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Australia reaffirms recognition of the term ‘North Macedonia’ amid controversy

Australia has confirmed it only recognises the naming convention ‘North Macedonia’ in response to a letter from the Halkidikeon Association Aristotelis O Stageritis. The association expressed concerns over the president-elect …

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Bird flu misinformation spreading faster than virus

Social media users are over-egging claims about the impacts of bird flu outbreaks in Australia and overseas, experts say. Six Victorian poultry farms have detected cases of avian influenza, sparking …

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Federal Court to deliver verdict in $400M Forum Finance case involving Bill Pappas in October

The long-awaited decision in the Forum Finance case, where three banks, including Westpac, are seeking nearly $400 million in damages, is set to be delivered by the Federal Court in …

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Win for dudded savers as banks forced to alert changes

People will be alerted each time their interest rate moves and when promotional offers expire under a suite of changes aimed at prodding bank customers to snag a better deal. …

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Former paralegal who stole $1.5m appears in court ahead of sentencing

Former paralegal Athena Razos had her final hearing ahead of her sentencing next month for charges of obtaining property and financial advantage by deception. According to the Herald Sun, Razos …

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Alleged rapist seeks bail to relocate mother from Greece to Australia

A Melbourne man accused of raping and sexually assaulting three women is seeking bail so he can move his elderly dementia-suffering mother to Australia from Greece to open a bridal …

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Taxi fare price rise flagged for Victorians

The cost of hailing a taxi in Victoria is likely to increase, after the state’s Essential Services Commission recommended a price rise. The commission released its draft decision on the …

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Greek government reaffirms Australia’s support for Greece in Parthenon Sculptures dispute

A Greek government source told Neos Kosmos that, “Canberra remains a staunch supporter of the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Athens”. “Australia remains one of Greece’s strongest supporters of …

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Cost of living relief budget focus despite debt hike

The Queensland government is set to spend big on cost-of-living relief, with the treasurer arguing it will be worthwhile despite the likelihood of a budget deficit. Treasurer Cameron Dick’s fifth …

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Greece to bake in season’s first heatwave: minister

Greece will endure a three-day heatwave starting Tuesday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), the country’s civil protection minister said Monday, warning of a high wildfire risk. The …

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