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The Australian government said on Tuesday that it was "very concerned and disappointed" that Yang Hengjun, shown with wife Yuan Xiaoliang, had been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage. Chongyi Feng via AP hide caption

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Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Victorian County Court in Melbourne, Victoria, in February. Pell's appeal of verdicts on sexual abuse charges was rejected on Wednesday. Newspix/Newspix via Getty Images hide caption

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Australian student Alek Sigley gestures as he arrives at the airport in Beijing on Thursday. The 29-year-old vanished in Pyongyang more than a week ago. Emily Wang/AP hide caption

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Police block off an area along a street after a shooting in Darwin, Australia, on Tuesday. Authorities said a lone gunman killed at least four people and wounded one more. Reuters hide caption

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ABC editorial director Craig McMurtrie speaks to the media as Australian police raided the headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corp. in Sydney on Wednesday. ABC executives said police executed a search warrant targeting three journalists involved in a two-year investigative report. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters flanked by his wife and daughters. Morrison's conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption

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Australian Attorney General Christian Porter (left) and Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield hold a press conference in Canberra. Australia's parliament has passed legislation punishing Internet platforms for failing to remove violent audio and video. Mick Tsikas/AP hide caption

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Cardinal George Pell, seen earlier this month, has been sentenced to six years in prison by a Melbourne, Australia, court for the sexual abuse of two children more than 20 years ago. Andy Brownbill/AP hide caption

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison fastens an Australian flag pin on Hakeem al-Araibi, a Bahraini refugee soccer player who was granted citizenship in the country on Tuesday in Melbourne. Stefan Postles/Getty Images hide caption

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Cardinal George Pell at the County Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday. He was convicted of child sex abuse, but journalists who reported on the case could face jail time for disobeying a gag order. Andy Brownbill/AP hide caption

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