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Two Victorian teenagers were injured by falling rocks, but are among the survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
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Grave fears are held for an Australian climber still missing from the Mount Everest base camp in Nepal where the death toll continues to mount as...
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Mali could be closer to solving a five-decade struggle that has split the country in two.
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Concerns of potential conflict of interest for the attorney general as he pushes for quick execution of Chan and Sukumaran before investigation of...
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US Police departments have been moving with unusual speed to equip officers with body cameras to film their often edgy encounters with the public.
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The lawyer for Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan says claims the men face execution within hours because of a corrupt system must urgently be...
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Despite the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars, the world's most advanced malaria "candidate vaccine" offers young children only partial...
POSTED: 4/26/2015
The families of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have received the news they were dreading - they will be forced to say their final farewells Tuesday...
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It looks like Elvis Presley's planes are staying at Graceland after all.
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The acting CEO of the Clinton Foundation admitted that government grants were not properly identified on the organisation's tax returns and that...
POSTED: 4/26/2015
It was an unexpected act of protest that shook Japan's carefully managed media world: Shigeaki Koga, a regular television commentator and fierce...
POSTED: 4/26/2015
Terrifying footage has emerged reportedly of the moment an earthquake-triggered avalanche hit Everest base camp, sending panicked climbers running...
POSTED: 4/26/2015
Dozens of Australians have been listed as missing in Nepal following the earthquake which has claimed more than 1800 lives.
POSTED: 4/26/2015
Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks on Sunday while digging for survivors...
POSTED: 4/26/2015
A significant aftershock has halted rescue efforts on Mount Everest.


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