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Search for MH370 to enter new phase

In this April 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flies past Australian Defense vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. AP

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 enters a new underwater phase this week almost seven months after the jet went missing, with two specialist ships to join the hunt.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aussie PM warns vs ‘lone wolf’ terror attacks


Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday he was deeply worried about the potential for lone wolf terror attacks, days after an 18-year-old suspected militant was shot dead while attacking police.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Australian laws to criminalize travel to terror hotspots


Tougher counter-terror laws to be introduced to Australia’s parliament Wednesday would make it a crime to travel to places considered terror hotspots, punishable by up to 10 years’ jail.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke


A tipsy goose hunter said Saturday he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-meter-long crocodile in northern Australia after poking the beast in the eye.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Plastic pollution choking Australian waters – study


Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study released Monday said as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »