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    Orphaned Australian children of killed Islamic State fighter Yasin Rizvic being held in Syrian refugee camp
     24 May 2019
    Three Australian orphans of an Islamic State foreign fighter from Melbourne are being held in a Syrian refugee camp, sparking a delicate diplomatic struggle over their future.
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    The election result wasn't good news for women in Parliament
    24 May: This election saw a small rise in women's representation, a likely fall in women in positions with a path to party leadership and the return of a government damned by women in its own ranks as misogynist, writes Chris Wallace.... more
    'You're unallocated!' Making sense of the corporate euphemisms used to mask bad news
    24 May: Kate pored over 78,000 conference call transcripts to learn about the language companies use to hide bad news. From "selective separation" to "commodity headwinds", she decodes the worst offenders.... more
    Eurovision 2019: UK's Michael Rice has last-place score lowered
    24 May: The UK's last-placed Eurovision 2019 song drops five points from 16 to 11 following a voting error. It adds insult to injury for entrant Michael Rice, who previously said he always knew he was going to come last "because of Brexit".... more
    Kyoto police arrest Australian man over black pen graffiti on government sign
    24 May: Japanese authorities say a 23-year-old Australian man arrested for defacing a Government sign in the ancient city of Kyoto defended the graffiti as art.... more
    Quentin Tarantino snaps at reporter over question about Margot Robbie's role in Once Upon A Time In ... Hollywood
    23 May: The director was asked why the Australian actress did not get more dialogue in Once Upon A Time In ... Hollywood, Tarantino's new film, in which Robbie plays murdered actress Sharon Tate.... more
    More than 250 arrested as Indonesia's post-election violence enters second day
    23 May: More than 250 people are arrested as Indonesia's post-election violence enters its second day and supporters of defeated candidate Prabowo Subianto take to the streets in protest over President Joko Widodo's win.... more
    Northern Ireland has gone without a government for more than 850 days — how is it surviving?
    23 May: While Northern Irish voters are currently participating in the European parliamentary elections, the region has a democratic deficit back home, having gone without a government for more than two years.... more
    Thai dissidents living in exile fear for their lives after a string of disappearances and murders
    23 May: After a string of disappearances and gory murders, Thai dissident exiles say they're living in fear. A band hiding in Laos has appealed for help, fearing they will be next.... more
    Australian woman Candice Hedge describes how she survived London Bridge terror attack after being stabbed in the neck
    23 May: Candice Hedge describes her horrifying ordeal after three terrorists drove a rented van into pedestrians on London Bridge before crashing and stabbing bystanders — including Ms Hedge, who was at work.... more

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