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World

Elephant Whose Skeletal State Sparked Outrage Has Died

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An elderly elephant in Sri Lanka, whose emaciated frame shocked and outraged people around the world has died, aged 70.

News

News

WATCH: Elephants Rampage Through Crowd, Injuring 17

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 Seventeen people were injured when two elephants at a Sri Lankan street pageant went on a rampage on Saturday September 7, local media reported.

News

News

Tamil Family Remains In Limbo As Court Extends Injunction Again

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A Tamil family have been given another reprieve after their case was again delayed by the Federal Court.

National

National

Tearful Reunion For Biloela Family With Friend On Christmas Island

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The first images of the Sri Lankan family in detention on Christmas Island have emerged, as a friend from their hometown of Biloela flew to the remote location to support them.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Arrested After Randomly Stabbing Toddler Walking With Parents

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Father Arrested For Using Stun Gun To Discipline Kids

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka-Christchurch Link A 'Cheap Shot', Says New Zealand Deputy PM

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New Zealand's deputy prime minister has criticised suggestions Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were linked to the Christchurch shootings, saying his country is being "misused".

Sarah Ayoub

Sarah Ayoub

Christians Of the East Are Suffering, Just As Muslims Of The West Are

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One day after the Sri Lanka attacks that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more, my friend Ahmed, a devout Muslim from Egypt --where attacks on Christians take place pretty much every Easter left me a message.

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Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lankan Police Hunt 140 People After Easter Bombings

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Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels that killed 253 people, President Maithripala said.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man In Court For Running Sex 'Dungeon' In Parents' Basement

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

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Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings Death Toll Lowered By 100

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Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Pregnant Wife Of Sri Lanka Terrorist Detonates Suicide Vest

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The pregnant wife of one of the Sri Lanka terrorists detonated the vest after police entered her home during a raid, killing police and her own children.

National

National

Sydney Opera House Lights Up In Support Of Sri Lanka

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UPDATE: The colours of the Sri Lankan flag have been projected onto the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House as a show of support following the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Suicide Bomber Studied In Australia, Authorities Say

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One of the suicide bombers behind the devastating Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka is believed to have studied at university in Australia, authorities say.

Zoe Victoria

Zoe Victoria

'I Am Still Not Sure How To Deal With This Unique Form Of Grief'

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It’s strangely appropriate that I was away from home when I first learned of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.

News

News

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings, Release Video

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Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 321 people in what officials believe was retaliation for assaults on mosques in New Zealand.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings 'In Retaliation' For Christchurch Terror Attack, Minister Says

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Authorities have said Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks appear to have been carried out 'in retaliation' for the Christchurch terror attack.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Heartbroken Dad Found Bodies Of Wife, Daughter After Sri Lankan Church Bombing

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Manik Suriaaratchi and her 10-year-old daughter Alexandria have been confirmed as the two Australian victims of the Easter Sunday attacks on Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings Death Toll Rises To 310

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The death toll of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has now risen to above 300.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl, 5, Forced To Change After Rocking Up To Kindy In Summer Dress

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Sri Lanka Says International Network Involved In Terror Attacks

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Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wounded nearly 500.

World

World

ASOS Billionaire Lost Three Children In Sri Lanka Terror Attacks

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The richest man in Denmark has lost three children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks, his spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Two Australians Killed In Sri Lanka Terror Blasts, As First Victims Named

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PM Scott Morrison has confirmed two Australians have been killed in the Sri Lanka suicide bomb attacks, among the nearly 300 people killed in the attack on churches and hotels this weekend.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

World Leaders, Celebrities And Sports Stars Condemn 'Cruel' Sri Lanka Attacks

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A series of explosions that ripped through the capital of Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have been condemned globally.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Devastating Photos From Inside The Sri Lankan Churches Destroyed By Explosions

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Warning: The following images may be distressing for some viewers.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

These Are The Churches And Hotels That Were Targeted By The Sri Lanka Bombings

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Several near-simultaneous blasts tore through three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the bloodiest outbreak of violence in the South Asian country since civil war ended a decade ago.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Arrests Made Over Sri Lanka Explosions As Island-Wide Curfew Begins

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Seven people have so far been arrested over the spate of explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, authorities have confirmed.