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Australian journalist held in Egypt defiant on press freedom

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Australian journalist Peter Greste on Friday said his detention and that of his Al-Jazeera colleagues in an Egyptian jail had become a powerful symbol of press freedom worldwide. In a statement from his prison cell on the eve of World Press Freedom…
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Australia plans to purchase powerful Antarctic icebreaker

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Australia said Monday it will spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a new icebreaker ship to bolster its claim over large areas of Antarctica and replace an ageing vessel. Environment Minister Greg Hunt said two Europe-based firms had been shortlisted…
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Australian Prime Minister ‘very confident’ signals are from MH370 [REPORT]

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he was "very confident that signals detected in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were from the aircraft's blackbox. "We have very much narrowed down the search area and we are very…
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Australia PM warns of extended search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

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The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will likely continue for "a long time", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned Saturday, a day after voicing confidence that signals from the black box had been detected. The Australian-led…
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‘New Zealander slain in Libya mother-of-two’

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A New Zealand woman found murdered with a British companion in Libya was a mother of two visiting her boyfriend, according to media reports Sunday. The New Zealand foreign ministry confirmed the woman's name as Lynn Howie and said her family had requested…
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Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak named Australia’s World Cup captain

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Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak was Wednesday named captain of Australia's World Cup squad following the axing of Lucas Neill. He will be backed by vice-captains Tim Cahill and Mark Bresciano. "It is a privileged position and an accolade he richly…
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Australian authorities plan to widen fruitless MH370 search

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Australian authorities said Friday they would widen the underwater hunt for missing flight MH370, as the deep-sea search for wreckage at the suspected crash site neared completion with no results. Mini-submarine Bluefin-21 has scanned 95 percent of…
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Australian top court recognises ‘gender neutral’ sex category

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Australia's highest court on Wednesday ruled that a person can be legally recognised as gender neutral as opposed to male or female, ending a long legal battle by a sexual equality campaigner. "The High Court... recognises that a person may be neither…
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Sparkling Sydney kicks off global 2014 party

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Sydney kicked off New Year celebrations with a dazzling fireworks display, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. Seven tonnes of explosives lit up Australia's biggest city, with fireworks…
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Rescue of stranded Antarctic ship stalls

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A Chinese icebreaker has failed to break through thick ice to free a ship carrying scientists and tourists stranded off Antarctica, forcing Australian authorities to look at other rescue options Saturday. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA…

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