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Families of executed Myanmar activists say military refusing to hand over bodies

Foreign Minister Penny Wong says Australia opposes the death penalty, calling on the junta to release unjustly detained prisoners and end violence in the country.
Phyo Zeya Thaw arrives at the Myanmar parliament in yellow shirt with party pin and bag

Why Andrea was brought to tears after receiving a letter from Centrelink

Australians from migrant backgrounds are frustrated with confusing communication from Centrelink, sometimes leading to debts and other misunderstandings.
A woman and a young girl sitting on a couch with a book

Three killed, others injured in shooting near Vancouver, Canada

Police say three people, including the suspected gunman, are dead, while others are injured following a shooting spree.
canada shooting

Lavrov declares Russia's aim is to overthrow Zelenskyy

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov describes Ukraine's government as "anti-people and anti-historical", accusing Kyiv and its Western allies of turning Ukraine into the "eternal enemy of Russia". 
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaking

Drivers flee massive sandstorm in north-west China

Video shows a fast-moving wall of sand turning the sky yellow as drivers flee the billowing clouds.
Three cars speed down a desert road away from a gigantic desert sandstorm.

Pope Francis apologises to Canada's Indigenous people for 'evil committed by so many Christians'

Pope Francis issues an in-person apology for the Catholic Church's cooperation with a "catastrophic" policy that forced Canada's Indigenous people to assimilate into Christian society. 
Pope Francis wears a traditional head dress and stands facing another person in traditional dress.

Joe Biden says he is 'feeling great' as he recovers from COVID-19

The US President is expected to leave isolation and return to his usual work conditions by the end of the week. 
Joe Biden speaks from the White House.

Russia's Gazprom slashes gas supply to Europe again

Russia's state-owned gas supplier cuts supplies through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to just 20 per cent of capacity due to alleged maintenance issues — an explanation rejected by main importer Germany.
Pipes at the landfall facilities of the 'Nord Stream 1' gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany

Donald Trump's original speech after the Capitol riot has been revealed. Here are the words he refused to say

When Donald Trump addressed the nation the day after the Capitol riots, he was reading from a script covered in edits. The January 6 committee have now revealed the words he refused to say.
A composite image of Donald Trump next to his original January 7 speech, where lines have been crossed out. 

Eurovision song contest 2023 will be held in UK on behalf of Ukraine

While decades-long tradition dictates that the winner of the contest gets to host it the following year, runners-up Britain are instead invited to host due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
Winners of Eurovision 2022. Man with pink hat surrounded by other men on the Eurovision TV set.

Rolls-Royce-driving bishop robbed at gunpoint during live streamed sermon on adversity

A Brooklyn preacher has been robbed of jewellery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars by armed men who crashed his church service.
Bishop Lamor Miller-Whitehead reacts as armed men break up his church service
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Fears campaign to replace Boris Johnson could cause 'lasting damage' to Conservative Party

The two candidates vying to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister clash over the economy, amid warnings their in-fighting could condemn the Conservative Party to years in the political wilderness.
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Central Park Five co-accused has conviction overturned

Steven Lopez was forced to confess to a crime he didn't commit after being arrested with five other teenagers over the 1989 rape of a jogger in New York's Central Park.
Stephen Lopez

Titanic, The Omen and Star Trek actor David Warner dies aged 80

British actor David Warner, whose work ranged from Shakespearean tragedies to sci-fi cult classics, has died aged 80. Often cast as a villain, he appeared in films including The Omen, Titanic, Tron and Time After Time.  
A black and white photo of a young actor from the 1960s

More than 40 injured amid sustained macaque attacks in Japanese city

The macaques are considered a pest in some areas of the country, but a recent spate of attacks is considered unusual. 
A long-tailed Macaque

Parents of comatose UK boy lose legal battle to prevent life support being switched off

The parents of 12-year-old Archie Battersbee, who has been comatose since suffering "catastrophic" brain damage, have lost a court appeal to stop doctors turning off his life support.
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Archie's mum Hollie Dance

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