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Australia repeals the carbon tax blob. For good?
​A wondrous event has shaken the firmament of reaction and misery so beloved of the delusional souls who believe in mysticism, dodgy data and indeed, the massive modern myth of global warming.

25.07.2014 09:06

Armed Australian soldiers, police to deploy to MH17 crash site
A proposed multinational force to further secure the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine will now include over 100 armed Australian police and soldiers. The move comes shortly after 40 unarmed Dutchmen had been deployed to “further stabilize the area.”

25.07.2014 04:57

Fake MH17 tributes on Facebook linked to porn, gambling sites
The crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday has inspired several scammers to set up fake tribute Facebook pages in an effort to capitalize on the tragedy.

22.07.2014 17:07

Great Barrier Reef in 'worst state since records began', scientists say
The Great Barrier Reef off Australia’s east coast is “in the worst state since records began” and in 40 years large swathes of coral structures will be replaced by seaweed and algae, scientists told a senate inquiry.

22.07.2014 14:58

Condom that attacks HIV, herpes to hit Australian stores in months
Australian regulators have approved a new condom with an antiviral compound, which can inactivate 99.9 percent of HIV, herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases. It’ll be on the market in months but doctors warn it is not foolproof.

21.07.2014 18:50

Israeli Gaza offensive inspires global rallies, Paris protest turns violent
Hundreds of protesters looted shops, burnt cars and attacked a synagogue, as an unauthorized anti-Israeli rally turned violent in a Parisian suburb. Simultaneously, thousands participated in peaceful pro-Palestinian marches across the globe.

21.07.2014 04:57

Australian PM hints Putin may dropped from G20 summit over MH17 crash
The prime minister of Australia, currently presiding over the G20, has hinted the Russian president could be dropped from the next summit in Brisbane over the MH17 crash in Ukraine. This came even before international investigators made it to the scene.

20.07.2014 05:14

Double grief: Australian family loses loved ones in both Malaysian plane tragedies
An Australian family, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370, has suffered another stroke of fate, with their loved ones being aboard the Malaysian jet shot down over Ukraine.

18.07.2014 14:43

​Australia becomes first developed country to abolish carbon tax
The Australian Senate has voted to scrap the controversial two-year old carbon emission tax, signaling a major victory for Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Reaching the national carbon reduction goals remains in question.

18.07.2014 07:41

Outrage as Australian state defends 6-month HIV warning delay
The government in the Australian state of Victoria has supported doctors who informed 400 people who came into contact with an HIV-positive healthcare worker only six months after the worker notified authorities of being infected.

17.07.2014 14:13

​Australia urges G20 to continue cooperating with Russia despite US sanctions
Australia wants Western countries to continue cooperating with Russia within the G20 framework, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on the sidelines of the B20 summit, after the US and EU agreed new sanctions on Russia.

17.07.2014 06:50

Australian bill sees whistleblowing on intel ops punishable by up to 10 years in jail
Australia’s attorney general has proposed a new bill which would see potential whistleblowers facing up to 10 years in prison for leaks on special intelligence operations.

16.07.2014 13:33

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