Articles Tagged with australia

Russia: Poised For War Or Bully Posturing?

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Amid increased tensions over Ukraine and nuclear arms treaties, the recent posturing by Russian military and political leaders has many concerned about the possibility of escalated conflicts or all out war. As reported by the Inquisitr, Russia’s political contingent recently showed up for the G20 summit in Australia accompanied by a flotilla of warships. Russian… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Australia Intel Proves Russia Shot Down MH17, Abbott Tells Putin

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Australia became the latest country to accuse Russia of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, when on Tuesday, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott revealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that Australian intelligence information points the finger directly at his country. Abbott confronted Putin directly with the revelation at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit conference… Read more »

Unlikely Love Story: Woman Falls For Sperm Donor

Aminah Hart

This Australian couple did everything backwards. Aminah Hart had Scott Andersen’s daughter before they even had their first kiss — or even met! After losing her two boys to a rare, genetic disorder, Aminah decided to try in vitro fertilization, or IVF, using sperm from a donor. The procedure worked, and Aminah gave birth to… Read more »

ISIS Supporters Shoot Australian Religious Leader Rasoul al-Musawi In The Face

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ISIS supporters in Australia shot Shiite Muslim religious leader Rasoul al-Musawi in the face outside of his Sydney mosque earlier today. Rasoul al-Musawi, 47, was shot by Islamic State militants while locking up his Greenacre mosque after an evening spent observing the Muharram, a Shiite holiday. The holiday is a 10-day commemoration that is reportedly… Read more »

‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ Deemed Racist

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“Baa Baa Black Sheep” has been deemed racist, and will no longer be sung at some child care centers in Australia. The classic nursery rhyme was penned in the early 1700s, and has been a preschool staple around the world. Some child care centers in Melbourne changed the phrases in “Baa Baa Black Sheep” because… Read more »

Calum Hood Posts A Hilarious Story He Wrote At 6 Years Old

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Calum Hood, the bassist from the Australian rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, has been making the news lately for all kinds of bizarre reasons, including an embarrassing nude photo scandal and the good-natured response from his band mates. Something else from Calum Hood’s personal life has been released this week, but it’s a lot… Read more »

White Shark Attack: Surfer Loses Arm, Both Hands

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An Australian man suffered horrific injuries when he was attacked by a great white shark off Esperance, losing parts of both his arms and suffering a wound to his leg. 23-year-old Sean Pollard, an avid surfer, lost both of his hands during the attack, with one arm severed at the elbow and the other at… Read more »

Giant Great White Shark Spotted Stalking Surfers Off Australian Coast

A giant great whtie shark was spotted off australia's coast.

A massive shark was filmed swimming near surfers off Australia’s Central Coast as a drone pilot captured harrowing images of the great white. The photos reveal a giant shark, 50 meters off the shore at Killcare Beach, chasing a school of fish. Disturbingly close to nearby surfers, the great white stalked its prey unbeknownst to… Read more »

Tavurvur Volcano Erupts And The Punishing Shockwave Is Captured [Video]

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As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the Tavurvur Volcano in Papua, New Guinea erupted on August 29th. The eruption scattered lava hundreds of feet into the air as smoke and ash billowed into the sky, according to the Washington Post. The Tavurvur Volcano sits on the Gazelle Peninsula in Papua New Guinea, and this isn’t… Read more »