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Artillery fire on the Khor Maksar district of the southern Yemeni city of Aden killed 26 people overnight, a health ministry official said.
Power outages in Turkey have caused chaos in more than a dozen cities across the country, affecting train services and causing flights to divert, officials said.
The AFL anti-doping tribunal says it appears that Stephen Dank was treated at Essendon like he was God in relation to the supplements program.
Nigeria's opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari held a sizeable lead as counting in the country's election resumed, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box...
Consumer group Choice says the government should focus on making life better for Australians when considering the findings of a landmark review of competition...
Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie says dedicated Indigenous seats in parliament must become policy.
A dramatic sculpture has been unveiled in Sydney's CBD as a tribute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women.

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The mental health group Beyond Blue is trying to change homophobic attitudes that it says are rife among teenage boys.
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A study has found that binge drinking in the UK costs the nation STG4.9 billion ($A9.49 billion) a year.
A childcare provider has been raided over suspected government benefit fraud totalling more than $3 million.

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Australia won't be officially represented in Yerevan next month at the centenary commemorations of the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks.

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India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has passed away at the age of 84 after a brief illness.
Tributes to the health workers who died from Ebola
Jo Dunlop began documenting the fashion of Sierra Leone when working in Freetown as a development health officer. She started a blog called Freetown Fashpack
The clean up is underway in Vanuatu's capital Port Vila after category five Cyclone Pam on March 13 left infrastructure damaged and the island strewn with debris.
Communities in Kiribati and Tuvalu have been severely damaged by storm surges and flash flooding as a result of Cyclone Pam.

Quakers Hill Nursing Home Fire

The Quakers Hill Nursing Home after the fires on November 18, 2011.