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 2019-08-17 11:30 

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Indian authorities ease Kashmir clampdown...

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring services after an unprecedented security crackdown in the majority-Muslim region....

 2019-08-17 11:05 

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US obtains warrant to seize Iranian tanker...

US authorities say they have obtained a warrant to seize the Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic standoff....

 2019-08-17 10:44 

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El Paso shooting: Man shocked as hundreds attend his wife's memorial...

A man whose wife was killed in the El Paso shooting invited the public to attend her funeral, after saying she was the only family he had. And the response was overwhelming....

 2019-08-17 10:23 

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Alan Jones threatened with 'termination of his contract' if he does it again...

Macquarie Media's chairman has told Alan Jones his contract will be terminated if he repeats commentary of the same nature as his remarks about NZ's PM....

 2019-08-17 10:01 

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FIFA bans Olympic coach for match-fixing...

Nigerian Olympic soccer team coach Samson Siasia has been banned for life in the latest match-fixing case to his the sport....

 2019-08-17 09:42 

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Barty within one win of returning to No.1...

Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty will regain the world No.1 ranking if she beats Russian veteran Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Cincinnati Open semi-finals....

 2019-08-17 08:37 

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Hundreds gather in Sydney for police-heavy pro-China rally...

Hundreds of supporters of pro-China groups in Sydney have rallied against Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, calling for a "peaceful resolution" to ongoing unrest....

 2019-08-17 08:29 

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'China never insults the Pacific': Fiji PM says Morrison is no longer a friend...

Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has accused Scott Morrison of being "very insulting and condescending" during the Pacific Island Forum....

 2019-08-17 08:08 

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Hong Kong tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers' rally in rain...

Protests in Hong Kong show no sign of abating with more rallies planned for the weekend as the Cathay Pacific Airways boss became the first casualty....

 2019-08-17 07:30 

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Beloved baby dugong dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach...
 2019-08-17 07:10 

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Alleged Sydney stabber to defend murder charge...

Sydney man Mert Ney intends to defend charges including murder for killing a sex worker and stabbing a woman during an alleged knife rampage in the CBD....

 2019-08-17 06:44 

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NZ man behind bars over Australian surfer death...

A New Zealand man has faced court on murder charges after Australian surfer Sean McKinnon was shot dead while travelling in a campervan with his fiancee....

 2019-08-17 06:33 

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Pro-Hong Kong activists rally in Melbourne for second day...

A second pro-Hong Kong rally has been held in Melbourne's CBD after an earlier demonstration saw protesters clash with Chinese nationalists....

 2019-08-17 05:04 

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'Calm spaces' at this Adelaide school are improving the lives of students with autism...

With the number of children diagnosed on the autism spectrum increasing, one school is adapting to meet a growing need - and finding some positive results....

 2019-08-17 04:45 

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'It will end like Tiananmen Square': What is it the Hong Kong protesters really want?...

As Hong Kong gears up for another weekend of mass protests, SBS News takes a look at how the unrest began....

 2019-08-17 04:36 

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Alleged Sydney stabber to remain behind bars...

Twenty-year-old Sydney man Mert Ney has been charged with murder, attempted murder and other offences over an alleged stabbing rampage in the city centre....

 2019-08-17 03:59 

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'Wolf in wolf's clothing': Scott Morrison targets GetUp ahead of possible new inquiry...

Scott Morrison has again questioned left-leaning activist group GetUp's political independence and says he could call for another inquiry into the matter....

 2019-08-17 03:55 

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Pro-Hong Kong activists rally in Melbourne...

A second pro-Hong Kong rally has been held in Melbourne's CBD after an earlier demonstration saw protesters clash with Chinese nationalists....

 2019-08-17 03:09 

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NZ man faces court over shooting death of Australian surfer...

A New Zealand man will remain in custody after facing court over the murder of Australian surfer Sean McKinnon....

 2019-08-17 02:46 

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Allegedly Sydney stabber to remain behind bars...

Twenty-year-old Sydney man Mert Ney has been charged with murder, attempted murder and other offences over an alleged stabbing rampage in the city centre....

 2019-08-17 01:21 

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Calls to #BoycottMulan after film's star backs Hong Kong police...

The star of Disney's upcoming live-action Mulan film has been criticised for reportedly voicing support for Hong Kong's police force....

 2019-08-17 01:10 

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Tense scenes as protesters attend Liberal AGM...

A peaceful demonstration has turned violent outside a gathering of Liberal Party figures in South Australia....

 2019-08-16 23:52 

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US congresswoman turns down Israel visit after ban lifted...

The congresswoman had previously been barred due to her support for a boycott of the Jewish state over its treatment of Palestinians....

 2019-08-16 23:22 

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Conservative and Labour MPs eye caretaker UK government to halt Brexit...

Brexit opponents believe they could have what it takes to unseat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn among the names touted as the potential leader of a caretaker administration....

 2019-08-16 22:23 

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Gundagai throws party for returning Dog on the Tuckerbox...

One of country New South Wales' most iconic statues is set to return after being vandalised last month....

 2019-08-16 22:17 

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Man charged over shooting death of Australian surfer in New Zealand...

NZ Police have arrested a 23-year-old man who is accused of shooting dead Australian surfer Sean McKinnon....

 2019-08-16 21:48 

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Deputy PM says Pacific Islands will survive climate change because they 'pick our fruit'...

The Fijian prime minister has slammed the comments, describing them as a "big step backwards"....

 2019-08-16 21:17 

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Alleged Sydney stabber to face court...

Twenty-year-old Sydney man Mert Ney has been charged with murder, attempted murder and other offences over an alleged stabbing rampage in the city centre....

 2019-08-16 20:53 

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'It will end like Tiananmen Square': What do the Hong Kong protesters want and will they get it?...

As Hong Kong gears up for another day of mass protests, SBS News takes a look at how the unrest began....

 2019-08-16 20:51 

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Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide...

An autopsy has found no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of American financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein....

 2019-08-16 12:52 

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Israel to allow barred US congresswoman to visit to her 90-year-old grandmother...

The congresswoman had previously been barred due to her support for a boycott of the Jewish state for its treatment of Palestinians....

 2019-08-16 12:33 

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Cathay Pacific's CEO resigns following Hong Kong protests...

The shock resignation follows a campaign to boycott the airline after a number of its employees expressed support for the Hong Kong protests....

 2019-08-16 10:50 

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Sydney man 'more extreme than IS' jailed...

A Sydney man has been sentenced to five years and five months in prison after he travelled to Turkey to join IS but found it wasn't extreme enough....

 2019-08-16 10:04 

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Eurydice Dixon's murder 'wasn't planned'...

Eurydice Dixon's killer Jaymes Todd, who has been diagnosed with sexual sadism disorder, said the rape and murder "didn't go as he had planned"....

 2019-08-16 09:52 

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Alleged Sydney stabber released from hospital and charged with murder...

Twenty-year-old Sydney man Mert Ney has been charged with murder, attempted murder and other offences over an alleged stabbing rampage in the city centre....

 2019-08-16 09:22 

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The federal government says Australia resilient in the face of global recession fears...

Growing fears of a recession in the United States have prompted concerns at home, but Australian leaders say the economy is sound....

 2019-08-16 09:04 

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Australian shot dead in campervan in New Zealand identified as Sean McKinnon...

A "lovable, knockabout" Australian surfer has been shot dead while he was sleeping in a campervan in New Zealand....

 2019-08-16 08:43 

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Year 12 student and family will be allowed to stay in Australia after ministerial intervention...

Star student Vanisre Rajasegaran, 18, will now be free to finish her final highschool exams without the threat of deportation looming over her....

 2019-08-16 06:44 

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Melbourne bookshop under fire for selling 'disgusting' photo of Hitler...

A Melbourne bookshop is under fire after it was spotted selling an original photo of Adolf Hitler at its stall at the Melbourne Fair....

 2019-08-16 06:00 

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Alleged Sydney stabber released from hospital...

A 20-year-old man who allegedly murdered a woman and injured another in a stabbing rampage in Sydney has been released from hospital and is set to be charged....

 2019-08-16 05:46 

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Bankrupted traditional owner vows to keep opposing Adani...

A Queensland traditional owner forced into bankruptcy by Adani after failed legal actions says it means nothing to him....

 2019-08-16 04:46 

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Australian tourist shot dead in New Zealand identified as Sean McKinnon...

Police are on the hunt for a carjacker who shot dead Australian tourist Sean McKinnon in the New Zealand town of Raglan, before dumping the vehicle and his victim's body 80km away....

 2019-08-16 03:59 

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Australian tourist shot dead in New Zealand carjacking...

Police are on the hunt for a carjacker who shot dead an Australian tourist in the New Zealand town of Raglan, before dumping the vehicle and his victim's body 80km away....

 2019-08-16 03:56 

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Tonga's prime minister reduced to tears over climate change inaction...

Tonga's PM has reportedly been moved to tears over tales from young Tuvaluans who feared losing their home from extreme weather....

 2019-08-16 03:03 

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Australian man shot dead in New Zealand carjacking...

Police are on the hunt for a carjacker who shot dead an Australian man in the New Zealand town of Raglan, before dumping the vehicle and his victim's body 80km away....

 2019-08-16 02:41 

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Jackie Chan sparks anger after backing Beijing amid Hong Kong protests...

Kung Fu master Jackie Chan has called for peace in Hong Kong while vowing to help protect the Chinese national flag from being desecrated by protesters....

 2019-08-16 01:47 

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Dayton mass shooter had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system during attack...

Nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio, including the accused gunman's sister....

 2019-08-16 01:30 

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Refugee advocates rally to save 'lifesaving' medevac bill from government repeal...

The Morrison government is in the process of trying to repeal the medevac bill....

 2019-08-16 00:56 

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Under pressure from Trump, Israel bars US congresswomen Omar and Tlaib...

Israel will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of the Palestinians, a decision strongly encouraged by President Donald Trump....

 2019-08-16 00:21 

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Immigration protesters injured after truck slams into rally at Rhode Island prison...

Rhode Island's attorney general and state police have launched an investigation after protesters accused a prison guard of driving a vehicle into them at an immigration detention centre....

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