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Australia commits 600 troops to anti-IS campaign
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday Australia would deploy 600 troops to the United Arab Emirates to join the US-led international coalition gearing up for war against Islamic State jihadists. Abbott's announcement comes two days after Canberra lifted its terror alert level to "high" on growing concern about Australian jihadists returning from fighting in Iraq and Syria. Abbott said the ...(9/14/2014 3:19:59 AM)
Australia contributing planes for anti-IS campaign
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Terrorists will use Australia's deployment of troops and war planes to the Middle East as an excuse to target Australians, Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned on Monday.(9/14/2014 7:44:08 PM)
Australia answers U.S. call to join coalition fighting Islamic State
By Morag MacKinnon PERTH Australia (Reuters) - Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, as Washington drums up support for global action to counter the terrorist threat. Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday a 600-strong force comprising some 400 airforce personnel and 200 special ...(9/14/2014 6:51:20 AM)
Australia building new defense science research facility
Richard Tomkins CANBERRA, Australia, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Australia's military is building a new $37 million research facility to tackle the danger of pandemics as well as chemical, biological and radiological threats.(9/15/2014 2:25:12 PM)
Ogier wins Rally Australia over teammate Latvala
COFFS HARBOUR, Australia (AP) — World champion Sebastien Ogier of France won Rally Australia on Sunday by 6.8 seconds over teammate Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland, continuing their season-long duel atop the World Rally Championship standings and clinching the manufacturers' championship for Volkswagen with three of 13 series races remaining.(9/14/2014 3:55:36 AM)
Australia's secret weapon
Australia and other Western nations are arming a group in Iraq designated as a terrorist organisation.(9/15/2014 3:53:35 PM)
Australia holds off storming Pumas to win 32-25
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The Wallabies completed back-to-back wins with nerve-jangling finishes to stay in contention in the Rugby Championship, holding off a storming finish from Argentina on Saturday for a 32-25 victory.(9/13/2014 10:55:47 AM)
Davis Cup: Australia completes win over Uzbekistan
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia completed a 5-0 Davis Cup win over Uzbekistan on Sunday a day after clinching a spot in next year's elite World Group.(9/14/2014 12:36:37 AM)
Rugby-Australia hold on to see off Pumas on Gold Coast
(Adds details, quotes) * Australia hold off late Pumas surge * Captain Hooper scores two tries Sept 13 (Reuters) - Captain Michael Hooper grabbed a brace as Australia held off a late surge from Argentina to register a 32-25 victory in the Rugby Championship at Robina Stadium on the Gold Coast on Saturday. The home side looked to be cruising to victory when they took a 29-17 lead after Peter ...(9/13/2014 8:24:53 AM)
Australia hold on to see off Pumas on Gold Coast
(Reuters) - Captain Michael Hooper grabbed a brace as Australia held off a late surge from Argentina to register a 32-25 victory in the Rugby Championship at Robina Stadium on the Gold Coast on Saturday. The home side looked to be cruising to victory when they took a 29-17 lead after Peter Betham scored their third try on the hour mark but the Pumas charged back in the last 20 minutes to take ...(9/13/2014 9:44:58 AM)
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