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1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

What Do You Do With 1 Million Feral Camels?

Feral camels in the Australian outback are reviled as pests. Yet they thrive, totaling some one million strong.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Australia, World News

3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

In this map provided on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Western Australia, Australia Travel, US Military, US Navy, US News

7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Australia unmoved by U.N. critique of asylum seeker policy

Australia's immigration minister dismissed on Wednesday United Nations ' criticism of its asylum seeker policy, even as fresh evidence emerged of abuses at one of its detention centers in Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Australian film Canopy tries to convey terror of war through a soundscape

Director Aaron Wilson with actors Khan Chittenden and Tzu-yi Mo . Never mind a minute's silence to remember Australia's fallen.

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CNN

The latest in the search

An autonomous underwater vehicle is brought back aboard the Australian ship Ocean Shield after a search mission for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean on Saturday, April 19. Searchers are combing thousands of square miles of the ocean for signs of Flight 370, which disappeared March 8. A Royal Malaysian Air Force ... (more)

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West Australian

Newcrest confirms new CEO

Newcrest Mining's chief operating officer Sandeep Biswas will take over as the gold producer`s chief executive and managing director from July 4. Mr Biswas, the former chief executive at Rio Tinto-owned Pacific Aluminium, started with Newcrest in January with the expectation that he would succeed current CEO and MD Greg Robinson in the later half ... (more)

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News

The Age

Prince Charles is expected to attend the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli battle.

Gallipoli, Turkey: Australian authorities believe Prince Charles is likely to attend the 100th anniversary Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli in 2015.

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The New Zealand Herald

Readers say Sir Ed coolest

The article previously published by the Herald in January 2009 acknowledged the life and achievements of Sir Edmund Hillary.

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Reuters

Australia's Crown prepares $2 billion Las Vegas casino bid: report

Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd is set to bid for a $2 billion casino complex in Las Vegas, according to media report, underscoring the Melbourne-based casino operator's ambition to expand to more markets.

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WXLO-FM Worcester

Lorde Postpones Australian Tour Due to Illness

Illness has forced Lorde to postpone a tour of Australia that was scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 24. The Australian promoter Frontier Touring issued a statement saying Lorde will return to her native New Zealand for "immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year."

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Witney Gazette

Cleric's 60th anniversary of his ordination Down Under

CHURCHGOERS in Black Bourton, Brize Norton and Carterton are being asked to play a part in celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the ordination of their former vicar.

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The Age

Now Kate strolls into pole position ...

Kate and Prince George enjoy a bit of sun and a stroll at Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, on Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sam Judd: Fabulous food forests

I am going to start by exploring resilience at a community level, then what we can do in the household in my next piece.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, New Zealand, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Liam Dann: Govt's selldown - marks out of 10

The National Government's asset sale programme is complete but the debate about the process just won't go away.

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The New Zealand Herald

Jail burglars after third offence, says Act

More than 2000 families will have returned home from the Easter break to find they had been burgled, and Act says it is the only New Zealand political party offering a serious solution.

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Related Topix: Prison, New Zealand, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Life is sweet - Kiwis in Oz answer critics

Life is just fine for many Kiwis living in Australia who say they have nothing to moan about after crossing the Tasman in search of a better life.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, New Zealand, World News

Sydney Morning Herald

Revealed: asylum seekers attacked

Images obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media reveal the violence unleashed by PNG guards on asylum seekers detained on Manus Island in mid-February.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australians gather in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day

One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.

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West Australian

Mitsui takes on grain big guns

Mitsui will put its investment might into the WA grains industry as the centrepiece of an "aggressive and bold" move to become a major player in Australian agriculture.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNN

Malaysia plane turns back, lands safely

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Military, US Air Force, Malaysia, US Navy

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