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6 hrs ago | Canberra City News

Are conditions at Canberra Hospital increasing mortality?

JEREMY Hanson is calling on Chief Minister Gallagher to respond to statements made to the ABC by Canberra Hospital's Emergency Department Clinical Director, Dr Michael Hall.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

John Bercow to face MPs amid row over his choice of 'inexperienced' Clerk of the House

Commons Speaker John Bercow will tomorrow face MPs for the first time since a row erupted over his recommended candidate for the post of clerk of the House.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Yesterday | The Age

Australian killed in Bolivian bus crash

Canberran Kurt Steel died in the crash when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salara de Uyuni salt flats crashed on Saturday.

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Related Topix: South America, Bolivia, World News, Australia, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Age

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and US President Barack Obama meet at the White House in June 2014.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and US President Barack Obama meet at the White House in June 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, Iraq, Opinion

The Honolulu Advertiser

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

CANBERRA, Australia >> Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Daily Mail

Silent streets at sunrise and the beauty of Lake Burley Griffin:...

Cold case murder 'solved' with LEGO: Toy blocks unexamined in slaying of elderly woman lead police to her 'killer' 23 years later 'I was ready to give up': Tourist whose leg was amputated after a New York taxi plowed into her a year ago reveals how she hit rock bottom before vowing to live again Ultra-Orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia,

Daily Mail

An enthusiastic amateur photographer captures the COLOURFUL side of Canberra Australia

An enthusiastic amateur photographer said he has spent many restless nights and early hours of the mornings - all rugged up with a camera ready on a tripod to do what he loves most - capturing the perfect moments in Canberra ACT.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Arts, Photography

Daily Times

Australian and Indian nuclear trade

Adding Australian uranium into India's energy mix would have serious fallouts on prevailing strained relations between India and its nuclear-armed neighbours Australia is expected to sign a civil nuclear agreement with India during the visit of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott early next month.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Australia, Oceania, Asian-American, Indian-American, Opinion

The Bennington Banner

Australia condemns peacekeepers' Syrian detention

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

St. Augustine Record

World briefs: Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian countryside.

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Related Topix: Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

NEWS.com.au

Howard: Iraq war 'correct' decision

JOHN Howard has defended his decision to deploy troops in Iraq in 2003 and has backed Tony Abbott to make the right decision about sending them in again.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra would warn on Thai surrogacy ban

Canberra is ready to campaign to warn Australians against travelling to Thailand to have children by way of a surrogacy program if new Thai legislation bans the practice.

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Yahoo!

Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'

Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Australia, Oceania, Prison, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

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Papua New Guinea volcano erupts everal communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Australia,

NEWS.com.au

Megamelt after the megablizzard

DRAMATIC satellite pics show just how much snow there was after this winter's megablizzard, and how little there is now.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC News

Volunteers share cakes and memories as the YMCA op shop closes down...

The YMCA's iconic op shop at Kingston is shutting its doors for the last time after more than 50 years serving the Canberra community.

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Canberra City News

The John Howard Reading Room opens here in Canberra

BILLIONAIRE Kerry Stokes will today formally open the John Howard Reading Room at UNSW Canberra today with the former Prime Minister John Howard attending.

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ABC News

Labor raises fears of rising medical costs for ACT families

The GP co-payment and changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme could cost Canberrans more than $60 million over the next four years, according to the Federal Opposition.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicare, Health

KWQC-TV Davenport

Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Malaysia,

The Washington Post

Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, greets Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Australia, Oceania, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

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