Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Australia, many of them children who skipped school, kicked off a day of demonstrations around the world against climate change in the run-up to a UN summit in New York.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had immediately banned military style, semi-automatic rifles after the shootings in March, but said further restrictions were needed to target the black market.
In 1996 and 1997 when sex abuses took place, Cardinal George Pell had just become archbishop of Australia's second-largest city and had set up a world-first compensation arrangement for victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Police said the stabbing victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries and were investigating the discovery of a women's body in a nearby apartment that appeared to have stabbing wounds.
Police were called to the scene when $2M worth of drugs washed up ashore Bethells Beach in West Auckland.
The victory came early enough, just before tea on day five, to make some of Tuesday’s Australian newspapers and the triumphant front pages heralded the heroes of the hour - redeemed former captain Steve Smith and off-spinner Nathan Lyon.
Shayna Jack's A and B doping samples test positive for Ligandrol, a banned substance which the 20-year-old Australian swimmer said can be found in supplements. But it's often a drug that body builders use to increase muscle mass.
Regulation of multinational digital platforms aimed at ensuring fair deals for other media businesses and more control for individuals over how their data is used.
The first of more than 250 collections to be held nationwide was in Christchurch, where 51 Muslim worshippers were gunned down while at prayer less than four months ago.
Minister Ken Wyatt promised a referendum on changing the constitution to recognise the nation’s first peoples within the next three years.
The journey of an Australian filmmaker from giving birth prematurely to a ship full of volunteer doctors sailing to West Africa.
People of Aboriginal descent make up about three percent of Australia's population – but they have far higher poverty rates and lower life expectancy than non-indigenous Australians and make up about 28 percent of the prison population.
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