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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Australia to set up interim embassy in Kiev to support authorities investigating MH17 crash in Ukraine, Prime Minister Abbott says - @abcnews

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Iraq crisis

Australia delivers ammunition to besieged Kurdish forces in northern Iraq - @AP

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Australia

Australia's government has repealed a controversial 30% tax on profits from mining - @BBCBusiness

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Australia

#BREAKING The Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates on hold at 2.5% for 13 months - @abcnews

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Australia

Australian government reaches agreement with Palmer United Party to repeal mining tax - @newscomauHQ

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

More: Australia's trade sanctions against Russia will be bolstered to cover arms, banking and oil and gas industries. - @AusNewsNetwork

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Australian government increases sanctions against Russia - @abcnews

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Iraq crisis

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight ISIL, Australian PM Tony Abbott says - @AP

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Australia

Australian actor Bill Kerr, who starred in 'Gallipoli' and 'Year Of Living Dangerously,' dies at age 92 - @dailytelegraph

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Australia

Shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia, evacuated as police conduct 'safety check,' Victoria Police spokesperson says - @theage

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Malaysia Airlines flight missing

Australia says MH370 'may have turned south earlier than thought' - @AFP

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Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Redfoo, one half of US pop duo LMFAO, attacked at a Sydney pub, suffers minor facial injury - @Reuters

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Australia

Australia's Qantas reports record $2.6 billion loss, compared with profit of $1.85 million a year earlier - @AJELive

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Asia

Asia markets at midday: Kospi up 0.3%, HK up 0.2%, Sensex up 0.2%, Taiex down 0.2%, Shanghai down 0.4% at break, Nikkei down 0.5%, ASX down 0.5% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Asia

Asia markets report: Kospi up 0.4%, ASX down 0.3%, Nikkei down 0.6% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Iraq crisis

Australia's intelligence chief says 15 Australians, including 2 young suicide bombers, believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq - @AFP

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Australia

Reports: Helicopter crashes near pier in Rosebud in the Australian state of Victoria - @9NewsMelb

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Australia

Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer apologizes to China over television tirade in which he accused Chinese of shooting their own people - @AP

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Australia

Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court quashes conviction of David Harold Eastman for 1989 murder of federal police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester - @abcnewsCanberra

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Asia

Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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