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Australia gives $4.7 million for Gaza relief
Australia Aid to Gaza   Gaza Ceasefire   Hamas Militants   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
 The Hindu 
Australia gives $4.7 million for Gaza relief
The Australian government is providing five million Australian dollars (4.7 million $) in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Monday. | The Minister said... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, center, arrives for a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday March 26, 2010
2014 Ukraine crisis   EU sanctions on Russia   MH17 shootdown   Photos   Wikipedia: List of individuals sanctioned during the 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine  
 The Irish Times 
EU extends sanctions against senior Russian officials
The European Union has extended sanctions against senior Russian officials in the wake of the shooting down of the Air Malaysia flight last week. | Two hundred and ninety-eight people died when the pl... (photo: AP / Virginia Mayo)
Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine  Newsday 
Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine
Related media | Travel deals | CANBERRA, Australia - (AP) -- Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a p... (photo: UN / Shareef UN)
Australia   Photos   Russian Separatists   Ukraine   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines  
Chongqing Taxi, China  CNN 
20 China travel tips that will make your journey easier
July 22, 2014 -- Updated 2359 GMT (0759 HKT) | Hitting the China travel trail doesn't have to be a struggle if you arm yourself with the right knowledge. | Shanghai taxi drivers don't like small bills... (photo: Creative Commons / Foxxyz)
China   Photos   Shanghai   Travel   Wikipedia: China  
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Australian Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott meets with Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson, in Sydney Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. A new government prepared to take control of Australia on Sunday, with policies to cut pledges in foreign aid and to wind back greenhouse gas reduction measures in an effort to balance the nation's books. Abbott's conservative Liberal party-led coalition won a crushing victory at elections Saturday against the center-left Labor Party, which had ruled for six years. Canberra Times
Tony Abbott praises The Australian as Rupert Murdoch's 'gift to our nation'
Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives at the 50th Anniversary function for The Australian newspaper in Sydney. Photo: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images | Carbon tax strain taking ... (photo: AP / Saeed KHAN, Pool)
Australia   Photos   Rupert Murdoch   Tony Abbott   Wikipedia: Tony Abbott  
File - A firefighter keeps an eye on a blaze burning in the Sydney suburb of Pittwater Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Firefighters are battling scores of wildfires in southeastern Australia as hot, dry and windy conditions are combining to raise the threat. New Scientist
Australia is drying out thanks to our emissions
Australia is drying out, and it's largely our fault. The south-west of the country can expect to see average annual rainfall drop by 40 per cent compared with the mid-20t... (photo: AP / Glenn Nicholls)
Carbon Emissions   Climate Change   Extreme Weather   Photos   Wikipedia: Climate change in Australia  
Opposition leader Tony Abbott makes a speech to party supporter in Sydney, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 The Australian
Abbott’s not the radical in debate over Japan relations
THIS week Tony Abbott put his personal stamp on a deepening of Australia-Japan ties in a firm decla­ration that Australia will be a player in the greatest challenge ... (photo: AP / Rick Rycroft)
Australia   Japan   Photos   Tony Abbott   Wikipedia: Tony Abbott  
File - Rescuers carry the body of one of the victims of a boat that sank off Java island after it was found washed ashore on a beach, in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Al Jazeera
Lost at sea: Australia's refugees
- With one boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers sent back and a second stuck in legal limbo on the high seas, Australia finds itself in uncharted waters on the divisiv... (photo: AP)
Asylum Seeker   Australia Politics   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Asylum in Australia  
File - Helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef at the Whitsunday Islands, Australia. The Guardian
Great Barrier Reef impact from dredging could cost ‘as much as $1bn’
FOI documents reveal a wide disparity between cost estimates from developer and marine park authority | Internal emails from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority ... (photo: Creative Commons / Sarah Ackerman)
Great Barrier Reef   Marine Environment   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park  
File - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to Greenland to see first-hand the impacts of climate change, 27 March, 2014. The Guardian
Zero carbon and economic growth can go together, UN study says
The top 15 emitter countries could make deep cuts to emissions while also tripling economic output, the study claims | The study notes that Australia has high per-capita ... (photo: UN / Mark Garten)
Climate Change   Environmental Degradation   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: Global warming  
 KLps1 - May 07 - W.A,Australia - Pollution - Environment - Emission - Global Warming - Climate Change - Carbon - Traffic.(ps1)  Canberra Times
Australia can cut carbon emissions to zero and still grow, says report
The carbon tax may be all but dead, but a global plan for avoiding the worst impacts of climate change has found Australia could overhaul its fossil fuel dependent energy... (photo: WN/Patricia)
Climate Change   Fossil Fuel   Gas Power   Photos   Wikipedia: Greenhouse gas  
Sydney Melbourne
- Sydney Superyacht Show gears up
- Arc de Noodle set to put Sydney city mall on the map
- Super penthouse at Crown Sydney could be Australia's mos
- FFA Cup begins as Brisbane Strikers, Sydney Olympic, Olympic
Basel (English pronunciation: /bzl/), also spelled Basle (/bl/); German: Basel, pronounced [bazl]; French: Ble [bl]; Italian: Basilea [bazila]; Romansh: Basilea [bazila]) is Switzerland's third most populous city (166,209[1] inhabitants (2008)). With 830000 inhabitants in the tri-national metropolitan area (as of 2004), Basel is Switzerland's second-largest urban area.
The 10 most expensive cities in the world
- Divorce doesn't always lead to fights over the spoils
- Art deco tempts developers in West Melbourne
- Melbourne commercial property market wrap
- FFA Cup begins as Brisbane Strikers, Sydney Olympic, Olympic
Health worker Xolisa Madikane, left unseen, tests blood for the HIV virus at a container lab next to the Gugulethu Community Health Clinic in Gugulethu on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, July 21, 2009. South Africa launched a high-profile trial of an AIDS vaccine created by its own researchers Monday, a proud moment in a nation where government denial, neglect and unscientific responses have helped fuel the world's worst AIDS crisis.
AIDS Society Mourns Researchers, Experts Killed in Crash
Perth Canberra
- Police at scene of suspected homicide in Dianella
- Company to hand business to rival Patrick amid union stoush
- New trauma program for firefighting recruits aims to boost c
- Ty Vickery receives four-week suspension for Dean Cox punch
Tendulkar says Perth century changed his career
- Canberra youngsters Tom Milicevic and Ross Costanzo get call
- Nikolai Topor-Stanley returns to Canberra with Western Sydne
- Fall in cost of living for expatriates may draw investment t
- Fall in cost of living for expatriates may draw investment t
Energy Drinks
Alcohol, energy drink mix tied to urge to drink: study