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Remembering Smithy and Snowy
At 11:17am on Monday June 7, at a patrol base in the Miribad Valley, we heard a sickening thump.

UN approves 'toughest ever' Iran sanctions
The UN Security Council has imposed new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

Keneally's sorry to beauty queen over Kokoda gibe
New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally has said sorry to Miss World Australia 2007, Caroline Pemberton, after including her in a gibe which was directed at the state's opposition leader.

Tax takes back seat at community forum
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and members of his cabinet held their community forum meeting in Perth last night, but escaped the expected tongue-lashing from West Australians over the controversial resources tax.

Brisbane, Gold Coast named as bowel cancer capitals
A new report shows more people are dying from bowel cancer in Brisbane and the Gold Coast than any other cities in Australia.