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Syria War: Thousands Flee Fighting in South-West as Troops Mobilise

Last edited 21st June 2018

Hundreds of families have fled rebel-held areas of south-western Syria in anticipation of a government offensive.

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Trump Defends Separating Immigrant Families Amid Outcry

Last edited 19th June 2018

US President Donald Trump has defended his policy of splitting up families entering the US illegally, defying a growing chorus of condemnation.

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Taliban Rules out Extension of Afghanistan Eid Festival Ceasefire

Last edited 17th June 2018

A widely welcomed three-day ceasefire between security forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan appears to be over.

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Plastic Straw ban Being Considered by WA Government, Premier Mark McGowan Reveals

Last edited 12th June 2018

The WA Government has revealed it is considering banning plastic straws, after originally ruling out such action.

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Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean Leaders to hold Historic Talks

Last edited 11th June 2018

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are poised to meet for an unprecedented summit on Tuesday aimed at defusing tensions on the Korean peninsula.

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Facebook Privacy Bug 'Affects 14 Million Users'

Last edited 7th June 2018

A software bug meant millions of Facebook users may have unknowingly posted private information to the public, the company has warned.

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New Laws Challenge Seal of the Confessional

Last edited 7th June 2018

All three parties in the ACT Legislative Assembly supported the bill to extend the mandatory reporting scheme to cover churches - and the confessional - although three Liberal politicians spoke out about their concerns.

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Guatemala Fuego: Search After Deadly Volcano Eruption

Last edited 4th June 2018

Soldiers are helping firefighters search for missing people after Sunday's horrific volcanic eruption in Guatemala, when torrents of superheated rock, ash and mud destroyed villages.

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Berlin Cathedral: Police Officer Shoots 'Rampaging' Man in Leg

Last edited 3rd June 2018

A German police officer has shot a knife-wielding Austrian man who went on the rampage in Berlin Cathedral on Sunday afternoon.

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Top North Korea official to meet Pompeo in New York

Last edited 30th May 2018

The right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in New York to discuss a historic summit with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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