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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 10:56:19 AM

Australian PM to attend Indonesian president's swearing-in
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will join other world leaders Monday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of new Indonesian president Joko Widodo in Jakarta.

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:12:14 AM

Mahindra's Oliveira finishes 7th in Australian GP
Phillip Island (Australia), Oct 19 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's Miguel Oliveira finished seventh at the Moto3 Australian Grand Prix in a typically canny ride, starting from 15th on the grid here Sunday.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 4:00:04 PM

Australia's Watson eyes coaching future
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Revealing his passion for coaching, ace Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Sunday said that contrasting experiences under two national coaches - Mickey Arthur and Darren Lehmann - will hold him in good stead for the role in the future.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 3:18:10 PM

Marquez takes MotoGP pole
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez from Spain Saturday took pole position for Sunday's Australian MotoGP in Phillip Island.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:42:08 PM

Players action pre-empted crucial meeting, says WICB
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 18 (IANS/CMC) A high powered team was being sent to India to address the impasse between the West Indies one-day squad and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:42:16 AM

PNG Ebola patients could be flown to Australia
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Ebola patients from Papua New Guinea could be flown to Australia for treatment, Health Minister Peter Dutton said.

Friday, October 17, 2014 3:06:23 PM

14 Australians untraceable after Himalayan blizzard
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Fourteen Australians are still untraceable after they were trapped in an avalanche in Nepal on Tuesday.

Friday, October 17, 2014 3:04:04 PM

CA extends coach Lehmann's contract
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Darren Lehmann's contract as Australia cricket coach was Friday extended by one year following the reversal of fortunes of the national team that regained the No.1 rankings in both Tests and ODIs under the former middle-order batsman.

Friday, October 17, 2014 2:20:05 PM

Australian jets kill IS fighters in airstrikes
Canberra, Oct 17 (IANS) Australian jets have carried out at least two airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants, out of a total of 43 sorties by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), officials said Friday.

Friday, October 17, 2014 1:06:13 PM

Australia urges citizens to leave Iraq
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) As the Islamic State (IS) advances near Baghdad, the Australian government has urged its citizens to flee the Iraqi capital.

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:56:14 AM

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