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Independent MP submits demand list to Gillard, Abbott

September 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) Independent MP from Queensland Bob Katter Friday said he has sent a list of 20 conditions to Australian prime ministerial hopefuls Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott, saying ... Read more...

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Independent MP offers support to Gillard

September 2nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Independent MP from Tasmania, Andrew Wilkie decided Thursday to support the Labor Party, giving incumbent Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard 74 seats in her bid to form a ... Read more...

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Gillard’s hopes get a boost with Greens’ support

September 1st, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Julia Gillard's hopes of returning as Australia's prime minister got a major boost Wednesday when Australian Greens MP Adam Bandt formally decided to go along with Labor, bringing ... Read more...

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Oz Liberal-National coalition pulls ahead in election race

August 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24(ANI): Australia's Liberal-National coalition's chances of forming a minority government have taken a dramatic change for the better following counting of votes in two key seats.Analysts have given the crucial ... Read more...

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Unattached MPs hold key in Australia’s new parliament

August 23rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 23 (IANS) The ruling Labor Party and the opposition coalition Monday rushed to win the support of three independents and a Greens MP crucial to form Australia's new government after ... Read more...

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One seat to go: Gillard and Abbott set to claim 73 each

August 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): With a single seat, Hasluck in Western Australia, still in doubt, Labor has 73 and the Coalition 72 of the 150 seats in Parliament's lower house. Political horse ... Read more...

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Gillard’s Labor leads race for minority government

August 22nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Counting of votes closed Sunday leaving Australia's ruling Labor Party with a slight edge over the opposition coalition as the country headed towards a hung parliament after seven ... Read more...

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Why some diseases are common in kids with older dads

October 26th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): A rare form of testicular tumour might help explain why some diseases are more common in the children of older fathers, say researchers.The research team from University of ... Read more...

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