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19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

WHO: High-risk population don't get enough HIV services

THE World Health Organization has lamented the continued absence of adequate services to people who have high chances of getting human immunodeficiency virus .


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News,

Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

The unlikely life of radical jihadist Musa Cerantonio

It is difficult to believe that one of Australia's most wanted religious extremists, Musa Cerantonio, grew up in a big, Catholic Italian family of six in a suburb in Melbourne's west.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Australia,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Diabetes Mine

A Word from Down Under: The Story Our A1C Tells

One of our diabetes friends from Melbourne, Australia, is Renza Scibilia , a type 1 since 1998 who we've had the honor of knowing in the Diabetes Online Community for years now.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Australia, World News,


Jihadist' caught in Cebu

An Australian with suspected links to Islamic extremists and his Filipina girlfriend were arrested by police inside their rented apartment in Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu early Friday morning.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Australia, Terrorism


Kenya: Community and clergy urged to support needle exchange ...

Nell Freeman for International HIV/AIDS Alliance: Heroin is readily available on the street in Mombasa where injecting drug user Niko lives Community and religious groups are failing to support needle exchange services for drug users in Kenya, despite government efforts to provide clean needles and reduce the spread of HIV.


Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Kenya, Africa, Australia,

World Health Organization

WHO: People most at risk of HIV are not getting the health services they need

Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups - men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people - threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns WHO.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Transgender, Australia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Proven Innovator In Higher Education To Head RMIT University

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 E-mel :


Related Topix: Malaysia, Australia,

The Age

Melbourne Express: Chaos on West Gate

Reporter Patrick Hatch has just spoken to VicRoads about the crash that is causing chaos on the West Gate Bridge.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Europe, Germany

Sydney Morning Herald

Space junk breaks up over Sydney

Shocked Australians believed they may have been witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies from Sydney to Melbourne.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Australia, World News, Oceania, Explosion,

Mike Philbin's Blog

Aboriginal DNA provides human migration clues

Scientists have used DNA evidence from a lock of hair found in WA in the 1920s to map the early migration of humans from Africa to Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Image Group International Offers One of Best Image Consulting Services & Enhances Personal Image

Image Group International offers one of the best image consulting services and can incomparably enhance one's personal image.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Melbourne: Believe the hype

It seemed everyone knew how cool Melbourne was, except me. Colleagues would talk about the amazing fashion and shopping scene; on radio and in magazines, discussion raved about Melbourne's "culture".


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Australia Travel, Melbourne, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Melbourne, AR

Criminal Report Daily

World's Tallest Water Slide Set to Make a Splash

Regardless of where you are on the planet, the roller coaster is the undisputed king of the amusement park.


Related Topix: Australia,

Nikkei Net Interactive

BHP Billiton CEO talks about the planet's post-supercycle future

BHP Billiton -- the big mining, metals and petroleum multinational based in Melbourne, Australia -- will invest more in the energy sector, CEO Andrew Mackenzie told The Nikkei on July 4. The coming shift is a reaction to slowing demand for iron ore.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Changing Careers Is Now Possible With Study Now, Pay Later Programs

Anyone looking for a job or changing careers can 'study now and pay later' with a nationally accredited program teaching IT which has a starting wage of $50,000pa.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Teens tops in financial literacy

AUSTRALIA has some of the world's most financially literate teenagers. But one in 10 are poor performers, and Chinese teens took out top spot.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Australia, World News


A Powerline Christmas in Melbourne

This is a note from John Hinderaker at Powerline, A MESSAGE TO OUR READERS IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA .


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Branson, MO, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Kirby Clarke Adams Elected to U.Va. Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - 7 July 2014 - The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Darden School Foundation today announced the election of a new trustee, Kirby Clarke Adams , whose three-year term began 1 July.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia, New Zealand, Australia,

Nashville Scene

Ex-Husk Chef Morgan McGlone Takes Hot Chicken to Australia

After his rather sudden exit from the kitchen at Husk , many folks have been wondering what chef Morgan McGlone has been up to.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Dining


Why same-sex parents have healthier and happier kids

Sorry, bitter homophobes. It turns out having two mommies or two daddies doesn't make you a sick and unhappy child.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Gay/Lesbian, Australia, World News, US News, Liberal Political News