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UPDATE 2-Australia's Blackmores says quarterly profit hit by China import rules

16 Apr 2019

* Blackmores shares down up to 8 pct (Recasts on third-quarter result, adds shares, analyst quotes)

Australia PM seeks new law to penalize animal rights activists

10 Apr 2019

SYDNEY Australia's government proposed on Wednesday to criminalise some actions of animal rights protesters after activists blocked traffic in Melbourne and stormed farms and abattoirs this week to protest factory farming.

Big Wynn? Vegas giant makes $7.1 billion play for Australia's Crown

09 Apr 2019

SYDNEY World No. 2 casino operator Wynn Resorts made a A$10 billion ($7.1 billion) takeover approach for Australia's Crown Resorts, the target company said on Tuesday, hoping to expand its geographic reach as it faces growth hurdles in Asia.

New clues emerge of accused New Zealand gunman Tarrant's ties to far right groups

04 Apr 2019

SYDNEY From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise, as well as "white resistance" and Islamophobia, according to online statements and interviews with two of its leaders.

Australia's One Nation party accused of seeking NRA money to weaken gun laws

26 Mar 2019

SYDNEY Australia's nationalist One Nation party allegedly sought millions of dollars from the U.S. gun lobby and discussed weakening the country's strict gun control laws with the U.S. National Rifle Association, Al Jazeera reported.

In New Zealand, a journey around the world and into darkness

16 Mar 2019

SYDNEY "Just a ordinary White man, 28 years old," was how Brenton Harrison Tarrant, accused of killing 49 people and injuring more at two mosques in New Zealand, introduced himself to the world in a manifesto circulating online.

In New Zealand, a journey around the world and into darkness

16 Mar 2019

SYDNEY "Just a ordinary White man, 28 years old," was how Brenton Harrison Tarrant, accused of killing 49 people and injuring more at two mosques in New Zealand, introduced himself to the world in a manifesto circulating online.

In New Zealand, a journey around the world and into darkness

16 Mar 2019

SYDNEY "Just a ordinary White man, 28 years old," was how Brenton Harrison Tarrant, accused of killing 49 people and injuring more at two mosques in New Zealand, introduced himself to the world in a manifesto circulating online.

Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell

13 Mar 2019

SYDNEY For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure in the Catholic Church in Australia - a boy from a gold mining town whose ambition, intellect and knack for befriending influential people propelled him to become the third-most senior official in the Vatican.

News Corp's Australian arm calls for Google breakup

12 Mar 2019

SYDNEY The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp called for an enforced break-up of Alphabet Inc's Google Inc , acknowledging the measure would involve global coordination but calling it necessary to preserve advertising and the news media. | Video

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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.