Language guidelines that advise students to describe British explorer James Cook's arrival in Sydney as an "invasion" rather than a "settlement" were defended by an Australian university.
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02 september 2015, 18:12Don't forget disclaimer after Borat reference, especially when facing Golovkin
20 august 2015, 19:44'Shooting corrupt officials' in Kazakhstan proves controversial
08 july 2015, 16:29Two men in Kazakhstan walk lions in broad daylight
01 july 2015, 17:23Nazarbayev and Renzi stuck in elevator at Business Forum in Milan
08 april 2015, 10:41Mysterious black ring in sky above Kazakh village
15 january 2015, 01:59No ID cards for Kazakhstanis with tattoos and piercings
07 january 2015, 19:04Laughing gas goes on sale in Ust-Kamenogorsk in eastern Kazakhstan
04 january 2015, 12:53Car turns in block of ice in Astana: Prank or accident?
17 december 2014, 16:12Astana Pro Team newcomer's eccentric 'rite of passage'
22 november 2014, 17:36Giants inhabited pre-historic Kazakhstan?
13 october 2014, 14:41Mickey Mouse currency a money spinner for tiny Niue
09 october 2014, 18:41Sex-pasta in Ust-Kamenogorsk: boiled male genitalia
09 october 2014, 14:32Woman survives 17 days lost in Australian rainforest
20 september 2014, 14:28Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
13 september 2014, 12:42'Mowgli' caught on camera in Kazakhstan
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08 september 2014, 13:23'Meteorite' smashes into Nicaraguan capital
01 september 2014, 11:38Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'
30 august 2014, 15:42Chinese water parks with shocking number of people
28 august 2014, 13:04'Swagger' Kazakh-style
26 august 2014, 12:34India doctors remove foetus left inside mother for 36 years
25 august 2014, 16:55Russian poetry and Kazakh music heavyweights in gay smooch
21 august 2014, 12:25'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland doubled: study
21 august 2014, 10:15George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton
12 august 2014, 13:46Chinese zoo unveils world's 'first' surviving panda triplets
11 august 2014, 01:42Take your cow for a drive in Pavlodar
11 august 2014, 01:05Psychologist sends teen to plant bomb dummy in Kazakhstan hospital
09 august 2014, 14:30India stray dogs to be part of security squad
08 august 2014, 15:00India's monkey men keep marauding macaques at bay
06 august 2014, 14:31Brutus the giant crocodile attacks shark in Australia
06 august 2014, 12:59Pregnancy tests with 100% accurate positive results
02 august 2014, 16:14Monument to Kazakhstan's budget?
31 july 2014, 13:45China court hears first gay 'conversion therapy' case
31 july 2014, 10:19Toasts and tears of joy as Germany started WWI
25 july 2014, 11:40Australian mogul Packer gives away $188 million
24 july 2014, 13:45Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager
24 july 2014, 12:51More than 2.2 billion people 'poor or near-poor': UN report
21 july 2014, 14:38Prince George, 'style icon', to celebrate first birthday
21 july 2014, 14:10Philippine sect opens 'world's largest indoor arena'
17 july 2014, 03:26Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China
16 july 2014, 18:47How do fake legs address Almaty's pothole problem?
16 july 2014, 02:51Bizarre glow over Kyzylorda explained
14 july 2014, 13:28Clashes in Paris as thousands march against Israel offensive
12 july 2014, 10:03New York creates ID card for all, even illegal immigrants
11 july 2014, 10:02News flush: Japanese toilet exhibition making a splash
10 july 2014, 23:31One million strike in Britain over pay and cuts: unions
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