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The front page of The Age for Monday, January 18, 2021. Read more news online here:

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#Explainer | It was once a stop on the hippie trail and inspiration for the Lonely Planet guidebooks. So how did Afghanistan come to be defined by war and terrorism?

The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Joe Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency without waiting for Congress.

In a spectacular final Prada Cup challenger races, American Dream flew through the air, tipped over and almost sank.

By this point the physical work should have been done in the recent off-season, and given this off-season happened after a year of pandemic disruptions every player has been well aware that situations can change on a whim | OPINION

#Breaking Another positive COVID-19 case has been found on board a plane that flew into Melbourne for the Australian Open, forcing more players to isolate.

Comedian Dave Hughes has decided to take on what many consider to be the radio industry's poisoned chalice. And to top it off, he's trying to relocate from Melbourne to Sydney during a pandemic | @BroedeCarmody 

"Obviously there was nesting going and a bunch of magpies just came down and bombed us," she says. "It was kind of terrifying."

#Exclusive | Police officers who issued fines for breaches of COVID-19 restrictions have been instructed to hand out cautions for unpaid infringements rather than proceed with charges.

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By unilaterally deciding to impose draconian national security legislation on Hong Kong, China’s rubber-stamp parliament dealt a severe blow to the city, writes Ben Bland. | OPINION

Same-sex marriage laws have passed in the House of Representatives in an historic day for Australia! ?️‍?❤️ #marriageequality 

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Australia has voted YES to same-sex marriage! Full coverage of the result to come.

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A search and rescue team collects the remains and personal effects of passengers on #LionAir  flight #JT610 . A total of 17 boats are on site, from police, Basarnas and other agencies, reports Pics: Basarnas search and rescue team, Jakarta

Australia's peak Muslim group has joined with Liberal MP Andrew Hastie to condemn the Chinese government for its persecution of Uighurs in the remote Xinjiang province.

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