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US wants to subdue Russia, but no one did or ever will – Putin

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President of Russia Vladimir Putin ​The US has no plans to humiliate Russia, but instead wants to subdue it, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, adding that no one had ever succeeded in doing so, and never will. Speaking at a forum of the All-Russia Peoples’ Front in Moscow on Tuesday, the Russian leader said that history was not about to change, and that no one would manage to suppress... 

China and Australia sign landmark free trade deal

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China and Australia have sealed a major free trade agreement worth billions of dollars giving the Australian agricultural sector tariff free access to the massive Chinese market, while China will get greater access to investment projects in Australia. Ministers from China and Australia signed a Declaration of Intent on Monday, culminating over a decade of work towards the deal. The actual agreement... 

US Navy Flees In Terror As Russian Warships Near Australia

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A Naval Surface Forces (NSF) updated report to the Ministry of Defense (MoD) circulating in the Kremlin today on the “accelerated deployment” of the Pacific Fleet guided missile cruiser Varyag and destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov (along with their support ships) to international waters off the coast of Australia is confirming that that the Australian Navy has sent another of their warships to the... 

Russian Navy Rushes To Australia Over Putin Assassination Fears

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A new Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin today chillingly states that orders have been issued to the Naval Surface Forces (NSF) for an “accelerated deployment” of the Pacific Fleet vessels, guided missile cruiser Varyag and destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov (along with their support ships), to international waters off the coast of Australia over fears an attempt to assassinate... 

Australia stops visas for Ebola-hit West African nations

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Australia has temporarily stopped processing visas for people from West African countries worst hit by Ebola in an effort to prevent the virus from entering the country. Australia’s Immigration Ministry said in a report to the parliament on Monday that the new rules would apply to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said non-permanent or temporary visas already... 

Dead hearts transplanted into living patients in surgical breakthrough

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Australian doctors have successfully transplanted hearts that have stopped beating, revolutionizing organ donation. The breakthrough is predicted to save the lives of 30 percent more heart transplant patients. After two decades of research, a team of surgeons at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney has transplanted three still hearts into living patients. The first two patients are recovering well,... 

Super-hungry black hole gobbles star at rate previously thought impossible

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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. About 12 million light years from Earth, on the outskirts of the galaxy NGC 7793 the developments around a “luminous” black hole, known as P13, have caught the attention of astronomers. The scientists were amazed... 

New Australian law sees journalists facing 10 years in prison

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Australia’s lower house of parliament has passed the first in a series of counter-terrorism amendments toughening the country’s national security law. The new legislation could see journalists jailed for reporting on related matters. National Security Amendments Bill (No. 1), passed by Australia’s House of Representatives on Wednesday, says a person who discloses information relating to a special... 

Aussie journalists may end in jail for reporting on terror

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The Australian Senate has passed new national security laws that could put journalists behind bars for up to 10 years for merely reporting on terrorism-related subjects, Press TV reports. The bill proposed by the government of Prime Minister Tony Abbott was unanimously adopted by the Senate on Thursday and is to be sent to the House of Representatives for final approval. The legislation, dubbed the... 

New Zealand PM wins 3rd term in office

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, has won an emphatic victory in the country’s general elections, securing a third term in office. “This is a great night. This is a victory for those who kept the faith,” the leader of the center-right National Party told a cheering crowd in Auckland on Saturday. “This is a victory for those who refused to be distracted and who knew that a vote for... 

Australia to tighten anti-terror laws over ISIL threats

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The Australian government is planning to introduce new anti-terror legislation in parliament after allegedly foiling a plot by militants linked to the ISIL in the country. Attorney-General George Brandis said on Saturday that the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill is due to go before the Senate on Wednesday. “The government has gone about this task of re-writing Australia’s national... 

Internet Party crashes in New Zealand elections

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A coalition of anti-establishment politicians and internet freedom advocates led by entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, who promised to shake up New Zealand politics, suffered a humiliating defeat at the country’s parliamentary elections. The Internet-Mana party gained just 26,500 votes, 1.3 percent of the total, and short of the five percent needed to cross the parliament threshold. With half the parliament... 

New Zealand PM doesn’t rule out nation being spied on by NSA

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Prime Minister John Key said Edward Snowden ‘may well be right’ in his claims that the NSA has access to communications from New Zealand. The politician, however, said he ‘did not believe’ mass surveillance was taking place. Key was interviewed in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s revelations on Monday published by The Intercept, in which he claimed he “routinely came across the communications... 

If you live in New Zealand, you’re being watched – Snowden

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Edward Snowden has dismissed as “false” the New Zealand PM’s claims of no mass surveillance in the country. The whistleblower says he regularly “came across communications of New Zealanders,” when he worked as an NSA analyst. New Zealand’s Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has performed mass spying, despite denials by the nation’s prime minister, John Key, the former NSA... 

Australia develops paper-thin 3D Printable Solar Panels capable of powering Anything

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Printable solar panels are going to be available to us very soon and could power “entire skyscrapers,” Australian researchers say. The very near future will see personal electronic charging transformed, but the potential is growing quickly. A team of 50 scientists in various fields worked for years to develop paper-thin, printable solar panels as part of the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium.... 
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