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Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
A major inquiry into scandals at Australia's banking and financial services firms has referred more than 20 cases to regulators for possible...
UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for 'refugee resettlement'
UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for 'refugee resettlement'
The UN has said an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family is a legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to resettle her, Canberra said...
Australia to 'carefully consider' Saudi woman's asylum plea
Australia to 'carefully consider' Saudi woman's asylum plea
Australia on Tuesday vowed to consider an 18-year-old Saudi woman's plea for asylum, further easing fears she could be forcibly returned home.
Warner asked me to tamper with ball, says Bancroft
Warner asked me to tamper with ball, says Bancroft
Banned Australian player Cameron Bancroft on Wednesday confirmed that David Warner asked him to alter the ball during the...
Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds
Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds
Researchers in Australia say that fact-checking can reverse the views of even the most dyed-in-the-wool partisans, and over time could cause voters...
Australia adoption law sparks 'stolen generation' fears
Australia adoption law sparks 'stolen generation' fears
A new Australian law that will allow children to be adopted from foster care without their birth parents' consent could create a new "stolen...
Ex-farm supervisor charged over Australia strawberry sabotage
Ex-farm supervisor charged over Australia strawberry sabotage
Police investigating a major Australian strawberry needle contamination scare that sparked nationwide panic on Monday identified a former farm...
Fate of wild places in five countries’ hands
Fate of wild places in five countries’ hands
More than 70% of Earth’s last untouched wilderness lies in the territories of just five countries, most of which have alarmed environmentalists...
102-year-old charged with indecent assault in Australia
102-year-old charged with indecent assault in Australia
A 102-year-old man has been charged with aggravated indecent assault against a 92-year-old woman at an old people's home in Sydney, police said...
Aussie government blames admin error for 'okay to be white' vote
Aussie government blames admin error for 'okay to be white' vote
Embarrassed officials scrambled Tuesday to explain how members of Australia's conservative government backed a parliamentary motion declaring "it...
AfriForum decries SA farm murders down under
AfriForum decries SA farm murders down under
In an earlier version of this article the Mail and Guardian referred to Afriforum's campaign against "so-called...
Britain, Australia accuse Russian spies of global cyber attack
Britain, Australia accuse Russian spies of global cyber attack
Britain and Australia on Thursday accused Russian military intelligence of conducting a campaign of cyber attacks targeting political institutions,...

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