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Foreign students need sex education: Australian study
Melbourne, Nov 5 (IANS) There is an alarming lack of sexual knowledge among international students in Australia, says a study that followed statistics indicating one in three abortions at a hospital in the Australian city of Adelaide was performed on students from abroad.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 1:31:48 PM

Lee to resume bowling next week
Melbourne, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who flew back home midway from the ODI series against India due an elbow injury, will resume bowling next week.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 1:59:56 PM

Qantas pilots suspended after forgetting to lower landing gear
Sydney, Nov 4 (DPA) Two Qantas pilots were suspended Wednesday after forgetting to lower landing gear as they came in to land at busy Sydney airport.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:23:16 AM

Pacific tit-for-tat on cards after Fiji expels diplomats
Wellington, Nov 4 (DPA) Relations between Fiji's military government and its biggest South Pacific neighbours Australia and New Zealand were poised to worsen Wednesday after the island state expelled their senior diplomats.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 6:51:55 AM

Fiji expels diplomats from New Zealand, Australia
Wellington, Nov 3 (DPA) Fiji's military ruler Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama gave the senior diplomats of New Zealand and Australia 24 hours to leave the country Tuesday and ordered his country's high commissioner in Canberra to return home.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 2:40:36 PM

Australian interest rates rise as economy surges
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) Australia's Reserve Bank increased interest rates by 25 basis points Tuesday, the second increase in as many months, in an attempt to contain inflation as the economy emerges out of the global financial crisis.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:12:05 PM

Political furore after refugees drown on way to Australia
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) A heated debate broke out in Australia Tuesday over the government's refugee policy after a boat carrying 39 asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean with 12 feared drowned.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 9:57:00 AM

Overweight people less likely to have sex
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) An increased waistline is not only bad for your health but can lead to decreased bedroom activity, according to researchers.

Monday, November 02, 2009 2:32:27 PM

Boys less likely to go to university
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Teenage boys are less likely to gain university entrance than their female classmates and are more likely to leave school before 17, according to a new report.

Monday, November 02, 2009 2:31:01 PM

Indians flee blast at Australian cafe
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) A group of Indian men, who were sharing a flat above an Internet cafe in this Australian city, were forced to flee after an explosion early Monday morning, a media report said.

Monday, November 02, 2009 12:08:33 PM

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