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    Australia and PNG agree to extend contracts for Manus Island asylum seeker services
     26 June 2019
    The Australian and Papua New Guinea governments agree to a limited extension of the contracts to provide services to asylum seekers, before the PNG Government takes over.
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    Khaled Sharrouf orphan gives birth to third child days after rescue from Syria
    26 Jun: The birth on Monday of a third child for 18-year-old Zaynab Sharrouf, the eldest of the three orphans of dead Australian IS fighter Khaled Sharrouf, is the largest complication in organising the repatriation of her, her siblings and her two daughters as s... more
    World War II bomb explosion registers as earthquake, leaves crater in German cornfield
    26 Jun: German police confirm an explosion that left a large crater in a cornfield near Limburg and caused a magnitude-1.7 tremor came from a self-detonating, 250kg World War II bomb.... more
    Male Tassie devils hit hardest by second type of transmissible cancer
    26 Jun: Male Tasmanian devils are more commonly infected with devil facial tumour 2, which is putting even more pressure on the endangered species, a new study finds.... more
    Dry July partnership with alcohol chain BWS under fire from health experts
    26 Jun: A partnership between the yearly cancer fundraiser and Australia's largest alcohol retailer has drawn the ire of leading public health experts.... more
    Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency is set to help the 'unbanked' of the world, whether they want it or not
    26 Jun: Helping people with no bank account may be a laudable goal for Facebook's cryptocurrency, but critics fear it could destabilise emerging economies.... more
    New US sanctions targeting Iran's Supreme Leader marks 'a new level of provocation'
    26 Jun: New sanctions imposed by the US on Iran's leadership have further fuelled tensions between the two nations that have been steadily rising for months, but experts have questioned the potential impact of this latest round of economic penalties.... more
    Wealthy Americans urge US presidential candidates to tax them more
    25 Jun: Dubbed the Billionaire's Club, a group which includes Facebook's co-founder and a Disney heiress, plead with US presidential hopefuls to make the ultra-rich do their "patriotic duty" by paying more tax, potentially helping to address climate change, impro... more
    Japanese zoo uses fake lion in escaped animal training drill
    25 Jun: Unwilling to release an actual big cat for an animal escape training drill, workers at Tobe Zoo used the next best thing — a man in a cartoon lion suit. Now footage of the incident has gone viral.... more
    PNG wants Australia to end security firm Paladin's Manus contract immediately
    25 Jun: In the first parliamentary session since he was elected, Papua New Guinea's new Prime Minister James Marape says foreign companies like Paladin should not do security work in the country.... more

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