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Australia clears Haneef, now faces demand to return visa (Afternoon Lead)
Sydney/Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Muhammad Haneef was Friday set to be released after 25 days in detention after the Australian government absolved him of charges of supporting terrorism, amid demands that those behind the tragedy of errors must quit and that the Indian doctor be sent home honourably.

Friday, July 27, 2007 2:18:46 PM

10,000 Australians sign petition supporting Haneef
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) In less than a day, 10,000 Australians have signed an online petition calling for the reinstatement of Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef's visa and demanding counter-terrorism responses to genuine threats, not imagined ones.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:53:49 PM

Haneef charges dropped as cops admit irregularities in evidence (Second Lead)
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Twenty-five days after he was arrested in connection with the failed British bombings, the Australian government Friday dropped all charges against Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef with police admitting that there were irregularities in evidence and there was no prospect of conviction.

Friday, July 27, 2007 12:29:40 PM

Charges against Haneef dropped (Lead)
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) The Australian government Friday dropped charges against Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef, with police admitting that there were irregularities in the evidence and that there was no prospect of conviction.

Friday, July 27, 2007 11:31:51 AM

Australia drops charges against Haneef
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) The Australian government Friday dropped charges against Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef, who was accused of 'recklessly' providing support to terrorists planning the botched British bombings and was arrested July 2.

Friday, July 27, 2007 11:01:48 AM

Pakistan too wants uranium deal with Australia
Canberra, July 27 (Xinhua) A Pakistani minister has said that if Australia is considering selling uranium to India then Pakistan should be offered the same deal, media reports said Friday.

Friday, July 27, 2007 9:26:26 AM

Charges against Haneef may be dropped, case being reviewed (Second Lead)
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Charges that Muhammad Haneef supported a terror organisation could be dropped as early as Friday, said a prominent Australian lawyer as moves began to review all material in the Indian doctor's case and police was asked to check information used to cancel his visa.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 4:07:47 PM

Haneef's release likely as his case is reviewed (Lead)
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Charges that Muhammad Haneef supported a terror organisation could be dropped Friday, said a prominent Australian lawyer, as moves began to review all material in the case with the police being asked to check information used to cancel the Indian doctor's visa.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 4:02:21 PM

Australia keen on selling uranium to India (Lead)
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Australia may begin selling uranium to India if a submission by Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer is approved by the federal cabinet, a move that comes soon after India and the US finalised details of their nuclear pact.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 12:34:20 PM

Indian doctors ask Australian government to stop Haneef backlash
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Disturbed with the government's 'couldn't care less' attitude, Indian doctors in Australia have said efforts must be stepped up to stop stereotyping of overseas trained medical professionals in the wake of their colleague Muhammad Haneef being charged with supporting terrorism.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:59:00 AM

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