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Eight Australian children of IS fighters to be repatriated from Syria

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Eight Australian children whose parents and grandparents joined Islamic State have been removed from Syria ahead of their repatriation to Australia. The government has not identified the group, but media reports say it includes three children of Sydney-born Khaled Sharrouf: Zaynab, 18; Hoda, 16; and Humzeh, eight. Zaynab reportedly married her father’s friend – a Read More

Qantas orders 10 A321XLRs, converts 26 more to model from prior order

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it would order 10 Airbus SE A321XLR jets and convert another 26 from a prior order to the new long-range model. FILE PHOTO: A passenger walks with their luggage as they approach a Qantas Airways check-in counter at Sydney International Airport in Australia, October 25, Read More

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia’s worst oil spill. The class action represents more than 15,000 seaweed farmers who claim to have lost their Read More

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes Kermadec Islands in South Pacific: warning center

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday in the Kermadec Islands region of the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. There was no tsunami threat to Hawaii based on the available data, the center said in a statement on its website. New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Read More

India’s Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project. “The construction period for the mine and rail project is two years. You Read More

India’s Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management. Indian billionaire Gautam Adani speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in Read More

Flying taxis are set to buzz through the skies of Melbourne, Australia

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Ridesharing giant Uber plans to start trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it is working to create “first world’s aerial rideshare network.” One of the most populous cities in Australia is set to become the first international market Read More

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international trade frictions and fears of a world recession. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information on the first day of Read More

Analysis: Australia unlikely to build new oil refineries despite heavy import dependence

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Highlights Building large new oil refineries uneconomical in Australia: interim report To continue relying on Asian refining hubs for refined product supply To meet IEA’s 90-day crude stockpiling requirements by 2026 Brisbane — The building of new, large oil refineries in Australia is likely to remain uneconomical due to stiff competition from Asian refining hubs Read More

‘This is about men’s behavior’: Cop speaks out after spate of women murdered in Australia

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A senior police officer in Australia has said that violence against women “is absolutely about men’s behavior” after dog-walkers discovered a woman’s body in Melbourne. Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius made the comments after the fourth killing of a women in public in Melbourne in less than a year. The officer said he couldn’t Read More