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Australian PM Abbott and his wife attend a national memorial service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne

From Society 01:31 pm

Malaysia Airlines MH17 Australian Passenger Wearing Oxygen Mask Raises Questions Of Actual Events

A Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 passenger was found with an oxygen mask around his neck. Dutch forensic authorities identified the victim as from Australia.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks at the National Press Club in Canberra January 30, 2013. Gillard stunned voters on Wednesday by setting a national election for September 14, eight months away, in her first major political speech for 2013. E

From Politics & Policy 01:25 pm

No Bronze Statue Yet For PM Tony Abbott As Ballarat Runs Out Of Funds For Botanical Garden Bust

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveiled on Thursday her bronze statue at the Prime Ministers Garden in Ballarat. Political cartoonist Peter Nicholson sculpted the bust of the country's 27th and only female PM.

From Society 01:16 pm

Kiwi Woman Withdraws Claim She Was Gang-Raped by Tinder Date in Sydney

The New Zealand woman has retracted her allegation.

Syrian Kurdish refugees wait for transportation after crossing into Turkey, near the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 30, 2014. Tens of thousands more Syrians could be forced to flee their war-torn homeland if Islamic Sta

From Politics & Policy 01:09 pm

French Family of 11 Leaves France to Join ISIS in Syria

France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a family believed to have left the country for Syria to join the ISIS.

A man and a child eat next to bottled drinks at a food stand in Mexico City September 10, 2013.

From Society 11:40 am

You Must Remember Before You Drink Your Next Sugary Cuppa That It Affects Your Memory Especially If You Are A Teenager

Research by experts shows that the teenage brain's memory-related areas get affected by sugary drinks.

A Pair Of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles Fly Over Northern Iraq After Conducting Airstrikes In Syria

From Society 07:43 pm

Australia Pays US For Every Bomb Dropped On ISIS; Ammunition Price Up To $650K

Australia will be paying the United States for every bomb or missile it drops on ISIS in the Middle East. The RAAF is given access to U.S. ammunition as part of an agreement.

Copper pot stills are seen at the Diageo Roseisle distillery in Scotland March 20, 2014. Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlands, w

From Politics & Policy 07:29 pm

New Zealand’s Whisky Industry Makes History With Successful '25-Year-Old Malt' Joining The Global League

It can become a sunrise sector in New Zealand offering ample scope for outsourced production centres for international brands.

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key After The General Election In Auckland

From Politics & Policy 07:19 pm

New Zealand PM John Key 'Jumps The Bandwagon' On ISIS War In Middle East

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has been cautioned to think about his plan of sending troops very carefully. He may just be "jumping the bandwagon" if he decides to get involved in the Middle East.

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia

From Society 07:18 pm

Nurse Isolated in Australia for Suspected Ebola; Health Minister Assures Country Ebola-Ready

A nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia for a suspected case of Ebola. Test results will be released soon to confirm if she has the virus. Meanwhile, Australia assures citizens it is ready for Ebola in case it enters the country.

Eaton Centre Shopping Mall In Toronto

From Politics & Policy 06:25 pm

Authorities Uncover Potential Terror Attacks In Canada—Report

A group of ISIS imitators were discovered to be planning mall and street attacks in Canada.

A page from a PowerPoint presentation entitled "Environment Canada and the Oil Sands" - obtained by Reuters under access to information laws - which outlines Canadian concerns about its international image because of oil sands, is seen in this p

From Politics & Policy 04:58 pm

Canada Will Not Meet 2020 Carbon Emissions Target – Audit Report

Canada will fail to meet its 2020 commitment of reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Gas tanks are pictured at Austria's largest natural gas import and distribution station in Baumgarten May 2, 2014.

From Politics & Policy 04:44 pm

Ukraine Snubs Russia: Seals Reverse Gas Deal With Norway's Statoil

Ukraine is trying its best to halt Russia's arbitrary gas pricing methods by showcasing alternate sources of supply.

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key After The General Election In Auckland

From Politics & Policy 04:03 pm

New Zealand Keen To Send Forces To Fight ISIS In Iraq: PM Says Parties Will Be Consulted Before The Final Decision

The effort for a political consensus on the issue sounds good as there are many views opposed to the military involvement in Iraq.

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia

From Politics & Policy 03:26 pm

Ebola Scare: America Enforces Tighter Screening At Airports After The First Ebola Death In The Country Happened

Passengers will be watched for symptoms and previous exposure to Ebola-infected.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, poses during a photocall at a bid to launch a British team for the America's Cup, at the National Maritime Museum in London June 10, 2014.  Sailor Ben Ainslie announced plans on Tuesday for a British en

From Society 02:59 pm

Kate Middleton Pregnancy Update: Duchess Is Living Away From Prince William As She Remains Unwell -- Report

Kate Middleton continues to suffer from hypermesis gravidarum and has now moved in with her parents, away from London.

An excavator works on debris of houses to search for bodies of victims at the quake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. An earthquake in China on the weekend triggered landslides that have blocked rivers and created rapidly g

From Politics & Policy 02:25 pm

6.0 Magnitude Quake Kills One in China, Injures 300, Displaces Hundreds

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has killed one in China, while injuring 300 others and displacing hundreds.

Muslim Khaloar Abdarahim holds a placard which reads "Not in my name"

From Politics & Policy 01:59 pm

Tony Abbott Calls Hizb ut-Tahrir ‘Un-Islamic’ for Not Condemning IS Beheadings

Aussie PM Tony Abbott labelled Hizb ut-Tahrir as ‘Un-Islamic.’

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates

From Society 01:59 pm

Australian Forces Scare ISIS Fighters Into Populated Areas: Cancels Attack to Protect Civilians

ISIS fighters have fled to civilian areas when they saw Australian jets in the air. Australia's Defense department revealed the Super Hornet team cancelled an attack for the safety of civilians.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride Demonstrating Their Charge

From Politics & Policy 01:57 pm

80 Canadians Under Police Radar, Suspected ISIS Fighters

At least 80 persons in Canada are being monitored by the police for suspected terrorist linkages with the ISIS.

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