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2019 Australia election: Morrison's coalition seeking shock majority

8 hours 28 min ago
Conservative Scott Morrison's victory is a few seats from a majority as final votes are counted.
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India elections 2019: Modi on ballot as polling ends

May 18, 2019 - 7:07pm
Voting takes place in the prime minister's seat at the end of a long, bruising election.
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How Scott Morrison rose to high office

May 18, 2019 - 11:31am
A religious conservative, Scott Morrison is a pragmatist who appeals to the moderate wing of his party.
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2019 Australia election: Scott Morrison makes victory speech

May 18, 2019 - 11:10am
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked voters for re-electing his centre-right Coalition.
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Shorten concedes shock Australia defeat

May 18, 2019 - 10:53am
The opposition leader said he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him.
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Why Australia has had so many prime ministers

May 18, 2019 - 10:46am
Scott Morrison has pulled off an unlikely election victory, but will that guarantee him a full term?
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Kevin Mallory: Ex-CIA agent jailed for spying for China

May 18, 2019 - 12:41am
Kevin Mallory, 62, is sentenced to 20 years in prison for disclosing military secrets.
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Sri Lanka's war 10 years on: Finding Father Francis

May 17, 2019 - 7:01pm
The priest boarded military buses with 360 people at the end of Sri Lanka's civil war - they were never seen again.
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2019 Australia election: 'Generational issues' dominate vote

May 17, 2019 - 4:45pm
A record number are registered to vote in a poll that comes months after a brutal leadership tussle.
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Dog rescues baby buried alive in field in Thailand

May 17, 2019 - 12:05pm
A dog that lost the use of one of its legs digs out a baby buried alive in a field in Thailand.
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2019 Australia election: Townsville's fed up voters

May 17, 2019 - 8:02am
Queensland could be critical in Australia election where small town voters say they just want jobs.
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The weird, wild politics of Queensland

May 17, 2019 - 6:50am
Disappointed voters and small parties - some with extremist views - could disrupt the Queensland poll.
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Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions

May 17, 2019 - 4:38am
The landmark ruling makes Taiwan's parliament the first in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation.
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Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia for social media post

May 17, 2019 - 4:29am
Israel Folau's contract is terminated by Rugby Australia after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.
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Climate change: Will India's election energy lead to CO2 rise?

May 17, 2019 - 3:32am
India's political parties promise free electricity to farmers and ambitious infrastructure projects.
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I M Pei, Louvre pyramid architect, dies aged 102

May 17, 2019 - 1:47am
Tributes are paid to the man whose iconic buildings also include the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar.
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A landmark legacy: I M Pei's most iconic buildings

May 17, 2019 - 1:24am
His works range from the famous Louvre Museum pyramid in Paris, to Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower.
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Bob Hawke: The rambunctious rogue who led Australia

May 16, 2019 - 6:45pm
The death of beloved former PM Bob Hawke feels especially poignant ahead of Saturday's election.
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Pentagon 'wanted to pay for Taliban travel expenses'

May 16, 2019 - 2:11pm
A budget request was made to refund the militants for food and lodging at peace talks, says an aide.
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Huawei row: China formally arrests Canada detainees

May 16, 2019 - 1:55pm
Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have already spent six months in custody.
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