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Far-right Australian senator slammed for burqa 'stunt'

Added: 17.08.2017 11:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

An Australian senator known for her strong stance against Muslim immigration has been widely condemned for wearing a burqa to Parliament House.


Body builder dies eating high-protein diet

Added: 16.08.2017 4:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder that prevented her body from properly metabolizing her high-protein diet.

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Australia has another reason to dislike New Zealand

Added: 16.08.2017 1:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

Australia now has another reason to hate their closest rival, New Zealand.


Lawmaker likens same-sex marriage to his friendship with cycling buddies

Added: 15.08.2017 1:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

An Australian lawmaker, who's long opposed same-sex marriage, compared it this week to his relationship with his cycling buddies.


'They have nothing to lose. We do': Australia struggles with ISIS threat

Added: 08.08.2017 14:14 | 3 views | 0 comments

For most young Australians, the violence and extremism of Syria feels a world away. But for a tiny minority, ISIS exerts a powerful allure, leading a small but significant number to head to the Middle East to take up arms.


Café charges men 18% extra to highlight pay gap

Added: 08.08.2017 13:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

A café in Melbourne, Australia, is giving its male customers a side of gender equity with their lattes.

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Missing US Marines dead after aircraft found

Added: 08.08.2017 10:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US Marine Corps has identified three Marines who died after a US military aircraft ditched into waters off Australia's east coast on Saturday.

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Australians to vote on legalizing gay marriage

Added: 08.08.2017 10:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Australia could legalize same-sex marriage by as early as the end of this year, after the government announced an attempt to hold a national vote on the issue.


US to China: Set rules on South China Sea

Added: 08.08.2017 6:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US, Australia and Japan have promised to continue "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea and called on Beijing to endorse a legally binding code of conduct over the disputed region.


'They don't care': Refugees shocked by leaked Trump-Turnbull call

Added: 08.08.2017 6:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

In the wake of a leaked phone call in which US President Donald Trump repeatedly called them "bad" and "prisoners," refugees at the center of a controversial deal between the US and Australia say they have lost faith in ever making it to America.


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