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    Assange must be freed, not betrayed

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2020

    THIS Saturday, there will be a march from Australia House in London to Parliament Square, the centre of British democracy. People will carry pictures of...

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    Four people dead in mid-air plane collision in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 01:50pm on February 19, 2020

    Four people were killed in a mid-air collision between two light planes in Australia on Wednesday, scattering debris across a rural area north of Melbourne...

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    Bushfire crisis hit 75pc of Australians: survey

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:08pm on February 18, 2020

    Three in four Australians — almost 18 million people — were affected by the country’s deadly bushfire crisis, according to a survey released Tuesday that...

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    Australia, Indonesia take 100-day plan to implement trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:06am on February 11, 2020

    Australia and Indonesia announced a 100-day plan on Monday to implement a long-awaited trade deal, as the two countries hailed a ‘new beginning’ for their...

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    Downpours to end Australia bushfires within days

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:06pm on February 10, 2020

    Australia’s months-long bushfires crisis will likely be over within days, officials said Monday as heavy rainfall extinguished several massive blazes and was forecast to douse...

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    Burchett, Pilger and Assange

    Rick Sterling | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    AUSTRALIA has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations: Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48...

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    Scientists race to develop vaccine for new coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:29am on February 10, 2020

    Scientists from the United States to Australia are using new technology in an ambitious, multimillion-dollar drive to develop a vaccine in record time to tackle...

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    Lara shines in relief match

    Agnece France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 11:46pm on February 09, 2020

    Brian Lara showed he still has what it takes with a stylish 30 not out as cricketing royalty helped raise money to aid Australian bushfire...

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    Cyclone Damien batters northwestern Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:26pm on February 08, 2020

    Tropical cyclone Damien lashed northwestern Australia’s resource-rich Pilbara region Saturday, downing trees and forcing locals to heed a code red emergency warning and hunker down...

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    Logging at Australian plantation kills, injures Koalas

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 04:22pm on February 03, 2020

    Dozens of koalas have been euthanised and some 80 more are being treated for injuries and starvation after their habitat was logged, prompting an Australian...

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