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Australia

#BREAKING: Sky News has declared that "Mike Baird has won the election". #nswvotes - @newscomauHQ

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cricket

Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from ODI cricket after tomorrow's World Cup final against New Zealand - @SkyNewsAust

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Australia

Controversial metadata storage laws passed by Australian parliament - @smh

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

Germanwings CEO gives provisional casualty data for each country: Germany: 72, Spain: 35, UK: 1, Netherlands: 1, Colombia: 1, Mexico: 1, Japan: 1, Denmark: 1, Israel: 1, Australia: 2, Argentina: 2, Iran: 2, Venezuela: 2, USA: 2 - live video

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Australian blocks travel for 200 suspected militants since August, immigration minister says - @BBCNewsAus

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop identifies the 2 Australians who died on the Germanwings flight 4U9525 as Carol and Greig Friday - @AusNewsNetwork

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Officials says counterterrorism squads prevented 200 suspected jihadists from departing Australian airports for the Middle East including at least 3 teenage boys in March - @AP

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Australia Prime Minister Abbott says he supports proposed development of Chinese-led Asian regional bank, as long as it's transparent, not run by single country - @AP

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed that 2 Australians were on board the Germanwings flight - @SBSNews

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Australia

Australian watchdog looking to block agreement between Qantas Airways and China Eastern Airlines - @AP

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Australia

Australian playwright and screenwriter Alan Seymour dies at 87 - @guardian

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Australia

Australia stocks rise in early trading, but ASX 200 still shy of 6,000 - @KitchenNews

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Australia

12 whales die after stranding themselves against a rocky breakwater on Australia's west coast; experts working to save 4 - @AFP

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Antarctica

Antarctica: Seriously ill expeditioner transferred from Australia's Davis station to the icebreaker Aurora Australis - @AusAntarctic

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Cyclone Nathan

Tropical Cyclone Nathan expected to strengthen before 3rd landfall in Australia - @breakingweather

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Cyclone Nathan

Report: Cyclone Nathan lashes Australia's Northern Territory with winds up to 93 mph - @9NewsAUS

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Sydney hostage situation, December 2014

Photo: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives at Lindt cafe in Sydney reopened 95 days after deadly siege - @danielsutton10

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Australia

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies at 84, Prime Minister's Office says - @abcnews

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Bali Nine drug smuggling case

More: Latest appeal by Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan to be heard again by Jakarta court next Wednesday - @SkyNewsAust

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Australia

#BREAKING: The Government's amended data retention laws have passed in the House of Representatives and will now go to the Senate. - @SkyNewsAust

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