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Japan and Australia have clashed over the issue of whaling as the Asian nation tries to gather support for its whaling hunt to resume next year.
Transmission rates of the sexually transmitted disease syphilis has reached its highest level ever recorded in Australia.
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The seven young Iranians filmed dancing in Tehran have been given a suspended sentence of 91 lashes each and prison time.

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Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop announced that the game will embark on a National Plan for the Whole of Football.
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Tony Abbot arrived in the Northern Territory for a week long stay where he will meet with local employers, their workers and visit remote communities ahead of his election commitment to Indigenous Australians of north east Arnhem land.
Campaigns for and against Scottish independence are entering its final stages. The referendum could end the three centuries old union between Scotland and England, creating Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia.
More than 1,000 protesters have paraded through Hong Kong against a recent decision by Beijing that crushed the city's hopes for full democracy.
Commemorations in PNG and Australia will mark the 100th anniversary of engagement on 11 September 1914 and the soldiers who fought and were the first to die for their country in the First World War.
A much anticipated Apple product launch has included iPhones with large screens, a smartwatch and a new mobile wallet.
Dame Marie Bashir was honoured for her 13 years of service as Governer of New South Wales. She was escorted by a full military honour guard for the official opening of the second session of the 55th parliament. The parade was also used to farewell the Governor who will be replaced by Defence force chief General David Hurley.

Marin Cilic wins US Open

Marin Cilic clinched his first Grand Slam title Monday against Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory in the 2014 US Open final.
Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan.