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    Australia against militarisation of South China Sea: Julie Bishop

    World | July 19, 2017 9:39 IST

    The Australian Foreign Minister added that there was a need to engage with Beijing as it would be in no one’s interest to see the Chinese economy falter.

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    Australia doesn't want to take sides on Kashmir: Foreign Minister

    World | May 06, 2015 16:23 IST

    Islamabad: Australia today said it does not want to take sides on disputes like Kashmir issue and asked India and Pakistan to bilaterally resolve their differences through peaceful means.Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who arrived

  • aussie foreign minister in india for talks

    Aussie Foreign Minister in India for talks

    Politics | April 12, 2015 21:38 IST

    New Delhi: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will be visiting India this week during which she will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday.Bishop will attend the 10th framework dialogue between the

  • australia offers jail fees for death row duo in indonesia

    Australia offers jail fees for death row duo in Indonesia

    World | March 12, 2015 9:12 IST

    Sydney: Australia refuses to give up hope that two of its nationals sentenced to death in Indonesia will be spared and has offered to pay the costs of the convicts' life sentences in jail, if

  • australia acts to curb travelers absurd requests

    Australia acts to curb travelers' absurd requests

    World | December 03, 2014 12:05 IST

    Canberra: Australia's government is taking steps to curb Australian travelers' soaring expectations of what help they can get from their embassies, such as a loan to pay a prostitute in Thailand or assistance to evict

  • australia to lift sanctions on fiji

    Australia to lift sanctions on Fiji

    World | October 31, 2014 8:24 IST

    Sydney: Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Friday that her government was lifting sanctions on Fiji that have been in place since the 2006 military coup in the country."As I depart for a two-day

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    'Ginger Jihadist' appears in second propaganda video on You Tube

    World | October 29, 2014 10:39 IST

    Canberra: An Australian teenage runaway, dubbed the Ginger Jihadist by the media, has been featured in a second Islamic State propaganda video.Australian media reported the latest YouTube video of 17-year-old Abdullah Elmir dressed in Arabic

  • australia to join airstrikes against is in iraq

    Australia to join airstrikes against IS in Iraq

    World | September 28, 2014 11:50 IST

    Sydney: Australia will soon join the airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq."The national security committee and the cabinet will meet this week to discuss the action," Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday."It

  • australia welcomes release of fijian peacekeepers

    Australia welcomes release of Fijian peacekeepers

    World | September 12, 2014 8:48 IST

    Sydney: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has welcomed the unconditional release on Thursday of 45 Fijian peacekeepers held in Syria.The peacekeepers have been serving with the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), monitoring a 1974 ceasefire

  • india australia to expedite talks on civil nuclear deal

    India, Australia to expedite talks on civil nuclear deal

    India | August 09, 2014 17:15 IST

    Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): India and Australia today decided to expedite negotiations for a civil nuclear deal so that it can be finalised at the “earliest” as both the countries are keen to give further

  • resolution of stolen art from india is a priority aus

    Resolution of stolen art from India is a priority: Aus minister

    World | February 26, 2014 6:40 IST

    Melbourne: Australia intents to prioritise satisfactory resolution of its purchase of a USD 4.5 million Shiva statue stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu by an Indian art dealer, a senior minister said today.