Australia was warned in advance of the United States' challenge to Beijing with the calculated sailing of a guided-missile destroyer close to a South China Sea island claimed as territory by China.
Amrit Dhillon In the male leprosy ward at Shahdara Hospital in east Delhi, no one is aware that World Leprosy Day is on January 31.
Ashley Southall Multiple people have been shot and at least one stabbed at a motorcycle expo in Denver, Colorado in the US.
Nick O'Malley Donald Trump's anti-migrant tirades have kiboshed the Republican establishment's bid to win over Latino voters.
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Lindsay Murdoch A case involving allegations of high-level bribery, blackmail, betrayal and the murder of a glamorous Mongolian socialite in Malaysia has resurfaced in France, only days after the Malaysia's prime minister Najib Razak was cleared of corruption charges at home.
Philip Wen In a rescue reminiscent of the Beaconsfield Mine collapse, four Chinese miners have been rescued after spending 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine.
Colin Cosier The Australian government should urgently contribute aid money towards Ethiopia's worst drought in 50 years and the United Nations needs to "raise the global alarm," says Save the Children.
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Lindsay Murdoch While Malaysian Prime Minister is under fire abroad over alleged corruption, he gets dream media coverage at home.
An international hacking gang who claim to be behind some of the hoax bomb threat at Australian schools ...
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Two Sydney Trains staff say they have suffered electric shocks on the new South West Rail Link, prompting ...