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Russia Warns ‘Holy War’ Will Accelerate, Issues Dire Warning To Australia

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The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is reporting today that not only has the Federation refused to accede to NATO’s demands to curb the furious airstrikes pummeling Islamic terror forces in Syria, it will “soon” greatly increase them as this conflict is now being openly described in the Kremlin as a “Holy War” to protect the Christian peoples in this region from being exterminated. The Kremlin’s... 

Wildfires rage in Australia as 'Godzilla El Nino' strikes

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Over 100 bushfires are blazing in the state of Victoria, Australia, with over 200 homes at risk. Unusually high temperatures and strong winds have fueled the fires, which are threatening areas about 80 kilometers northwest of Melbourne. Firefighters are struggling to put out the blazes, with changing wind directions making their task even more difficult. Aerial water bombers have also been called... 

Kiwis Set to Choose New Zealand Flag in Referendum, Whites Not Allowed

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New Zealand has released a final selection of four flag designs, picked from thousands of creative drawings presented over the past few months. Three “ferns” and one “hypnoflag” featuring a koru will now compete to potentially become the new national symbol. A government-appointed panel has selected the four designs from a long list of 40, itself from an initial pool of more than 10,000. Ferns... 

Aussie PM bows to pressure to let in more refugees

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has given into pressure on his traitorous government over the current refugee crisis, saying that his country is prepared to accept more Muslim refugees from crisis-hit Syria and Iraq. “We are proposing to take more people from this region as part of our very substantial commitment to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),” Abbott said... 

Australia seeks US advice on impact of harmful fracking polluting water supply

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Australia sought guidance from US environmental regulators about the impact of fracking on water supplies. The practice is currently banned in some Australian states, but the federal government wants a new set of guidelines regarding the process. The US’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided the Australian Department of the Environment with details of a recent study it had carried out... 

Australian defense employee on trial for leaking confidential intel

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A junior Australian defense staffer is on trial after he allegedly downloaded and leaked a “highly sensitive” intelligence report to an online forum. The intelligence service says there is no way of knowing now who may have seen the document. The classified Defense Intelligence Organization (DIO) assessment report, allegedly meant for Australia’s allies, was reportedly obtained by a 21-year-old... 

Facebook post lands Australian woman in UAE prison

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A female Australian artist was arrested and jailed in Abu Dhabi for “writing bad words on social media,” after reportedly posting a picture of a car parked across two disabled parking spots on Facebook. Jodi Magi, 39, was arrested by United Arab Emirates police and put into prison, after being found guilty of “writing bad words on social media about a person,” ABC reported. “No one is talking... 

Australia declares War on Cats because they "damage native species"

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Cat owners in Australia may be ordered to keep their pets contained at home all the time as part of the nation’s crackdown on felines over the damage they cause to native species. The federal government will seek public support for “24-hour containment requirements for domestic cats, particularly close to identified conservation areas of significance,” reported the Sydney Morning Herald... 

Hostage situation unfolds in Western Australia

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Police have cordoned off a park area in Bunbury, Western Australia, where a man with explosives took at least one person hostage, according to local media. Police have confirmed there is a hostage situation in a park near the corner of Koombana Drive in Bunbury, according to a GWN7 News reporter. The situation began unfolding at around 8pm local time (12.00 GMT). It is believed that the man is in... 

Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

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The Australian parliament has issued a harsh verdict on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal currently being negotiated, calling it an “attack [on] internet freedoms” and seriously lacking in oversight, in a report released Monday. The “Blind Agreement” report by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee, criticized the secrecy of the negotiations crafting... 

Some corals adapt better to climate change than others

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Some coral species are better at adapting to climate change than others, a new study has revealed. The research, which was published in the journal Science on Thursday, was conducted by a group of international researchers in Australia. In many parts of the world, coral reefs are declining fast due to pollution, warming seas, disease and storms. Researchers tested several samples of coral reefs from... 

Filmmaker descends into fiery active volcano

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RT spoke to Sam Cossman who climbed into the active Marum volcano on Ambrym Island in the Pacific. His team came back with extensive footage and images, including stunning videos made from a special quadrocopter drone that hovered inside the volcano. To make his descent into the volcano’s funnel, Sam Cossman, 33, wore a custom-made industrial heat suit that can sustain well over +1,600 °C. However,... 

Aussie FM tells Jakarta to fix borders in row over illegal immigrants

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Australia has called on Indonesia to better manage its borders, in a harsh rebuke to Jakarta’s demand for answers to allegations that Canberra paid off the crew of a migrant smuggling boat to return the vessel to Indonesian shores. The stinging response on Monday by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop came after her Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi expressed concern on Saturday that if... 

Australia Refuses to Become A Third World Migrant-Filled Country

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The Australian prime minister says his government will not accept boats carrying migrants, many of whom are Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims who flee violence in their own country, saying it would worsen the problem and “encourage people to get on boats.” “If we do the slightest thing to encourage people to get on the boats, this problem will get worse, not better,” Tony Abbott said... 

Cyclone Pam hits New Zealand after devastating Vanuatu

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New Zealand is bracing for Cyclone Pam, with flooding and power outages already underway. Some areas declared a state of emergency and locals are being evacuated. Strong winds are reported, as devastation in Vanuatu is fresh on everyone’s minds. One of the first areas to declare a state of emergency was the Chatham Islands, southeast of the two main islands of New Zealand. Over 40 people have already... 
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