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    Thousands of Australians march against sexual violence

    Agence France-Presse . Canberra | Updated at 10:38am on March 15, 2021

    Tens of thousands of women protested across Australia against sexual violence and gender inequality on Monday, as outrage grew over rape allegations that have convulsed...

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    US protesters demand justice one year after Taylor’s killing

    Agence France-Presse . Louisville | Updated at 10:17pm on March 14, 2021

    Demonstrators demanded justice and police reforms on Saturday as they marched on the one-year anniversary of the death of Breonna Taylor, a young Black woman...

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    Thousands protest for gender equality in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:14pm on March 14, 2021

    Thousands protested in Australia’s Perth on Sunday, kicking off a nationwide campaign for gender equality as anger swells over rape accusations that have rocked the...

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    Jacinda says supporting Muslim community is New Zealand’s duty

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington, New Zealand | Updated at 01:00pm on March 13, 2021

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern told a memorial service marking two years since the Christchurch mosque attacks that the country had ‘a duty’ to...

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    Australia releases dozens of refugees after years in detention

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane, Australia | Updated at 02:15pm on March 02, 2021

    Australia has freed dozens of refugees after holding them in detention for years under a policy designed to deter people from seeking asylum in the...

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    Australia passes landmark law requiring tech firms to pay for news

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:57am on February 26, 2021

    Facebook and Google will be forced to pay for Australian news under legislation passed Thursday that is being closely watched globally for precedents in the...

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    Facebook to lift contentious ban on Australian news pages

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 02:47pm on February 23, 2021

    Facebook said on Tuesday that it would lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring...

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    Dozens of whales strand at notorious NZ bay

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:52pm on February 22, 2021

    Rescuers were racing Monday to save dozens of pilot whales that beached on a stretch of New Zealand coast notorious for mass strandings, wildlife officials...

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    Australia health dept not to advertise on Facebook anymore

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:54am on February 22, 2021

    Australia’s health department will no longer advertise on Facebook, it had announced, the latest escalation of the government’s feud with the social media giant, which...

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    Australia, Facebook in talks over sweeping news ban

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:16pm on February 19, 2021

    Australia and Facebook held high-stakes talks Friday after the social media giant sparked global outrage by blacking out news for its Australian users, as Canberra...

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