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Bali guards for terror as bombs remembered

Gabrielle Dunlevy, AAP Southeast Asia Correspondent 1:10am Bali's governor, who was chief investigator of the Bali bombings, has called for compassion in the face of a new radical movement, the Islamic State group.

HK protesters threaten to occupy buildings

Joanna Chiu 9:51pm Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.

Cisco ramps up cloud computing efforts

12:02pm Cisco's global cloud computing network will be expanded to unlock its full potential for billions of devices and applications around the world.

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US-led strikes hit IS 'near Turkey border'

US-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near Kobane, along Syria's border with Turkey, activists say.

UK seeks curbs on non-violent 'extremists'

A UK minister has proposed measures to ban extremist groups even if they have committed no crime.

EU says Irish Apple tax benefits illegal

Ireland appears to be granting Apple illegal tax rebates, the European Union's competition watchdog says.

PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

PayPal will split off from EBay Inc next year, the company says.

Indonesian leader 'to restore local votes'

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says he wants to overturn a law that abolishes direct elections for governors, district chiefs and mayors.

HK leader says Beijing won't back down

A statement from the Occupy Central movement says it has set an October 1 deadline for Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying to step down.

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World News Update, what you need to know

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Finance News Update, what you need to know

Pimp who terrorised Aust, NZ women jailed

Peter Mitchell Jamaican-born Damion Baston has been sentenced to 27 years' jail in a Florida court after running a global prostitution business that began in Queensland.

Palestinians slam Netanyahu's UN speech

The PLO has slammed the Israeli prime minister for comparing Hamas with the Islamic State group and denying it committed war crimes.

Lloyds sacks 8 after UK rate-fix probe

Lloyds Banking Group says it has fired eight members of staff after revelations about rate-fixing.

RAAF task group ready for Iraq combat

Max Blenkin, AAP Defence Correspondent The commander of the RAAF task group says his unit is ready for combat in Iraq when the government gives the go-ahead.

Alleged people smuggler loses legal battle

Maythem Radhi, wanted in Australia over a boat incident where 353 people drowned, has been denied permission to appeal to the NZ Supreme Court.

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World News Update, what you need to know

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Finance News Update, what you need to know

Cabinet nears final call on Iraq mission

Paul Osborne and Max Blenkin Federal cabinet is due to meet on Tuesday ahead of a decision on RAAF jets bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq.

Fund call to protect global crop diversity

Emily Beament Governments, business and individuals are urged to contribute to a $US850 million fund to conserve global crop varieties and assist in food security.

Banned GM wheat found in second US state

US authorities say genetically modified wheat, which is banned in the US, has been found in Montana, echoing a discovery on an Oregon farm last year.

Eriksson, Eccleston win hacking payouts

David and Victoria Beckham's former nanny is among a number of people to receive payouts over phone-hacking claims against Britain's Mirror Group Newspapers.

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World News Update, what you need to know

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Finance News Update, what you need to know

Australia leads by example: Abbott to UN

Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott has delivered his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Australia's place in the world.

Nine arrested in UK in terror raids

British police have arrested nine men for alleged Islamist-related terrorism and for being members of a proscribed organisation.

Charges should be dropped: Drage lawyer

A West Australian man charged over a fatal motorbike crash in Indonesia has told his trial he would never "deliberately hurt anybody, ever".

Kiwi man 'threatened to kill' Bali tourist

A New Zealand man faces up to five years in jail for threatening and stealing from a US tourist in Bali.