- Australia’s treatment of child asylum-seekers ‘abuse’: Churches
The report by a coalition of leaders from Christian churches criticizes how unaccompanied asylum-seeker children are kept in immigration detention
Hurriyet. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:00 +0200.
- Airline apology over drug warning
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
BBC News. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:16:53 GMT.
- WesternOne Announces Winding-Down Australia Operations to Focus on North American Opportunities
VANCOUVER, July 29, 2014 - WesternOne Inc. ("WesternOne") (TSX: WEQ, WEQ.DB, WEQ.DB.C) announced today that it is winding-down its operations in Australia. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:42:00 EDT.
- VIDEO: Can Australia learn from Glasgow 2014?
Organisers of the next Commonwealth Games in Australia are looking at what they can learn from the Glasgow 2014 Games.
BBC News. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:21:16 GMT.
- What San Francisco's Startup Scene Is Like To An Outsider
For entrepreneurs, there really is no place like Silicon Valley. For many years as an Australian living between Beijing and Sydney, I have read, heard or watched a lot about it; but it was only recently that I actually experienced it.
By Jason Lim. Forbes. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:07:00 GMT.
- Australia plans to arrest 2 Middle East fighters
Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers.
Miami Herald. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:43 EDT.
- Onion ransomware could take root here
A NEW wave of sophisticated ransomware is expected to spread to Australia.
The Australian. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT.
- Africa: Clinton Says Aids-Free Generation 'Within Reach'
[AlertNet]Melbourne -An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday.
All Africa. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:22:35 GMT.
- Op-Ed Contributor: World War I and Australia
Was it a senseless massacre, or a moment of glory for a new country?
By John Quiggin. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:17:37 GMT.
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- MH17 investigators turn back after 'explosions'
Dutch and Australian forensic investigators on their way to the MH17 crash site turned back Monday after "explosions" in the area, a government spokeswoman in The Hague said. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:45:18 -0400.
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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