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Osama death: Al-Qaeda down but not out, says former Oz foreign minister


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer has said that while Al-Qaeda is down, it is not completely out following the death of terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden. ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz FM Downer calls for improved ties with India


November 11th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Nov.11 (ANI): Former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer has said his country's ties with India need to improve; even as bilateral relations with China are the strongest in the Western ... Read more...

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Rudd considers legal action on leak claim


August 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.1 (ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is reported to be considering taking legal action against former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer after the latter claimed that the former had ... Read more...

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Obama should give back Nobel Peace Prize, says ex-Australian FM


October 12th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Oct.12 (ANI): Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has said that US President Barack Obama should be "man enough" to refuse this year's Nobel Peace Prize.Writing today for AdelaideNow, ... Read more...

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Heres how Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban met


December 28th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): A new book by author Jeff Apter has revealed how Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman met.According to the book, apparently back in 2005 there was a ... Read more...

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Rudd accused of leaking Bush G-20 gaffe


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.3 (ANI): A conversation between Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and US President George W. Bush has threatened to snowball into a diplomatic row between the two countries, after details ... Read more...

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Will Warney find musical on him funny?


July 17th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): Australian comedian Eddie Perfect, who has written and starred in a musical on leg spinner Shane Warne, hopes the latter will appreciate the show, which opens later ... Read more...

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India not aware of Aussie PM Rudds proposed Asia-Pacific forum


June 20th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that he knew little of the new international Asia-Pacific forum proposed by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.The Indian External ... Read more...

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Australia denied visa to Indian n-officials: report


March 17th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Two Indian nuclear officials were last year refused short-stay business visas by Australia's former John Howard government which feared they would have access to information that ... Read more...

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Downer barred two Indian nuclear scientists from Australia


March 17th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar.17 (ANI): Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer barred two Indian nuclear scientists from entering Australia on "health and character" grounds and over fears that they would learn information to ... Read more...

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Pak suspension from Commonwealth is symbolic, says Australia


November 23rd, 2007 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has backed Pakistan's suspension from the Commonwealth, with an admission that it is a symbolic penalty.It (the suspension) is symbolic more than anything, ... Read more...

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China, Australia react with dismay to Pakistan emergency decree


November 14th, 2007 - 8:25 am ICT by admin
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Australian PM suspects al-Qaeda hand in Pakistan blasts


November 14th, 2007 - 2:29 am ICT by admin
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Uranium sale billions lost as India opts out


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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