Sydney, Dec 18 (DPA) A German shepherd who was shot twice as he defended his owner and his home here from three intruders received Australia's highest award for pet bravery Monday.
Monday, December 18, 2006 4:03:25 PM
Suva, Dec 15 (IANS) The European Parliament has suspended all non-humanitarian aid to Fiji, in condemnation of the coup led by its military chief Voreqe Bainimarama.
Friday, December 15, 2006 5:33:04 PM
Wellington, Dec 14 (Xinhua) Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) has been awarded one of three 2008 Olympic men's hockey qualifying tournaments.
Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:11:04 PM
Suva, Dec 14 (IANS) Fiji's coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama has said that his military regime could rule for 50 years if island's traditionally highest decision making body continues to delay naming a new president.
Thursday, December 14, 2006 6:41:46 PM
Auckland, Dec 14 (IANS) Two brothers from Mumbai have set up an Indian restaurant here, offering a wide choice of traditional cuisine to New Zealanders.
Thursday, December 14, 2006 12:34:22 PM
Suva, Dec 12 (IANS) The Fijian military, which seized power in a coup last week, says it has intelligence reports that deposed Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase and his advisers are planning to set up a de facto government in western Fiji and has warned people not to support the move.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:43:28 PM
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) The Australian government's plan to introduce citizenship test for migrants has been criticised by members of the ruling coalition who say it is a step towards reintroducing a racially discriminatory immigration policy.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 2:10:36 PM
Wellington, Dec 12 (IANS) The New Zealand government is considering making dowry illegal after the increasing trend of New Zealand born Indian men, or those with residency, travelling to India for arranged marriages and extorting cash from the girl's family.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 11:08:47 AM
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Immigrants to Australia will be required to clear an English test under a new citizenship law.
Monday, December 11, 2006 2:19:43 PM
Wellington, Dec 11 (DPA) The Fijian military, which seized power in a coup last week, has been rounding up opponents and hunting the country's finance chief, who is in hiding after moving to restrict the new regime's access to government money, reports said Monday.
Monday, December 11, 2006 12:11:01 PM
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