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Last updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:56:13 PM

Son of MH17 victims pleads for peace
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) The son of an Australian couple who were killed in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine last week, Friday said that justice will only be served when fighting in the region stops.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:48:03 PM

Best, Shoaib fined over CPL altercation
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:44:04 PM

Australia moves asylum seekers to mainland
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) A group of 157 asylum seekers who were detained on an Australian customs ship for more than a month is being transferred to the mainland, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:12:08 PM

Lampard declines offer to join Villa at Melbourne City FC
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) Ex-Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will not be joining the newly rebranded A-League side Melbourne City following a move to its affiliate club, New York City FC, a spokesman said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 12:34:03 PM

More child abuse cases in Australia: Report
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) The number of cases of child abuse in Australia have increased by 30 percent over a two year period, authorities said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:50:04 AM

Bollywood inspired Indian stalker in Australia
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) An Indian man, facing trial for stalking women in Australia, has told the court his acts were inspired by Bollywood movies.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:52:16 PM

MH17 crash: Australian parents living in 'hell beyond hell'
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) The family of three Australian children killed on board Malaysua Airlines flight MH17 has described how they are living in a "hell beyond hell" as they struggle to deal with their loss.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:48:03 PM

'Google street view' of galaxies a reality
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Australian astronomers have developed a home-grown instrument based on bundles of optical fibres that gives the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:36:07 PM

Superb Smith's century takes Tridents to victory
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 24 (IANS/CMC) A century by Dwayne Smith fired Barbados Tridents to their second win of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), with a convincing 29-run triumph over St Lucia Zouks in their first home match.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:48:03 AM

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

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