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Australian aged care death rate among worst in the world

The rate of coronavirus deaths in Australia's aged care homes is among the highest in the world, a royal commission has heard.

Lebanon's entire government resigns after Beirut blast

Lebanon's government has resigned amid widespread public fury at the country's ruling elite over last week's devastating explosion...

More than 100 arrested in Chicago chaos

More than 100 people have been arrested in Chicago following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused...

China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organisations

China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 US politicians and heads of organisations promoting democratic causes, including...

Shots fired as crowds clash with police in downtown Chicago

Hundreds of people smashed windows, stole from stores and clashed with police early Monday in Chicago's Magnificent Mile shopping...

Unconscious surfer pulled from rough surf dies in hospital

The man, 44, was pulled from the water during Sydney's stormy weather after being sucked under a submerged storm water drain off Collaroy...

Rogue Afghan soldier who killed Australian servicemen could...

Private Robert Poate, Lance Corporal Stjepan Milosevic and Sapper James Martin were murdered by Afghan army officer, Hekmatullah,...

Nation records 1007 deaths in 24 hours as fresh infections...

India has registered a record 1007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases.

Melbourne family beg to see son as he fights for life in...

A heartbroken family has issued a desperate plea to be allowed to see their son, who is in ICU at a Melbourne hospital.

Australia may see a spike in deaths in a week's time

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd says there is a "seven to 10-day lag" between daily reported cases and people...

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