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Last updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:26:20 AM

Floods claim seven lives in Solomon Islands
Honiara, April 5 (IANS) At least seven people have been killed and 30 remain missing in the floods triggered by torrential rains in the Solomon Islands, The New Zealand Herald reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2014 2:20:05 AM

Mark Binskin to be Australia's next defence chief
Canberra, April 4 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Friday that Air Marshal Mark Binskin, currently the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) vice-chief, will be the next chief of the defence, when General David Hurley steps down July 4.

Friday, April 04, 2014 7:30:04 AM

Love health diet? Get ready to empty pockets
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) The key to a healthy life is indeed a good diet but it does cost you a hefty price as your health cost may go up as you stay fit and healthy.

Thursday, April 03, 2014 2:44:05 PM

Fiji launches constitution in Braille
Suva, April 3 (IANS) Fiji Thursday launched its constitution in Braille. This will enable visually impaired people to read and understand the content of the Fiji's 2013 Constitution, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said.

Thursday, April 03, 2014 1:30:09 PM

Search for lost jet to be long drawn: Australia (Roundup)
Canberra/Perth/Kuala Lumpur, April 1 (IANS) The search for the "lost" Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 remained inconclusive Tuesday even as the chief of Australia's newly formed Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC) said that the search for the missing jet could drag on for a long time.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 8:02:03 PM

Australian jailed for racial attack on Indians
Sydney, April 1 (IANS) A court in Australia has sentenced a man to three years in jail for racially motivated attacks on two Indian nationals.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 7:14:04 PM

Tuesday's search for missing Malaysian plane resumes: JACC
Sydney, April 1 (IANS) A total of 10 planes and nine ships will assist in Tuesday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC) announced.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 6:46:28 AM

'Chances of finding black boxes from Malaysian jet slim'
Sydney, March 31 (IANS/EFE) Chances of finding the black boxes containing data that would presumably clear up the mystery of flight MH370 are dropping with every passing day, US military officers said Sunday.

Monday, March 31, 2014 7:34:03 AM

Lost jet search remains futile but continues
Canberra, March 30 (IANS) The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 1,850 km west of Perth concluded Sunday with no headway as ships retrieved objects that could not be related to the aircraft, Australian authorities said.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 9:18:03 PM

Indian-origin women, girl hit by car, hurt
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) Four people of Indian-origin sustained injuries after being hit by a rashly-driven car in Australia Saturday.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:12:03 PM

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