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MELBOURNE (AFP) - An alleged associate of notorious jailed international arms dealer Viktor Bout agreed on Thursday to be extradited to the United States, telling an Australian court he was ready to go home.April 4, 2013, 1:57 pm
The former husband of an Australian woman convicted in Canada of drowning their young sons in a bathtub fears she will kill again when deported to Australia.April 4, 2013, 1:38 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Prime Minister Julia Gillard will lead a heavyweight team to China on Friday touting not just better ties and trade but also the lofty ambition of putting Asia at the heart of Australia's future.April 4, 2013, 1:30 pm
TOKYO (AFP) - Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Japan from April 13 through 19, according to a Japanese statement.April 4, 2013, 1:29 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday demanded that Fiji's military leader Voreqe Bainimarama keep his pledge to hold free and fair elections next year.April 4, 2013, 1:29 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's Olympic sprint hurdles champion Sally Pearson is back in training and chomping at the bit after battling to overcome a hamstring injury.April 4, 2013, 12:40 pm
SANGAW, Afghanistan (AFP) - Since Haji Abdul Samad lost his leg in a minefield more than 20 years ago, he has unearthed at least 1,000 explosives and become one of Afghanistan's most experienced de-miners.April 4, 2013, 12:03 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea threatened on Thursday to pull its 53,000 workers from the Kaesong joint industrial zone with South Korea and close the complex, a day after it blocked access for South Korean personnel.April 4, 2013, 11:58 am
Seven members of the National Ballet of Cuba defected during a performing tour of Mexico, an official confirms.April 4, 2013, 11:53 am
The US announces it is moving an advanced missile defence system to the Pacific island of Guam as North Korea steps up its warlike rhetoric.April 4, 2013, 11:48 am
By Ben Blanchard
BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from a new strain of bird flu rose to five in China on Thursday as Beijing said it was mobilising resources nationwide to combat the ...
An army employee has died following a shooting in a Fort Knox parking lot, the US Defence Department says.April 4, 2013, 11:22 am
Two men charged with assaulting cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar have been remanded on bail and granted interim name suppression.April 4, 2013, 11:01 am
AHMEDABAD, India (AFP) - Five people set themselves on fire in western India, leaving one man dead as they protested official plans to raze their home in a drive to remove illegal structures, police said.April 4, 2013, 10:17 am
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea barred entry to a joint industrial complex it shares with the South for a second day on Thursday, the South Korean Unification Ministry said, but would allow 222 South Ko...April 4, 2013, 9:39 am
NEW DELHI (AFP) - French retailer Auchan, one of the world's biggest hypermarket chains, aims to set up 60 stores in India to tap the emerging market nation's growing retail potential, an Indian minister said.April 4, 2013, 9:23 am
By Louis Charbonneau
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea can probably restart a mothballed plutonium-producing reactor in six months if it is determined to do so and the site has suf...
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A new and deadly virus that has killed 11 of the 17 patients treated for it in the Middle East and Britain appears to cause an infection deep in the lungs, researchers said.April 4, 2013, 8:34 am
South Australia's top man in London says the state's new brand is a winner but he's dismissed past efforts as confusing and bland "puff".April 4, 2013, 8:21 am
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