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Last updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:46:15 PM

Search for missing Indian sailor called off
Sydney, July 29 (IANS) The search for an Indian sailor, who fell overboard from a Liberian-registered oil tanker Sunday off the West Australian coast, has been called off, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:12:12 PM

MH17 investigators fail to reach crash site
Canberra, July 29 (IANS) Australian and Dutch investigators have failed for a third consecutive day to reach the MH17 crash site because of fierce fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday.

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

Search on for missing Indian sailor in Australia
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) A search is under way for an Indian sailor who went missing after he fell overboard from a ship he was working in in Australia, media reported Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:38:03 PM

Australia faces false imprisonment claims by Tamil asylum seekers
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Over 150 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers, who were brought to mainland Australia after nearly a month Sunday, have claimed damages for false imprisonment in the high seas by the country's authorities, a media report said Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:00:04 PM

Australian, Dutch police try reaching MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 28 (IANS) Australian Federal Police (AFP) along with Dutch police Monday would attempt for the second time to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:04:03 PM

Australian children hide internet usage from parents
Canberra, July 28 (IANS) In a survey released Monday, 70 percent of Australian children aged between 8-17, said that their parents did not know about their internet usage.

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:44:10 PM

Australia gives $5 mn for Gaza relief
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) The Australian government is providing five million Australian dollars (4.7 million US dollars) in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:18:03 AM

Traditional Indian medicines seized in Australia
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Australian health authorities raided Indian grocery stores in Sydney, seizing traditional medicines they fear may cause lead poisoning.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 2:48:09 PM

CPL: Tridents stumble to victory as Hawksbills slide continues
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 26 (IANS/CMC) Barbados Tridents managed to complicate a simple run chase before pulling off a one-wicket victory in the last over, to send Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fifth straight defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:44:03 PM

Indians among asylum seekers to be identified
Sydney, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Australian authorities Friday said they will transfer to the mainland 157 asylum seekers detained offshore in an Australian customs ship so that at least the Indians among them can be identified.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:44:03 PM

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