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Russia gives Snowden permanent residency

Russia has granted US whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, his lawyer says, a step towards Russian citizenship if he wants it.

Russia gives Snowden permanent residency

Russia has granted US whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, his lawyer says, a step towards Russian citizenship if he wants it. Snowden, 37, fled the United States and was given asylum in Russia after leaking secret files in 2013 that revealed vast domestic and international surveillance operations carried out by...

Vic police promise no backyard drones

Victorians will be spared police drones buzzing over their backyards on AFL grand final day.

Vic police promise no backyard drones

Victorians will be spared police drones buzzing over their backyards on AFL grand final day. But fans are being urged not to squander COVID-19 gains in the "last quarter". Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius has warned there will be crackdowns on any gatherings for Saturday's all-Victorian clash that breach coronavirus guidelines. Although drones will...

Police searching for Talun Ison

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Bendigo teen, Talun Ison. The 15-year-old was last seen at a medical facility on Mercy Street, Bendigo on Tuesday 13 October. Police and family hold concerns for Talun due to his age and a medical condition. It is believed he may be travelling...

Post chief stood aside amid watch scandal

Australia Post chief executive Christine Holgate has been asked to stand aside pending an investigation into $12,000 worth of luxury watches gifted to senior executives.