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  • Australia PM Tony Abbott arrives in India, nuke deal likely on agenda September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Amid indications that a nuclear deal could be in the offing, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived on Thursday morning on a twoday India visit during which the two countries would look at ways to deepen strategic ties and strengthen twoway trade and commerce. Prime Minister Abbott landed in the...
  • No ruling on whether Putin will be banned from G20: Tony Abbott August 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday said that it was too early to decide whether Russian President Vladimir Putin should be barred from 2014's G20 summit to be held this November in Brisbane. Abbott said the G20 summit was still three months away and hoped that Russia would wake...
  • Angry Australia PM says Ukraine crash probe resembles 'garden cleanup' July 21, 2014

    Sydney: Australia's prime minister voiced deep concern on Monday that Russianbacked rebels remained in control of the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine, saying the site looked more like a "garden cleanup" than a forensic investigation. At least 27 Australian passengers were among the 298 people aboard...
  • No time limit on Malaysia jet search: Australia PM March 31, 2014

    Perth/Beijing: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said there was no time limit on the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing for more than three weeks in the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board. A total of 20 aircraft and ships will resume scouring a massive area in the Indian...
  • Aus PM asked to condemn China for firing at Tibetans January 17, 2012

    Melbourne: The Australian government has been asked to step up its condemnation for China after the latter's security forces fired into a crowd of Tibetans during the weekend in a restive area of Sichuan Province. According to 'The Australian' report, the Australia's Tibet Council asked Julia Gillard to condemn the Chinese...