Wellington, Sep 1 (DPA) Former Fiji prime minister Laisenia Qarase, who was ousted in a bloodless military coup in December 2006, returned to the capital Suva Saturday after nine months in exile on an outlying island.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 1:48:01 PM
Washington, Sep 1 (DPA) White House chief spokesman Tony Snow has said he is resigning, the latest departure among US President George W Bush's top aides before his term ends in January 2009.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 9:13:58 AM
Sydney, Sep 1 (DPA) The big talking point as Sydney prepares to host 21 Asia-Pacific leaders is what outfit Australia will embarrass them with for the obligatory group photograph.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 8:45:55 AM
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Changes coming into effect on Saturday will put overseas students applying for an Australian General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa to a more stringent test. They will require greater understanding of the English language and a professional year of work experience.
Friday, August 31, 2007 8:51:52 PM
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Australia's anti-doping body has cleared five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe of using banned performance-enhancing drugs, according to reports published in Friday's edition of The Australian newspaper.
Friday, August 31, 2007 1:47:44 PM
Auckland, Aug 31 (IANS) An Indian taxi driver in New Zealand, jailed for five years for planning to kill a Hindu priest who he believed was his wife's lover, has been denied bail.
Friday, August 31, 2007 12:53:44 PM
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Australia and India have agreed to undertake a joint feasibility study into the merits of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, Federal Minister for Trade Warren Truss announced Friday.
Friday, August 31, 2007 12:18:32 PM
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) New South Wales Premier Morris Iemma Thursday announced he would lead a business and education mission to New Delhi and Mumbai this November.
Thursday, August 30, 2007 12:18:16 PM
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) A granite plaque commemorating the contribution of migrants from the Indian sub-continent to Australia has been installed at the roof garden of the New South Wales state parliament.
Thursday, August 30, 2007 8:51:30 AM
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) A study by researchers in Australia has found that young female prisoners face greater risk of early death than male prisoners of their age.
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:53:44 PM
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