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Perth Now
Australian killed fighting ISalone against dark forces. We will never forget you and will never let you down
Australian killed fighting IS
Perth Now / Posted 7 minutes ago
alone against dark forces. We will never forget you and will never let you down and we will continue your struggle.” The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) said it was unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘A decent bloke with balls of steel’who was given the name “Jabar” by the Kurds, died of gunshot wounds last Wednes
‘A decent bloke with balls of steel’
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 minutes ago
who was given the name “Jabar” by the Kurds, died of gunshot wounds last Wednesday, according to his YPG colleagues. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is yet to confirm his death, but an Australian who fought alongside him in Syria told... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Australian Jamie Bright killed fighting Islamic StateSehid Namerin Heval. You were always all smiles. Rojava is indebted to you. #tw
Australian Jamie Bright killed fighting Islamic State
The Daily Mercury / Posted 38 minutes ago
Sehid Namerin Heval. You were always all smiles. Rojava is indebted to you. #twitterkurdspic.twitter.com/18aohqvSNF The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to Syria. Jamie... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australian killed fighting ISalone against dark forces. We will never forget you and will never let you down
Australian killed fighting IS
Adelaide Now / Posted 38 minutes ago
alone against dark forces. We will never forget you and will never let you down and we will continue your struggle.” The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) said it was unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian fighter reportedly killed in battle with IS in SyriaI came to Kurdistan is because of the people, their struggle and their fight,"
Australian fighter reportedly killed in battle with IS in Syria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 46 minutes ago
I came to Kurdistan is because of the people, their struggle and their fight," Mr Bright said in one of the videos. The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to Syria. More... Read more
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Queensland Times
Australian Jamie Bright killed fighting Islamic StateSehid Namerin Heval. You were always all smiles. Rojava is indebted to you. #tw
Australian Jamie Bright killed fighting Islamic State
Queensland Times / Posted 55 minutes ago
Sehid Namerin Heval. You were always all smiles. Rojava is indebted to you. #twitterkurdspic.twitter.com/18aohqvSNF The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to Syria. Jamie... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie shot dead fighting ISISmedia accounts belonging to Kurdish military units claim Mr Bright died last we
Aussie shot dead fighting ISIS
News.com.au / Posted 55 minutes ago
media accounts belonging to Kurdish military units claim Mr Bright died last week in the northern Raqqa countryside. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) said it was unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian man reportedly killed in Syriareports an Australian man has been killed while allegedly fighting against Isla
Australian man reportedly killed in Syria
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
reports an Australian man has been killed while allegedly fighting against Islamic State in Syria. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the Australian Government's capacity to confirm reports of deaths in Syria is... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Preserving heritage structures | OpinionPhilippine participation here at the Biennale was put together jointly by the D
Preserving heritage structures | Opinion
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
Philippine participation here at the Biennale was put together jointly by the Department of Tourism (DOT) along with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the office of Sen. Legarda. NCCA executive director Adelina Suemith also flew here... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian fighter reportedly killed in battle with IS in Syriamilitary units claim Australian volunteer soldier Jamie Bright died last week i
Australian fighter reportedly killed in battle with IS in Syria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
military units claim Australian volunteer soldier Jamie Bright died last week in the northern Raqqa countryside. The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is unable to confirm his death, but says Australians should not travel to Syria. More... Read more
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Perth Now
Missing Australian leaves clues behindwill also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been
Missing Australian leaves clues behind
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
will also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been working with Brazilian authorities and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to find Mr Hunt, who has not used his social media, email and bank accounts, and... Read more
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News.com.au
Argument occurred before Aussie man went missingwill also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been
Argument occurred before Aussie man went missing
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
will also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been working with Brazilian authorities and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to find Mr Hunt, who has not used his social media, email and bank accounts, and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Missing Australian leaves clues behindwill also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been
Missing Australian leaves clues behind
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
will also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been working with Brazilian authorities and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to find Mr Hunt, who has not used his social media, email and bank accounts, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Missing Australian leaves clues behindwill also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been
Missing Australian leaves clues behind
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
will also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been working with Brazilian authorities and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to find Mr Hunt, who has not used his social media, email and bank accounts, and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Missing Australian leaves clues behindwill also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been
Missing Australian leaves clues behind
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
will also go to offer support. Tasmanian and West Australian police have been working with Brazilian authorities and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to find Mr Hunt, who has not used his social media, email and bank accounts, and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The ghost of old buildingswas chosen among the 13 submissions by a panel composed of the National Commiss
The ghost of old buildings
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
was chosen among the 13 submissions by a panel composed of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the Office of Senator Legarda as well as architects and visionaries of international... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘It is a patriotic duty to serve the country’Carlos Dominguez (given the Finance portfolio) and former Securities and Exchan
‘It is a patriotic duty to serve the country’
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Carlos Dominguez (given the Finance portfolio) and former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Perfecto Yasay (Department of Foreign Affairs), were friends since their Young Men’s Christian Association days. Tillah, who served as... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Missing Aust man left Rio airport in taxiof Mr Hunt's personal effects have been found but their location has not been r
Missing Aust man left Rio airport in taxi
Sky News Australia / Posted 18 hours ago
of Mr Hunt's personal effects have been found but their location has not been released. Meanwhile, a spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were also providing consular assistance to his family. Mr Hunt grew... Read more
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Pilipino Star
35 Pinoy fishermen repatriated after detention in Manado | HeadlinesPhilippines – Thirty-five Filipinos detained in Manado for illegal fishing in I
35 Pinoy fishermen repatriated after detention in Manado | Headlines
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
Philippines – Thirty-five Filipinos detained in Manado for illegal fishing in Indonesian waters have returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. The fishermen, who were detained at the Immigration Center in Manado and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Items belonging to missing man Rye Hunt found in Brazilexactly where," she said. "We also can't confirm exactly what was obtained we
Items belonging to missing man Rye Hunt found in Brazil
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
exactly where," she said. "We also can't confirm exactly what was obtained we have put in a request this morning to DFAT (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) for an itemised list of exactly what was recovered and we're hoping that will give... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Corporate backing grows for soccer boots for refugees initiativemembers. BTB next plans to formalise its structure and seek to be recognised a
Corporate backing grows for soccer boots for refugees initiative
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
members. BTB next plans to formalise its structure and seek to be recognised as a non-government organisation (NGO) by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. It wants to become an approved organisation under the Overseas Aid Gift Deduction... Read more
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Pilipino Star
35 Pinoy fishermen repatriated after detention in ManadoPhilippines – Thirty-five Filipinos detained in Manado for illegal fishing in I
35 Pinoy fishermen repatriated after detention in Manado
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Philippines – Thirty-five Filipinos detained in Manado for illegal fishing in Indonesian waters have returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. The fishermen, who were detained at the Immigration Center in Manado and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Missing Australian last seen at Rio airportout CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them t
Missing Australian last seen at Rio airport
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
out CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them to find Mr Hunt. A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were also providing consular assistance to his family. Mr Hunt grew... Read more
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The Young Witness
Body of Mount Everest climber Maria Strydom may never leave mountaintrail. "She could not resist any more her weakness and she stopped breathing r
Body of Mount Everest climber Maria Strydom may never leave mountain
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
trail. "She could not resist any more her weakness and she stopped breathing right there," said Mr Furtengi. While the Department of Foreign Affairs tries to get the couple home, tributes have begun to flow for Dr Strydom, a banking and finance... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian ambassador Kevin Vickers tackles protester at Dublin ceremonythe incident,” spokesman François Lasalle wrote in an e-mail. Mr. Vickers atten
Canadian ambassador Kevin Vickers tackles protester at Dublin ceremony
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the incident,” spokesman François Lasalle wrote in an e-mail. Mr. Vickers attended the ceremony as a guest of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which was quick to put out a statement that Mr. Vickers “reacted instinctively” to... Read more
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Rappler
Husband seeks help for ‘abused’, jailed OFW in Saudi Arabiaof the Philippine government. With Rivera, he attended meetings with the Philip
Husband seeks help for ‘abused’, jailed OFW in Saudi Arabia
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
of the Philippine government. With Rivera, he attended meetings with the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and his wife’s employment agency, Boom International Recruitment. The agency, according... Read more
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Perth Now
CCTV possible key to Rye Hunt mystery98kg and has a tanned complexion and dark brown hair. His family, who are plan
CCTV possible key to Rye Hunt mystery
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
98kg and has a tanned complexion and dark brown hair. His family, who are planning on flying to Rio, are liaising with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. “The Australian Embassy in Brasilia is working closely with local authorities to... Read more
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Perth Now
Australian 'went missing in Rio in 30min'out CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them t
Australian 'went missing in Rio in 30min'
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
out CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them to find Mr Hunt. A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were also providing consular assistance to his family. Mr Hunt grew... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australian 'went missing in Rio in 30min'out CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them t
Australian 'went missing in Rio in 30min'
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
out CCTV footage, while DFAT and the Australian embassy are working with them to find Mr Hunt. A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed they were also providing consular assistance to his family. Mr Hunt grew... Read more
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The Border Mail
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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The Courier
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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The Young Witness
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Western Advocate
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Manning River Times
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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The North West Star
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailandalso on the boat. A passing speedboat rescued most of those in the water, the
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
also on the boat. A passing speedboat rescued most of those in the water, the newspaper reported. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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News.com.au
Where is Rye Hunt?go towards finding him. The Examiner reports Mr Hunt’s sister, Romany Brodribb
Where is Rye Hunt?
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
go towards finding him. The Examiner reports Mr Hunt’s sister, Romany Brodribb, lodged a missing persons report with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Embassy. Mr Hunt’s mate, who was with him at the time of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie’s mysterious disappearancego towards finding him. The Examiner reports Mr Hunt’s sister, Romany Brodribb
Aussie’s mysterious disappearance
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
go towards finding him. The Examiner reports Mr Hunt’s sister, Romany Brodribb, lodged a missing persons report with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Embassy. Mr Hunt’s mate, who was with him at the time of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishapanother search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passeng
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishap
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
another search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passengers sustained minor injuries. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that consular assistance was being provided to the two Australians. No... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishapanother search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passeng
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishap
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
another search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passengers sustained minor injuries. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that consular assistance was being provided to the two Australians. No... Read more
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News.com.au
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishapanother search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passeng
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishap
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
another search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passengers sustained minor injuries. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that consular assistance was being provided to the two Australians. No... Read more
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Perth Now
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishapanother search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passeng
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishap
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
another search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passengers sustained minor injuries. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that consular assistance was being provided to the two Australians. No... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishapanother search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passeng
Two Aussies hurt in Thai speedboat mishap
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
another search and rescue vessel recovered the others soon after. Some passengers sustained minor injuries. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that consular assistance was being provided to the two Australians. No... Read more
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Canberra Times
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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The Age
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, ThailandKong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, T
Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Kong, died in the crash, while a British man and a German woman were missing, Thai police said. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the officials were providing consular assistance to the two injured... Read more
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