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Last updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:30:04 PM

Sydney siege gunman partner to stand trial for murder
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) The former partner of the 2014 Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis has been committed to stand trial for the murder of the latter's ex-wife, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 9:26:10 AM

New lead found in Indian woman's murder in Australia
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Police in Australia have released new CCTV footage which they hope may provide a lead in the murder of an Indian IT consultant earlier this year, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 1:30:04 PM

'Backpackers in Australia facing sex demands'
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Some backpacking travellers to Australia are being coerced to perform sexual acts for employers who must sign documents allowing them to extend their visas.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:42:19 AM

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

Friday, July 31, 2015 11:16:15 AM

MH370: France, Malaysia to identify aircraft debris
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) The French and Malaysian governments have the primary responsibility to identify the aircraft debris found off the east African coast, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:50:02 AM

Surfer punches shark to escape attack
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) An Australian surfer punched a shark that attacked him on Friday. He was later hospitalised as the giant fish bit his hand, arms and leg.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:28:03 AM

Airlines sued for injuries caused by obese man
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) An Australian man sued Etihad Airways on Thursday, claiming that he got a back injury after being forced to sit next to an obese individual.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:16:19 AM

Australia's richest person may give half fortune away
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) After a protracted and bitter family financial feud, Australian iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart is preparing to give away half her fortune to charity, media reports said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:58:02 AM

Australian expert says evidence points to MH370 wreckage
Canberra, July 30 (IANS) A leading Australian aviation expert said on Thursday that it is "highly likely" that plane debris found near Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:06:04 AM

ANZ to increase pay to women following gender report
Sydney, July 29 (IANS) Australian banking giant ANZ will increase its pay to women with low private pension fund savings balances in an effort to close a gap in retirement savings between genders.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:08:04 PM

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