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Vladimir Putin Sworn In As President

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for another six years as Russian president

Homes Destroyed in Hawaii

Lava continues to spew more than 61 metres into the air from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

Trump Angers the French

President suggested looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris

Britain’s Border Decision Looms

Britain is weeks away from making a decision on its future customs arrangements with the EU

Iran Makes Threatening Noises

Iran says it has plans to respond to any move by President Trump on the 2015 nuclear agreement

Giraffe Kills Filmmaker

South African filmmaker Carlos Carvalho has died after a run-in with a giraffe

Hundreds of Migrants Rescued by Spain

Spain’s maritime rescue service has saved 476 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean

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Historic Walkout by Childcare Workers

Thousands of childcare workers across Australia will walk off the job at 3.20pm, the time they say they start working for free because of low wages. The national action today is expected to be the biggest sector walk-off in Australian history and is the second this year after a protest in March failed to influence …Read More

Irma Hammers the Carribean

Hurricane Irma has hammered Caribbean islands with pounding winds, rain and surging surf as officials in Florida call for evacuations ahead of the storm’s expected landfall there this weekend. Irma could become the second powerful storm to thrash the US mainland in as many weeks, but its precise trajectory remained uncertain. Hurricane Harvey killed about 60 …Read More

Economy Expands 0.8 Percent

Australia’s economy expanded by 0.8 per cent in the June quarter and grew 1.8 per cent over the 12 months to June, official figures show. The growth is worse than expected by the market, which had forecast the economy to grow by 0.9 per cent in the quarter and 1.9 per cent over the 12 …Read More

Hurricane Irma Picking Up Pace

Highly dangerous Category 5 Hurricane Irma is rolling towards the Caribbean and southern United States, packing winds of 295 kilometres per hour as Texas and Louisiana still reel from devastating Hurricane Harvey. The US National Hurricane Center said in their statement, “Irma’s eye was forecast to cross the northern Leeward Islands, east of Puerto Rico, …Read More

True Grit In Chittagong

Peter Handscomb and David Warner have shown true grit to leave Australia well-placed to push towards victory in the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Australia will resume at 2-225 on day three, having fought bravely in stifling heat after dismissing Bangladesh for 305. With Australia trailing 1-0 in the series, Handscomb and Warner put …Read More

Tram Fire Causes Commuter Chaos

Eight tram routes in Melbourne have been shut down following an explosion on a tram on St Kilda Road at the corner of Toorak Road. There were around 30 people on board the tram when fallen overhead wires sparked a fire. The Metrop[olitan Fire Brigade confirmed that around 30 people were evacuated and that there …Read More

Baby No. 3 For Duchess

Kensington Palace has announced the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child. The Queen is said to be delighted by the news. Australian monarchists are celebrating following the palace’s announcement. The Duchess is thought to be less than 12 weeks pregnant, with the Princess having to pull out of a public engagement due to morning …Read More

US Warns Massive Military Response

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has warned North Korea after its latest nuclear test that threats to the United States and its allies “will be met with a massive military response”. Mattis spoke at the White House on Sunday following a meeting with President Donald Trump and national security advisers. He said any response will …Read More

North Korea Tests Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea says it has successfully conducted test of hydrogen bomb meant for intercontinental ballistic missile. State television said the hydrogen bomb test ordered by leader Kim Jong Un was a “perfect success” and was a “meaningful” step in completing the country’s nuclear weapons program. Sunday’s announcement came hours after a large earthquake that appeared …Read More

Indigenous Man Walks to Support

An indigenous man who has spent a year walking almost 6000km from Perth to Canberra for Aboriginal rights will finally arrive in the nation’s capital. Clinton Pryor will descend on Canberra on Sunday morning, a year after setting out from Perth on his walk for justice. Thousands are expected to join him as he marches …Read More

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