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MEPs urge transparency ahead of German Council presidency

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Ending corporate sponsorship of presidencies and proactive legislative transparency are among their demands.

Dozens killed, hundreds of thousands displaced as China floods

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Heavy rains have continued to batter southern China, causing riverbanks to burst, inundating homes and flooding farmlands, state media reported.

Military tragedy remembered in Townsville

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Today marks 24 years since the worst peacetime loss of life for the Australian Defence Force, when 18 soldiers were killed and 12 were injured in a night-time counter-terrorism training exercise.

With US sanctions on horizon, Syrian economic meltdown speeds up

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

In scenes not witnessed for years in government-controlled parts of Syria, dozens of men and women marched through the streets this week, protesting a sharp increase in prices and collapse of the

Aussie stocks finish firmly in the red as sell-off continues

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

At the close of trade the benchmark ASX200 was down 112.8 points or 1.9 per cent, only marginally rising from this morning’s sheer 3 per cent drop.

UK economy contracts record 20 percent in April

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Statistic agency reports ‘record falls’ across all sectors in first full month of lockdown measures.

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia revises mosque timings for Friday prayers

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

Mosques in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to open 40 minutes before the call for Friday prayers in order to avoid overcrowding, according to a circular issued by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs on

Melbourne mass killer appeals to UN for access to graphic photos

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Melbourne mass killer Julian Knight has flagged a complaint to the United Nations as his latest bid to access graphic crime scene and autopsy photos in his cell was rejected.

Coronavirus hit US economy harder than great recession, minorities affected worse

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

American unemployment rose more sharply in three months of coronavirus-spurred recession than it did in two years during the great recession, new data from Pew Research Center show.In May, there were

Inmates evacuated from prison after fire starts in cell

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Dozens of inmates have been evacuated from a Sydney prison after a fire broke out.

Cancer spike predicted as pandemic eases

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Experts fear they will be a spike in cancer cases when people finally return to their GP’s for check-ups, as the pandemic eases in Australia.

Wisconsin Gym Under Fire For ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Workout

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

Talk about failing to exercise good judgment: A Wisconsin gym is under fire after promoting an “I Can’t Breathe” workout.The Anytime Fitness in Wauwatosa recently offered a 35-minute drill of burpees and row exercises that was me…

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