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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to buy US-made drones to patrol borders, detect asylum seekers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:31pm by AFP

    ... after Canberra said it would buy eight new Poseidon aircraft for A$4 billion to form the core of its surveillance and maritime strike capacity for decades to come. "Given that Australia has ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    'I'm dying:' Cameraman reveals Steve Irwin’s final words after deadly stingray attack

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... wildly, hundreds of strikes in a few seconds," Lyons said. "I panned with the camera as the stingray swam away and I didn't know it had caused any damage. It was only when I panned ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia awards HK$8.35b asylum seeker centre contract amid controversy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... for assessment and eventual resettlement. Several accommodation buildings were destroyed by fire. Refugees detained on Nauru have staged hunger strikes and committed other forms of self-harm, with some ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Asylum seeker was on flight to centre where frustrated detainees are on hunger strike Migrant in 'bomb on plane' scare is charged An asylum seeker ... said a "large number" of detainees on Christmas Island had launched a hunger strike, with some sewing their lips together in protest at the length of time they were being kept ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... attraction. The Melbourne city council describes it as Australia’s oldest building. City workers began cleaning off the paint on Friday, and police were investigating. Detective Senior Constable Scott ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia tightens secrecy over ‘success’ in blocking asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Reuters

    ... asylum seekers, including media reports this week of a hunger strike an immigration detention centre on Christmas Island. Human rights groups have for years chronicled incidents of self-harm, hunger strikes and riots in Australia’s detention centres. “FIERCE CONTEST” Morrison confirmed that the government last month quietly made contract changes that protect navy personnel from ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Police find drugs worth A$200m in truck tyres shipped from China

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police find drugs worth A$200m in truck tyres Australian police have seized methamphetamine with a street value of A$200 million (HK$1.5 billion) concealed in the tyres of a truck shipped from China. The 200kg bust was made at Port Melbourne with three men, two of them dock workers, arrested and facing a maximum of life in prison. Police said ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia seizes US$189m crystal meth haul from China

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney 200 kilograms of methamphetamine was concealed in the tyres of a truck from China Australian police said on Friday they have seized methamphetamine with a street value of A$200 million (US$189 million) concealed in the tyres of a truck from China. The 200 kilogram bust was made at Port Melbourne with three dock workers arrested. Police said ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia strikes deal with Malaysia on asylum-seekers

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia plans to disrupt the transit of asylum-seekers through Malaysia to Indonesia, where they board boats heading for Australian waters Australia said on Friday it has struck a deal with Malaysia to disrupt the transit ...

  10. Business - Companies - AUSTRALIA

    GM to stop making cars in Australia by 2017

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... and the government to determine our next steps and whether we can continue operating as the sole vehicle manufacturer in Australia,” Toyota said in a statement. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, ...




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