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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent (the world's smallest) the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia to the north-east, and New Zealand to the southeast.

Articles About Australia

MH370 Debris might have washed ashore? Pieces of Wreckage have been spotted in Western Australia shore (Photo: Reuters)
Australia Rules out Link between Debris and Malaysian Plane

By Reuters

Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean. (9:37 am)

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak
Malaysian Airlines Flight 370: Malaysia to Release Preliminary Report Next Week on Missing Jet

By IBTimes AU

In an effort to appease angry relatives of the 150 Chinese passengers of the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Friday that the country would release a preliminary report on the missing jet. (4:55 am)

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Chris Lynn KKR
IPL 2014 Results: Stunning Lynn Catch Gives KKR Thrilling Final-Over Victory over RCB

By IBTimes IN

As if smashing Mutthiah Muralitharan, one of the best bowlers of all-time, for a couple of massive sixes wasn't enough, Chris Lynn pulled off one of the great catches you are ever likely to see to pull the Kolkata Knight Riders to an unbelievabl... (11:47 pm)

Sevilla
Watch Europa League Semifinal First Leg: Sevilla vs Valencia Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Sevilla will look to assert their La Liga dominance they enjoy against Valencia when the two sides meet in the first leg of the Europa League at the Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday. Watch Europa League Semifinal First Leg. (11:14 pm)

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Paul Pogba Juventus
Watch Europa League Semifinal: Benfica vs Juventus Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Watch Europa League semifinal -- Benfica vs Juventus Live Streaming Information. Juve will look to take the two positive steps required to book their place in the final of the Europa League, which will be held at their own stadium in May, when they t... (11:13 pm)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA

New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio
Lorde and Flume’s ‘Tennis Court’ Remix A Hit [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

They said that it’s possible, and now it’s here! The highly awaited Flume and Lorde collaboration has been released, and fans of the Australian DJ and Kiwi songstress responded favourably. (9:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, COURT, INFECTION

Animal rights activists gather to denounce controversial programme to cull sharks off coast of Western Australia. February 1, 2014.
Western Australia Bid For 3-Year Shark Cull Under Scrutiny by Watchdog

By IBTimes AU

Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority will be evaluating the country's plan to extend its shark cull policy for up to three years. (6:11 pm)

Kurt Jay Coleman is Australian Paris Hilton; Celebrity in the Making or Plain Narcissism?

By IBTimes AU

A 17-year old from Queensland who refers to himself as the Australian Paris Hilton gained at least 200k fans and followers in the social media in just few months. The high school dropout sky rocketed from a no-man to a social media 'celebrity' in just a short span of time. (4:01 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Rafael Nadal
Barcelona Open 2014 Live Streaming Information: Where to Watch Rafael Nadal in Action

By IBTimes IN

The king of clay, Rafael Nadal will look to extend his dominance on clay in the third round of Barcelona Open where he'll face Croatian Ivan Dodig. (3:06 pm)

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Australia's ASX outshines Asian indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/24/14

By Comsec

The buying spree continued on the final day of the shortened trading week, with Australian stocks once again closing at their best levels in almost six years. (1:46 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK