Tag: Australia & NZ

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Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

The main suspect in the killings of 49 people in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday has ...

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Girl’s abandoned round-world yacht found

Almost nine years after being abandoned in the Indian Ocean, a yacht belonging to a teenage round-the-world sailor has turned ...

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Man killed at Scientology complex in Sydney

A 16-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death and another injured at a Church of Scientology ...

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Australian police respond to spider death threats

A man with a “serious fear” of spiders prompted an emergency call by Western Australia police on New Years’ Day. ...

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Australian jihadist Neil Prakash stripped of citizenship

Australia’s most wanted jihadist, Neil Prakash, has been stripped of his Australian citizenship. Announcing the move, Home Affairs Minister Peter ...

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Thousands evacuated in Sydney after tower crack

As many as 3,000 people have been evacuated after residents of a newly completed tower block in Australia reported hearing ...

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Australia to set up drone-identifying systems

Drone “hot spots” in Australia are getting sensors to automatically identify the aircraft and their pilots. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety ...

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Australian made to give birth alone in jail

A woman in Australia was forced to give birth alone in a locked prison cell in a “degrading and high ...

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Strawberries needle scare motivated by spite

An Australian woman accused of hiding sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a ...

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Melbourne terror attack suspect shot dead

A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people – one fatally – in the Australian city ...