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EU leaders urge Tsipras to continue Greek debt negotiations

European leaders are appealing to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to agree to proposals put forward to help solve the country’s debt crisis. It comes after Mr Tsipras has announced

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Nyngan killer charged with two murders

The man charged with the murder of two people on a rural property in rural NSW has been denied bail and remanded in custody. The body of 28-year-old Jacob Cumberland

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Greek banks close amid continued debt crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced all of the country’s banks will be shut today and capital controls will be imposed, to prevent cash withdrawals. The measure has been

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Government announces superannuation fund shake-up

The Federal government has announced a major changes today to Australia’s superannuation system. Under the draft legislation, superannuation funds will be required to have an independent chairman, and at least

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ABC admits error of judgement but says it is “on the side of Australia”

Australia’s national broadcaster the ABC has hit back at criticisms from the federal government, saying the ABC is on the side of Australia. It comes after the government announced yesterday

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Parliamentary report recommends referendum for indigenous recognition

A multi-partisan report has been handed to federal-parliament today,  recommending a referendum be held in to the constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians. The report has been collated by a multi-party

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Labor concerned over possible breach of classified ASIO documents

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is coming under pressure from the Opposition, about how classified documents showing terrorist hot spots were allowed to be shown on national television. Mr Abbott visited

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Boston bomber sentenced to death, apologises to victims

A US judge has formally sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev to death. The jury in his murder trial had already imposed the death penalty, but a sentencing hearing has

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Gunman in serious condition after Perth siege

Five people have been freed and a gunman is in a critical condition, following a siege in a Perth home overnight. The siege reportedly began at about 9pm local time,

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Citizenship laws introduced to parliament today

The government’s legislation to strengthen citizenship laws have been introduced to parliament today, allowing the Opposition to get its first look at the details of the bill. The legislation was