Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has given the go-ahead for Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighters to begin airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation in Iraq, media reported Friday.
Friday, October 03, 2014 12:22:04 PM
Sydney Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) A 23-year-old surfer lost one of his arms and his other hand in a shark attack Thursday at a beach near Esperance in Western Australia, official sources reported.
Thursday, October 02, 2014 7:10:04 PM
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) The Australian government confirmed Wednesday that there will be budget cuts to finance new anti-terrorism measures.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 7:26:18 PM
Canberra, Oct 1 (IANS) Russell Crowe is one of Hollywood's biggest stars but his role this weekend as owner of Australian rugby league team South Sydney might be the most nerve-wracking of his career.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 6:06:13 PM
Canberra, Oct 1 (IANS) Australia's parliament approved tough new counter-terrorism laws Wednesday but cross-party support for the measures was accompanied a spat over the wearing of burqas.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 5:48:03 PM
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Among patients older than 50 years with moderate to severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture does not improve discomfort any more than "sham" acupuncture, says a new study.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 3:40:14 PM
Canberra, Oct 1 (IANS) Australian military aircraft Wednesday joined the joint international operation against the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in Iraq.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 3:14:03 PM
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) An active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation that leads to an eye disease and may have long-term detrimental effects on their vision, researchers warn.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:42:15 PM
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett received an honorary doctorate at Macquarie University here recently for her contribution in the field of arts, philanthropy and community.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:00:05 PM
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Australian police during the counter-terror raids in the country Tuesday detained one man on charges of engaging in terrorism-related activities.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:38:03 AM
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