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5 Australian MPs ousted over dual citizenship

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:04

Canberra, May 9, Five Australian parliamentarians were ousted on Wednesday for holding dual citizenship when they were elected. It comes as fresh blow to Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull's majority in the House.

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CWG: Saina sets date with Sindhu in women's singles final

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:44

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14, World No.3 P.V Sindhu set up an all-Indian women's singles final with World No.12 Saina Nehwal in women's badminton competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

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CWG: Srikanth enters badminton men's singles final

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:08

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14, World No.1 Kidambi Srikanth registered a 21-10, 21-17 straight games victory over England's Rajiv Ouseph to storm into the final of badminton men's singles competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

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Russian ambassador denies having spies in Australia

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:42

Sydney, March 28, The Russian ambassador to Australia denied the presence of spies from his country in Australia, a day after the Australian government expelled two alleged intelligence agents in response to the Sergei Skripal poisoning case in Britain.

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Australia expels two Russian diplomats over UK nerve agent attack

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 09:50

Canberra, March 27, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday announced that the country will expel two Russian diplomats as part of a global action against Moscow over an alleged nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy living in the UK.

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Two Americans killed in Australia chopper crash

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:44

Sydney, March 22, Australian aviation authorities on Thursday launched a full investigation after a helicopter crashed in the Great Barrier Reef killing two American tourists.

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Australia to hold same-sex marriages from January 2018

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:30

Canberra, Dec 8, The Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove on Friday signed the law to legalise same-sex marriages, which are now allowed to take place from January 9, 2018, onwards.

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Axar Patel replaces Jadeja for last two ODIs vs Australia

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 23:36

New Delhi, Sep 24, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday included Axar Patel in place of fellow left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja in the 15-man national squad for the last two One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Australia.

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Australia to join military drills with US, South Korea

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:46

Sydney, Aug 16, Australia will join the annual US-South Korea military exercises next week following Pyongyang's decision to hold off its plan to attack Guam, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Wednesday.

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Australia confirms IS plotted airport terror attack

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:32

Canberra, Aug 4, The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) terror group was behind a sophisticated plan to smuggle an explosive device onto a passenger aircraft at the Sydney airport.

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