Australia Society & Culture

'You are complicit': son of Caruana Galizia blames Malta's leaders for her murder

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'You are complicit': son of Caruana Galizia blames Malta's leaders for her murder


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Teenage boy dies after he allegedly assaulted an employee at Lambton Pool

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Teenage boy dies after he allegedly assaulted an employee at Lambton Pool


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Australian War Memorial exhibition reveals secret lives of Special Forces

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Australian War Memorial exhibition reveals secret lives of Special Forces


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Dead man found in car, jogger knocked into Brisbane creek

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Dead man found in car, jogger knocked into Brisbane creek


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Irish comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

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Irish comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51


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Ophelia: One person dead as storm batters Ireland, UK braces for 'impactful weather'

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Ophelia: One person dead as storm batters Ireland, UK braces for 'impactful weather'


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  • Man shot in groin, cars set alight in Canberra's south overnight
    Man shot in groin, cars set alight in Canberra's south overnight

    , smh.com.au

    A man was shot in the groin and shoulder and two cars set alight in what police believe was a targeted attack overnight in Canberra's south. About 10.30pm on Tuesday, officers were called to a home in Kalgoorlie Street in Fisher where they found the man with gunshot wounds and cars ablaze on the front yard. Fire crews put out the fires and the man was taken to Canberra Hospital
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Death

  • Daphne Caruana Galizia: Car-bomb murder of Maltese journalist 'an attack on free press and democracy'
    Daphne Caruana Galizia: Car-bomb murder of Maltese journalist 'an attack on free press and democracy'

    , abc.net.au

    The murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia poses a threat to democracy itself, say journalists and writers, who have expressed their outrage. Caruana Galizia, 53, had just driven away from her home in Mosta, a town outside Malta's capital of Valletta, when a bomb went off, sending the vehicle's wreckage spiralling over a wall and into a field. The editor of Malta's Independent newspaper, Rachel Attard, said Caruana Galizia's murder has raised questions about freedom of the press in Malta
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Disasters & Accidents

  • Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings
    Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings

    , smh.com.au

    Amid road fatalities, drownings, suicides and murders, it was never an easy day at the office for former police officer Ashley Bryant. In his 24 years in the force, Detective Sergeant Bryant was described as a very "driven" and accomplished police officer, serving all over NSW, including Sydney, Bourke and Ballina. But on Tuesday State Coroner Michael Barnes found post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcoholism brought on by the extreme stresses of his work ultimately lead to Mr Bryant's tragic death by suicide in 2013
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Issues

  • Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos goes missing after Vegas shooting
    Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos goes missing after Vegas shooting

    , news.com.au

    Jesus Campos is being hailed as a hero after being shot in the leg by the 64-year-old gunman. Campos helped direct officers to Paddock’s location and stayed behind to evacuate hotel guests. He’s one of the few people who can bring clarity to the muddled timeline of the massacre, which authorities changed dramatically in the week after the shooting. But no one has been able to reach Campos since last week, when he reportedly bolted minutes before he was set to give a string of television interviews due to a medical appointment
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Accidents

  • Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings
    Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings

    , smh.com.au

    Amid road fatalities, drownings, suicides and murders, it was never an easy day at the office for former police officer Ashley Bryant. In his 24 years in the force, Detective Sergeant Bryant was described as a very "driven" and accomplished police officer, serving all over NSW, including Sydney, Bourke and Ballina. But on Tuesday State Coroner Michael Barnes found post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcoholism brought on by the extreme stresses of his work ultimately lead to Mr Bryant's tragic death by suicide in 2013
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Obituary

  • Dead man found in car, pedestrian knocked into Brisbane creek
    Dead man found in car, pedestrian knocked into Brisbane creek

    , smh.com.au

    A man has died after his car was swept away while his wife looked on and a pedestrian is fighting for life after a car skidded on wet roads and knocked him into a creek. Emergency services have been called out to a string of wet-weather incidents as the state's south-east continues to be drenched. Rescue workers found a 67-year-old man dead inside his car on Tuesday after it was swept from a flooded causeway near Gympie on Monday night
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Dead

  • Dead man found in car, jogger knocked into Brisbane creek
    Dead man found in car, jogger knocked into Brisbane creek

    , smh.com.au

    A man has died after his car was swept away while his wife looked on and a jogger is fighting for life after a car skidded on wet roads and knocked him into a creek. Emergency services have been called out to a string of wet-weather incidents as the state's south-east continues to be drenched. Rescue workers found a 67-year-old man dead inside his car on Tuesday after it was swept from a flooded causeway near Gympie on Monday night
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Murders

  • Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home
    Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home

    , abc.net.au

    Queensland police have charged a 64-year-old woman with the attempted murder of her four-month-old grandson in Brisbane's west this morning. Police said the baby was found with multiple facial injuries at a house at The Gap. The baby boy was transported to the Lady Cilento Hospital. Police said he remained in a serious condition and was undergoing surgery. Inspector Daniel Bragg said the boy and his mother were visiting from interstate
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