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The forgotten coup - How America and Britain crushed the government of their 'ally', Australia
Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow.

23.10.2014 07:06

Five Eyes ‘spy fee’: New Zealand forks out over $100mn annually for intel funding
The taxpayers in New Zealand are spending $103 million a year on intelligence as a kind of membership fee for the country to be part of the Five Eyes surveillance club together with the US, UK, Australia and Canada, a declassified report said.

21.10.2014 17:07

Aussie PM owes Putin an apology over MH17 blame game – senior MP
Conclusions by German intelligence should force the Australian leader to take back his harsh words regarding Russia’s alleged involvement in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, a top Russian MP has said.

20.10.2014 13:28

WikiLeaks: US pushes to extend drug monopolies in secret proposed trade deal
Excerpts from a proposed international trade agreement leaked to the web this week suggest that the United States is pushing for changes that would make it more difficult to get life-saving drugs overseas.

16.10.2014 18:37

‘Our president’s a pro judo wrestler’: Russian diplomat slams Aussie PM’s intention ‘to shirtfront’ Putin
A Russian diplomat in Australia called the remark of Australian PM Tony Abbott about his intention to “shirtfront” Vladimir Putin “immature.” He reminded the Aussie politician that he might be “very fit” but Putin is “a professional judo wrestler.”

14.10.2014 11:06

‘If you don’t love it, leave’: Social media blasts Aussie supermarket’s 'racist' singlet
Australian supermarket chain Woolworths has apologized for "inadvertently" putting on sale a singlet bearing the slogan, “If you don’t love it, leave” alongside an Australian flag. Social media had exploded with outrage at the slogan, calling it racist.

13.10.2014 10:56

Super-hungry black hole gobbles star at rate previously thought impossible
An “ultraluminous” black hole P13 in a remote galaxy is consuming a gas cloud belonging to a neighboring star about ten times faster than scientists previously believed was possible.

10.10.2014 15:55

Assange accuses Australian govt of ‘misrepresenting nature of interception’
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has challenged assurances by the Australian government that communications interception in the country was a matter of “strict oversight.”

09.10.2014 04:56

Nurse with suspected Ebola isolated in Australia after return from Sierra Leone
A 57-year-old nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia, with suspected Ebola following her return from Sierra Leone, one of the centers of the epidemic. Health officials have confirmed the information.

09.10.2014 05:13

Detention extension? Australian spy agency’s power to hold without charge reviewed
Following Australia’s passing of draconian anti-terror laws late September, the country took another step in the direction. This may allow its security services to detain anyone without charge even before other methods of questioning have been exhausted.

06.10.2014 08:06

Breathtaking: New crystal steals oxygen from air, paves way for long, long plunge
Danish scientists have invented a revolutionary crystalline material that can absorb and store oxygen in high concentrations. A bucket of such material can suck the oxygen out of a room, which could potentially wave goodbye to heavy oxygen masks.

05.10.2014 09:12

​‘Australia is target for IS as a Western state’
As a Western country Australia is automatically a target of terrorism and the fact that it is sending troops and committing to the war in Iraq doesn’t make much of a difference, Shahram Akbarzadeh, Research Professor, Deakin University told RT.

03.10.2014 13:42

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