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Australian IS doctor says he won't return
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) An Australian doctor, working for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, on Sunday said he anticipated an arrest warrant being issued against him and has no plans to return to the country.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 1:36:12 PM

Australia marks International Yoga Day
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people across Australia on Sunday took part in the first International Yoga Day celebrations.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:38:02 AM

Hundreds mark International Yoga Day in Fiji
Suva, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of people performed yoga across Fiji to mark the International Yoga Day on Sunday.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:36:16 AM

Australian senator's anti-halal crusade evokes hateful response
Canberra, June 20 (IANS) Australian Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi's enquiry into halal food has evoked a flood of hateful submissions.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:14:03 PM

Players support golf day for retired Windies cricketers
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 20 (IANS) Several cricketers are excited as preparations continue for the first West Indies Retired Player Foundation Golf Day, slated for Sunday at the prestigious Sandy Lane Country Club.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 12:28:04 PM

Windies cricketers must improve on the basics: Mark Waugh
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh says beleaguered West Indies must learn the art of improving on their fundamentals if they are to climb to the top of the world Test cricket rankings again.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:30:04 PM

Hunt on for new antibiotics to combat superbugs
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Australian chemists have launched a global search to find antibiotics to combat superbug bacteria that are resistant to current antibiotics.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:30:03 PM

Breastfeeding ban on tattooed Australian mother overturned
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) A woman from Australia's New South Wales state on Friday won a legal battle to breastfeed her 11-month-old baby after a Family Court overturned an injunction that banned her from doing so because she got a tattoo.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:06:18 PM

Australian cop charged for revealing colleagues' brutality
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) A senior police official from Australia's Queensland state was charged on Friday and may lose his job for allegedly releasing video footage of his colleagues brutally bashing a handcuffed man.

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:02:18 PM

Now, look forward to lighter cars
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Mass produced cars are set to become lighter as an Australian company begins development of carbon fibre automotive parts.

Friday, June 19, 2015 2:48:03 PM

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