Posts tagged as: Australia

Australia to allow 4,400 refugees from Syria and Iraq

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Australia will offer to resettle 4,400 refugees from Iraq and Syria and places like Lebanon according to Australian immigration minister Scott Morrison.  The minister said that government’s program to successfully block the arrivals of boat people has allowed to allocate the spots for Syrians and Iraqis who are oppressed and are running away to save […]

Sri Lankan Court orders to suspend deportation of Pakistani refugees

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A Sri Lankan court order the suspension of the deportation of the refugee claimants from Pakistan till the further hearing. Sri Lanakan government had stopped the visa on arrival facility for Pakistan nationals to curb the increasing influx of the asylum seekers from Pakistan. Pakistani asylum seekers had complained that Sri Lankan government was forcefully […]

Australian senate scraps visa rules for offshore rig workers

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Australian Senators on Wednesday July 16, 2014 teamed up to vote down  a new visa regime that allowed the skilled migrants to be hired at the offshore rigs in the Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The rules were exploiting the foreign workers at the expense of Australian workers as claimed by the Senators. The governing party, […]

Black Box for Malaysian Airline Still Not Found

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The Malaysian Airline MH370 has been found through the Chinese satellite; however, the race is still on to find the black box. MH370 disappeared into thin air with absolutely no trace of where it went.   After almost 3 weeks of searching, Australian and Chinese satellites caught a few of the plane’s parts in the […]

Pakistan Beats Australia in the T20 World Cup

Pakistan faced Australia in their second T20 match of the World Cup. After losing their first game against their arch rivals, India, Pakistan had to beat Australia in order to have a chance to qualify for the semi-final stage of the competition. The match was quite well anticipated by the cricketing audience. Australia are favourites […]

Rain delays England’s tour match

For the second consecutive day rain was the reason why the match between Australia A and England could not move forward. The four-day tour between the two countries has only seen one day of cricket being played. During this session England were the ones who decided to bat first as Australia A were to bowl. […]

Huan Gao demolishes Luke Chong in Men’s Singles second round of Australian Badminton Open 2013

China’s upcoming player Huan Gao continued his winning run in Men’s Singles second round when he easily showed exit to his local opponent Luke Chong in Yonex Australian Badminton Open 2013 on Wednesday, April 3, in Australia. The in-form Huan Gao, who is the second seeded player in Men’s Singles main draw, played with staggering […]

Captaining Australia is ultimate honour, says Shane Watson

Things change pretty quickly in cricket. Just a couple of weeks ago, Shane Watson was hurled out of the side due to disciplinary issues. He did not comply with the team orders, when not preparing a presentation as asked by coach Mickey Arthur. Watson and three other players were slapped with a one-game ban. And […]

Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey rule out international comeback

Both Michael Hussey and Ricky Ponting have ruled out their return to international cricket despite the fact that the Australian side desperately needs the pair. Both veterans decided to call it a day almost together only a few weeks ago. The Kangaroos are currently on an important tour to India, where they have completely failed […]

Michael Clarke wants to return home with at least one victory

Australia have already lost the series 3-0 at the hands of India. But skipper Michael Clarke is still enthusiastic about the fourth and final encounter at Delhi, saying that he wants to return home with at least one victory. According to the pundits, the Aussies are on their worst tour to India. They were totally […]

Shane Watson eager to play Test cricket for Australia again

Suspended all-rounder, Shane Watson has cleared the air by dismissing all the speculations about his possible retirement from Test cricket. He stated that he has a burning desire to play longest version of the team for Australia, and will return after serving a one-match ban. Watson was suspended for not complying with the team order. […]

It will take time to put right culture in team, says Michael Hussey

Recently-retired Australian batsman, Michael Hussey has warned coach Mickey Arthur that it will take some time to put the right team culture in place. Four Aussie players were suspended lately, as they did not comply with the team orders. The coach asked the players to make a special presentation about the team’s awful defeat in […]


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