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Iran moderates eye more gains in run-off election

Iran moderates eye more gains in run-off election

Iranians have voted in a second round of parliamentary elections, with allies of reformist President Hassan Rouhani seeking to wrest more seats from hardliners.

Australian aid worker believed kidnapped in Afghanistan

Australia is working closely with the Afghan government to secure the safe return of an Australian aid worker believed to have been kidnapped, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Friday.

New visa to attract tech entrepreneuers

New Zealand will launch a new visa to attract technology entrepreneurs as it tries to offset its struggling dairy industry, but it may struggle to beat Australia in the race to become the Silicon Valley of the South Pacific.

Basketball: Hawks clinch series against Celtics

Basketball: Hawks clinch series against Celtics

The Atlanta Hawks eliminated the Boston Celtics with a 104-92 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals today at TD Garden.

NFL: Goff taken with first pick of draft

NFL: Goff taken with first pick of draft

Quarterback Jared Goff was taken by the Los Angeles Rams with the first pick in today's NFL Draft and the Philadelphia Eagles followed suit by naming signal caller Carson Wentz with the second choice.

Football: Villarreal strike late to beat Liverpool

Football: Villarreal strike late to beat Liverpool

Villarreal's Adrian Lopez produced a stinging sucker punch in stoppage time to leave Liverpool reeling and move the Spaniards closer to a maiden European final after their Europa League last four first leg clash finished 1-0.

Australia spurns NZ's refugee offer

Australia spurns NZ's refugee offer

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has spurned New Zealand's offer of 150 places for Manus Island refugees, saying settling them in New Zealand would be used as a "marketing opportunity" by people smugglers.

Dozens killed as Syria hospital targeted

Dozens killed as Syria hospital targeted

Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a US official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government.

More arrests over San Bernadino shootings

Three people linked to the couple responsible for December's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California have been arrested on conspiracy, marriage fraud and other charges unrelated to the massacre, US prosecutors say.

Trump attacks Clinton over gender

Trump attacks Clinton over gender

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump waded into politically risky territory this week, accusing Democrat Hillary Clinton of exploiting her gender to win votes and said she would have little support if she were not a woman.

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