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Al Jazeera journalists granted presidential pardon, released from prison

Egypt’s President has issued a pardon to Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, as well as 100 other prisoners. Fahmy and Mohamed spent more than 400 days in

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Jinping addresses business leaders in Seattle, amid peaceful protests

By Margaret Whitehouse President Xi Jinping has received a hostile reception in Seattle during his week long visit to the United States. China’s President was greeted by 100 protestors when

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New research shows preventative measures reduce suicide rates

By Margaret Whitehouse Australian researchers have discovered the use of preventative measures can reduce the number of suicide related deaths by 90%. The University of Melbourne has released a study

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Peta Credlin hits out at critics, denies a tilt at politics

The former Chief of Staff to ex-Prime Minister Tony Abbott has hit out her political critics, saying if they can’t handle the pressure they should find another career. Peta Credlin,

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EU passes measure to relocate 120,000 refugees

European Union leaders have agreed to relocate 120,000 refugees from the countries under the greatest pressure. The majority of EU interior ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed to the deal,

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Volkswagen facing billion in fines over emission scams

Margaret Whitehouse Volkswagen could be facing fines in the billions of dollars after vehicle sales the United States breached the Clean Air Act. On Saturday, The Environment Protection Agency (EPA)

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Hungary grants army and police new powers against refugees and migrants

The Hungarian Parliament has given approval to the army and police to use sweeping new powers, in order to keep refugees out of the country. The new legislation, passed with

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Turnbull becomes the most popular leader in 5 years: Newspoll

The latest Newspoll released today has vindicated the Coalition’s leadership change showing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is the most popular leader in the last 5 years. 55 percent of voters

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Leftist party set to form coalition in Greece following election

-NRN/Reuters Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras has been reinstated as the country’s leader following an unexpectedly decisive election victory overnight, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece’s battered economy to

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New Turnbull cabinet to be sworn in today

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet will be sworn in today after it was unveiled in Canberra yesterday afternoon. The new look frontbench will include more women than the Abbott