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Australian Researchers Develop Diabetes Drug To Replace Insulin Injections
Canberra: Diabetes sufferers might soon be able to take pills to treat their condition, rather than inject themselves with insulin, a research by Australian scientists said on Friday. Research led by the University of Adelaide is testing safer and more effective drugs to treat type-2 diabetes whi..
Australia Open To Sending More Troops To Afghanistan
Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday said the country is open to sending more troops to Afghanistan in response to a request by the NATO. "We have been asked to consider sending additional resources, and we are actively considering that. We're open to that," Turnbull tol..
Australian Senator Breastfeeds In Parliament
Sydney: Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation's Parliament. Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed her two-month-old daughter Alia Joy during a vote in the federal Senate chamber on Tuesday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The ..
Trump In New York To Meet Turnbull
New York: Amid protests, US President Donald Trump returned to New York for the first time since taking office, a media report said. Trump will be meeting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull here. The presidential plane with Trump on board landed at the JFK airport on Thursday. He was sche..
Sydney Set To Have Second Airport: Government
Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed on Tuesday the construction of Sydney's second airport, which is scheduled to be operational by 2026, a statement said. The construction of the new airport in the western suburb of Badgerys Creek would be included in the next national..
Australia Interested In Hosting 2022 CWG Stripped From S. Africa
Canberra: Australia is one of four nations which is interested in taking over the responsibility to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after the South African city of Durban was stripped of the event. Speaking to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on Saturday, CEO of the Commonwealth Ga..
Australian Market Tumbles Over Korean Peninsula Tension
The Australian share market tumbled on Tuesday, as investors grew increasingly concerned about geopolitical events on the Korean Peninsula, a media report said. At 11.40 a.m., the S&P/ASX200 index lost 55.6 points, or 0.94 per cent, to 5,834.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was al..
Virat Kohli Unperturbed By Australian Media Jibes
Dharamsala: India cricket captain Virat Kohli on Friday said he is unperturbed by the talk surrounding him in the Australian media and that he is not focusing too much on it, ahead of the fourth and final Test, starting here on Saturday. From comparing him with the United States President Donald ..
8 Held In Sydney Drug Raid
At least seven men and a woman were arrested when the Australian Police raided a unit here, it announced on Wednesday. The police recovered methamphetamine valuing $246.29 million, Xinhua news agency reported. The men were arrested on Monday at the unit in the Sydney suburb of Smithfield and ..
Australian Capital Swelters Through Hottest Summer
Australia's capital city Canberra sweltered though its hottest summer on record, the nation's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) revealed on Thursday. Consistently hot temperatures, heatwaves and warm nights all contributed to Canberra's hottest ever summer, with the BoM saying a staggering 53 days -- a..