Defence Minister Stephen Smith has given his strongest indication yet that Australia will keep special forces soldiers for counter-terrorism in Afghanistan beyond the general withdrawal at the end of next year.
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Holger Osieck's men could even have lost and still progressed - had they known what would happen half a world away in the early hours.
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s former communications chief Andy Coulson has appeared in court charged with perjury.
Angela Merkel's conservatives want to increase the use of German in Europe if they are re-elected in September, calling in their campaign programme for the language to be treated on a par with English and French in top Brussels institutions.
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More people around the world were forced to flee their homes every day last year than the total number seeking asylum in Australia during the entire 12 months, according to the annual report on global trends by the United Nations refugee agency.
Adrian Ernest Bayley has been sentenced for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher on Wednesday morning.
Tennis star Serena Williams has raised eyebrows by calling the 16-year Stuebenville rape victim 'lucky.'
St Kilda’s provisionally clears Stephen Milne to play this Saturday, despite the 33-year-old having been charged with four counts of rape.