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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Former Australian leader condemns US gun culture

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 03:40pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra A former Australian government leader has blamed the gun culture in the United States for the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma and condemned America’s lax firearm controls as a corruptive influence around the world. Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer was speaking on Saturday on the eve of a tribute baseball game being ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... campaign, but his Liberal-National coalition struggled to repeal the legislation without control of the upper house Senate. “This is an appalling day for Australia.” Senator Christine Milne ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New asylum seeker controversy strains Australia-Indonesia relations

    Posted May 07th 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... the countries over Australia’s tough policies to deter boat arrivals. The crew of an asylum seeker boat found on an Indonesian island told Indonesian authorities that Australian border control officials ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese hackers ‘had access to Australian lawmakers’ e-mails for a year’

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:58am by Reuters

    ... previously thought and "effectively gave them control of" the entire system. It was like an open-cut mine. They had access to everything "It was like an open-cut mine. They had access ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... system. “The government can’t control these types of outbreaks in the harsh detention camp environment. With seven families to a tent, it’s impossible to keep children safe from the disease,” she ...

  6. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Bitcoin meets bricks and mortar

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Bloomberg

    ... in December to limit attempts to launder money and evade capital controls. Bitcoin has been hard hit since Tokyo-based exchange Mt Gox, once the world's largest, halted withdrawals on February 7, ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian wildfires raze homes, injuring firefighter

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 03:25pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne Scores of wildfires raging across southeast Australia in dry and windy summer conditions on Sunday destroyed homes and injured a firefighter, authorities said. Victoria state Fire Service Commissioner Craig Lapsley said 37 blazes were burning out of control across the state, threatening rural towns and the fringes of Australia’s second largest ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign warships, including PLA vessel, join Australian naval party

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... they joined 16 tall ships from around the world. The PLA was represented by the destroyer Qingdao. The flotilla was welcomed by a 21-gun salute from HMAS Sydney, before a ceremonial fleet review today ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Perth bush fire destroys 40 homes

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... just went for the important stuff – hard drive, documents. Everything else is technically replaceable if it comes to that.” Officials said the blaze had been contained but not controlled ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police storm Hells Angels’ hideouts

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 04:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Melbourne Australian police seize guns, drugs and cash in crackdown on biker gangs linked to organised crime More than 700 Australian police swooped on the Hells Angels on Thursday in a series of heavily-armed raids, seizing guns, drugs and cash, as authorities intensify a crackdown on biker gangs linked to organised crime. In a co-ordinated dawn ...




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