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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said an Imam called him the captain of team Australia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Imam called him 'captain of Team Australia'

His comments came after senior members of the Muslim community boycotted meetings with the Prime Minister

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Man killed by Australian crocodile known as Michael Jackson by locals

The predator was shot and killed after the 57-year-old was taken

Former politician and banker Neville Wran, left, with his wife Jill and children Harriet and Hugo, at a charity event in 2005

Harriet Wran goes from penthouse to jail house: The downfall of the Australian heiress who had everything

The daughter of a leading politician has been charged with murdering an alleged drug dealer while reportedly high on drugs and living rough. Kathy Marks reports on a fall from grace that has left a nation reeling in shock

Joe Hockey, the Australian Treasurer and (right) PM Tony Abbott

Australia’s Treasurer Joe Hockey claims fuel tax increase won’t affect poor people ‘because they don’t have cars’

The opposition in the country has accused Hockey of ‘remarkably arrogant’ and out of touch

The Australian reported that this image was posted to the terrorist Khaled Sharrouf’s Twitter profile with the caption: 'That's my boy'

Isis in Iraq: John Kerry condemns severed-head child photo as ‘one of most disturbing, stomach-turning and grotesque ever displayed’

The images shows the seven-year-old son of Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf holding up the head of a Syrian soldier

The Australian reported that this image was posted to the terrorist Khaled Sharrouf’s Twitter profile with the caption: 'That's my boy'

Iraq crisis: Australian national fighting for Isis in Syria tweets photograph of son holding up severed head and writes ‘that’s my boy’

Tony Abbott says image again shows ‘just how barbaric’ the Islamist group is

Tony Abbott said that Russia has been a 'bully' as he warned the country against entering Ukraine

Australia considers uranium ban as part of further sanctions against 'bully' Russia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that if Russia moves beyond the border into Ukraine it could amount to an invasion

A Dutch-led forensic team have identified 23 passengers, including one Briton, at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

British MH17 passenger among 23 identified by Dutch-led forensic team

Investigators are examining the eastern Ukraine crash site

In a statement released ahead of their appearance on the Australian TV show 60 Minutes, David and Wendy Farnell (pictured) said they would like Australia to hear their side of the story, before passing judgement on them.

Baby Gammy: Australian couple who left Down's syndrome baby in Thailand break silence in televised 60 Minutes interview

David and Wendy Farnell say they want Australia to hear their side

The editor of an Australian newspaper has apologised unreservedly for manipulating an image of a Boston bombing victim by superimposing a picture of journalist Mike Carlton's head ontop

Picture of Mike Carlton's head Photoshopped on Boston bombing victim sparks apology from Sydney Daily Telegraph editor Paul Whittaker

The picture was manipulated for a two-page spread on Carlton's resignation

Anti-Semitic abuse hurled at bus children as young as five by teenagers who threatened to 'slit their throats'

Five teenagers were 'too drunk' to be interviewed when police hauled them in

Child protection services in Australia have made contact with a couple accused of leaving a baby with Down’s syndrome with its Thai surrogate mother, taking only his healthy twin sister.

Baby Gammy: Australian authorities track down couple who 'left Down Syndrome baby with Thai surrogate' and took twin sister

Child protection services have been trying to contact the Australian couple for a few days

A woman choses sweets at a counter with imported food stuffs at a supermarket in downtown Moscow on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Russia bans all food imports from the West for a year as row over US and EU sanctions escalates

Trade links are being severed as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

Pattaramon Chanbua has been bringing up seven-month-old Gammy since he was born in December

Baby Gammy: Australian surrogacy who gave up Thai Down Syndrome child 'vanish'

Police could launch a search operation for David and Wendy Farnell

The best video of a surfer riding a wave ever?

Two surfers have set out on a mission to capture the greatest the surfing shot ever taken.

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How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
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Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

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The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker
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Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
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A new American serial killer?

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