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Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 12:44:10 PM

Anti-terror law approved to stop Australians fighting overseas
Canberra, Oct 29 (IANS) The upper house of Australian parliament has approved radical changes to the country's security laws to stop Australians fighting in overseas conflicts.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:50:11 PM

Australian Islamic State kingpin dead
Canberra, Oct 29 (IANS) Australian terrorist and Islamic State (IS) kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei is believed to have been killed in Syria, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:44:10 PM

Australia name six pacemen in 13-man squad against South Africa
Canberra, Oct 29 (IANS) Australia look to take advantage of a bouncy Perth pitch nad has named six pacemen in its 13-man squad announced Wednesday for the first two matches of the upcoming One-Day series against South Africa.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:54:08 AM

'Confident West Indies will appear in 2015 World Cup'
Sydney, Oct 29 (IANS/CMC) John Harden, 2015 Cricket World Cup chief executive, has said he is confident that the former champions West Indies will appear at next year's event in Australia and New Zealand.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:02:16 AM

Australian troops conduct G20 security training
Sydney, Oct 29 (IANS) Australian special forces troops have conducted G20 training exercises involving a mock hostage recovery operation in Brisbane Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:04:03 AM

Modi to address Australian parliament Nov 18
Canberra, Oct 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Australian parliament Nov 18 during his visit to the country for G-20 summit.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:06:33 PM

ICC forced to clamp down on chucking: Dave Richardson
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Dave Richardson said Tuesday the game had reached the "straw that broke the camel's back" with suspect bowling actions, forcing the governing body to launch its controversial crackdown on chucking.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:22:11 PM

Australia to run 24-hour court for G20 protesters
Canberra, Oct 28 (IANS) Australian city of Brisbane will operate a 24-hour, week-long G20 court to deal with expected mass arrests during the summit in November.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:38:04 AM

Plan to protect Great Barrier Reef inadequate: Scientists
Canberra, Oct 28 (IANS) Scientists have criticised the Australian government's multi-million dollar Great Barrier Reef protection plan, claiming it ignores the threat of climate change.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:16:16 AM

Australia to stop visa requests from Ebola-affected countries
Sydney, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) The Australian government has stopped visa requests from Ebola-affected countries to help prevent its outbreak in the country, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison told Parliament Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:08:03 PM

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