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Last updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 2:24:03 PM

Australian PM fears MH17 bodies will never return
Canberra, July 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday said that the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was still not secure and feared that the bodies of some Australian victims will never return.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:50:06 PM

Study reports worldwide drop in HIV cases
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The number of people with HIV has dropped by 18.7 percent since 2012, according to a report made public at the 20th International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:26:17 PM

Condom that neutralises HIV virus gets clearance
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Australian authorities have approved a condom developed in the country which contains a substance that destroys AIDS-causing HIV and other sexually transmitted viruses almost entirely, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:08:13 PM

Daily probiotics may regulate blood pressure
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Probiotics found in yogurt, fermented and sour milk, cheese and dietary supplements not only improve the functioning of your gut but can also help lower high blood pressure.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:24:04 PM

Australia sends plane to bring back MH17 victims
Canberra, July 22 (IANS) Australia Tuesday sent a C-17 military plane to the Netherlands to bring back the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine last Thursday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:22:06 PM

Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash
Tasmania (Australia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:46:08 AM

Cancer therapy cures two Australian patients of HIV
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) In a piece of good news after the sad announcement a few days ago about HIV virus rebounding in the "Mississippi Baby", scientists have uncovered two new cases of HIV patients in whom the virus has become undetectable.

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:12:05 PM

We are not targeting Adanis: Greenpeace Australia
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Even as Greenpeace Australia denies charges of targeting an Indian energy major led by Gautam Adani for reasons other than environment safety, the Adanis say green activists are hampering India's progress and job creation in Australia.

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:04:03 PM

Premier League clubs target Australian star Cahill
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Australian midfielder Tim Cahill is in line for a surprise move back to the English Premier League only two years after leaving Everton.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:10:05 PM

Iraq suicide bomber was Australian teenager
Canberra, July 21 (IANS) A suicide bomber, who attacked Iraq's capital city of Baghdad last week, was identified as an 18-year-old Australian, authorities said Monday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:12:23 AM

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