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UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Continue reading

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Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch

Australia’s prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation. Continue reading

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Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot

The lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial for an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane says her client has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court. Continue reading

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3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque

Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago. Continue reading

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Australia takes responsibility for typos on 46M bank notes

Australia’s central bank has taken responsibility for typos on 46 million bank notes after a radio station posted an image of the microscopic error on social media. Continue reading

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UN Chief says ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped

The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. Continue reading

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Australian political contender fights back tears over mother

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother’s life story that inspired his political career. Continue reading

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New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5%

Citing lower global growth, New Zealand’s Reserve Bank has cut the nation’s benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%. Continue reading

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Climate change missing as US defends Arctic policy

The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. Continue reading

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Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest

Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week. Continue reading

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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has rattled the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea. Continue reading

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US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is moving to assert America’s presence in the Arctic. Continue reading

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Intimate proposal: New Zealand leader, partner, police, dog

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joked that her partner’s marriage proposal was an intimate moment with just the two of them, a police protection officer, a couple of locals and a dog that tried to eat chocolate her partner had brought w… Continue reading

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Former Australian leader slams security agencies over China

Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have damaged bilateral relations with China. Continue reading

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Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate

Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks. Continue reading

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces engagement to longtime partner

Wedding bells will be ringing for New Zealand’s prime minister, who on Friday announced she got engaged to her longtime partner. Continue reading

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Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51

Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Continue reading

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Sydney jury convicts machete-wielding man of terrorist act

A pharmacy student who repeatedly stabbed a passer-by with a machete has been convicted in a Sydney court of carrying out a terrorist act. Continue reading

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Online histories bite Australian election candidates

Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories. Continue reading

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Australian jury convicts man in Etihad flight bomb plot

An Australian jury has convicted a man of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways airliner on a flight from Sydney to the United Arab Emirates with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder. Continue reading

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