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Austria launches action to seize Hitler’s house

Austria launches action

Vienna: Austria’s government on Friday submitted a law to seize the house where Hitler was born, in a bid to stop the building becoming a neo-Nazi shrine. The large corner house in the quaint northern town of Braunau am Inn near the German border where the Nazi dictator was born in 1889 has been owned by the family of a local ...

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‘Green flashing’ UFO spotted before Egypt Air crash, claim Turkish pilots

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Melbourne : The mystery revolving around the tragic crash of the EgyptAir Flight 804 into the Mediterranean Sea seems to be becoming more complex with two Turkish Airlines pilots claiming that an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) with green lights passed over their plane shortly before the downing of the Egyptian aircraft. Quoting The Sun, news.com.au reports that the pilots, who ...

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First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour

First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour

SYDNEY : Coral bleaching has been detected in Sydney Harbour for the first time, Australian scientists said Tuesday, blaming the damaging phenomenon also found in the Great Barrier Reef on warming sea-surface temperatures. Aerial surveys of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef off Queensland’s coast last month revealed the worst bleaching on record along a 1,000-kilometre (600-mile) stretch of the ...

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Fossilised tooth of gigantic ‘killer’ whale found

Fossilised tooth of gigantic

SYDNEY: A huge, five-million-year-old whale tooth has been discovered on an Australian beach, providing the first evidence of the now extinct killer sperm whale outside the Americas. The 30-centimetre-long (12-inch) fossilised tooth, which is larger than that of a Tyrannosaurus rex, was found by a fossil enthusiast at Beaumaris Bay near Melbourne in February. “After I found the tooth I just ...

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Australia launches new website to attract more Chinese visitors

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Canberra (Australia) : The Australian government has used the fourth day of its “largest ever” trade mission to China to launch a revolutionary new-look website to help attract Chinese visitors to Australia and New Zealand. The website, found at “australia.cn”, aims to capture a greater slice of the Chinese tourism market for Australia, and was launched as part of Australia ...

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