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2 arrested in counter-terror raids this morning

A man and a young boy have been arrested today by the Joint Counter Terrorism Team in Sydney as part of the ongoing investigation into the alleged planning of a

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Angela Merkel named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year”

-NRN/Reuters Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its 2015 “Person of the Year” overnight, noting her resilience and leadership when faced with the refugee crisis and turmoil in the

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11 year old girl and mother found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Queensland police have confirmed an 11 year old girl has suffered a violent death, after her body was discovered in the bathroom of her family’s apartment this morning. The child’s

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Screen Australia launch Gender Matters campaign to boost female participation

Screen Australia has today announced a $5 million plan to address the gender imbalance in the Australian film industry. The package of initiatives will be rolled out over the next

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Anti I.S. fighter released by government officials

An Australian man, who fought against the Islamic State for Kurdish forces, has been released by the Australian government without charge. Ashley Dyball left Brisbane in May this year to

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Pistorius found guilty of murder following appeal

South Africa’s “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in an appeal court ruling that could see him sent back to prison for

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Ammunition and bombs found on shooting suspects in US

-NRN/Reuters Image: Reuters The couple accused of killing 14 people an injuring 21 others at a holiday party in Southern California had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a

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British parliament approves airstrikes in Syria

British parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking part in airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. The legislation has passed the House of Commons today, 397 votes to

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At least 14 killed in California mass shooting

Californian police have confirmed at least 14 people have been killed and another 14 wounded, following a mass shooting in the city of San Bernadino. Between one and three gunmen

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Police raid home of man accused of gun supply in Curtis Cheng murder

Police have raided the home of the man  accused of supplying a gun to a teenager, who shot dead a Parramatta police employee in a terror attack this year. The