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    Aussie court gives parental rights to sperm donor

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:53am on June 19, 2019

    A man who donated sperm so that his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago...

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    New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video

    Agence-France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:58pm on June 18, 2019

    A New Zealand man was jailed for 21 months on Tuesday for distributing gruesome live stream video of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51...

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    PNG not to renew Australia refugee contract

    Agence-France-Presse. Papua New Guinea | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Papua New Guinea will not renew a contract with an Australian company providing security at Pacific refugee camps, a senior minister said in another setback...

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    Anger as NZ mosques attacker pleads not guilty

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch, New Zealand | Updated at 12:47am on June 15, 2019

    The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled Friday as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas...

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    China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit ‘raises hackles’

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 02:15am on June 08, 2019

    Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in...

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    Bangladeshi girl jailed for 42yrs in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:53pm on June 06, 2019

    A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of the Islamic State group was jailed...

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    Police raid ABC TV amid media crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 05:36pm on June 05, 2019

    Australian police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on...

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    PNG PM resigns amid gas deal tensions

    Agence-France-Presse . Papua New Guinea | Updated at 12:09am on May 27, 2019

    Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill resigned on Sunday following a string of high-profile political defections that threatened his leadership.O’Neill — who had been...

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    Ramaphosa sworn in as president of South Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Pretoria | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday took the oath of office as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony, vowing ‘a new era’ amid expectations he...

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    Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:21pm on May 21, 2019

    The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the...

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