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Britain's Prince William holding his son Prince George and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Sydney Wednesday. Pic: AP.

Royal couple arrive in Sydney for Down Under tour

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014 5:37PM UTC Comments Off Britain's Prince William holding his son Prince George and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Sydney Wednesday. Pic: AP.

SYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, have arrived in Sydney to kick off their tour of Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in Sydney on Wednesday after wrapping up a 10-day trip around New Zealand. They were greeted by various dignitaries, including Prime Minister Tony Abbott, before being whisked off to the city's famed Opera House for a welcome reception. ...

Australian PM confident signals are from flight MH370 black box

By Fri, Apr 11, 2014 12:02PM UTC Comments Off Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his visit to RAAF Base Pearce near Perth last month. Pic AP.

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says searchers hunting for the missing Malaysian jetliner are confident underwater signals that have been picked up are coming from the jet's black box....

Australia, Japan agree on free trade deal

By Tue, Apr 08, 2014 10:35AM UTC Comments Off Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, center, reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, at Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, Monday. Pic: AP.

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Australia say they have agreed a free trade deal after overcoming differences on autos and agriculture....

Australian PM in Japan, hoping to reach trade deal

By Mon, Apr 07, 2014 12:41PM UTC Comments Off Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Pic: AP.

TOKYO (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is leading a business mission of some 600 people to Tokyo, hoping to reach a free trade agreement during a summit with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe....

Australia: ‘Pulses’ in plane search remain unverified

By Mon, Apr 07, 2014 9:36AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The head of the multinational search for the missing Malaysia airlines jet says that electronic pulses reportedly picked up by a Chinese ship are an encouraging sign but stresses they are not yet verified....

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