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Tag Archives: Australia

Australia quietly makes first uranium shipment to India

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SYDNEY: Three years after signing a civilian nuclear supply treaty, the Federal Government confirmed overnight the first shipment of Australian uranium has left for India. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop provided little detail about the inaugural sale, saying only that it was subject to commercial negotiations. The supply deal with India, ...

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Melbourne siege: Police shoot gunman dead, free hostage

An Australian policeman stands near emergency services vehicles near the site where a gunman was shot dead after holding a woman hostage in Melbourne, Australia, June 5, 2017. AAP/Christine McGinn/via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT.

MELBOURNE: A possible terror incident has left two men dead and three police officers and a woman hostage injured in a Melbourne apartment building. Police shot the gunman dead after discovering the body of another man in the foyer in the serviced apartment in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne’s central ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

CARDIFF, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04:  England player Joe Root is dismissed by Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali during the 5th One Day International between England and Pakistan at Swalec Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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Aussies ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacers

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SYDNEY: Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy – and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes. Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given ...

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Female Pakistani- American student assaulted in Australia

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PERTH: Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth last week. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy ...

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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

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LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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Pakistan win Australian Jr Hockey Championship

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HOBART: Pakistan junior hockey team created history by winning the title of Australian junior hockey championship with a hard fought 3-2 win over New South Wales State in the final on Saturday at Hobart, Tasmania. Pak juniors put up a sterling show of skills and technique to end their irst ...

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