- Detainees Protest at Australian Offshore Detention Center
Rights groups say asylum seekers at an Australian-run detention center on the Pacific island of Nauru are continuing to protest against refugee policies. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:57:13 -0400.
- Homes Raided By Counter-terrorism Units In Australia
Australian counter-terrorism officers have raided homes in the city of Melbourne and arrested a man accused of funding a terrorist organization. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:28:37 -0400.
- Australia Says Man Sent Money to American in Syria
One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:27:57 GMT.
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- Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change
Five groups of researchers analyzing last year’s Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without human influence.
By Justin Gillis. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:52:21 GMT.
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- Newcrest Mining Limited - Newcrest releases its 2014 Notice of Annual General Meeting and 2014 Annual Report
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) today released its Notice of Annual General Meeting, Shareholder Proxy Form, and Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2014. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:12:00 EDT.
- Taliban Kill Afghan-Australian Man
The Taliban have reportedly executed an Afghan man who fled his home country for Australia some 14 years ago and had recently returned to Afghanistan.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:45:55 +0000.
- Should Australia's refugees be sent to Cambodia?
Should Australia's refugees be sent to Cambodia?
BBC News. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:45:34 GMT.
- Australia-Cambodia agree asylum deal
Cambodia agrees to take in some of Australia's rejected asylum-seekers in exchange for A$40m (£22m, $35m), in a deal criticised by rights groups.
BBC News. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:29:10 GMT.
- Suspect who threatened Austrailian PM shot dead after stabbing 2 police officers
Police say a man who reportedly made threats against Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been shot dead and two counterterrorism police officers have been stabbed in a confrontation in Australia's second largest city.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:54:39 EDT.
- Barrick Gold Slipping On Lowered Price Target And Production Estimate
Gold producer Barrick Gold has mining operations everywhere from Australia to Zambia, but because of lowered production estimates for one of its domestic mines, shares of the company are falling in Monday trading.
By Maggie Mcgrath. Forbes. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:16:00 GMT.
Facts About Australia
The Commonwealth of Australia is a Southern Hemisphere nation which
occupies the continent of Australia and a number of nearby islands.
Its capital city is Canberra, and its national currency is the Australian
Dollar. English is the primary language spoken by Australians, and
in 2007, Australia's estimated population was 20,434,000.
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