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Australian diplomat hails ties with Morocco

Canberra, Nov 14 (IANS/MAP) The relationship between Morocco and Australia will grow with the opening of the Australian embassy in Rabat, the Director of the diplomatic academy under the Australian Foreign Ministry has said. The opening of our embassy in Rabat is a new proof of our bilateral bilateral relations, Susan Cox told MAP on the sidelines of a meeting held at the residence of Mo...

1 month ago
Morocco, Australia set up bilateral business council

Rabat, Oct 9 (IANS/MAP) Morocco and Australia have launched the Australia Morocco Business Council (AMBC) to promote ties between business communities in the two countries. The launch ceremony, which took place in the Moroccan city of Marrakech, was marked by the attendance of Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo and business leaders from the two countries. This event marks an ...

8 months ago
Australian author detained at US airport receives apology

Canberra, Feb 25 (IANS) An Australian author has received a written apology from the US after being wrongfully detained and insulted by immigration officials at the Los Angeles Airport, a media report said on Saturday. Mem Fox, who was questioned by Customs and Border Protection officers for two hours earlier this month and agents appeared to have been given turbocharged power by an exec...

1 year ago
Australian security worker shot dead in Baghdad

Canberra, May 13 (IANS) An Australian security official working at the embassy in Iraq's capital Baghdad was shot dead during a gunfire, authorities confirmed on Friday. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed the news, after an alleged exchange of gunfire killed the man while he was stationed at the embassy on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. I confirm the death of a 34-y...

1 year ago
Australian woman found dead in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Australian woman was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Thursday, police said. The body of Margret Linda, 53 was lying on a bed in the flat in Toli Chowki area here, where she was allegedly staying with a Nigerian. A friend of Linda found the body and alerted the police. Some medicines used for treatment of asthma were found near the bed.

2 years ago
New Zealand to open embassy in Iraq

Wellington, May 28 (IANS) New Zealand will open an embassy in Iraq next week, with the new ambassador to provide diplomatic support to troops training the Iraqi army. Foreign Minister Murray McCully on Thursday said the embassy was signalled when the decision to deploy troops to Iraq was announced, Stuff online reported. The government had now finalised arrangements to open a per...

2 years ago
First Australians evacuated from Kathmandu

Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) The first Royal Australian Air Force flights evacuated Australians out of Kathmandu after delivering 15 tonnes of aid for the earthquake-hit nation, media reported on Friday. More than 100 people, including 66 Australians - a mix of trekkers, tourists, and volunteer workers - were flown to Bangkok on two RAAF C-17 Globemaster transport planes, ABC reported.

2 years ago
Australia readies aircraft to rescue nationals from Nepal

Canberra, April 30 (IANS) Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) planes are ready to rescue Australians stranded in the earthquake-hit Nepal, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Thursday. Bishop said more than 1,400 Australians have so far been found, although some were yet to be located, Xinhua news agency reported. About 80 Australians have sought refuge in the Australian embassy ...

2 years ago
Hughes bat to be raised atop Everest

Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Nepal's record-breaking climber Chhurim Sherpa will carry the bat and two playing shirts of deceased Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes to the top of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest. The 25-year-old Australian died on November 27, 2014, following injuries from a bouncer which hit the back of his head during a first-class match. Churrim will...

2 years ago
Egypt releases, deports jailed Australian journalist

Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) Egypt decided to release jailed journalist Peter Greste, who will now be deported back to his native Australia, according to report in the state news agency MENA Sunday. The Egyptian foreign ministry coordinated with the Australian embassy in Cairo for the journalist's release and Greste was supposed to depart for Sydney, a Xinhua report said, citing a source.

3 years ago
14 Australians untraceable after Himalayan blizzard

Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Fourteen Australians are still untraceable after they were trapped in an avalanche in Nepal on Tuesday. Family members and friends are concerned after they have not been able to contact the trekkers following the blizzard that killed at least 27 people, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday. Nepalese police said 161 people had been rescued - including tw...

3 years ago
Afghan from Australia killed by Taliban

Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) An Afghan from Australia visiting his family in Afghanistan was pulled off a bus and killed by Taliban militants, media reported Monday. Sayed Habib Musawi, 50, was killed while travelling on a bus to Kabul after visiting relatives in Ghazni province, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported. Musawi came to Australia from Afghanistan in 2000.

3 years ago
Australia urges nationals to leave Gaza Strip

Canberra, July 12 (IANS) The Australian government has urged its nationals currently in the Gaza Strip to make arrangements to depart immediately. The Australian embassy in Tel Aviv is arranging a one-off assisted departure of Australians from the Gaza Strip, Xinhua reported citing a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The ministry said Australians w...

3 years ago
Australia warns citizens against Pakistan travel

Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Australia Wednesday issued a travel advisory for its citizens against travelling to Pakistan, asking them to reconsider their travel plans in the wake of a volatile security situation across the country. We strongly advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan at this time due to the very high threat of terrorist attack, kidnapping, sectarian violence an...

3 years ago
Australia offers free visas to lost jet victims' kin

Canberra, March 26 - Families of the people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, now declared lost, will be given free visas if they wish to come to Australia during the search and recovery operation, the immigration authority said Wednesday. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection - was working with Malaysia Airlines and counterparts in China to facilitate visa arrangements f...

3 years ago
Australia offers free visas to lost jet victims' kin

Canberra, March 26 - Families of the people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, now declared lost, will be given free visas if they wish to come to Australia during the search and recovery operation, the immigration authority said Wednesday. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection - was working with Malaysia Airlines and counterparts in China to facilitate visa arrangement...

4 years ago
Australia returns 79 Sri Lankan asylum seekers

Colombo, Oct 25 - Australia has sent back 79 Sri Lankans who attempted to illegally migrate by boat to seek asylum in that country, pushing the number of those returned to nearly 1,400 since August 2012, the Australian embassy said in a statement here Thursday. When people arrive in Australia without a valid visa, any claims they make for their reasons to travel to Australia are assessed by...

4 years ago
Australian envoy to China allowed to visit Tibet: CTA

Dharamsala, Aug 27 - Australian Ambassador to China Frances Adamson was allowed to visit Tibet, after a two-year-long quest for permission ever since she took up her post, the Central Tibetan Administration - said here Tuesday. During her visit to the region last week, Adamson went to Lhasa and Naidong county, discussed developments in Tibet with local officials and inspected Australian-...

4 years ago
Australian envoy to China allowed to visit Tibet: CTA

Dharamsala, Aug 27 - Australian Ambassador to China Frances Adamson was allowed to visit Tibet, after a two-year-long quest for permission ever since she took up her post, the Central Tibetan Administration - said here Tuesday. During her visit to the region last week, Adamson went to Lhasa and Naidong county, discussed developments in Tibet with local officials and inspected Australian-fun...

4 years ago
1,000 Sri Lankan boat people returned by Australia

Colombo, April 29 - The Australian government repatriated 25 more Sri Lankans who tried to illegally migrate, bringing the total number of boat people returned to over 1,000, the Australian embassy said Monday. The group was advised of its status and that all its 25 members were subject to removal from Australia as none raised issues that engaged Australia's international obligations, Xinhu...

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