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UAE, Australia discuss ties


August 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and Australia have held talks on boosting bilateral relations, especially in the nuclear energy sector.The UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for International ... Read more...

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UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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Insult of Sikhs is insult to nation: Krishna


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A day after golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach Amritinder Singh was forced to remove his turban a second time at the Milan airport during ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks founder to be extradited to Sweden


February 24th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Julian Assange, Australian whistleblower and founder of WikiLeaks, will be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault, a British court ruled Thursday.Assange has been ... Read more...

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Australia expects Sweden to treat Assange justly under Swedish, international law if extradited


February 19th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Feb 19 (ANI): The Australian ambassador to Sweden has written to the country's justice minister seeking assurances that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange would be treated justly based on Swedish and ... Read more...

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Oz central bank embroiled in sex and banknote bribe deals


May 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of Australia is embroiled in allegations of bribery to win foreign contracts.According to The Age, a Reserve Bank of Australia currency firm was willing to ... Read more...

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Damir Dokic’s appeal adjourned indefinitely


December 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sremska Mitrovica (Serbia), Dec. 24 (ANI): Tennis player Jelena Dokic's jailed father Damir's appeal has been adjourned indefinitely, and he fears his appeal will only be heard some time in 2010 because ... Read more...

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Tennis star Dokic’s jailed dad goes on hunger strike


October 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.9 (ANI): Tennis player Jelena Dokic's father has launched a hunger strike to protest against his 15-month jail sentence for threatening Australia's ambassador to Serbia.Damir Dokic's lawyer Bosiljka Djukic said she ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi pushes sanctions talks


September 28th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 28 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has requested permission from the ruling junta to talk about lifting economic sanctions with the US, Australia and the European (EU), ... Read more...

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Jelena Dokic’s father sentenced to 15 months in retrial


September 25th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade (Serbia), Sep 25(ANI): A Serbian court has upheld a ruling that sentenced Damir Dokic, father of Serbian-Australian tennis player Jelena Dokic, to 15 months in jail over threats to Australia's ambassador ... Read more...

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Rudd, Obama unlikely to ever become best of friends, says Oz envoy


September 21st, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21(ANI): Kim Beazley, who will take up the position of Australian Ambassador to the United States in February 2010, has said that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and US ... Read more...

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Dokic’s dad says his jailing is part of a political plot


June 15th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade (Serbia), June 15 (ANI): Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic's father Damir has claimed that his being sent to jail is part of a political plot to grab his multi-million dollar property.Damir ... Read more...

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Tennis star Jelena Dokic to fly to Serbia


June 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade (Serbia)/London, June 12 (ANI): Tennis star Jelena Dokic is reportedly preparing to fly to Serbia from London to support her father and could arrive in Belgrade around 8 p.m. Melbourne time ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan shuns Australia honour


June 2nd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has turned down an honorary doctorate from an Australian university to protest a recent spate of attacks on Indian students studying there. ... Read more...

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Dokic’s dad charged over ambassador death threats


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ruma (Serbia), May 22 (ANI): Damir Dokic, the infamous dad of Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic, has been charged with threatening to endanger the safety of the Australian ambassador to Serbia and ... Read more...

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Tennis star Jelena Dokic upset over father’s arrest in Serbia


May 8th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 8 (ANI): Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic has expressed distress over the arrest of her father, Damir in Serbia, after he allegedly threatened to kill Australia's ambassador to Serbia.Damir Dokic ... Read more...

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Father admits beating Oz tennis ace Jelena ‘for her sake’


May 7th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Damir Dokic, the father of Australian tennis ace Jelena Dokic, has admitted to hitting his daughter, and defended his aggression, saying that it was "for her sake.""If I ... Read more...

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Jelena’s father arrested over threat to blow up Oz Embassy


May 7th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): The father of Australian tennis ace Jelena Dokic has been arrested after police found two illegal "bombs" from his home.Damir Dokic was arrested today after he threatened to ... Read more...

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Dokic’s father threatens to blow up embassy over interview


May 6th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 6 (ANI): Tennis star Jelena Dokic's father, Damir, is threatening to blow up the Australian embassy in Belgrade following his daughter's revelations that he physically abused her.The Serbian newspaper, Blic, ... Read more...

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Pascal Lamy wants second term as WTO chief


November 5th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 5 (IANS) World Trade Organisation director-general Pascal Lamy will seek a second term in office when his current term expires in 2009, a key official told WTO members Tuesday.WTO General ... Read more...

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Megan Gale loses modelling assignment to hottie Elle McPherson


July 22nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , july 22 (ANI): After being replaced by supermodel Miranda Kerr in the David Jones assignment, Megan Gale has lost another project to model Elle The Body McPherson.Gale has been ... Read more...

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Oz PM Rudd says Tibet facing a human rights problem


April 9th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Apr.9 (ANI): Visiting Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has told Beijing University students that there are significant human rights problems in Tibet. In a speech delivered in Mandarin at the start ... Read more...

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