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Last updated: Monday, April 27, 2015 3:32:17 PM

Clean-up begins around Sydney as super storm weakens
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Australian authorities on Thursday began a massive clean-up operation in Sydney and surrounding regions after it was hit by a three-day super storm.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 1:28:03 PM

Malaria can be detected with a breath test: Scientists
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Australian scientists have discovered that the chemical make-up of malaria patients' breath has distinctive properties, making diagnosis by breath analysis a possibility, medical officials reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:32:18 PM

Microsoft picks Sydney for first flagship store
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Technology giant Microsoft has picked Sydney as the home of its first flagship retail store outside the US, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:38:03 PM

Muslim couple abused on Sydney train to press charges
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) A Muslim couple from Brisbane who were racially abused on a Sydney train last week, on Tuesday said that they intend to press charges against the abuser.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:14:03 PM

Cure for hepatitis B could be in the offing
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) A combination therapy of an antiviral drug and an anti-cancer drug has been found 100 percent successful in eliminating the hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections in pre-clinical models, Australian scientists have said.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:22:15 AM

Three killed as severe storms hit Australia
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 200,000 homes have been left without power in Sydney and across the New South Wales (NSW) after severe storms hit the Australian state on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:02:12 AM

Australian farmer discovers ancient sea monster fossil
Brisbane, April 21 (IANS) An Australian farmer has found the remains of a 100 million-year-old dinosaur on his property in Queensland state, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 9:48:02 AM

Australia announces intelligence sharing deal with Iran
Canberra, April 20 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Monday announced an intelligence sharing deal with Iran on the Australians fighting with the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq.

Monday, April 20, 2015 10:28:03 AM

Australian state to trial medicinal cannabis
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) The Australian state of Queensland will launch its medicinal cannabis trial with the help of other state governments, Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced on Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2015 7:24:03 AM

Former New Zealand cricketer Sinclair sparks manhunt
Napier, April 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Mathew Sinclair sparked a manhunt when he was found missing after a domestic incident.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 5:26:11 PM

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