apple $9M for misleading customers

A federal court in Australia fined Apple $9 million for telling Australian iPhone and iPad users the company wouldn’t fix their devices if they’d previously been repaired by a third party.

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Australia says asylum seekers target New Zealand backdoor

People smugglers are marketing New Zealand as a back door into Australia, an Australian government minister said Monday after Malaysian authorities intercepted a boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers.

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Philippines gives Australian nun 30 days to leave country

The Philippines on Wednesday cancelled an Australian nun’s missionary visa for engaging in political activity and gave her 30 days to leave the country, though she said she still hoped she could explain her mission and have the decision reconsidered.

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