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Victoria's premier has apologised for the 'state-sanctioned homophobia' that left many men in prison for having consensual sex.
The father of a mentally ill Sydney man fatally shot by police says his son wasn't being restrained at the time, despite officers' claims.
A new poll suggests a little more than half of Australians born overseas support same-sex marriage.
The first gunshot which rang out inside the Lindt Cafe wasn't considered enough for police to storm the building, a senior officer says.
Labor senator Nova Peris says she will not recontest her Northern Territory seat at the July 2 election.
'Even women raped and impregnated on Nauru have been treated as if they are security threats,' columnist Roger Cohen wrote in a New York Times opinion piece.
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We need to rethink how we best support disaster-prone nations, especially in resilience and risk mitigation investments, writes Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
The coalition has promised an extra $60 million to fix mobile phone black spots around the country.
The federal opposition would keep the coalition government's Australian Border Force, but add transparency.
An armed robber held up an AdultShop.com store in the Perth suburb of Gosnells as Opposition Leader Bill Shorten campaigned nearby.
Labor MP Anthony Albanese has suggested Canada could be a suitable country for Australia to enter into an agreement to resettle asylum seekers.
A Newspoll taken for The Australian shows the prime minister is considered more capable to manage the economy over Labor's Bill Shorten.
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Melbourne mountain climber Robert Gropel has been discharged from hospital in Nepal with some minor residual altitude sickness.
Baltimore police officer Edward Nero has been acquitted of all charges in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 148 people have died in attacks by at least five suicide bombers and two car bombs in Syria.
In 24 hours Italy helped some 2600 migrants from boats, as warming weather encourages migrants to take the risky route to reach Europe from North Africa.

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Aung San Suu Kyi's language towards Rohingya Muslims has attracted attention in Myanmar. But was the world expecting too much from The Lady, asks Shona Yang.
The president deployed troops this weekend claiming the US threatens to invade, as tensions escalate in the Latin American state.
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