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Wreckage May Be From Endeavour, Ship That Explored World and Charted Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — The Endeavour set off from England in 1768 and traversed a world that sailors’ maps had yet to document. The ship bounded through the Pacific Ocean, scraping up against the Great Barrier Reef and stopping in [...]
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Australia Plans to Deny Chelsea Manning an Entry Visa, Citing ‘Criminal Record’

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian government said on Wednesday that it would not grant a visa to Chelsea Manning, a former American soldier sentenced to prison for sharing classified government documents, because she failed a character [...]
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US leaker Chelsea Manning to be barred from Australia

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Convicted classified document leaker Chelsea Manning will not be allowed to enter Australia for a speaking tour scheduled to start Sunday, her tour organizer said on Thursday. Think Inc. said it had received [...]
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Australia Sends Migrants Found in Crocodile-Infested Waters to Detention

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SYDNEY, Australia — For the first time in nearly four years, a group of migrants was caught illegally entering the Australian mainland by sea this week, after surviving a shipwreck and several days in crocodile-infested waters, the [...]
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Mass Shooting in Australia Leaves a Tiny Community in Shock and Grief

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OSMINGTON, Australia — On the road to the property where seven people from the same family were killed on Friday in Australia’s worst mass shooting in decades, a small makeshift sign says, “Church open for prayer.” In a community [...]
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In Australia, Woman’s Story Sets Off Debate on Sexual Consent

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Ms. Mullins told the news program she was on “autopilot,” wanting to get away. She said she thought, “Just do what he says, and then you can go.” She added: “I just kind of froze, you know. I was just trying to, like — and [...]
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Australia Pledges Millions of Dollars in Bid to Rescue Great Barrier Reef

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This month, scientists declared that much of the damage was irreversible, and said the only solution was a global one: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the use of fossil fuels, and get climate change under control. “Science is well [...]
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South Africa Says Australia Retracted Claim of ‘Persecuted’ White Farmers

6 months ago | 0 comment
Last year, the Australian government paid $ 53 million in damages to migrants who said they suffered abuse in the camps. Mr. Dutton, who controls immigration policy, has been a staunch defender of offshore detention and has argued that [...]
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150 Whales Beached in Australia, as Rescuers Fight to Save Them

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HONG KONG — More than 150 whales became stranded on a Western Australia beach, wildlife officials said Friday, as poor weather and the threat of frenzied sharks prevented rescuers from saving scores of them. The short-finned pilot whales [...]
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Devastating Australia Bush Fire Destroys Scores of Homes

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Crews assessing the fire’s effects in the Tathra area found at least 69 homes destroyed and dozens more damaged, he said. Work crews were trying to get affected services like water, sewage and telecommunications up and running again, [...]