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Several MPs are tipped to win during a cabinet reshuffle which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to announce on Saturday.
Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been charged with seven additional counts of indecent assault, following fresh allegations dating back to 1971.
If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native...
Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to...
Thousands of Iraqi refugees who arrived in Finland last year have decided to cancel their asylum applications and to return home voluntarily, citing family...
A 12-month-old girl who suffered burns at the Nauru detention centre is not being released by staff at a Brisbane children's hospital.

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Despite a small slowdown in migration and fertility rates, Australia's population will soon hit 24 million.
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The future of Australia's relationship with China has never been brighter, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told a crowd of hundreds who gathered for a Chinese New Year lantern festival.

In pictures: Lunar New Year 2016

Celebrations for Lunar New Year were colourful and loud.
Christmas Island has a long, often dark, Chinese history that spans more than 100 years of phosphate mining.
Parts of the US East Coast have been buried in snow up to 76cm deep, while coastal areas like New Jersey have been submerged under record high tides.
Seven people are dead after terror attacks in Jakarta.
Front pages around the globe have paid tribute to David Bowie, 69, who died on 10 January after an 18 month battle with cancer.
David Bowie, the visionary British rock star who coupled hits such as 'Space Oddity' with trend-setting pop personas like 'Ziggy Stardust,' employed a a wide range of musical styles, and his costumes were diverse too. Here are nine examples from Ziggy Stardust, to Jareth, to plain-clothed Bowie.
Cities around the globe have been bringing in New Year's Day with captivating fireworks displays and light shows. Here are some of the festivities welcoming 2016 from east to west.

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Wildfires continue to burn across Spain's northern areas after an unusual dry spell.
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