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Chinese tabloid blasts Australia over Abe visit

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:57

Australia, once "roamed by rascals and outlaws from Europe", is in no position to criticise China, a newspaper with close ties to the ruling Communist Party said after an Australian visit by Japan`s prime minister.

Australian jihadist supporter `a fraud`, says FM

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:58

An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for using the Internet to urge people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was branded "a fraud" Monday by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

Australia emerging as hot tourist spot for Indians

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 13:14

Australia is emerging as a hot tourist spot for Indian travellers with latest data showing an increase of over 19 per cent in tourists arrivals from the country during January-May this year as compared to the same period last year.

Anger over Australian campervan firm`s `misogynistic` slogans

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:09

Wicked Campers, which is popular with backpackers, has been the subject of complaints in the past, including criticism over a "Save a Whale -- Harpoon a Jap" slogan on one its vans in 2008.

Commonwealth Games 2014: India men`s hockey team departs for Glasgow

Commonwealth Games 2014: India men`s hockey team departs for Glasgow

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 14:06

The Indian men`s hockey team led by midfielder Sardar Singh left for Glasgow on Sunday morning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3.

Mishra spins trouble for Australia A on Day 1

Mishra spins trouble for Australia A on Day 1

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:43

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for seven on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday.

Australia judge probed for saying incest `may be accepted`

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:03

An Australian judge will be investigated for his "appalling" comments on incest, in which he reportedly said sex between siblings was gaining social acceptance just like homosexuality, authorities said Friday.

Sri Lanka to continue curbing illegal migration to Australia: Navy Chief

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:32

Sri Lanka is determined to curb illegal migration to Australia, Navy Chief Jayantha Perera said.

Australian PM ribbed over `cringe-worthy` Abe photo

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:40

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

India-Pak Test face-offs reduced to two in FTP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:10

The number of Test face-offs between India and Pakistan in the upcoming Future Tours Programme (FTP) cycle is likely to be curtailed with the government of Pakistan deciding to strike off a few matches.

Australian immigration minister visits Jaffna, no talks with Tamil groups

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:44

Scott Morrison was visiting Sri Lanka to hand over two patrol boats to strengthen the island nation`s surveillance against people smuggling.

Australia denies "offensive" accusations Sri Lanka asylum seekers ill-treated

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:27

Australia on Wednesday rejected accusations of mistreatment by Sri Lankan asylum seekers returned to the island nation, saying the move sent a strong message to those thinking of following in their footsteps.