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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian hospital treats suspected Ebola case

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... An Australian was isolated in hospital on Thursday after he displayed symptoms of Ebola following a trip to Africa but health officials said it is unlikely he has the deadly virus. The man, in his 20s, was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland state by paramedics wearing full protective gear. He returned from West Africa two days ago and has been seriously ill since. Gold Coast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589991/australian-hospital-treats-suspected-ebola-case
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New humpback dolphin species discovered off north Australia

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... range stretching from the tip of Australia all the way to Africa, and they are considered native to some 40 countries across Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Parra gathered skin biopsy samples from ... for Conservation of Nature. Sousa teuszii, which lives in the Atlantic off West Africa and is known as the Atlantic humpback or Teusz’s dolphin, is rated vulnerable. The next step in the process would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1344524/new-humpback-dolphin-species-discovered-north-australia
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Shark kills man in Australia’s Byron Bay despite brave rescue bid

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 06:51pm by AP

    ... Cape Byron, the most easterly point of the Australian mainland, about 800 kilometres north of Sydney. The death is the first fatal attack in Australia since April 3, when a 63-year-old woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588746/shark-kills-man-australias-byron-bay-despite-brave-rescue-bid
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Mining giants may dump dredging waste onshore, not on Barrier Reef

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... yesterday. Environment Minister Greg Hunt said there was an "emerging option" that could see the consortium- comprising India's Adani Group and Australia's North Queensland Bulk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583874/mining-giants-may-dump-dredging-waste-onshore-not-barrier-reef
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... in East Africa, a fascinating snapshot of a world of Indian Ocean trade that existed before the arrival of the Europeans. It was only after Britain's Captain James Cook made landfall in 1768 ... dismiss Menzies' claims as flimsy pop history, built on dubious evidence and fraudulent maps. Chinese have been involved in archaeological expeditions off the coast of East Africa to find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant white-headed crocodile shot after killing Australian fisherman

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... it apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north. Authorities were called in when a 57-year-old man disappeared after wading into the croc-infested Adelaide River, to disentangle his fishing ... "The croc has only been doing what nature intends it to do, and that's survive," he told ABC. Crocodiles are common in Australia's tropical north. Their numbers have increased ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577132/giant-white-headed-crocodile-shot-after-killing-australian-fisherman
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... Wendy Tubman, an official at the North Queensland Conservation Council, which leads a legal fight against the Abbot Point expansion. "And we all know what the greatest contribution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 01:24pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... to the United Nations to provide food, medical assistance, tents, access to clean water and hygiene kits to hundreds of thousands of people fleeing violence in north and northwest Iraq. The Syrian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No casualties as cyclone slams into Queensland coast, but alerts remain

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... of people hunkered down overnight as strong gales and heavy rains lashed the far north, but there were no reports of casualties or major destruction as Cyclone Ita was downgraded to a category one ... several thousand people across the far north of the state had lost electricity and warned that Cyclone Ita "continues to be a threat". "I am greatly relieved at this time that we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478256/australia-avoids-worst-cyclone-ita-more-wind-rain-due
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Kevin Rudd says warships could be moved north

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said on Tuesday that key naval assets could be relocated north to adapt to a changing security landscape and put personnel nearer to their fields of operation. Our national security challenges of the future lie to our northeast, to our north, and to our northwest Kevin Rudd Rudd, facing national polls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299721/australia-pm-kevin-rudd-says-warships-could-be-moved-north

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