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Australia ends military training in Iraq

Australia has called time on a military training mission in Iraq.Australian and New Zealand troops have since 2015 been deployed to Taji in northern Iraq to train local troops.

More virus measures eased in the NT

Stage three of revised coronavirus restrictions are set to come into force across the Northern Territory including the opening of sporting and other venues with up to 500 people in attendance.

Carbon dioxide in air hits record high

The world hit another record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists say.

George Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

Hollywood celebrities, musicians and politicians have gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd at a fiery memorial for the man whose death sparked global protests.

Drug recommended for COVID-19 patients

The anti-viral drug remdesivir has been recommended for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Australia, by the national taskforce bringing together the country's peak health groups.

Aust journos assaulted in UK on live TV

An Australian reporter feared she would be stabbed to death on live television hours before an angry mob chased down her colleagues during protests in London.