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Plastic pollution choking Australian waters – study

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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 »

Australia commits 600 troops, planes to anti-IS campaign

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday Australia would deploy 600 troops to the United Arab Emirates to join the US-led international coalition gearing up for war against Islamic State jihadists.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Australia elevates terrorism threat level

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The Australian government on Friday elevated its terrorism threat level to the second-highest warning in response to the domestic threat posed by Islamic State movement supporters.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police leave explosives in suitcase at Australia airport

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Australian police apologized Thursday after a suitcase with plastic explosives inside used for sniffer dog training was left at Sydney airport and only found four weeks later by a passenger.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Spy chief says Australia may raise terror threat

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Australia may elevate its terrorism threat to the second highest level within days because of the growing danger posed by Islamic State group supporters, the national domestic spy chief said.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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