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National

Greens and Labor will oppose budget measures after parliament resumes today

The Government are finding it diffcult to pass their budget after the Greens and Labor are oposing many details.

National

Monday 26 May – Sports update

AFL: Suns defeat Western Bulldogs, Carlton defeat Adelaide – Matildas lose Asian Cup final to Japan – Adam Scott wins PGA event in Texas – Cadel Evans retains second place in Giro D’Italia – Daniel Ricciardo podium finish at Monaco Grand Prix

World

President Barack Obama visits troops at Bagram Airfield

Obama’s surprise visit to Afghanistan has lifted morale among the 30,000 troops still serving there.

National

Detective charged with missing student’s murder

A former detective has been charged with the kidnapp and murder of Jamie Gao.

National

Friday 23 May – Sports update

Cadel Evans slips to second at Giro d’Italia – Scott not off to good start at PGA – Cricket corruption –

World

China and Russia block UN referral of Syria to International Criminal Court

The Asian superpowers are preventing Syria from being referred to the ICC following excessive human rights abuses.

World

Thai military takes control of government

There have been massive developments in Thailand overnight as the military takes control of the country.

National

Thursday 22 May Sports Wrap

Honour for AFL’s Voss – Ferguson given off-field role with NRL – Australia dominate cycling at Giro d’Italia

World

Russia finalises gas supply deal with China after years of negotiation

Russia and China were keen to finalise a multi billion dollar gas deal spanning 30 years as Ukraine tensions rise and Chinese cities grow.