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Turkey, Western leaders remember centenary of Gallipoli landings (PHOTOS)
Turkish officials and world leaders marked the World War I Allied Gallipoli campaign, a bloody battle won by the Ottoman Empire. Armenia has accused Ankara of deliberately bringing the remembrance forward to overshadow Armenian genocide commemorations.

24.04.2015 23:30

​DinoDrone! Australian scientists use UAVs to track dinosaur footprints
Drones and dinosaurs may seem like an unlikely combination, but scientists in Australia are using present-day technology to track pre-historic footprints. The prints were laid in Western Australia about 130 million years ago.

24.04.2015 10:34

The secret country again wages war on its own people
Australia has again declared war on Indigenous people, reminiscent of the brutality that brought global condemnation on apartheid South Africa. Aboriginal people are to be driven from homelands where their communities have lived for thousands of years.

22.04.2015 16:24

‘Running can cause virginity loss’: Aussie Islamic school refutes allegations of odd claim
An Islamic college in Australia is denying allegations its principal forbade female students from running in a cross-country race because he was convinced they would “lose their virginity.”

23.04.2015 08:09

​New drug ‘100 percent successful’ in treating previously incurable hepatitis B
Australian scientists have used an experimental cancer drug to completely cure hundreds of mice suffering from chronic hepatitis B. The treatment is now being trialed on humans, and could be used to cure diseases like HIV and drug-resistant tuberculosis.

22.04.2015 17:41

Deadly 'once-in-decade storm' drenches Australia’s east coast
Police divers have retrieved a fourth body following the ‘once-in-a-decade’ storm that began pounding Australia on Monday. The powerful storm has destroyed homes, left 200,000 residences without power and caused damage bills in the millions.

22.04.2015 10:05

3 killed, 200,000 homes without power as ‘worst in decade’ storm rages in Australia
A powerful storm hitting Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) coast has killed at least three people so far and left thousands without power.

21.04.2015 05:19

British teen arrested in connection with Anzac terror plot
UK police have confirmed a British teenager has been arrested in connection with a terror plot inspired by the Islamic State to attack a First World War commemoration event in Australia.

20.04.2015 10:11

Australia, Iran to share intelligence to combat ISIS fighters
Australia and Iran have agreed to share intelligence to combat Islamic State militants fighting in the Middle East. The arrangement was made in Tehran during a visit by Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop.

20.04.2015 10:05

Aussie teens arrested in Melbourne over alleged 'ISIS-inspired' terrorist plot
Five teenagers aged 18 and 19, arrested in the early hours of Saturday in a series of raids in Melbourne, were allegedly planning "atrocious" ISIS-inspired attacks on police and the public next week at Anzac Day events in Australia.

18.04.2015 08:15

Australia to authorize guards to 'beat asylum seekers to death' – report
An inquiry by the Australian Supreme Court has proposed new powers to officers at immigration centers, granting them right to resort to violence, should they find it necessary, according to a former Victoria supreme court judge.

16.04.2015 06:48

​Know your enemy: Aussie defense minister can’t name ISIS leader in interview
Shortly after committing Australian troops to fight against the jihadist radicals of the Islamic State in the Middle East, the Australian defense minister failed to name the leader of the group when challenged in an interview.

14.04.2015 14:25