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Australian top cop in Britain over Haneef case
Sydney, April 9 (IANS) The Muhammad Haneef saga continues to make news in Australia with Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Mick Keelty flying to Britain for talks with his counterparts on issues that will include the botched up case of the Indian doctor.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 9:06:44 AM

Pakistani PM may visit Australia
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) While an Indian prime minister has not visited Canberra in over 20 years, newly elected Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani is likely to visit Australia.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 5:46:06 PM

New ICC chief looks to revamp world cricket
Melbourne, April 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) new chief executive Haroon Lorgat has plans to revamp international cricket which will include a revised schedule, a stronger Zimbabwean team and improved technology for umpires.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 4:49:46 PM

Australia beefs up security for Olympic torch
Sydney, April 8 (DPA) Security has been beefed up and the Canberra route of the Olympic torch relay changed in light of the protests by pro-Tibet activists during the London and Paris legs of the relay, Australian officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 1:34:22 PM

Supercomputer helps design drugs faster
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) A supercomputer is helping speed up the design of new drugs manifold, doing away with cumbersome, time-consuming procedures.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 1:07:07 PM

New Zealand foreign minister opposes China trade pact
Wellington, April 8 (DPA) New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said Tuesday he would vote against a free trade pact with China that the government signed in Beijing this week because there was 'simply not enough in the deal for this country.'

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 12:54:53 PM

Climate change killed mammoths, suggest their DNA
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) Global warming might have wiped out ancient species like mammoths and bison, warning us about the potential impact of climate change.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 10:46:19 AM

Finally, 'healthy' super chocolate!
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) It is packed with vitamins, low on fat, does not melt at high temperatures and can last for years - yes, it is super chocolate

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 10:36:13 AM

Immigrant story: qualifications are never enough
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) The immigrant story is not all that rosy, especially for those in the highly skilled category. And the culprit most often is simple prejudice.

Monday, April 07, 2008 12:04:06 PM

New line of treatment found for cerebral palsy
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) There is hope for children who suffer brain damage due to oxygen deprivation during birth, according to a new study.

Monday, April 07, 2008 11:21:44 AM

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