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Last updated: Monday, September 26, 2016 4:50:04 PM

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years: Study
Sydney, Aug 25 (IANS) Human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, says new research, proving that human-induced climate change is not just a 20th century phenomenon.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:50:05 PM

Australian stabbing accused infatuated with British victim
Canberra, Aug 25 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder as an alleged infatuation with a British woman emerged focus of a police investigation into her stabbing death at an Australian backpackers hostel.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:00:04 PM

Terror motive suspected in Australia stabbing attack
Canberra, Aug 24 (IANS) A French national allegedly cried "Allahu Akbar" during a stabbing attack that left a 21-year-old British woman dead and two others injured at a backpackers hostel in Australia, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:04:05 PM

34 Malaysians arrested in Australia for working illegally
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) Following targeted raids on the Australian east coast, authorities have arrested 34 Malaysian nationals for working illegally in the agriculture sector.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:52:04 PM

Search for MH370 to conclude in December
Canberra, Aug 24 (IANS) The Australian-led search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is expected to wrap up in December, the Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre (JACC) said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:36:04 PM

Terror motive suspected in Australia stabbing attack
Canberra, Aug 24 (IANS) Australian authorities have not ruled out terror motivations after a French national allegedly attacked three people in a northern Australian hostel, said a police official on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:34:04 PM

Elephant seals to measure changing ocean currents
Canberra, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists have used a group of elephant seals to observe changes in the circulation of the world's oceans, reveals a recent research.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:28:03 PM

Australian state legalises poppy farming for medical use
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) Australia's New South Wales (NSW) farmers can legally grow poppies as the state government has passed a bill on Wednesday, legalising the production of the crops for medical use.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:54:05 PM

Extinct kitten-sized lion named after David Attenborough
Canberra, Aug 24 (IANS) A newly-discovered extinct species of kitten-sized lions that roamed the jungles of Australia 18 million years ago has been named after British broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:18:04 PM

Cricket becomes Australia's number one participation sport
Canberra, Aug 23 (IANS) The rise in popularity of Australia's domestic Big Bash League (BBL) Twenty20 tournament and the growing interest in the women's game has propelled cricket to become the nation's most popular participation sport.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:46:04 PM

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