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Australia: Island country in the southern hemisphere
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

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Bushfires threaten Australia's Fraser Island [Video]

Bushfires threaten Australia's Fraser Island

Australian fire crews are battling massive bushfires on Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island, which have been burning for six weeks on Wednesday (December 2), forcing tourists to flee the..

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'It's the mindset which you need to adjust': Shreyas Iyer ahead of last ODI [Video]

'It's the mindset which you need to adjust': Shreyas Iyer ahead of last ODI

Addressing a pre-match press conference in Australia's Canberra on December 01, batsman of Indian Cricket Team, Shreyas Iyer spoke ahead of third ODI. Iyer said, "It is just the mindset which you need..

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Santas ditch sleighs for jet skis in Australia [Video]

Santas ditch sleighs for jet skis in Australia

An estimated 150 people dressed as Santa Claus took to the waters on jetskis along Australia's iconic Gold Coast to raise money for children in residential care.

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War crimes tweet further sours China-Australia relations [Video]

War crimes tweet further sours China-Australia relations

The tweet sparked outrage from Australia PM Scott Morrison, who called on Twitter to remove it from its platform. View on euronews

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Watch: Indian supporter proposes girl during India Vs Australia 2nd ODI [Video]

Watch: Indian supporter proposes girl during India Vs Australia 2nd ODI

While Australia and India were fighting the on-field battle in the second ODI, there was a man who succeeded to find his life partner in the stands at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. A man wearing an..

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Tasmanian families reunite after months apart [Video]

Tasmanian families reunite after months apart

Residents from Australia's second-largest state of Victoria, once the country's COVID-19 hotspot, were allowed to re-enter Tasmania on Friday (November 27), reuniting families who had been apart for..

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Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report [Video]

Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a recently freed British-Australian prisoner in Iran, had been detained after authorities there found her partner was an Israeli citizen. Gloria Tso reports.

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'Sadhus' look after cows of different breeds at Ayodhya's Gopal Gaushala [Video]

'Sadhus' look after cows of different breeds at Ayodhya's Gopal Gaushala

'Sadhus' at Gopal Gaushala look after around 300 cows living at the cow-shelter. There are around 150 'desi' breed of cows at Gopal Gaushala. Some cows are from Britain, US, Australia and other..

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Delta Goodrem releases Christmas album [Video]

Delta Goodrem releases Christmas album

Not seeing her family has been the hardest part of 2020 for Australian singer-songwriter Delta Goodrem who revealed her health battle this year and has been busy recording a Christmas album.

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Ind vs Aus: 'Rohit Sharma will be further assessed on December 11,' says Kohli [Video]

Ind vs Aus: 'Rohit Sharma will be further assessed on December 11,' says Kohli

On opening batsman Rohit Sharma's current status regarding his injury, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on November 26 said that his status will be further assessed on December 11. "Well, before..

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Rohit, Ishant's comeback in Australia series uncertain: Virat Kohli [Video]

Rohit, Ishant's comeback in Australia series uncertain: Virat Kohli

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on November 26 said that there is uncertainty about whether Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma would be able to make it to Australia series owing to their injuries...

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Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters [Video]

Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters

[NFA] A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran following more than two years of..

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Australian leader 'thrilled' at Iran's release of academic after 2 years in jail [Video]

Australian leader 'thrilled' at Iran's release of academic after 2 years in jail

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Australia ready for threat from Indian captain Kohli [Video]

Australia ready for threat from Indian captain Kohli

Finch says the middle order batsman is best ODI player of all time, but Aussies will go after him rather than seek to contain

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Double rainbow stretches over Australian beach [Video]

Double rainbow stretches over Australian beach

Eyewitness video captured a double rainbow in Australia on Monday.

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'Nobody can fill place of MS Dhoni', says KL Rahul [Video]

'Nobody can fill place of MS Dhoni', says KL Rahul

Indian batsman wicket-keeper KL Rahul ahead of 1st ODI against Australia said that legendary Indian cricket captain "Mahendra Singh Dhoni's place cannot be filled." MS Dhoni had announced retirement in..

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Girl rescues shark caught between rocks in Australia [Video]

Girl rescues shark caught between rocks in Australia

A draughtboard shark trapped between rocks was rescued by 11-year-old Billie Rea, who helped move it to the sea near Kingston Beach, in Tasmania, Australia.

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Platypus' drying habitat makes them 'vulnerable' [Video]

Platypus' drying habitat makes them 'vulnerable'

Australian scientists pushed on Monday to list the platypus as a vulnerable species after a report showed the habitat of the semi-aquatic native mammal had shrunk more than a fifth in the last 30..

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