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'They are disgusting': Sinead O'Connor mouths off on 'white people'

'They are disgusting': Sinead O'Connor mouths off on 'white people'

The Irish singer also tweeted about abuse she has received in recent days.

  • by Genevieve Rota

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Australia calls on China to end its 'alarming' mass detention of Muslims
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Australia calls on China to end its 'alarming' mass detention of Muslims

The remarks come as the Australia-China relationship shows signs of healing after a tumultuous period.

  • by Fergus Hunter
'Breaking down barriers': Canberra mosques open their doors
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'Breaking down barriers': Canberra mosques open their doors

Canberra's Islamic Centre was one of 30 mosques that took part in National Mosque Open Day.

  • by Andrew Brown
Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam, changed her name
Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam, changed her name

Singer Sinead O'Connor has announced she has converted to Islam and changed her name to Shuhada' Davitt.

Scott Morrison downplays Indonesian warning over Jerusalem shift
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Scott Morrison downplays Indonesian warning over Jerusalem shift

Despite negative public remarks from Indonesia, the Prime Minister said the issue is "not an issue of concern to them" as the two countries finalise a trade agreement.

  • by Fergus Hunter & Matthew Knott
Jerusalem decision could trigger Indonesian backlash: former ambassador
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Jerusalem decision could trigger Indonesian backlash: former ambassador

The former Australian ambassador to seven countries, including Indonesia, warns that moving Australia's Israeli embassy will upset Islamic nations.

  • by Deborah Snow
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Inside NSW's first aged care facility designed for Muslim Australians
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Inside NSW's first aged care facility designed for Muslim Australians

"They haven't come here to die. They've come here to live," says the general manager of the unique facility.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Taliban take at least 100 people hostage in Aghanistan
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Taliban take at least 100 people hostage in Aghanistan

The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week.

Fact check: Testing the claims in Fraser Anning's first speech to Parliament
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Fact check: Testing the claims in Fraser Anning's first speech to Parliament

Senator Fraser Anning made a number of claims in his maiden speech and in subsequent media interviews. Fairfax Media has tested them against the available evidence.

  • by Michael Koziol, Stephanie Peatling & Dana McCauley
Boris Johnson in the hot seat over Muslim veil 'letter box' comments
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Boris Johnson in the hot seat over Muslim veil 'letter box' comments

Outspoken ex-minister faces a Conservative Party investigation over his newspaper column criticising women who wore Islamic veils.

  • by Nick Miller
Men posing as journalists call teen a terrorist at Brisbane mosque
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Men posing as journalists call teen a terrorist at Brisbane mosque

Islamic leaders say police aren't doing enough to stop a campaign intimidation after a group went to a Brisbane mosque and told a teen he was a terrorist.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher