Sydney, March 29 (DPA) The Australian Labor Party, leading Prime Minister John Howard's conservatives in opinion polls in an election year, declared its support Thursday for India joining the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:14:24 AM
Sydney, March 27 (DPA) The 10 lawyers on David Hicks' defence team are expected to argue at an arraignment hearing before a US war crimes tribunal in Cuba this week that the charge against Australia's Guantanamo Bay detainee is invalid because it was imposed on him retrospectively almost five years after he was captured in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 9:39:11 AM
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) A Muslim cleric who whipped up a storm last year when he told his Sydney flock that women who don't wear the veil invite rape has been endorsed as the supreme leader of Australia's 300,000 Muslims.
Sunday, March 25, 2007 6:16:17 PM
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) GlaxoSmithKline, the world's second largest food and pharmaceutical company, has been charged with breaching New Zealand's Fair Trading Act after being caught out by two 14-year-old girls doing a school science project, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Saturday, March 24, 2007 7:11:26 PM
Sydney, March 23 (DPA) At least three people died Friday when fire engulfed three trucks and four cars involved in a mid-morning collision in a Melbourne underpass.
Friday, March 23, 2007 12:54:40 PM
Wellington, March 22 (Xinhua) New Zealand will work with the US to combat nuclear smuggling as part of an international project against weapons of mass destruction, Prime Minister Helen Clark announced Thursday.
Thursday, March 22, 2007 3:55:44 PM
Suva, March 19 (IANS) Travel restrictions placed on deposed Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase are unlikely to be lifted anytime soon.
Monday, March 19, 2007 1:44:14 PM
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) A new book detailing the scandal involving India born surgeon Jayant Patel, who has been linked to 17 deaths, has hit book stores here.
Monday, March 19, 2007 1:39:31 PM
Sydney, March 18 (DPA) A military plane carrying Australian Prime Minister John Howard was forced to make an emergency landing in Iraq, Canberra officials said Sunday.
Sunday, March 18, 2007 8:57:42 AM
Auckland, March 16 (IANS) Researchers at Massey University here are carrying out a study on the health of South Asian women, especially among its large Indian community, to see whether changes in diet affect their health.
Friday, March 16, 2007 10:17:34 AM
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