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Last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:16:19 AM

Surfer Fanning's brush with shark 'terrifying': Aussie PM
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has reflected the horror felt by many of his compatriots who woke up on Monday to terrifying vision of local surfer Mick Fanning being attacked by a shark while competing in a tournament in South Africa.

Monday, July 20, 2015 5:24:04 PM

Refugee vessel spotted off Australian coast
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) A refugee boat carrying an unknown number of asylum seekers was spotted off the north-west Australian coast on Monday, media reports said.

Monday, July 20, 2015 10:12:12 AM

Hewitt wins it for Australia in Davis Cup quarters
Darwin, July 19 (IANS) Veteran tennis player Lleyton Hewitt led Australia to a 3-2 victory over Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarter-finals here on Sunday, winning the deciding rubber over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 7-6 (7-2), 6-2, 6-3.

Sunday, July 19, 2015 9:14:04 PM

Haddin not linked to explosive device: Police
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Sydney police confirmed on Saturday an explosive device was recovered from outside the house of Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin but say it was possibly discarded at random and not directly linked to the cricketer or his family.

Saturday, July 18, 2015 2:44:03 PM

MH17 crash: One year after
Canberra/The Hague/Kiev, July 17 (IANS) Memorial services were held in Australia, Malaysia, The Netherlands and Ukraine on Friday to mark the first anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 allegedly by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, media reports said.

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:30:06 PM

Ex-Australian deputy PM launches 'boutique' beer
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Former Australian deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese launched his Albo Corn Ale beer here on Friday which will be available in bottles and in selected hotels.

Friday, July 17, 2015 1:36:13 PM

Indian spice to be tested for diabetes prevention
Sydney July 17 (IANS) Australian researchers are all set for a clinical study on combining an Indian spice with an omega-3 fat they believe may delay or prevent the onset of Type-2 diabetes.

Friday, July 17, 2015 1:28:03 PM

New footage emerges of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight
Canberra, July 17 (IANS) New footage emerged on Friday reportedly showing pro-Russian rebels at the site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash last year in eastern Ukraine after they realised they had shot down a commercial airliner.

Friday, July 17, 2015 12:48:03 PM

New footage of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight emerges
Canberra, July 17 (IANS) A new footage emerged on Friday reportedly showing pro-Russian rebels at the scene of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash last year in eastern Ukraine after they realised they had shot down a commercial airliner.

Friday, July 17, 2015 10:06:13 AM

Australia suspend Faulkner on behavioural grounds
Sydney, July 14 (IANS) Australian all-rounder James Faulkner was suspended on Tuesday following Cricket Australia (CA) 'Code of Behaviour' process.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 7:00:03 PM

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