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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

>> Machinery that helped create the Goldfields’ mining and pastoral industry in Australia will be on display at the Western Australian Museum in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. The exhibition, which will begin mid-November, includes early mining drills and timber cutting machinery.

>> A human rights group has released satellite images of what appears to be the destruction of a coastal Burmese district riven by ethnic unrest. Human Rights Watch says the images show that more than 800 buildings and houseboats were burned to the ground in Kyaukpyu in western Rakhine state. It says the victims were mostly Muslim Rohingyas targeted by non-Muslims.

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