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Myuran Sukumaran's grandmother has risen from a wheelchair to deliver a powerful plea for her grandson's life at a candlelight vigil.
Internationally acclaimed Australian author Colleen McCullough has died, aged 77.
Australian-based friends of a South African couple killed in an apparent axe-attack have expressed shock and grief at news of their deaths.
The Sydney cafe siege hostages who have sold their stories to TV networks for large sums of money have the right to do so, an inquest has been told.
Liberal National Party candidate Leila Abukar will become the first Somali and first Muslim in Queensland's Parliament, if elected.
David Gulpilil, Rose Byrne and stars of the TV series 'The Code' were among the top winners at tonight’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)...

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Here is a timeline of how the Lindt cafe siege unfolded in Sydney on December 15-16, as it emerged from the first day of the inquest.
A cat in Florida has had surgery after apparently clawing its way out of his grave following a collision with a car.
The Northern Territory has the nation's highest rate of overcrowding in Indigenous houses in public housing.
Australian and Papua New Guinean researchers say they have discovered a treatment that completely cures one of the most common strains of malaria worldwide.
Australian golfing great Kel Nagle is being lauded as one of the sport's gentlemen after he died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday morning.
When Norway’s largest newspaper Aftenposten sent three young fashion bloggers to Phnom Penh to work for a month at a clothing factory, they came back transformed.

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In pictures: Auschwitz 70 years on

Seventy years ago, Russian forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp, where Jewish people endured the horrors of the Holocaust.
From citizenship ceremonies, barbeques to a swim in Sydney Harbour, here's how people are celebrating Australia Day 2015.
These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Fans of the British comedy group Monty Python are seen during unusual march on the occasion of the 2015 International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic.
Hollywood's A-list are hitting the red carpet ahead of today's Golden Globe Awards in California. We'll bring you all the best and worst red-carpet fashion.
Huge crowds including dozens of world leaders have held a march against terrorism in Paris after 17 people were killed during three days of attacks.
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan, officials say.
The Invitational Darts Challenge at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium erupted into chaos as the crowd - mostly in fancy dress - start throwing chairs and behaving violently. Photos: Getty
A far north Queensland community grieves the tragic loss of eight children.
Scientific equipment has been lowered through the Antarctic sea ice onto the sea floor near Australia’s Casey station as part of a world-first experiment on ocean acidification.