Israel has announced a unilateral 12-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting on Saturday morning.
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A second Australian man has reportedly become a suicide bomber, according to convicted terrorist Khaled Sharrouf.
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Sydney artist Tony Albert has won the $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize for a work reflecting on racism in sport.
Australia has claimed gold in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay in a record Commonwealth Games time.
Tamil asylum seekers held at sea by Australian authorities for weeks are believed to be on their way to the Australian Territory of the Cocos Islands.
There were no survivors the in Air Algerie crash, the French president has announced, with weather the most likely cause of the disaster.

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Germany may have won the World Cup but Australia has toppled them to win the robotic version, RoboCup 2014, in Brazil.
The Hockeyroos have had a Royal surprise following their first win in Glasgow.
Sydney artist Tony Albert has won the $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize for a work reflecting on racism in sport.
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One in every two mothers has reported experiencing discrimination in the workplace during pregnancy, a new report has revealed.
More than two-thirds of chicken produced in the UK is contaminated with disease-causing bacteria, an investigation by The Guardian has revealed.

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The victims of the Ukraine plane disaster have been honoured at a memorial service at Perth's St Mary's Cathedral.
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A multi-faith service in Melbourne has brought hundreds of people together to mourn the deaths of the victims of flight MH17.
A Western Australian family who lost four family members in the MH17 disaster say no one deserves to go through the 'intense and relentless' pain they are enduring.
"Why is it that such sad occasions often occur on beautiful days," Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove asked after a ceremony for MH17 victims.
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The four-day pop culture extravaganza celebrates film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and other popular arts. More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the 45th annual Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 24, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.
The opening ceremony for the 20th Commonwealth Games has kicked off in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd bathed in sunshine at Celtic Park, Glasgow.
The Netherlands has held a national day of mourning as the bodies of some of the MH17 victims have arrived in the country.
As the world mourns the loss of 298 MH17 crash victims and with world leaders calling for investigation to start immediately, bodies are being flown to the Netherlands to begin process of identification.
Joko Widodo has become Indonesia's first civilian president elected into office, winning by 53 per cent against opponent, Prabowo Subianto.
Australian chefs feed the public to raise awareness of food waste in an initiative with charity OzHarvest and the United Nations. Australian's throw out $10 billion worth of edible food every year, while two million people still rely on food relief.
On July 20, 1969, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their Eagle lander at Tranquility Base on the moon. SBS takes a look back on some of the iconic images from that historic moment.
Palestinians flee their homes in Gaza's eastern Shejaiya district on July 20, 2014, after heavy Israeli shelling left casualties lying in the streets, an AFP correspondent reported.
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As details are released about the 28 Australians killed when MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, the personal devastation wrought by this tragedy comes into focus.