Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Australian combat jets were pulled out of a potential strike on a moving Islamic State (IS) target in Iraq because of concerns that civilians could be killed, the defence ministry said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 11:14:04 AM
Canberra, Oct 8 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday expressed "frustration and anger" at "preachers of hate" who come to Australia to incidte hostility, saying he will move to ban them.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 8:22:04 AM
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 7 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan was selected by Trinidad and Tobago to play for them from the draft for the inaugural West Indies Professional Cricket League, the newly revised first class championship which bowls off Nov 14.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 6:20:04 PM
Canberra, Oct 7 (IANS) Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott Tuesday ruled out introducing new taxes to pay for the fight against the Islamic State(IS), even though the cost of the operations is likely to be as much as $40 million per month.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 6:16:15 AM
Suva, Oct 6 (IANS) Fiji, home to a large ethnic Indian population, held the first sitting of its newly-elected parliament Monday, media reported.
Monday, October 06, 2014 3:10:04 PM
Canberra, Oct 6 (IANS) The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) Monday announced that the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished March 8, has resumed.
Monday, October 06, 2014 1:36:14 PM
Cleveland (Ohio), Oct 6 (IANS) LeBron James made his first Cleveland Cavaliers appearance since 2010 as the NBA franchise beat Maccabi Tel Aviv 107-80 in an international friendly basketball game.
Monday, October 06, 2014 1:34:23 PM
Canberra, Oct 6 (IANS) A first National Rugby League (NRL) premiership victory in 43 years left many South Sydney Rabbitohs supporters feeling highly emotional - and none more so than Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe.
Monday, October 06, 2014 11:58:03 AM
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) India's Amee Kamani went down fighting to local challenger Jessica Woods in six frames in the final of the Australian Open women's snooker tournament here Sunday.
Sunday, October 05, 2014 5:28:04 PM
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Vidya Pillai and Amee Kamani advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Open women's snooker tournament here Saturday along with two local challengers Jennifer Budd and Jessica Woods.
Saturday, October 04, 2014 6:20:04 PM
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