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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... is first of all ensuring that our people in Baghdad are safe.” Tony Abbott Earlier on Friday a spokeswoman for Defence Minister David Johnston said Australia had sent a small detachment of soldiers ... American personnel and protect its diplomatic compound in the Iraqi capital. A spokeswoman for Defence Minister David Johnston said a small Australian Defence Force unit had been dispatched ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    63 women in Australia’s military have signed up for combat roles

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... in Afghanistan. Australian Defence Chief Geneneral David Hurley told a Senate committee on Tuesday that 63 women were either in frontline roles or training for them since gender barriers were lifted ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Aussie Taliban’ David Hicks vows to fight Guantanamo terror conviction

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 02:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney David Hicks, once dubbed the “Aussie Taliban” after being captured in Afghanistan and spending more than five years at Guantanamo Bay, vowed to clear his ... battle in Australia to have his son released from Guantanamo, and David Hicks eventually returned home as the matter threatened to become a political issue ahead of the 2007 election. Hicks has ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    We’re still friends, insists billionaire tycoon James Packer after ‘fist fight’ with Nine Network chief

    Posted May 05th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Bondi Beach. The Sydney Morning Herald said more than 50 images show Packer, 46, and David Gyngell throwing and receiving punches and wrestling on the ground on Sunday afternoon. It sparked ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia boosts air power with purchase of 58 F-35s fighter jets from US

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 01:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Australia’s Defence Minister David Johnson expanded on the military importance of the F-35 to a country the size of Australia. “This is a very, very potent force with a range to take out an adversary ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott ‘in time warp’ with plan to bring back knights and dames

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... of mind that we have outgrown as a nation," said its national director, David Morris. Ahead of elections last September, state broadcaster ABC asked more than 1.4 million people their views ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... Widyartha to hand over A$128,800 they earned from a book and magazine interview deal. Corby would be the highest-profile target for a proceeds of crime suit since David Hicks, the first Guantanamo ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian army sacks six officers over 'Jedi Council' sex videos

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... is clear," chief of army Lieutenant General David Morrison said in a statement. "It is also clear that if you engage in misconduct, or you fail to uphold the army's standards, then you ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Queen’s representative in Australia stirs republic debate

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... by republicans and advocates for same-sex marriage for her speech. But her comments, reportedly the first by a sitting governor-general in favour of a republic, were criticised by David Flint, national ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Canada ‘holiday’ prize came with drug mule luggage

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... seven nights’ accommodation and new luggage as a prize. “The organisers of this scam went to great lengths to provide a facade of legitimacy,” Perth airport police commander David Bachi said. ...




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