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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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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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