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Bali's Chief Prosecutor says the Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be transferred from prison in the next 48 hours awaiting heir execution.

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Coalition MPs have been briefed on changes to the government's controversial Medicare overhaul.
The government is set to announce an increased troop deployment to Iraq after cabinet signed off on the plan.
A woman found dead in the same house as her young son and an older man from the same family was pregnant, police say.
About 30,000 Iraqi troops and militia backed by aircraft have pounded jihadists in and around Tikrit in the biggest offensive yet to retake one of the Islamic...
Around 166 state school principals have reportedly suffered food poisoning after attending an education conference in Brisbane last week.
The 'horrific, ugly head' of anti-Semitism is rising in Australia and Israel is to blame, Jewish actress Miriam Margolyes says.

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Australian scientists studying the development of human language say the world’s population may be more closely related than we think.
With many companies operating in a more global world than ever before, the idea of encouraging cultural fluency is taking hold.
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Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could be transferred for execution within the next two days.
Malcolm Turnbull has given an impromptu cyber security lesson, reassuring his colleagues bombarded with prank text messages their phones weren't hacked.
Star Essendon midfielder Dyson Heppell will be sidelined for two weeks after undergoing minor knee surgery on Tuesday.
Kick LeBron James in the groin and it will get you a one-game NBA ban, not to mention an angry James screaming at you on the court.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nerves got the better of Australia's batting lineup in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand at the weekend and they may have been...
The share market is on the verge of touching 6,000 points for the first time since January 2008, with a rate cut widely expected.
Despite injury concerns, Melbourne coach Paul Roos says the current NAB Challenge format is the minimum clubs need to prepare for the season.
Internet provider iiNet has been fined more than $200,000 for breaching consumer laws over advertisements for one of its products.
Knox Grammar School has retied purple ribbons honouring sex abuse victims on its front gates after they were taken down by an unsuspecting security guard.
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About 200 Hong Kong protesters have clashed with pro-government supporter in Yuen Long, close to the border with China, demonstrating against mainland parallel traders. The protesters claimed the parallel traders caused a nuisance in the neighbourhood, and have pushed up the prices of daily necessities.
Thousands of people have marched in Moscow to honour Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was shot dead on Friday.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a million-dollar bash attended by thousands of faithful party supporters.
More than 260 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall around Afghanistan this week, according to officials. The bulk of the deaths have come in Panjshir province, north of Kabul.

In pictures: Brit Awards 2015

Musicians turn out for the 2015 Brit Awards held at The O2 Arena, London
Hollywood stars arrive for the 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 22 February 2015.
Lunar New Year celebrations are in full swing, but for many of our early Asian migrants, there wasn’t time or opportunity to celebrate when they first arrived.
Bone-chilling cold in the US Midwest shattered records in Chicago on Thursday, closing schools and starting its trudge eastward to an already frozen Boston and New York.
Asian communities around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year, also called the Spring Festival, on 19 February, ushering in the Year of the Goat, according to the traditional twelve year zodiac cycle.