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Australia

Son, 44, charged with murder in violent assault of Melbourne, Australia woman - Herald Sun

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Australia

#BREAKING Nine Entertainment has signed a new deal with Southern Cross Austereo, ending it's relationship with WIN. - @SkyNewsAust

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markets

Asian markets mixed; Hong Kong's Hang Seng index down 1.34%, Australia's ASX up 0.53%, South Korea's KOSPI down 0.46%, and Shanghai's SSE index down 0.20% - Google Finance

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Australia

23-year-old Iranian asylum seeker who set himself alight on Nauru has died in hospital, official says - Sky News Australia

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Australia

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison blocks $371 million sale of country's largest private landholder, S. Kidman & Co., to Chinese company - The Herald Sun

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Australia

Lawyers for 850 asylum seekers held at Australia's controversial detention centre in Papua New Guinea say they plan to seek potentially billions of dollars in compensation - Reuters

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Australia

Australian court fines Reckitt Benckiser, maker of painkiller Nurofens, $1.7 million for breaching consumer laws over 'specific pain range' - ABC News Australia

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Australia

Earthquake: M 4.4 - 29km WSW of Tennant Creek, Australia

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Australia

Australian rugby star recruit Kieran Foran granted leave of absence from Eels 'to seek medical treatment regarding a personal matter' - ABC Australia

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Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive ordered to pay AUS $18 million penalty in laundry detergent cartel proceeding, consumer watchdog says

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Australia

Australia's federal government announces it will close loophole that enables live sports betting on the Internet - ABC News

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Australia

On anniversary of Port Arthur massacre, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says review of nation's gun laws will not weaken strict regulations - AP

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Australia

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea announces Australia's Manus Island Detention Center will close - @Sandra_Sully

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Australia

RT @abcnewsPerth: #BREAKING: Body recovered off WA south coast after fisherman was swept off rocks yesterday #wanews - @abcnews

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Australia

Australian inflation data shows Consumer Price Index has fallen 0.2% in March quarter - Sky News Australia

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European migrant crisis

Australia's offshore detention center for asylum seekers is illegal, Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea says - New York Times

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Australia

Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island has been ruled as illegal - news.com.au

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has found Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Australia

Australian PM Turnbull says still committed to 'special strategic' relationship with Japan despite submarine deal with French company - @a_d_fensom

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Australia

French company DCNS wins $50 billion contract to build next generation of Australia's submarines - Sky News Australia

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