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All 75 Filipino troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are now safe after the last batch slipped away under cover of night from besieging Syrian...
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The Australian government has agreed to a US request to transport arms and munitions for Kurds fighting the Islamic State in Iraq. But it has dismissed reports of...
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More than a thousand protesters marched again in the southern US suburb of Ferguson, peacefully reprising recent demonstrations over the shooting this month of an...
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People who regularly used a sunbed are 90 per cent more likely to develop the second most common type of skin cancer.
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The five-year-old critically ill British boy whose Jehovah Witness parents took him out of hospital away from medical care has been found in Spain.
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European Union leaders have given Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions as Kiev warned it was on the brink of “full-scale...
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Australian tennis ace Casey Dellacqua has reached the last 16 of a major for the second time this year with an impressive third-round win at the US Open.

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Protesters have heckled attendees and clashed with police at the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne.
Teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios and Casey Dellacqua have advanced to the third round of the US Open, but Australia's former champion Samantha Stosur is out.
Cattle raids and the cycle of revenge attacks have claimed thousands of lives in Lakes state since South Sudan's independence in 2011. Cattle are the main source of wealth and pride in Lakes clans, playing a vital role in marriage arrangements. As wedding dowries increase, clans are forced to steal each others' livestock, and if necessary, kill whoever stands in their way. Photographer Matthew Abbott spent a week with a Dinka Gok clan in Cueibet County.
Thousands of half-naked revellers pelt each other with squishy tomatoes in the Tomatina, a world-renowned fiesta dubbed "the world's biggest food fight."
Celebrations have erupted in Gaza as a long-term ceasefire agreed by Israel and the Palestinians went into effect, ending 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.
Stars have begun arriving ahead of the 2014 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The ceremony kicks off at 10am AEST.
California's governor has declared a state of emergency after a strong quake ignited fires, burst water mains, caused gas leaks and cracked roads.
British actor Richard Attenborough has died aged 90, his family has said.
Journalist Patrick Tombola is on the ground in Gaza and has captured the immeasurable human suffering caused by the conflict in the region. Viewers be warned, some images may be distressing.
The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police say, with 52 people now missing in addition to the 39 confirmed dead. Dozens of homes were destroyed when mountainsides collapsed on the outskirts of Hiroshima on Wednesday, sending tonnes of mud, rocks and debris crashing into suburban communities.