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Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reaffirmed "the strong and historic alliance between Washington and Australia" while visiting Sydney.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:50:07 AM

USS Carl Vinson to arrive in Sea of Japan by April end
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence said here on Saturday that an aircraft carrier strike group led by USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan by the end of April, a media report said.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:26:03 AM

Australia plans 'terror lockdown' on Anzac Day
Canberra, April 22 (IANS) Australian authorities are preparing to put major cities on 'terror lockdown' for the country's national day of remembrance, a media report said on Saturday.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:08:04 AM

Pence flies to Australia to discuss security, trade
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence was due to arrive in Australia on Friday evening for the last leg of his Asia-Pacific tour, with regional security, the fight against terror, and trade set to dominate talks.

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:28:04 PM

Fresh evidence reiterates MH370's likely location
Canberra, April 21 (IANS) Fresh evidence confirms that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is most likely located to the north of of the actual search zone, Australian scientists said on Friday.

Friday, April 21, 2017 11:36:04 AM

Australia's Farrel quits ODIs ahead of women's World Cup
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Ahead of the women's cricket World Cup in June, Australia fast bowler Rene Farrell on Thursday announced her retirement from One-day Internationals (ODI).

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:34:03 PM

Sydney train stations at risk of overcrowding
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) A report from Australia's New South Wales state on Thursday indicated a number of Sydney train stations will be at risk of overcrowding to the point of being dangerous.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:18:03 PM

Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process
Canberra, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced major changes to citizenship laws, making it tougher for foreign nationals to become Australian citizens.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:00:04 PM

Tennis Australia launches new programme to boost youth participation
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Tennis Australia has launched a new programme aimed at re-invigorating interest in the sport in which the country used to be No.1 in the world, with Aussie young guns Daria Gavrilova and Thanasi Kokkinakis to champion the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Match Play.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:08:04 PM

Australia mulls shark cull after new attack
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) The Australian government has not ruled out a shark cull in response to another surfer's death off the coast of Western Australia, the Environment Minister said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:00:08 PM

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