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Australian soldier killed on Afghan miss...

Australian soldier killed on Afghan mission

A 24-year-old Australian special forces soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device during a mission to target insurgents in southern Afghanistan. Chief of Defence General David Hurley told a Canberra press conference that the soldier, from the Special Operations Task Group, died late... read more »

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Etihad Stadium to launch smartphone app ...

Etihad Stadium to launch smartphone app for spectators to buy food and drin...

SPORTS fans may never have to leave their seats to buy a beer or pie again. In a win for spectators not willing to miss a second of the action, Etihad Stadium will tonight launch an in-seat food and beverage service that allows fans to order from the aisles and keep their eyes on the ball. Taking... read more »

Meet the Pilgramers who say they have cr...

Meet the Pilgramers who say they have created a religous movement based on ...

IF social media is the new religion, then hallowed be thy meme. Plenty of us are now spending long periods on Facebook, Twitter and other networking websites as it becomes (for better or worse, in sickness and in health) the go-to method of sharing a yarn, looking at photos, or catching up with... read more »

New study about surging Australian birth...

New study about surging Australian birth intervention rates sparks controve...

FIONA Baker asks why ”natural” births are on the decline in Australia. Life after a caesarian section World first uterine transplants from mother to daughter A pregnant woman in Australia today has a 32 per cent chance of having a caesarean section. In 1998, an Australian woman going... read more »

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Market vendors at a stall in Hebron Old City

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