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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Journalist Peter Greste's brother Mike Greste said a Cairo legal firm had been appointed and was in the process of lodging the Al-Jazeera-funded appeal.
6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
PERTH, Australia-Tugboat workers at Australia's biggest iron-ore port are again threatening to strike, raising the prospect of disruptions to shipments of the steelmaking ingredient which is Australia's biggest export earner.
10 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press
A brother meets his sister for the first time, after he was adopted at birth in 1945 and later moved to Australia.
15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
The opening of Poppy's cafe at the Australian War Memorial. Trooper David Pearce's daughters Hannah and Stephanie , widow Nicole Pearce with Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
19 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi
Dozens of containers holding remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were loaded aboard two military transports to go to the Netherlands Thursday on the second day of the airlift, while Australia's government dispatched 50 police officers to London to prepare to join a proposed U.N. team to secure the crash site.
19 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a news conference in Sydney, Australia, in this July 19, 2014 file photo.
19 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
A study of more than 1,500 patients found those given the common painkiller recovered no more quickly than others given a useless substitute Doctors should now look at whether the painkillers should be the first choice treatment for people with the hugely debilitating condition, scientists behind the research said.
Senior Constable Chris Blackford said the 19 year old from New South Wales fell while making his way from a second-floor apartment towards the roof at the Glebe apartment complex in Beetham St. Invercargill man Shaun Bernard Hogan, 24, died instantly from head injuries after falling from a rooftop at the Glebe in March 2008.
Sydney, Australia, Jul 23, 2014 / 12:03 pm .- In the wake of the crash of flight MH17 over Ukraine, Australians have been mourning the loss of the 298 persons aboard the flight, particularly their 27 nationals, one of whom was a religious sister.
If prostitution were legal around the world, the transmission of HIV among female sex workers would go down by at least a third, according to a paper presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Stigma and discrimination have always played a major role in the global AIDS epidemic, but they are getting renewed attention this year at the ongoing International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, but police said he would not be charged.
Ben Catanzariti was killed by a falling concrete boom at a worksite on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in Kingston in June 2012.
Russia's hard-nosed Ambassador to the United Nations could not disguise his tears when told of the heartbreaking loss of three WA children aboard MH17.
About 80 per cent of Australia's exports will go to Asia by 2020 as the region's growing middle class demands high quality food and education and looks to holiday overseas.
The decriminalization of sex work could significantly decrease global HIV infections among female sex workers, leading to a reduction of at least a third in three countries examined by researchers, according to a new study.
Drug users should be treated with compassion rather than criminalised, Sir Richard Branson has said, as he called for a rethink of current "repressive" policies on drugs.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:46 pm
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