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Pakistani PM to focus on Kashmir and India in UN address

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly today for this week’s general debate of the 70th session of the General Assembly. The Pakistani

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7-Eleven chairman and CEO resign amid employee exploitation scandal

7-Eleven chairman Russ Withers and CEO Warren Wilmot have both resigned from the company’s board, in the wake of the recent worker exploitation scandal. The franchise giant was found to

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Australia to take part in Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will participate in negotiations today with ministerial counterparts from eleven other countries today on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Atlanta, Georgia. Trade Ministers

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Australia to bid for UN Security Council seat

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed Australia will make another bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. Ms Bishop has made the announcement at the UN General

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Evidence of liquid water discovered on Mars: NASA

-NRN/Reuters NASA has announced overnight briny water flows during the summer months on Mars, raising the possibility that the planet long thought to be arid could support life today. Although

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Experts gather in Sydney to discuss Sharks

Shark experts from around the world are converging on Sydney today for the New South Wales government’s Shark Summit. The summit is an avenue for the state government to consider

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Obama and Putin clash over Syria talks at the UN

US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have traded criticism at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, about the future of Syria. President Putin is a

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Syria dominates sideline discussions at UN General Assembly

-NRN/Reuters US Secretary of State John Kerry has moved to develop a new strategy for Syria, discussing the issue with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov overnight on the sidelines of

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Victorian coroner finds Luke Batty’s death could not have been foreseen

A Victorian Coroner has delivered his findings into the death of 11-year-old Luke Batty, ruling the boy’s death could not have been predicted. Luke, the son of Australian of the

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Julie Bishop discussing counter-terrorism at UN General Assembly

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says twice as many Australians have traveled to the Middle East to fight alongside terrorist organisations than originally thought, but maintains Australia’s actions to combat extremism