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Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team

By Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:32PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says he is considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola....

Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane

By Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:24PM UTC Comments Off Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane

SYDNEY (AP) — Malaysia's defence minister has expressed confidence Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will eventually be found as a second ship prepares to join the search. The Fugro Discovery is scheduled to arrive in the search area about 1,800 kilometers (1,100) miles west of Australia on Wednesday. The GO Phoenix, a Malaysian ship that has been combing the area since early October, has returned to port in Australia to resupply....

Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 6:51PM UTC Comments Off Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The juxtaposition of a recent surge of graduate employment in science and engineering with funding cuts and decreased support for disciplines such as the arts could leave students pondering why they would risk their futures by studying anything other than science or technology. Countless budding artists, historians and sociologists worldwide have fallen prey to the...

The wrong kind of refugee: Australia exports its problems to Cambodia

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 1:03PM UTC Comments Off The wrong kind of refugee: Australia exports its problems to Cambodia

CAMBODIA and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last Friday to take processed and refugees off Australia’s hands that are currently being held on the remote island of Nauru....

Cambodians protest resettlement deal with Australia

By Fri, Sep 26, 2014 1:08PM UTC Comments Off

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — About 100 people, including Buddhist monks, have protested outside of Australia’s embassy in Cambodia against a deal to be signed later Friday that will see asylum-seekers rejected by Australia resettle in Cambodia. A senior Australian minister says the bilateral agreement will cost the Australian government more than 10 million Australian...

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