Agence France-Presse in Sydney

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Australia plans to pay polluters for cutting emissions

Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective.

Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea forcing communites to evacuate and flights to re-route

A volcano erupted today in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and flights to be re-routed.

A volcano erupted today in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and flights to be re-routed.

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Australia PM denies closer ties with Japan will hurt China relations after Abe visit

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday Australia’s closer ties with Tokyo would not hurt relations with China after a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Major free-trade and security deals were sealed during the trip, including sharing of defence technology.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday Australia’s closer ties with Tokyo would not hurt relations with China after a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Major free-trade and security deals were sealed during the trip, including sharing of defence technology.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

Defence department sends 'small detachment' of Australian Defence Force troops to bolster security arrangements at its Baghdad embassy as ISIL militants close in on the Iraqi capital.

Move mirrors action taken earlier by US, which deployed 275 soldiers earlier this month.

Defence department sends 'small detachment' of Australian Defence Force troops to bolster security arrangements at its Baghdad embassy as ISIL militants close in on the Iraqi capital.

Move mirrors action taken earlier by US, which deployed 275 soldiers earlier this month.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
'Mystery flaming object' spotted crashing to Earth in Australia

Residents of northeastern Australia have reported seeing a flaming object plummeting to Earth, police said on Friday, adding that the incident remains a mystery as no evidence of a crash has been found.

Residents of northeastern Australia have reported seeing a flaming object plummeting to Earth, police said on Friday, adding that the incident remains a mystery as no evidence of a crash has been found.

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Deans warns of brutal Lions contest

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans warned on Wednesday of a brutal Test series against the British & Irish Lions, which he called “the ultimate rugby experience”.

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans warned on Wednesday of a brutal Test series against the British & Irish Lions, which he called “the ultimate rugby experience”.

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