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    One dead, two injured in Australia terror attack

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:15am on November 10, 2018

    Police said a Somali immigrant killed one person and wounded two others in a rush-hour stabbing spree in the heart of Australia’s second city Friday,...

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    Australian nun who angered Duterte leaves Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    An Australian nun who angered president Rodrigo Duterte departed the Philippines on Saturday following a lengthy legal fight against the government’s efforts to expel her....

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    Australia warns against US-China tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:54pm on November 01, 2018

    China's rising and ‘unprecedented influence’ in the Indo-Pacific region would challenge American interests, but confrontation must not define relations between the two powers, Australian prime...

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    ‘Just a little wobble’: Thousands feel 6.1-magnitude quake in New Zealand

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 11:45am on October 30, 2018

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand's north island on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, a tremor felt by thousands of people...

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    Australia hits five Myanmar generals with sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:04pm on October 23, 2018

    Australia's government on Tuesday unveiled sanctions against five officers in Myanmar's powerful military who were accused of overseeing barbaric violence against members of the Rohingya...

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    Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

    Agence France Presse . Marshall Islands | Updated at 03:35am on September 29, 2018

    Passengers were forced to swim for their lives on Friday when an airliner ditched into a lagoon after missing the runway on a remote Pacific...

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    New Zealand minister sacked after 'physical altercation'

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:51pm on September 20, 2018

    A government minister who allegedly had a physical altercation with a press secretary was fired by New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern on Thursday, the second...

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    Morrison sworn in as new Australian PM

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:04am on August 25, 2018

    Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia’s seventh prime minister in 11 years Friday after a stunning party revolt against Malcolm Turnbull, which the new...

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    Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison to become new prime minister

    Reuters | Updated at 10:32am on August 24, 2018

    Australian treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia's new prime minister after winning a Liberal party leadership vote on Friday, ending an internecine battle that has...

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    Australian PM stubbornly clings to power, offers possible second leadership vote

    Reuters | Updated at 11:32am on August 23, 2018

    Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull stubbornly clung to power on Thursday as senior ministers deserted him, saying he would hold a second leadership vote on...

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