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Last updated: Friday, March 23, 2018 8:50:03 PM

Australian TV interview with New Zealand PM deemed 'creepy'
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) An Australia TV interview with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in which she was called "attractive" has been widely criticised as "creepy" and inappropriate, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, February 26, 2018 11:14:04 AM

Ex-journalist elected Australia's new Deputy PM
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) Michael McCormack, a former regional newspaper editor, was elected as Australia's new Deputy Prime Minister on Monday.

Monday, February 26, 2018 9:18:04 AM

7.5-magnitude quake rocks Papua New Guinea
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale hit Southern Highlands Province in Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Monday. However, no casualty was reported.

Monday, February 26, 2018 7:30:04 AM

Woman attacked by shark at Sydney beach
Canberra, Feb 24 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was mauled by a great white shark during a leisurely swim on a Sydney beach.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 4:46:07 PM

Australia to offer free flu vaccinations to toddlers
Canberra, Feb 24 (IANS) Toddlers in the Australian state of Victoria will be offered free influenza vaccinations following a severe 2017 flu season.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 12:16:04 PM

KKR's Aussie batsman Lynn will not need surgery
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) can breathe easy after their star player Chris Lynn was told he does not need surgery following the latest shoulder injury the big-hitting batsman suffered in Australia's T20 tri-series final in New Zealand.

Friday, February 23, 2018 6:42:05 PM

Australia captain Knowles to quit international hockey after CWG
Brisbane, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's talismanic captain Mark Knowles on Friday announced that he will retire from international hockey after the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in April.

Friday, February 23, 2018 3:44:06 PM

Australian Deputy PM resigns amid sexual harassment claim
Canberra, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced his resignation on Friday following an allegation of sexual harassment.

Friday, February 23, 2018 10:42:04 AM

Globally 1.8 mn young adults developed TB in 2012: Study
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) A whopping 1.8 million young adults between 10 and 24 years of age are estimated to have developed tuberculosis in 2012, with those aged 20 to 24 years at the greatest risk of developing infectious tuberculosis, according to a research.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:20:04 PM

China no threat to Australia: Turnbull
Canberra, Feb 22 (IANS) China is not a threat to Australia because it lacks "any hostile intent", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said here on Thursday as he embarked on his US visit.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 3:56:04 PM

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