Tag Archive for Australia

August 3, 2011

Girl In Mosman, Australia Has Bomb Strapped To Her Neck

An 18-year-old girl in Mosman, Australia has a bomb strapped to her neck. The home is located on Burrawong Ave. Police are on the scene and are treating the bomb as live. The Mosman Daily is also following this story closely. Pray for this young girl’s safety. The Mosman Daily confirms the bomb scare was […]

December 3, 2010

Heroic Efforts Of Qantas Crew Saved A380

Investigators say only the skills of the Qantas flight crew saved the Airbus A380 after an uncontained engine failure. Without their skills, the crippled aircraft would not have made it back.

October 27, 2009

20 Ft. Monster Shark Takes A Bite Out Of Great White

A monstrous 20 ft shark is believed to have taken a bite out of a Great White shark near Brisbane, Australia. Cue the Jaws music!

January 2, 2008

U.S./Israeli Embassies Evacuated In Canberra

The U.S. and Israeli embassies were evacuated today after receiving packages containing what turned out to be a harmless white powder. Read The Full Story At The Sydney Morning Herald.

December 14, 2007

Skippy The Kangaroo Gets Eaten By Shark

Skippy the kangaroo got eaten by a shark while taking a swim at Torquay’s Fishermans Beach. The Geelong Advertiser has put together a fitting tribute to poor Skippy. Watch the video at the Geelong Advertiser: Geelong Advertiser Skippy Tribute

October 3, 2007

Survey Finds Australians Losing Confidence In US

A new study conducted by the U.S. Studies Center at the University of Sydney finds a dramatic loss of confidence in the US among Australians. Full Story At VOA News.

September 10, 2007

Osama Bin Laden Got Within Meters Of President Bush At Hotel

I totally missed this one, but apparently Osama Bin Laden got within meters of the hotel where President Bush stayed during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. It was a gag, but one that raises a LOT of questions:

August 10, 2007

Aussies Repel Taliban Assault

Australian troops successfully repelled an assualt by Taliban forces in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan: SMH—Australian soldiers in Afghanistan have fought off a coordinated attack by Taliban extremists, calling in helicopter gunships and inflicting an unknown number of casualties on attackers. …

June 21, 2007

Aussies Kick Butt And Repel Iranian Navy

Remember how HMS Cornwall stood idly by while the Iranian Navy seized crewmembers? Well get this, before that happened the Iranians tried to nab some Aussies that were in no mood for it: BBC—Iranian naval forces in the Gulf tried to capture an Australian Navy boarding team but were vigorously repelled, the BBC has learned. […]

March 14, 2007

India May Become Fourth Power In Asia-Pacific Security Arrangement

The US and Japan are eager for India to join an Asia-Pacific trilateral security arrangement the Australia is reporting. There are concerns that China would view this new quadrilateral arrangement as a threat. Read the full story at the Australian: The Australian—AUSTRALIA has been approached to dramatically upgrade its three-way security arrangements with Japan and […]