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17 September 2017 7:31 AM London Tube attack: Man arrested following a police raid in Surrey

POLICE have arrested a 21-year-old man on the outskirts of London, hours after an 18-year-old was caught at Dover. A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, in outer west London, at 11.50pm on Saturday night local time, the Met said. The suspect was taken to a south London police station for questioning and remains in custody, police revealed on Sunday 30

11 September 2017 10:21 AM UN decries 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

The top UN human rights official has denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month. Communal tensions appeared to be rising across Myanmar after two weeks of violence in Rakhine state that have triggered an exodus of about 300,000 Rohingya 17

11 September 2017 7:43 AM Socceroos away playoff against Syria expected to be in the Middle East

Syria is expected to host its World Cup qualifying playoff leg against Australia in the Middle East - in a bid to get a 'home' advantage. The Syrians haven't played a match in their country since 2010 and have previously hosted their third-round AFC qualifiers for Russia at Hang Jebat Stadium in Malaysia. Australia initially believed the October 5 first 37

7 September 2017 9:56 AM What We Know About the Masyaf Compound Where Assad Is Accused of Making Chemical Weapons

Syria has claimed that Israeli jets bombed a government military compound Thursday, killing two people, but the facility near Masyaf, in Homs Province, is no ordinary base: it is where a Western intelligence service and monitoring groups believe Bashar Al-Assad is developing a chemical weapons stockpile in violation of a 2013 commitment. The airstrike 25

5 September 2017 8:32 PM Thailand game unlike any other I’ve ever played: Cahill

Australia’s fate was decided when Saudi Arabia defeated Japan 1-0 at home, a result that wasn’t complete until eight hours later, leaving the Socceroos in limbo at the final whistle of their own game. That meant AAMI Park was filled with a unusual mix of relief – given that the Socceroos scraped home for a win – and nervous energy from not knowing the ultimate 28

31 August 2017 1:40 PM FIFA World Cup qualifier: The situation for Australia to make it to Russia 2018

As above. In the unlikely event that the Socceroos fail to win in Melbourne next week (and hey, they did draw the first time the two teams met in qualifying), they can still go through if the Saudis get no points against Japan. If the Saudis do manage to knock off the Samurai Blue next week, you wouldn't expect it to be by a big margin even with Japan 18

27 August 2017 9:20 AM Russian ambassador to Sudan Mirgayas Shirinskiy found dead in his home

In January, Russia's ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin, one of the longest-serving diplomats in that country, died after a brief illness at age 68. In December, Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrey G. Karlov, was fatally shot at an art exhibit in Ankara by a Turkish police officer who screamed "Don't forget Aleppo, Don't forget Syria!," a reference 19

25 August 2017 8:19 AM Islamic State operations in Philippines a threat to Australia, Malcolm Turnbull warns

Australia could be directly threatened by Islamic State's operations in the southern Philippines, Malcolm Turnbull has warned. IS has released a graphic propaganda video threatening to harm Australia in retribution for deploying the Air Force to spy on the terrorist operation. The video calls for Muslims in South-East Asia to join the fight in the Philippines 16

16 August 2017 5:48 AM Perth beats Sydney for 'liveability'

Perth has maintained its ranking as the world's seventh most liveable city, beating Sydney at number 11 and just being pipped by Adelaide. The rankings by The Economist once again places Melbourne at the top for the seventh consecutive year, with Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary rounding out the top five. The Economist's 'liveability' report is sold to corporations 23

13 August 2017 8:26 AM ISIS recruiter given consular assistance

The federal government could help Australia's most wanted terrorist find a defence lawyer as he faces extradition from Turkey. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says Neil Prakash is receiving 'standard' Australian consular assistance while in maximum-security prison in Turkey. It is understood this could include helping Prakash contact family 20