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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:48:03 PM

Australia failed to make India take back asylum seekers
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) The Australia government failed to make India take 157 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers while they were being held on high seas, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:46:17 PM

Teenagers active in evenings more prone to insomnia
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Have you witnessed your teenage son getting more active in the evenings compared to rest of the day? He may be prone to develop insomnia in addition to depression and anxiety.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:22:18 PM

Alcohol kills 15 Australians everyday
Canberra, July 31 (IANS) Alcohol causes 15 deaths and hospitalises 430 Australians every day with the numbers rapidly increasing over the past decade, a new study released Thursday said.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:46:08 PM

Australian PM confident of recovering MH17 victims' remains
Canberra, July 31 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday said that he was confident about recovering the remains of MH17 victims despite constant blockade of the Australian-Dutch police mission to access the crash site.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:14:03 AM

Family seeks help for Indian missing in Australia
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) The family of an Indian delivery van driver, who has been missing in Australia for the last three months, has publicly appealed for help here.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:24:04 PM

Australia issues arrest warrant against two terrorists
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday against two alleged terrorists in Australia who boasted of beheading "infidels" in Iraq and posted gruesome images of severed heads on Twitter.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:04:03 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

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