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Last updated: Friday, March 24, 2017 3:40:04 PM

Adele tells Brisbane City Council to 'shut up'
Brisbane, March 6 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning singer Adele has sparked a row with Brisbane City Council, telling them to "shut up with their bloody moaning" over transport issues at one of her Australian concerts.

Monday, March 06, 2017 6:56:04 AM

South Africa retain No.1 ODI spot after thrashing Kiwis in final game
Auckland, March 4 (IANS) South Africa retained their number one spot in the International Cricket COuncil (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings after thrashing New Zealand by six wickets in the fifth and final 50-over game, to clinch the series 3-2, here on Saturday.

Saturday, March 04, 2017 4:46:03 PM

Australia tables law against online child predators
Canberra, March 2 (IANS) Australia has tabled a new law stipulating tougher action against online paedophiles, including prison sentences of up to 10 years for adults who lie about their age to children online, the justice ministry said on Thursday.

Thursday, March 02, 2017 2:30:06 PM

Australian capital swelters through hottest summer
Canberra, March 2 (IANS) Australia's capital city Canberra sweltered though its hottest summer on record, the nation's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) revealed on Thursday.

Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:22:07 AM

Marshall Islands first to ratify greenhouse gas pact
Majuro (Marshall Islands), Feb 28 (IANS) Marshall Islands, a low-lying atoll nation in the Pacific Ocean, on Tuesday became the first country to ratify a 2016 United Nations accord to cut the use of greenhouse gases, saying it will not survive without urgent action to cut emissions globally.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:02:12 PM

Australia detains man for helping IS develop missiles
Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) Australia detained a man accused of helping the Islamic State (IS) terror group to develop missiles, the police said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:22:10 PM

F-35 joint strike fighters make Australian debut
Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) The Lockheed Martin F-35 joint strike fighters (JSFs) have arrived in Australia for the first time, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:36:12 AM

Socceroos coach being hunted by Chinese clubs: reports
Canberra, Feb 27 (IANS) The coach of Australia's national football team is a firm target for at least one cashed-up Chinese Super League (CSL) club, according to reports in the local media.

Monday, February 27, 2017 12:42:07 PM

Taxi drivers bring Melbourne to standstill
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) Australian taxi drivers caused massive traffic chaos on Monday on Melbourne roads for the second time in a month in protest of proposed industry reform, a media report said.

Monday, February 27, 2017 8:38:05 AM

Kiwis women beat Australia in first ODI
Auckland, Feb 26 (IANS) Amy Satterthwaite scored an unbeaten century as the New Zealand women's cricket team defeated the Australian team by five wickets in the opening match of the Rose Bowl Series at the Eden Park Stadium here on Sunday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:10:06 PM

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