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A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct said Tuesday she would only return her crown if South Korean pageant organisers apologised - and denied...
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Moscow's surprise declaration of a shift in its military doctrine over Ukraine has come just ahead of a NATO summit in Wales.
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Clive Palmer kicks over a bucket, swears and storms off the set of an ice-bucket challenge for Palmer United Party colleague Jacqui Lambie at Parliament House.
Apple says that some celebrity accounts were compromised in a "targeted attack" on passwords but that it has found no signs of a breach of its iCloud storage system.
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Nairo Quintana's time in the Vuelta a Espana leader's jersey has come to an end after he crashed horribly during the Stage 10 individual time trial and dropped...

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Today marks 75 years since Prime Minister Robert Menzies broadcast his message announcing Australia had answered Britain's call to join the Allies in World War Two.
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The Dalai Lama hopes that democratic changes in China may not be too far off, and he’s “quite definite” that he’ll see his Tibetan homeland again.
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In a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over...
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Five reasons why celebrities and civilians should never trust Apple with nude photos, or any data at all.
An East Kimberley facility which has helped reduce rates of domestic violence in the community by as much as 35 per cent is now in line for a prestigious national...
Does surrogacy reduce women to breeders and children to objects that can be exchanged? Some people are calling for commercial surrogacy to be banned.

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Hieu Van Le, a Vietnamese refugee who arrived in Australia 39 years ago with nothing but a “suitcase of invisible dreams”, has been sworn in for a five year term as South Australia’s 35th Governor.
Protesters have heckled attendees and clashed with police at the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne.
Teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios and Casey Dellacqua have advanced to the third round of the US Open, but Australia's former champion Samantha Stosur is out.
Cattle raids and the cycle of revenge attacks have claimed thousands of lives in Lakes state since South Sudan's independence in 2011. Cattle are the main source of wealth and pride in Lakes clans, playing a vital role in marriage arrangements. As wedding dowries increase, clans are forced to steal each others' livestock, and if necessary, kill whoever stands in their way. Photographer Matthew Abbott spent a week with a Dinka Gok clan in Cueibet County.
Thousands of half-naked revellers pelt each other with squishy tomatoes in the Tomatina, a world-renowned fiesta dubbed "the world's biggest food fight."
Celebrations have erupted in Gaza as a long-term ceasefire agreed by Israel and the Palestinians went into effect, ending 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.
Stars have begun arriving ahead of the 2014 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The ceremony kicks off at 10am AEST.
California's governor has declared a state of emergency after a strong quake ignited fires, burst water mains, caused gas leaks and cracked roads.
British actor Richard Attenborough has died aged 90, his family has said.
Journalist Patrick Tombola is on the ground in Gaza and has captured the immeasurable human suffering caused by the conflict in the region. Viewers be warned, some images may be distressing.