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Massive bushfires rage in Australia's state of Victoria on Christmas day

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Victoria state in Australia is suffering raging bushfires that have already claimed over 100 homes in one of the country’s famous tourist areas. Emergency authorities scrambled to fight the disaster and warn more fires will come by the New Year. Massive bushfires were fanned by winds and rapidly made advances across residential areas in the townships of Wye River and Separation Creek on Friday. Victoria... 

Australia Military Patrolling Over Disputed Islands in South China Sea

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Australia’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday confirmed to UK broadcaster BBC that its warplane was conducting what it described as a routine patrol mission over disputed islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea. The confirmation was made after the BBC intercepted a message that Australia’s P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft, flying over the contested land, transmitted to the Chinese... 

Australia revives search for MH370, says it's well targeted this time

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Australia plans to step up search efforts for the still missing Malaysian MH370 flight that crashed in March 2014. The search operation has yielded no results since then, but now Australia says its analyses showed they are looking in the right area. Australia will double the number of vessels participating in the mission from two to four, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has said Thursday. The country... 

6 arrested as Australian anti-Islam and anti-racist groups clash

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Australian police arrested six people as anti-racist and anti-Islam activists clashed at a Reclaim Australia rally in the southeastern city of Melton. A large contingent of police separated the two groups. At least 300 people came to the “Reclaim Australia” event at the Melton Civic Centre to speak out against the construction of a mosque in Melton, located just west of Melbourne. People carried... 

Muslim Migrants Demand Australian Society Changes to Suit Them

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Toddlers in Australian childcare centres would inevitably come under the radar of spy organisations and counter-terrorism police, a gathering of hundreds of Muslim men, women and children has been told. More than 500 people flocked on Sunday to a forum in south-western Sydney addressing the “criminalisation” of the Islamic community in Australia. They were told Muslim children should not... 

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... 
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