Israeli officials have imposed a two-day ban on Palestinians entering Jerusalem's Old City, following two knife attacks on Israelis.
The family of Curtis Cheng, the NSW police worker killed in a terror-related shooting, has thanked everyone for their condolences and kind words.
North Queensland have won their first NRL grand final 17-16 over Brisbane, on the back of a Johnathan Thurston golden-point field goal.
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres has denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected US air...
Labor's trade spokeswoman Penny Wong says reports the Liberal Party is launching advertisements labelling anyone opposing the China free trade agreement a racist...
The US demand for longer patent protections for drugs has bogged down talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership for another day.

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Flooding caused by torrential rain along part of the French Riviera has killed at least 13 people, officials said.
Cooler conditions on Sunday have helped Tasmanian fire crews battling a series of blazes in southern areas, but more hot, blustery weather is on the way.
Australian rugby fans have expressed their delight as the Wallabies advanced to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of arch rival England.
Muslim leaders are more optimistic about finding ways to tackle the radicalisation of young people after talks with Malcolm Turnbull.
The spotlight is on PM Malcolm Turnbull as the lobby against detention and deportation of Kiwi criminals grows.
A new study has found mid-day nappers had consistently lower blood pressure compared to non-nappers over the course of a day.
The father of the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said the incident could have been prevented if tighter gun laws had been in place...

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Families have reported receiving text messages from people they believe to still be trapped after mudslides on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city.
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At least 85 people were killed when a cooking gas cylinder blew up in a crowded restaurant in central India on Saturday, triggering a second blast of mining detonators stored illegally nearby, police said.
Oil rich Saudi Arabia is under fire over its failure to take a single refugee from Syria while an air conditioned tent city capable of housing three million people sits idle. The country has claimed it has taken 100,000 Syrian migrants but is not a signatory to UN Convention on Refugees making it very difficult for the UNHCR to verify its claims and establish if they are genuine refugees.
Thousands have rallied in Lebanon in anger over poor waste management, branding the country's political leaders as incompetent and corrupt. Protestors attempted to set fire to barbed wire barricades amid rising tensions.

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At least 16 people have been injured in clashes in Beirut between police and protesters calling for a solution to Lebanon's rubbish crisis.
Thousands of migrants have stormed across Macedonia's border, overwhelming security forces who threw stun grenades and lashed out with batons before apparently abandoning a bid to stem their flow through the Balkans to western Europe.