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Australian children hide internet usage from parents
Canberra, July 28 (IANS) In a survey released Monday, 70 percent of Australian children aged between 8-17, said that their parents did not know about their internet usage.

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:44:10 PM

Australia gives $5 mn for Gaza relief
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) The Australian government is providing five million Australian dollars (4.7 million US dollars) in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:18:03 AM

Traditional Indian medicines seized in Australia
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Australian health authorities raided Indian grocery stores in Sydney, seizing traditional medicines they fear may cause lead poisoning.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 2:48:09 PM

CPL: Tridents stumble to victory as Hawksbills slide continues
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 26 (IANS/CMC) Barbados Tridents managed to complicate a simple run chase before pulling off a one-wicket victory in the last over, to send Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fifth straight defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:44:03 PM

Indians among asylum seekers to be identified
Sydney, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Australian authorities Friday said they will transfer to the mainland 157 asylum seekers detained offshore in an Australian customs ship so that at least the Indians among them can be identified.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:44:03 PM

Australia sends military, police to MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) Australian military personnel along with armed police will be deployed to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 2:24:03 PM

Son of MH17 victims pleads for peace
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) The son of an Australian couple who were killed in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine last week, Friday said that justice will only be served when fighting in the region stops.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:48:03 PM

Best, Shoaib fined over CPL altercation
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:44:04 PM

Australia moves asylum seekers to mainland
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) A group of 157 asylum seekers who were detained on an Australian customs ship for more than a month is being transferred to the mainland, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:12:08 PM

Lampard declines offer to join Villa at Melbourne City FC
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) Ex-Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will not be joining the newly rebranded A-League side Melbourne City following a move to its affiliate club, New York City FC, a spokesman said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 12:34:03 PM

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