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Nauru's asylum seeker tents demolished ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

Nauru's asylum seeker tents demolished ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

Sources say move intended to spare visiting leaders the sight of people living in notorious campNauru’s government has moved asylum seekers out of the detention centre and demolished the tents ahead

Nauru tent camp removed ahead of Pacific Islands Forum – video

Supplied footage shows the tents of the RPC-3 compound in Nauru’s detention centre before they were demolished ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum next week. Asylum seekers have been moved to another
Myanmar's military must be prosecuted for Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing', UN told

Myanmar's military must be prosecuted for Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing', UN told

UN secretary general calls for action and accountability to tackle on one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises The UN secretary general has called for those behind the Rohingya crisis to be held
Liberal MP Julia Banks to quit parliament, citing 'bullying and intimidation'

Liberal MP Julia Banks to quit parliament, citing 'bullying and intimidation'

In her resignation letter, the MP for marginal seat of Chisholm in Melbourne says spill was ‘last straw’ and women have suffered in slience ‘too long’Liberal MP Julia Banks has announced she will not
Trump's Twitter tantrum: Google may be controlling, but it's not partisan

Trump's Twitter tantrum: Google may be controlling, but it's not partisan

Donald Trump’s claim that search results are ‘rigged’ and ‘controlling’ ignores factsEarly on Tuesday morning, Donald Trump lobbed the latest stink bomb in a conservative campaign accusing Silicon
Indonesia: rape victim wins release from abortion jail sentence

Indonesia: rape victim wins release from abortion jail sentence

Case incensed women’s and rights activists across the country, who decried six-month jail term as legal travestyAn Indonesian court has approved the legal appeal of a Sumatran teenager who was
Donald Trump warns privately of ‘violence’ if GOP loses midterms

Donald Trump warns privately of ‘violence’ if GOP loses midterms

President heard urging Christian ministers to sway voters and alluding to leftwing violence in leaked audio In a private meeting with Christian ministers, Donald Trump warned of “violence” if
'I ward them off with a cricket bat': Indian farmers despair over marauding cows

'I ward them off with a cricket bat': Indian farmers despair over marauding cows

Herds of cows abandoned by dairy farmers because of anti-slaughter laws are causing chaos in the Uttar Pradesh countrysideBy day, Munidev Tyagi is a farmer, growing rice, maize, lentils and sorghum.
Duchess of Sussex's wedding dress to go on public display

Duchess of Sussex's wedding dress to go on public display

Dress designed by Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller to star in exhibitions at Windsor Castle and Holyrood PalaceThe Duchess of Sussex’s wedding dress, described by aficionados as among the most elegant
'Like nicotine': Bees develop preference for pesticides, study shows

'Like nicotine': Bees develop preference for pesticides, study shows

Insects’ acquired taste for pesticide-laced food is similar to nicotine addiction in smokers, say scientistsBumblebees acquire a taste for pesticide-laced food that can be compared to nicotine
UK defends scallop boats after clashes with French vessels

UK defends scallop boats after clashes with French vessels

Stones thrown and boats rammed as UK government says boats are legally entitled to operate in areaThe UK government has defended British scallop boats involved in clashes with their French
Tony Abbott accepts job as special envoy on Indigenous affairs

Tony Abbott accepts job as special envoy on Indigenous affairs

Former PM says school attendance and performance will be his main focus as he takes up Scott Morrison’s offerFormer prime minister Tony Abbott has accepted an offer to become Scott Morrison’s special
Suspected asylum seekers who fled boat in Daintree taken to Christmas Island

Suspected asylum seekers who fled boat in Daintree taken to Christmas Island

Vietnamese people, whose fishing boat ran aground, to have their asylum claims assessed in detentionAll 17 Vietnamese people who waded ashore when their boat ran aground off the north Queensland coast
Swarm of 20,000 bees attack New York City hotdog stand

Swarm of 20,000 bees attack New York City hotdog stand

Hordes of people eagerly watched an NYPD officer-turned-beekeeper remove the insects from a stall ... with a vacuumProductivity came to a halt across New York City offices on Tuesday afternoon, as
Theresa May pledges Galileo alternative if UK locked out of satnav system

Theresa May pledges Galileo alternative if UK locked out of satnav system

PM seeks to raise pressure on EU with pledge of £92m for ‘sovereign’ navigation systemBritain cannot afford to be excluded from core development of the EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system and
20,000 bees swarm a New York City hotdog stand – video

20,000 bees swarm a New York City hotdog stand – video

A section of a New York city street had to be shut down by police on Tuesday, when about 20,000 bees swarmed the umbrella of a hotdog stand. As tourists watched the drama unfold, a police

Germany: Far-right protests lead to violence – video report

Far-right protesters have clashed with leftwing counter protesters in the eastern city of Chemnitz after a German man died in a fight involving an Iraqi and a Syrian on Sunday. Police have been
Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of six children in hit and run

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of six children in hit and run

Gerald Gavan left a 14-year-old girl with a broken neck after driving at youths while targeting a man nearbyA man has admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run that left one teenage girl
Madden NFL 19 tournaments cancelled as shooting suspect's history emerges

Madden NFL 19 tournaments cancelled as shooting suspect's history emerges

David Katz, 24, was admitted twice to mental health facilities and showed an obsession with video games, records showThe suspect in the deadly shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville,
Solihull murder victims were on phone to the police when attacked

Solihull murder victims were on phone to the police when attacked

West Midlands detectives say ‘situation escalated quickly’ after they received callThe mother and daughter who were stabbed to death at their home in the West Midlands were on the phone to police as