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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 24/07/2014


MH17 victim Fatima Dyczynski's parents to travel to war-torn Ukraine in search of their daughter

Julia Gillard offered secret deal for Greg Combet to become Prime Minister to fend off Kevin Rudd

New Zealand challenges Joe Hockey over rights for New Zealanders in Australia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott opens new cafe at Australian War Memorial

Worst of winter likely over as warming trend begins

Euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke banned from practising medicine

Christmas Island asylum seekers attempt poisoning

Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt fires broadside at Australia's research strategy

House of the week

Children exposed to excessive gambling face greater chance of developing problem

Fairfax Media dominates 2014 Kennedy Award nominations

HIV-positive health workers could see restrictions relaxed

More prison drug focus needed on root causes, says Australian National Council on Drugs

Bill Clinton pays tribute to MH17 victims at AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne

Brumbies profiling Super Rugby referees

Australian cap not in Guerra's sights

Juventus to bring World Cup stars

Parliamentary babies may be out in the cold as childcare centre set to close

Knife edge

Australian Islamic extremist Robert 'Musa' Cerantonio deported from Philippines

MH17: what the black boxes will reveal

Paid parental leave, childcare: worth doing despite the economics

Prime Minister Tony Abbott dismisses childcare funding advice

Surrendered black boxes 'in good condition'

Journey of MH17's victims: A road full of darkness, a train trip full of delays

Parents and teachers don't notice bullied children

Are you an alpha dad?

On the nice internet, caring is sharing

Melbourne AIDS summit holds vigil

Colleague of dead paramedic Michael Wilson breaks down during inquest


Death row Christian woman Mariam Yahya Ibrahim flies out of Sudan

Scientist Zack Jud speaks out in stoush over year six student's science project on lionfish

Julie Bishop arrives in Kiev for MH17 talks

Contact lost with Algerian jet over Africa

Bring back the guillotine, says US judge

Greenpeace Says China's Energy Plans Exacerbate Climate Change

MH17 evokes both sorrow and trepidation among flight attendants

Thai junta awards itself sweeping amnesty under interim constitution

China detains five in fast-food scandal

UN investigates Israel, Hamas for war crimes

More than 50 Israeli reservists refuse to fight

Israel faces increasing pressure to halt Gaza war

Memorial service for Canberra MH17 victim Liliane Derden

Astronaut Alexander Gerst shows Gaza war in 'saddest' photo from space

California puts limits on full-contact youth football

Dogs feel jealous of rival pets, study finds

Teen pilot Haris Suleman and father Babar die in round-the-world flight

US execution takes nearly two hours

Republican Senator John McCain calls for Vladimir Putin to be banned from G20

MH17 plane: Angus Houston and the tricky task of a crash site probe in a war zone

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies

MH17: Crash investigators kept at distance from site by fighting

UN launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza after 650 deaths

MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile system

Bomb explosions in Nigeria's Kaduna kill at least 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

Gaza crisis: Israel scrambles to restore foreign flights to Tel Aviv

Young victim's eerie premonition of plane crash

Planes carrying MH17 victims land in the Netherlands

TransAsia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, killing at least 48

Pro-Russia rebels shoot down two Ukraine fighter jets near MH17 crash site - Kiev


Mortgage fees paid to lenders rise

Newcrest warns of more write-downs

Treasurer Joe Hockey's tough budget driving consumers away from drink rather than to it

Virgin Australia's Tigerair burning an 'alarming' $2 million a week

Nathan Tinkler denies Newcastle Jets sponsorship in jeopardy

APRA warns supermarket group Woolworths over 'banking' claim

Production glut from majors forces Atlas Iron to sell iron ore close to a loss

Banks should act like start-ups: Westpac

APRA to warn Woolworths it can't call itself a bank

Sonic Healthcare on the hunt for new US chief

AGL cleared to buy Macquarie Generation

Most victims are once bitten, twice shy, except when it comes to fraud

All that glitters is not gold at Newcrest's Lihir

Wheat crop worries as dry weather persists

Some of 700 new Telstra jobs may go to Asia

IAG upgrades profit expectations

Timbercorp investors dig in on loan repayments

BHP Billiton on the front foot in numbers game

Shareholder returns on agenda as BHP Billiton enjoys sales bonanza

Telstra to slash local jobs in move to bolster Asia division


Stable party trick shows Atmospherical is more Houdini than Mr Ed

Socceroos defender Ivan Franjic close to Russian move: report

Rising star Ajla Tomljanovic to boost Australian tennis stocks

How girls in their early teenage years can compete on the LPGA's biggest stages

Andy Murray sticks with Amelie Mauresmo for US Open

'It's about respect' - time for NFL's Redskins to change team name

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Matthew Spiranovic battles for A-League fitness

ICC rejects 2018 offer, cricket stays out of Commonwealth Games

Canberra United signs sponsor, goalkeeper for new W-League season

Michael Clarke regrets nothing from "Homework-gate" drama

Hockeyroos thrash Malaysia in Games opener with help from Crookwell's Smith and White

Bashboy standing in the way of trainer Patrick Payne landing national jumps double

Utah Jazz's Dante Exum now a key player for Australian Boomers at basketball World Cup

Frankel, my dear, I will give a dam: John Singleton punts on champion

California puts limits on full-contact youth football

Richie Porte's diary: my teammate Vasil Kiryienka is one of the toughest on tour

Trainer David Pfieffer shows the way for racing's generation next

Corporate bookmakers complain new betting rules treat them unfairly

NBA player Matt Barnes uses social media to hunt suspected Sacramento killer of aunt

Australian Boomers boost coffers with Airbnb sponsorship deal

Greg Swann appointed Brisbane CEO

Sam Reid finally fitting in on field with Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett for Sydney Swans

Bombers to outline Hird's initial role

Kurt Tippett and Lance Franklin align for Sydney Swans for Hawthorn clash at MCG

2014 round 18 AFL teams (week two)

Demons discover five more premiership flags are missing after 1948 flag sale prompts search

Hawks recall Josh Gibson

Richmond's Anthony Miles thriving in second shot at AFL

Hawthorn proved catalyst for Lance Franklin finding form

West Coast fans angry after Eagles choose to wear white clash jumper at home against Richmond

NRL stars who factor with 'X' appeal heading into the year's finals

NRL insurance initiatives will be a big leap in player welfare

Newcastle Knights will come back stronger after horror NRL season, says chairman Paul Harragon

Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs

Wests Tigers v St George Illawarra Dragons

NZ Warriors v Manly Sea Eagles

Canterbury Bulldogs v North Queensland Cowboys

Gold Coast Titans v Parramatta Eels

Penrith Panthers v Cronulla Sharks

Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm

Matt Toomua's defence can be both a strength and a weakness

NSW Waratahs v Brumbies

Crusaders v Sharks

Super Rugby: Adam Ashley-Cooper ready to break finals curse with NSW Waratahs

Super Rugby semi-final: Brumbies will be 'poking wrong bear' if they target Israel Folau, says Nic White

NSW Waratahs flanker Stephen Hoiles puts emotion of Brumbies reunion behind him

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika backs push for global game

Brumby Jack nothing more than a show pony: Tah Man flies into mascot horseplay

Kurtley Beale in running to play five-eighth for Wallabies

ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher backs Brumby Jack's bid to get on field after being banned by Waratahs


Engineers Australia pin oak forest competition to 'draw out creativity': Annabelle Pegrum

Boston Marathon a journey from trauma to recovery

Marathon running - it's a love-hate thing


Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister


Melbourne film listings: Snowpiercer, Deliver us from Evil

What's on this weekend in Canberra

Throwing open the doors to intriguing buildings

Light-rail: Dope or Nope? Coolio says yes

Mark Geyer breaks down on air over daughter's epileptic seizure

From the Octopus factory

Punk art for the people

Fan fiction: Creative river runs ever on

Artists go back to school

Why mess with this maverick?

Star of screen and TV James Garner dies, 86

Turning Japanese in Canberra

The art of war: Quest to retrieve what Nazis stole

Celebabies: Are they just for the spotlight?

Sunday Quiz - No head needed

The Archibald Prize for dummies

The Heckler

The Goss - Spooky goings-on with Bana interview

Denyer quiet on his other feud

Australia's own Burton and Taylor


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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