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Dutton ‘a coward’ over refugees

It comes after a second refugee — a 21-year-old Somalian woman — self-immolated on Nauru.

She has arrived in Australia in a critical condition with extensive burns, and was taken to Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. 702 more words

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Pilot says he saw missing teen in water

Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14, set off on a fishing trip from Jupiter Inlet in Florida on 24 July.

The boys’ boat was buffeted by 64km/h winds before the vessel and the boys vanished. 755 more words

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‘I felt like I was crossing the border’

Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport on Friday (local time), forcing Trump to crawl under a fence to enter the hotel where he met with local GOP powerbrokers and gave a lunchtime speech at the state party’s convention. 619 more words

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Brazil’s answer to Donald Trump

On second thought, that’s not really fair to Mr Trump. Next to Brazilian congressman Jair Bolsonaro’s comments, Donald Trump’s infamous “build a wall to keep Mexicans out” remark may as well have been trilled by the Von Trapp children over a merry string quartet. 1,220 more words

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Powerful earthquake hits Vanuatu

The quake was assigned a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, with a depth of over 10km.

The blast hit around 95km from the island town of Santo, triggering a tsunami warning for coastal areas within 300km of the epicentre. 57 more words

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Bashed for being ‘Western tourists’

The family of three — a mum, dad and their son — were leaving a bar in the Hua Hin province where they were reportedly celebrating Thai New Year when they were attacked by a gang of youths. 319 more words

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Soldier suspected of killing 11

The suspected soldier is missing but there are “strong indications” he was behind the slayings on Tuesday (local time), the former Portuguese colony’s government said in a statement on its website. 365 more words

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