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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 10:56:19 AM

Fiji parliament to hold first sitting Oct 6
Suva, Sep 30 (IANS) Fiji, home to a large ethnic Indian population, is likely to hold its first sitting of parliament Oct 6, media reported.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:58:03 AM

Search for MH370 resumes Wednesday
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Search teams will resume the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 off the Australian coast Wednesday, media reported.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:34:04 AM

Afghan from Australia killed by Taliban
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) An Afghan from Australia visiting his family in Afghanistan was pulled off a bus and killed by Taliban militants, media reported Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:08:03 PM

Commonwealth secretary general congratulates Fiji PM
Suva, Sep 29 (IANS) Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma congratulated Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on his election victory, media reported Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:06:04 PM

Facebook can steer young minds into politics
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) The Social networking site Facebook can encourage more young people to get engaged in politics, a new research shows.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:20:05 PM

$500,000 diamond ring stolen in Australia
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) A diamond ring worth half-a-million dollars was stolen from an auction site in Australia, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:16:17 PM

Australia to join airstrikes against IS in Iraq
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) Australia will soon join the airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:34:03 AM

AC/DC guitarist hospitalised with dementia
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) Malcolm Young - guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the legendary Australian band, AC/DC - is suffering from dementia and was admitted to a nursing home in Sydney, media reported Friday.

Friday, September 26, 2014 5:26:12 PM

Land-ice decay behind fast sea level rise
Canberra, Sep 26 (IANS) Land-ice decay at the end of the last five ice-ages caused global sea levels to rise at rates of up to 5.5 metres per century, according to a new study.

Friday, September 26, 2014 4:16:11 PM

UN secretary-general welcomes Fiji polls
Suva, Sep 26 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the peaceful conduct of the parliamentary polls in Fiji.

Friday, September 26, 2014 1:36:13 PM

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