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18 April, 2016 | Australia News

Tennis-pro Lindahl avoids jail for match-fixing

Former professional tennis player and coach Nick Lindahl (R). (Photo: Reuters/ Paul Miller/AAP)   MELBOURNE – Former Australian professional tennis player Nick Lindahl has avoided a jail term after pleading

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18 April, 2016 | Australia News

Bodies of Aussie soldiers killed in Vietnam War to be brought home

The remains of Gillespie, an Australian soldier killed during the Vietnam War, were returned home to a ceremonial welcome in December 2007. (Photo: Australia Department of Defence handout)   The

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16 April, 2016 | Australia News

Iranian asylum seeker in Australian detention convicted of attempted suicide

Prosecutors had sought to have the man jailed over the attempted suicide. (Photo: Joe Armao/H.A.S)     MELBOURNE – Australian refugee advocates and opposition politicians have condemned the conviction of

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15 April, 2016 | Australia News

In China, Malcolm Turnbull urges greater openness

PM Malcolm Turnbull attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (Photo: Reuters)   BEIJING – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has invoked the spirit

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12 April, 2016 | Australia News

Swimming-Double Olympic relay champion Wright quits after missing Rio ticket

A screenshot of Melanie Wright’s Facebook post announcing her retirement from competitive swimming. (Photo: Facebook)   SYDNEY – Double Olympic relay champion Melanie Wright has retired from competitive swimming after

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12 April, 2016 | Australia News

Missing Melbourne teen’s body found in Bacchus Marsh mineshaft

  Police have identified a body found in a Victorian park as that of teenager Cayleb Hough. (Photo: VIC Police)   Human remains found in a mineshaft in a national

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11 April, 2016 | Australia News

Police search for killer of Heidelberg West toddler

Sofina Nikat says her daughter Sanaya Sahib was abducted in Heidelberg West. (Photo: Facebook) MELBOURNE – Police are continuing to hunt for clues to unlock the mystery death of toddler

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08 April, 2016 | Australia News

Turnbull to lead the nation’s biggest-ever delegation to China

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivers a speech at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, in Tokyo, Japan, December 18, 2015. (Photo: Reuters)   Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who

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08 April, 2016 | Australia News

Citizen board to decide fate of dual nationals

An Islamic State fighter fires a weapon in this still image taken from a video said to be taken on the outskirts of Palmyra and uploaded on March 21, 2016

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02 April, 2016 | Australia News

Former British colony Australia says it wants Britain to stay in EU

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrives for a working dinner with heads of delegations for the Nuclear Security Summit at the White House in Washington. (Photo: Reuters)      

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