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Vatican City (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, took a leave of absence as the Vatican’s financial chief Thursday to fight criminal charges in his native Australia that alleged he committed sexual assault years ago. Pell forcefully denied the accusations, ...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Canberra, Australia (WSJ + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A national vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage was effectively killed Tuesday when the main opposition bloc in Parliament said it wouldn’t support holding the ballot. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised before national elections in July t...
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Nieuwegein, Netherlands ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The findings challenge Moscow̵...
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Canberra, Australia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A large piece of airline debris found off the coast of Tanzania and examined in Australia has been determined to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, authorities have confirmed. A statement from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB...
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Sydney, Australia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An African acrobat accused of having unprotected sex with several Aussie women while being infected with HIV has had his Australian permanent residency cancelled and faces deportation, local media reported Friday. A spokesman for Immigration Minister P...
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Mar 11th, 2016
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Cape Town, South Africa (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Captain Steve Smith scored a breezy 44 to guide Australia to a six-wicket win over South Africa in the final Twenty20 International on Wednesday and a 2-1 series victory. After electing to bat, South Africa posted 178 for four in their 20 overs, boost...
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Feb 26th, 2016
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gianni Infantino, a top administrator in European soccer, was elected president of FIFA, the sport’s global governing body, in an election here Friday. Mr. Infantino will replace Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation just days after winning a fifth four-...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an int...
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Jan 28th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Asian share markets slipped on Thursday after a late selloff on Wall Street, as investors were concerned the U.S. Federal Reserve might continue raising rates despite a turbulent backdrop for financial markets and much of the global economy. A tentative b...
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Jan 17th, 2016
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Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso ( Reuters + Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A couple kidnapped overnight in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Mali are Australian citizens who run a clinic and have lived in the West African nation since 1972, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said on Saturday. In a...