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Prestons couple to be married by Microsoft

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A Prestons groom-to-be will organise his wedding using only the internet after winning a Microsoft competition. Michael Najm & his fiancee Jenny Romero, were the winners of the computer giant’s social experiment known as the ‘Microsoft Marry Me’...... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... Read full article

The 15+ best things to do in Beirut

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A Beirut cliché, but essential nonetheless, a stroll along the Corniche at sunset affords a glimpse of the city in all its glory.... Read full article

Caving In Lebanon

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Wade knee-deep in chilly water, getting yourself wet and dirty, while hiking, crawling, and sliding sideways through the Roueiss Cave in Akoura.... Read full article

هذه هي قطاعات العمل الأكثر توظيفاً في أستراليا

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أظهرت الأرقام الصادرة أمس أن معدل البطالة لا يزال على ما كان عليه الشهر الماضي أي 5.6% . غير أن المفاجأة كانت بازدياد عدد الوظائف بدوام كامل بنحو 62,000 وظيفة وبالمقابل خسارة 48,000 وظيفة بدوام جزئي... Read full article

Apple hiring experts to make iWatch, report says

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APPLE has reportedly started hiring a team of experts to help it take the iWatch from a much-rumoured product to a reality.... Read full article

The Ethnic Business Awards 2009 Winners

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Three brothers who came to Australia with nothing but the clothes on their backs have taken out the big prize at this year’s Ethnic Business Awards.... Read full article

Peter Greste: Australian journalist on his way home after being released and deported from Egypt

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Australian journalist Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt after 400 days behind bars, and has flown to Cyprus on his way home to Australia.... Read full article

The 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet

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South Korea leads the world as the home of the planet's fastest Internet, followed by Japan, Hong Kong and Switzerland. The United States makes the cut, but not until further down on the top 10 list.... Read full article

Sydney siege: Gunman among three dead as gunfight brings an end to Martin Place drama

by Mark Morri, Simon Benson & Taylor Auerbach on

‘Incident’ prompted police raid on Lindt Café at 2.11am this morning Three fatalities reported, another three seriously injured, following intense firefight Prime Minister: Our thoughts and prayers are with families of two deceased hostages... Read full article

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