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North Korean Leader's Brother Kim Jong-Nam Killed at Malaysia Airport

Last edited 14th February 2017

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, has been killed in an attack in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.


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Pope Francis Appoints Fr Timothy Harris, Sixth Bishop of Townsville

Last edited 8th February 2017

The Holy Father has today appointed Fr Timothy Harris, a priest of the Archdiocese of Brisbane, as the sixth Bishop of Townsville.


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The Long-Distance Learners of Aleppo

Last edited 1st February 2017

Mariam Hammad, despite every adversity of war and hardship, is trying to be a student in Aleppo in the dark heart of Syria's civil war.


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Poland Puts Auschwitz Database Online

Last edited 30th January 2017

The names of Nazi SS commanders and guards at the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland have been put online by the country's Institute of National Remembrance (INR).


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Senior Australian of the Year Sister Anne Calls for More Understanding of Indigenous Cultures

Last edited 26th January 2017

It was 62 years ago when Sister Anne Gardiner first moved to Bathurst Island, off the northern coast of Australia, to work as a fresh-faced 22-year-old nun at a mission among the Tiwi people.


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Stem Cell Researcher Alan Mackay-Sim Named 2017 Australian of the Year

Last edited 26th January 2017

Queensland biomolecular professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named the 2017 Australian of the Year.


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Dinner and a Warm Place to Sleep: How Rome is Reaching Out to the Homeless

Last edited 16th January 2017

As colder weather settled over Rome last week, two area charities have found ways to reach out to those without food or shelter during the cold winter nights: one by turning a church into a temporary shelter, another by partnering with a newly-opened McDonald’s near the Vatican.


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US Church Attacker Sentenced to Death

Last edited 10th January 2017

A white supremacist has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killings of nine black people at a South Carolina church.


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‘Take my cousin first’: Teen Tuipulotu Gallaher’s act before drowning in a Sydney beach rip.

Last edited 5th January 2017

Teen Tuipulotu ‘Tui’ Gallaher told a rescuer ‘take my cousin first’ after the pair became caught in a rip during a night swim at Maroubra Beach in Sydney just two days after Christmas.


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Heart-Stopping Video Shows Two-Year-Old Rescuing His Twin Brother Trapped Beneath a Fallen Bookcase

Last edited 3rd January 2017

A quick-thiking two-year-old saved his twin brother after he was trapped under a heavy bookcase.


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