Sydney, April 2 (DPA) Australian scientists have come up with the ultimate cocktail dress: it's made from red wine, smells like red wine and might even last longer if red wine is spilled on it.
Monday, April 02, 2007 10:07:27 AM
Wellington, April 2 (Xinhua) At least two people were confirmed dead and four missing after a massive quake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale unleashed a tsunami in the Solomon Islands Monday morning.
Monday, April 02, 2007 9:13:10 AM
Canberra, April 2 (Xinhua) Four people were reported missing after a massive quake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale triggered a tsunami in the Solomon Islands in Pacific region.
Monday, April 02, 2007 8:25:14 AM
Melbourne, March 31 (DPA) Shamed Ukrainian coach Mykhaylo Zubkov, who was shown assaulting his 18-year-old daughter at the World Swimming Championships, has been banned from all swimming activities for six years, the sport's controlling body FINA said Saturday.
Saturday, March 31, 2007 2:24:29 PM
Melbourne, March 30 (DPA) American Ryan Lochte Friday broke the 10th world record at the swimming World Championships in Melbourne when he won the 200m backstroke in 1 minute, 54.32 seconds.
Friday, March 30, 2007 5:20:28 PM
Suva, March 29 (IANS) Detectives who interviewed Fiji's deposed prime minister Laisenia Qarase in his home say they need more information to prove that he committed treason as alleged by the military.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 12:57:33 PM
Sydney, March 29 (DPA) The Australian Labor Party, leading Prime Minister John Howard's conservatives in opinion polls in an election year, declared its support Thursday for India joining the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:14:24 AM
Sydney, March 27 (DPA) The 10 lawyers on David Hicks' defence team are expected to argue at an arraignment hearing before a US war crimes tribunal in Cuba this week that the charge against Australia's Guantanamo Bay detainee is invalid because it was imposed on him retrospectively almost five years after he was captured in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 9:39:11 AM
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) A Muslim cleric who whipped up a storm last year when he told his Sydney flock that women who don't wear the veil invite rape has been endorsed as the supreme leader of Australia's 300,000 Muslims.
Sunday, March 25, 2007 6:16:17 PM
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) GlaxoSmithKline, the world's second largest food and pharmaceutical company, has been charged with breaching New Zealand's Fair Trading Act after being caught out by two 14-year-old girls doing a school science project, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Saturday, March 24, 2007 7:11:26 PM
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