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Australian female soldier reports sex assault at Afghan base

October 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) A female Australian soldier was allegedly sexually assaulted at a military base in Afghanistan, authorities confirmed Monday.The soldier reported the assault, which she said happened at ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leader calls troops in Afghanistan ‘terrorists’

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Australia has branded the country's troops as the "real terrorists" in Afghanistan.Uthman Badar, spokesman for the controversial Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir, said Aussie ... Read more...

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Afghan women depend on NATO forces: Dr. Yacoobi

August 30th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 30 (ANI): Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), has said that women of the country completely depend on the NATO allies and that with ... Read more...

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17th Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan

July 10th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (DPA) Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday an Australian soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, making him the 17th Australian casualty since 2001. The 23-year-old was ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phyan forces Rudd to cancel Mumbai trip, undertakes surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan

November 11th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kabul, Nov.11 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has cancelled his trip to Mumbai because of Cyclone Phyan,an ABC News report said.Rudd,however, will visit New Delhi for a day and ... Read more...

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Australian soldier gets Victoria Cross

January 16th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (DPA) An Australian soldier who braved enemy machine-gun fire to save an Afghan interpreter shot in a Taliban ambush has become the first Australian in 40 years to win ... Read more...

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The 110-year-old Brit who attributes her longevity to whisky, onions

January 5th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Minnie Smith is on her way to becoming Britains oldest living woman, as she celebrates her 110 th birthday.The lady, who was a teen when the Titanic sank ... Read more...

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