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Threat of 'lone wolf' terrorism rises: Australian PM
Canberra, Sep 23 (IANS) The downfall of Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East is fast approaching but the threat of urban terror from propaganda-fed "lone wolf" terrorists is only going to rise, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday.

Friday, September 23, 2016 7:38:05 AM

MH370: Australian analysts deny aircraft caught fire
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) The analysis of the debris found in the Indian Ocean from the Malaysian Airlines plane showed no signs of exposure to fire, official sources said Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:52:04 PM

Australian teen pleads not guilty to raping 6-year-old
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) A 12-year-old Australian boy charged with raping a six-year-old girl at a primary school in Sydney pleaded not guilty on Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:24:05 AM

Lok Sabha Speaker discusses terrorism with New Zealand PM
Auckland, Sep 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, on an official visit to New Zealand, raised the issue of state-sponsored terrorism with acting Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English, an official statement said.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:28:03 PM

Australia continues its 'ambitious bilateral agenda' with India (Special to IANS)
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Despite a flurry of media reports suggesting a serious rethink, Australia continues to actively pursue the finalisation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India. There seem to be two sticking points: India's high tariff rates and whether Australia would ever export uranium to India.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 9:46:03 AM

India, a strong votary of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam': Mahajan
Auckland, Sep 19 (IANS) India is a strong votary of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' -- the world is one family -- and would always stand firm against terrorism, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said here on Monday.

Monday, September 19, 2016 8:16:03 PM

Australia's iconic gum trees could be used to create jet fuel
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australian scientists believe they may soon be able to use the country's iconic gum trees to develop enough renewable jet fuel for up to 5 per cent of the world' s aviation industry.

Monday, September 19, 2016 8:58:04 AM

Controversial Australian senator hires ex-Trump advisor
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) A controversial Australian senator has hired a former advisor to US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 8:14:03 AM

Pacer Thakur's efforts go in vain as Aussies wrest advantage
Brisbane, Sep 16 (IANS) Shardul Thakur sent the selectors who dropped him from the Test squad against New Zealand a message by picking up three wickets for 71 runs though his effort went up in smoke as Australia A took a handsome 150-run lead against India A in Brisbane on Friday.

Friday, September 16, 2016 3:12:04 PM

African faces deportation for infecting Australian women with HIV
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) An African acrobat accused of having unprotected sex with several women while being infected with HIV-Aids had his Australian permanent residency cancelled and faces deportation, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, September 16, 2016 1:36:05 PM

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