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Last updated: Thursday, September 01, 2016 8:40:04 AM

Australian woman faces trial for raping nine-year-old boy
Sydney, Aug 9 (IANS) A West Australian woman has been charged with raping a nine-year-old boy between October and November last year, the media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 1:08:05 PM

Foreign doctors to be denied Australian work visas
Canberra, Aug 9 (IANS) A radical proposal submitted on Tuesday by Australia's Department of Health would ban overseas-trained medical practitioners from applying for visas to work in the country.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 1:06:04 PM

'MH370 fell out of sky after engine failure'
Canberra, Aug 9 (IANS) Australian defence scientists who analysed signals from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have revealed the Boeing 777 fell very fast before crashing into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 9:34:05 AM

Man ordered to pay $150,000 for defamatory Facebook post
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) A district court judge in Australia's New South Wales state has ordered a man to pay $150,000 in damages for writing a defamatory Facebook post that ruined a motel owner's life.

Monday, August 08, 2016 10:08:04 AM

Novel 4D technology may aid treatment for lung disease
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Researchers have developed a four-dimensional lung scanning technology that has the potential to transform treatment for millions of people with respiratory problems.

Sunday, August 07, 2016 1:42:04 PM

Teenager killed in knife fight in Australia
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) A 16-year-old boy was killed and six injured early on Sunday in a knife fight at a party in Sydney city in Australia, police said.

Sunday, August 07, 2016 11:08:05 AM

Trump targets US Somalis in speech
Portland (US), Aug 6 (IANS) US Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump targeted Somali communities in Maine and Minnesota during a campaign speech in Portland, saying refugees from "dangerous places" should not be allowed in the US, a media report said.

Saturday, August 06, 2016 7:38:03 PM

Australian IS fighters facing 'certain death': Turnbull
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Australians fighting for the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East face "almost certain" death as coalition forces in the area begin to take control of key battlegrounds, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull warned on Saturday.

Saturday, August 06, 2016 4:50:04 PM

Rare altered DNA linked with cancer in kids identified
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Individuals carrying two or more of rare mutations are at an increased risk of developing a type of cancer that disproportionately affects the children and young adults, finds a study.

Friday, August 05, 2016 5:34:04 PM

New Harry Potter book breaks sales record in Australia
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) The latest instalment in the popular Harry Potter series co-authored by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany has become Australia's fastest selling book of the decade, the media reported on Friday.

Friday, August 05, 2016 1:20:04 PM

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