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Man, 62, jailed for raping friend's drugged wife
Wellington, Aug 6 (IANS) In a shocking case, a New Zealand court Friday sentenced a 62-year-old man to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in tandem with her husband when she was unconscious.

Friday, August 06, 2010 2:01:26 PM

Court frees Australian caretaker who had sex with teenager
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) An Australian court Friday freed a 22-year-old man after convicting him of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl in a care facility two years ago.

Friday, August 06, 2010 12:42:48 PM

Australian cops alert as Facebook chatter hints racial brawl
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) Police intensified patrolling in this Australian city following chatter on social network site Facebook about possible racial violence involving teenagers.

Friday, August 06, 2010 11:43:30 AM

Woman should remove burqa, Australian court told
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) A lawyer in an Australian court has argued that a Muslim woman should remove her burqa while giving evidence, just as she would have to while appearing in an Islamic court.

Thursday, August 05, 2010 7:35:02 PM

Couple escapes unhurt as car falls into 150-metre cliff
Melbourne, Aug 5 (IANS) A German couple had a miraculous escape with only minor injuries after their car swerved off the road and plummeted 150 metres down a cliff in Australia's Victoria state.

Thursday, August 05, 2010 6:07:57 AM

Processing halted of foreign students' applications for Auckland institute
Auckland, Aug 4 (IANS) The authorities in New Zealand have suspended processing applications of international students to study at Auckland's Kingsland Institute after the arrest of two men for alleged immigration fraud, an official statement here said.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:32:44 PM

New Zealand suspends processing of foreign students' applications
Auckland, Aug 4 (IANS) Authorities in New Zealand have suspended the processing of applications for international students to study at Auckland's Kingsland Institute, after the arrest of two men for alleged immigration fraud, an official statement here said.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 8:48:37 PM

Australian sports firm refutes charges of financial irregularities
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian sports management firm Sports Marketing and Management (SMAM), which finds itself in the midst of controversy regarding the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, has refuted allegations of any financial irregularities.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 3:52:56 PM

'Indian appearance' man wanted in Australia for sex assault
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian police are hunting for a man of 'Indian appearance' for sexually assaulting a teenager in this city almost a year ago.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:28:35 AM

Get your private island for $500,000
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) It's true! Now you can own an island complete with penguins and other sea birds as your neighbours.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:30:23 AM

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