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Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:10:03 AM

Canadian anti-IS fighter detained in Australia
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A Canadian national who allegedly fought against the Islamic State (IS) terror group alongside Kurdish forces has reportedly been detained while trying to enter Australia on Wednesday and will be deported, the media reported.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 2:40:03 PM

Aussie grandparents want payment to care for grandchildren
Canberra, Feb 3 (IANS) Around 40 percent of Australian grandparents believe they should be reimbursed for looking after their grandchildren, SAID a new survey.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 9:36:03 AM

Two Zika infection cases detected in Australia
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Two cases of Zika virus infection were detected in Australia's News South Wales state, the media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:16:03 PM

Threats against Australian schools dismissed as hoax
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Recent threats made to Australian schools has been dismissed by police as hoax calls from overseas "designed to cause unnecessary disruption", authorities said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 1:36:05 PM

Sammy disappointed by contract snub, but committed to Windies
Bridgetown (Barbados), Feb 2 (IANS) Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has spoken of his disappointment at not being offered a retainer contract by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 1:26:05 PM

Tendulkar's advice helped me develop: Kohli
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India's star run scorer Virat Kohli believes Sachin Tendulkar's advice to him during the early stage of his cricketing career helped him immensely to develop as a player.

Monday, February 01, 2016 4:46:02 PM

Australia, Pacific island countries on alert for Zika virus
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Australia and Pacific island countries are on high alert for the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to severe birth defects, the media reported on Monday.

Monday, February 01, 2016 4:26:04 PM

Australian schools in lockdown for second day
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Nine schools in Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state were in lockdown on Monday for the second day following an anonymous bomb threat.

Monday, February 01, 2016 1:32:03 PM

Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano
Canberra, Feb 1 (IANS) Australian scientists have witnessed the rare eruption of an Antarctic volcano off the coast of the frozen continent.

Monday, February 01, 2016 10:28:03 AM

India win third T20I by 7 wickets, whitewash Australia 3-0 (Roundup)
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) India's top batting order put Shane Watson's unbeaten 86-ball 124 in the shade as they clinched the third and final match of their Twenty20 International (T20I) series by seven wickets to blank Australia 3-0 at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Sunday.

Sunday, January 31, 2016 5:58:03 PM

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