Wellington, Feb 15 (DPA) A fire broke out Thursday on a Japanese whaling fleet ship in the Southern Ocean Thursday, spilling 1,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil and chemicals into the sea and raising fears of a major environmental disaster in the pristine environment of the Antarctic.
Thursday, February 15, 2007 10:35:33 AM
Wellington, Feb 14 (DPA) New Zealand lawyer Rob Moodie, who officially changed his name to Miss Alice and appeared in court dressed like Alice in Wonderland to protest the country's legal 'old boys' network,' was to become one of the boys again Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 5:25:33 PM
Sydney, Feb 14 (DPA) An aggrieved husband shot dead his wife's lover in a Valentine's Day killing that has shocked a small Australian country town.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 12:50:43 PM
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) Injured all-rounder Andrew Symonds was Tuesday included in defending champions Australia's 15-member squad for next month's cricket World Cup in the West Indies.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 5:40:06 PM
Sydney, Feb 11 (DPA) Australia's Qantas Airways grounded a flight attendant after fellow crew members alleged she had sex with British actor Ralph Fiennes aboard a flight to India, news reports said Sunday.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 2:57:54 PM
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Vandals attacked an Indian cultural centre in northern New South Wales (NSW), destroying priceless items, including a 500-year old manuscript.
Saturday, February 10, 2007 11:37:46 AM
Wellington, Feb 8 (Xinhua) The Fiji government has been urged to redouble its efforts in the fight against HIV and AIDS now or pay dearly later.
Thursday, February 08, 2007 3:35:32 PM
Wellington, Feb 7 (DPA) New Zealand doctors have warned children that jumping for joy can hurt them, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007 3:41:54 PM
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian-born Australian woman cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has been named Women's International Cricketer of the Year at the coveted Allan Border medal ceremony, the most important cricketing award in Australia.
Tuesday, February 06, 2007 1:53:16 PM
Sydney, Feb 6 (DPA) If you can't recognise certain smells, you might be in line for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder or schizophrenia, Australian research suggests.
Tuesday, February 06, 2007 8:42:09 AM
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