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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent (the world's smallest) the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia to the north-east, and New Zealand to the southeast.

Articles About Australia

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria hits
2014 US Open Round of 16: Grigor Dimitrov vs. Gael Monfils Live Streaming and Preview

By IBTimes AU

US Open Live Streaming - Grigor Dimitrov has seen his rise in the tennis world rankings but has yet to win a major title. The 23-year-old Bulgarian is out to prove that he’s just more than an up-and-comer now and hopes to beat the dangerous Gael Mon... (12:34 am)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, JAPAN, NEW YORK, LONDON

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup: Lithuania vs. Australia Live Streaming, Betting Odds and Key Players

By IBTimes AU

Lithuania wants to protect their perfect record while Australia wants to get another win to avoid complications in getting to the next round. The Lithuanians and Australia face each other Tuesday night in Group D action of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. (9:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH KOREA, MEXICO, ANGOLA

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Speaks At A News Conference at AUSMIN Meeting At Admiralty House In Sydney
Julie Bishop: ISIS Is 'Australia's Responsibility'

By IBTimes AU

Julie Bishop said it is Australia's responsibility to challenge and destroy ISIS, one of the "most barbaric and brutal terrorist organisations the world has ever seen." She offered Australia's intelligence resources to help rescue the UN peacekeepers taken in Syria. (6:34 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, IRAQ, UNITED NATIONS

Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 2, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market improved this afternoon to finish at the best levels of the day and at a fresh six-year high. Volume was light due to the Labor day holiday yesterday in the US. (6:20 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP, RETAIL

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014.
Volatile Volcanoes Are Waking Up

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Volcanoes erupted in Iceland and Papua New Guinea. (5:59 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ICELAND, QANTAS

Johnny Depp
‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ May Film in Queensland After Govt Approves Tax Break

By IBTimes AU

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" may film in Australia in early 2015. (4:57 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MEXICO, HOLLYWOOD

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as OSCE monitors and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
Ukraine 'Great War' Has Arrived; Australia Mulls More Sanctions Against Russia

By IBTimes AU

Australia threatens imposing more sanctions on Russia if it does not pull out its military troops in Ukraine. The Ukrainian defence minister has declared that a "great war" has arrived in his country and tens of thousands of lives will be lost if Russia remains unchecked. (4:30 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

A Sales Assistant Holding Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 5 Smartphone And Apple Inc's iPhone 5 Smartphone Poses For Photographs At A Store In Seoul
Smaller Australian Telcos Required To Have Usage Alert For Customers To Avoid Phone Bill Shock

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ordered smaller telcos in the country to implement a provision in the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code. (4:12 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IBM, ADVERTISING, ITUNES, TELSTRA, OPTUS

Windows Phone
IceTV TV Guide App Is Now Available At Windows Phone Store

By IBTimes AU

The official IceTV TV Guide app is now available on Windows Phone Store. This app will allow users to search for TV shows that was aired over the past week and it even has recording features via paid subscriptions. (3:51 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ANDROID

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" world movie premiere in New York May 10, 2014.
Australian Celebs Included in the Nude Photo-Hacking Scandal: Teresa Palmer, Gabi Grecko, Emily Browning, Yvonne Strahovski

By IBTimes AU

Dozens of female celebrities, including a few Aussie personalities, are victimised by the 4Chan hacker. (3:08 pm)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, HOLLYWOOD