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  • VIDEO: Australia marks Anzac centenary
    Thousands of people gathered in the Australian town of Albany to mark the departure of 30,000 Anzac troops 100 years ago during World War One.
    BBC News.  Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:49:19 GMT.
  • Is Australia still the Lucky Country?
    Fifty years on, does bleak assessment still apply?
    BBC News.  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:00:08 GMT.
  • China and Russia Said to Block Creation of Antarctic Marine Reserves
    International talks in Australia on establishing two marine reserve areas, each larger than Texas, in the waters around Antarctica ended in failure on Friday.
    By Michelle Innis.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:37:36 GMT.
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  • Halloween celebrations around the world
    Across Europe, North America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and other countries, Halloween is celebrated with costumes, parties and the decorating of pumpkins.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:35:02 EDT.
  • Rugby: For U.S. Rugby, No Bigger Match Than Against New Zealand
    The All Blacks enter their game in Chicago on Saturday as an unknown quantity to most fans in the United States, an unusual situation for the top-ranked team in the world.
    By Emma Stoney.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:15:34 GMT.
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  • Photographer's notebook from Captain Scott's last Antarctica expedition found
    A notebook containing recorded details of plates shot by explorer George Murray Levick during Captain Scott’s final expedition has been found and restored by the Antarctic Heritage Trust of New Zealand. ...
    Digital Photography Review.  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:07:47 Z.
  • Africa: Criticism as Obama 'Applauds' U.S. Ebola Volunteers
    [Deutsche Welle]President Barack Obama has publicly thanked US health workers who have travelled to West Africa to fight Ebola. Health experts say recent moves by the United States and Australia could be counterproductive.
    All Africa.  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:12:48 GMT.
  • Australia issues visa ban on Ebola-hit countries
    In a move that has been called "purely political", Australia is the first rich nation to shut its doors to West African countries hit by Ebola.
    Mail & Guardian.  Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:18:00 +0200.
  • Australia Visa Ban for Ebola-affected Countries Is Criticized
    Humanitarian groups in Australia are criticizing the government's policy to impose a blanket ban on visas for citizens of the three West African nations affected by the Ebola virus outbreak. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:09:20 -0400.
  • Police Chase Corrupt Chinese Officials in Australia
    An international police operation is targeting corrupt Chinese officials who have fled to Australia with an estimated $1 billion in bribes and embezzled money. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:32:45 -0400.

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