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    Woman stabbed in Sydney knife rampage

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 01:30pm on August 13, 2019

    A man stabbed a woman and attempted to stab several other people in central Sydney of Australia on Tuesday before being pinned down by members...

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    Australia pledges to stop exporting its trash

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 08:38pm on August 09, 2019

    Australia pledged Friday to stop exporting recyclable waste amid global concerns about plastic polluting the oceans and increasing pushback from Asian nations against accepting trash....

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    Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 08:45pm on August 05, 2019

    A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....

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    Australian cancer patient first to use Euthanasia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 03:07pm on August 05, 2019

    A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....

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    Proposed NZ abortion law to give women right to choose

    Agence-France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:18pm on August 05, 2019

    The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a...

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    US imposes fresh sanctions against Russia over Skripal issue

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney, Australia | Updated at 03:22pm on August 03, 2019

    A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of...

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    Australia to divulge Facebook, Google algorithms

    Reuters. Sydney | Updated at 02:08pm on July 26, 2019

    Australia said it would establish the world’s first dedicated office to police Facebook Inc and Google as part of reforms designed to rein in the...

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    New Zealand tightens gun laws again after mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:30am on July 23, 2019

    New Zealand announced plans for a national firearms register Monday in its second round of gun law reforms following the Christchurch mosque attacks which killed...

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    Australia grounds Indian Mahindra planes after Swedish crash

    Reuters. Melbourne | Updated at 01:31pm on July 22, 2019

    Australia’s air safety regulator has grounded operations of a small aircraft manufactured by Mahindra Aerospace for up to 15 days following a crash in Sweden...

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    Message in a bottle found in Australia 50 years on

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it...

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