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Turnbull warns against exaggerating threat of Islamic State

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has downplayed the threat of the Islamic State militant group, and has warned against overstating its power. Mr Turnbull has made the comments in a speech

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Greece given until Thursday to come up with reform proposals

Euro zone leaders have given Greece two days to come up with comprehensive proposals for economic reform, ahead another summit to be held on Sunday. A crisis summit has been

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Bill Shorten to front Royal Commission

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is facing the Royal Commission in to Trade Union Governance and Corruption today. Mr Shorten will be quizzed for up to six hours, over a deal

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Melbourne police officer shot in the head, gunman still at large

A police officer has been shot in the back of the head while trying to intercept a car, in Melbourne’s north-west this morning. Police say the officer was  attempted to

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Abbott and Shorten meet with Indigenous leaders

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten are today meeting with around 40 Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander leaders in Sydney, to discuss a referendum for constitutional recognition.

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Greece votes ‘No’ in referendum for austerity measures

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he will begin renegotiating with European leaders, after Greece has overwhelmingly voted ‘No’ in a referendum for further austerity measures. With nearly 85 per

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BP to payout A$25.4 billion over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

British oil company BP has agreed to the pay a settlement of over US$18 billion (A$24.5 billion) to the US Justice Department, over the oil spill in the Gulf of

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The son of Adelaide Crows Coach Phil Walsh charged with murder

The coach of the Adelaide Crows AFL club Phil Walsh has been found dead in his own home in Adelaide, after an alleged domestic dispute. Police and ambulance crews were

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Conservative MPs aim to kill off marriage equality bill

Conservative members of the Federal government have slammed their colleagues and the Labor party, for the agreement on a cross-party bill on same-sex marriage. It was announced yesterday, Liberal backbenchers

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UNESCO rules Great Barrier Reef is not ‘in danger’

The United Nations world heritage committee has decided not to declare the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’, but says Australia must report back in five years time. The 21