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Australia temperatures rising faster than rest of the world: official report
By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia faced a rise in temperature of potentially more than 5 degrees celsius (41 degrees fahrenheit) by the end of the century, an increase that would outpace global warming worldwide, the country's national science agency said on Tuesday. In its most comprehensive analysis yet of the impacts of climate change, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial ...(1/26/2015 5:47:28 PM)
Australia's knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Monday dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince Philip has a long history of service Down Under.(1/26/2015 6:41:28 AM)
Australia knights Prince Philip, sparking national outrage
By Morag MacKinnon PERTH (Reuters) - Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott has awarded Australia's highest honor to Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, sparking a barrage of criticism across the country on its national day of celebration. Prince Philip was made a Knight of the Order of Australia, awarded as part of the country's honors system announced on Australia Day, with Abbott ...(1/25/2015 11:19:06 PM)
Australia simplifies overseas child adoption
Australia said on Sunday it was simplifying the process of adopting children from overseas, setting up a single body to manage applications while working on new arrangements with the United States, Poland and Vietnam. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said a new "one-stop shop" -- the Intercountry Adoption Support Service -- will have staff advocating on behalf of prospective families and dealing with ...(1/24/2015 10:20:47 PM)
Australia knights Prince Philip, critics pounce: 'He didn't really knight a prince, did he?'
Australia's prime minister on Monday dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince Philip has a long history of service Down Under.(1/26/2015 12:38:57 AM)
Australia wins toss, bowls in tri-series ODI vs. India
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and sent India in to bat Monday in the tri-series limited-overs cricket international against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.(1/25/2015 11:19:28 PM)
Australia's greatest footballer delivers again
Tim Cahill leads the week's heroes after a two-goal effort against China, while Roger Federer makes a rare early exit at the Australian Open(1/25/2015 7:17:15 PM)
Australia beats England by 3 wickets in tri-series ODI
HOBART, Australia (AP) — Stand-in captain Steve Smith made an unbeaten 102 to guide Australia to a tense three-wicket win over England in the tri-series one-day cricket international on Friday, clinching its place in the final.(1/23/2015 6:49:49 AM)
Australia on a budget
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour could cost £150,000. Here's how to do it for far less(1/26/2015 11:09:24 AM)
Australia, China open skies
Perth– Australia and China are allowing more flights with each other, and paving the way for new routes, in an air services pact that  follows a historic  free trade agreement they struck last year. China is Australia's top trading partner and its most valuable tourism market, with almost 800,000 tourists spending some A$5 billion ($4 billion) in the last financial year. The new pact, which ...(1/26/2015 11:59:01 AM)
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