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Australia sends plane to bring back MH17 victims
Canberra, July 22 (IANS) Australia Tuesday sent a C-17 military plane to the Netherlands to bring back the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine last Thursday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:22:06 PM

Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash
Tasmania (Australia), July 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:46:08 AM

Cancer therapy cures two Australian patients of HIV
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) In a piece of good news after the sad announcement a few days ago about HIV virus rebounding in the "Mississippi Baby", scientists have uncovered two new cases of HIV patients in whom the virus has become undetectable.

Monday, July 21, 2014 4:12:05 PM

We are not targeting Adanis: Greenpeace Australia
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Even as Greenpeace Australia denies charges of targeting an Indian energy major led by Gautam Adani for reasons other than environment safety, the Adanis say green activists are hampering India's progress and job creation in Australia.

Monday, July 21, 2014 3:04:03 PM

Premier League clubs target Australian star Cahill
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Australian midfielder Tim Cahill is in line for a surprise move back to the English Premier League only two years after leaving Everton.

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:10:05 PM

Iraq suicide bomber was Australian teenager
Canberra, July 21 (IANS) A suicide bomber, who attacked Iraq's capital city of Baghdad last week, was identified as an 18-year-old Australian, authorities said Monday.

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:12:23 AM

MH370's search coordinator to lead Australia's MH17 probe
Canberra, July 21 (IANS) A former Australian defence official, who led the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, arrived in Kiev Monday to examine MH17's crash site.

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:28:03 AM

Samson's 81 goes in vain, India A lose by 28 runs
Darwin, July 20 (IANS) A fine 81 by Sanju Samson couldn't prevent India A from suffering a 28-run loss against Australia A in the first match of the Quadrangular A-Team One-Day Series at the Marrara Oval here Sunday.

Sunday, July 20, 2014 5:24:04 PM

Anti-tank missile detector to fight malaria
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) An anti-tank Javelin missile detector, commonly used in warfare to detect the enemy, has been found to rapidly identify malaria parasites in blood.

Friday, July 18, 2014 2:34:04 PM

Six Australians nabbed from 'tennis match-fixing ring'
Canberra, July 18 (IANS) Six Australians, some of them tennis players, were Friday arrested in connection with an alleged international tennis match-fixing ring.

Friday, July 18, 2014 1:32:16 PM

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