Australia

Mahathir keeps Malaysia guessing after resigning as PM

Mahathir Mohamad won the 2018 election promising to deliver a “new Malaysia” and to hand power to Anwar Ibrahim. Now, their alliance is on the verge of collapse.Read More

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Hughes and Gilkes fire for Blues as Redbacks fight back late on day one

Daniel Hughes recaptured form with a ton and Matthew Gilkes posted his highest first class score but it was honours even at stumps.Read More

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How Eddie McGuire and Amazon could shake up the AFL on TV

The AFL’s television landscape is set for a shake-up after global streaming giant Amazon agreed to a $10 million deal with Collingwood president Eddie McGuire’s media company.Read More

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Athletes watch and wait on coronavirus in Tokyo

The Australian government’s updated travel warning for people going to Japan has not changed the position for Olympic athletes and swimmers.Read More

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Australia must hit net-zero by 2050 to meet Paris: scientists

Top scientists say for Australia to honour the Paris Agreement and limit global warming to two degrees the country must reach net zero emission before 2050.Read More

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Coronavirus hits global markets and wipes $50bn off ASX as disease spreads

Coronavirus has inflicted its first big hit on Australian markets and the government has not ruled out further travel restrictions.Read More

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Next month ‘extremely important for future of game’, admits new RA chair

Former Wallaby Paul McLean is taking over from Cameron Clyne at a time when the code is in the midst of negotiations for a new broadcast rights deal.Read More

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Big banks and super funds to face climate change risk checks

Major financial institutions will face checks from the industry regulator to show how prepared they are climate-change risks.Read More

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‘Not our job’: CIRT leader defends elite police who refused to help arrest Gargasoulas

Only Victoria’s elite Special Operations Group stood a chance of stopping James Gargasoulas once he drove into Melbourne’s CBD on the day of the Bourke Street rampage, according to the officer who oversees some of the state’s most high-risk police operations.Read More

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ABC’s Insiders drops conservative commentator Gerard Henderson

Henderson and ABC insist the decision is unrelated to a recent controversial interview on The Bolt Report.Read More

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