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- Volkswagen recalls almost 26,000 cars in Australia
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Automobile maker Volkswagen AG will recall almost 26,000 cars in Australia in response to potential gearbox problems, the company said on Wednesday, mirroring recalls already ordered in China, Singapore and Japan. Volkswagen Australia would recall Golf, Jetta, Polo, Passat and Caddy models manufactured between June 2008 and September 2011, the German company said in a ...
June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Northrop Grumman Appoints Ian Irving as Chief Executive for Australia
CANBERRA, Australia, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Ian Irving as chief executive for Australia, effective July 15. In this new ...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Witch hunts in Papua New Guinea linked to jealousy
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — On a tropical island where most people live in huts, assailants armed with guns, machetes and axes stormed the wooden house by night. They set the building on fire and took away four female relatives to be tortured. Their alleged crime: witchcraft.
June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Joe Dolce in Sydney Morning Herald
Dolce says there have been about 70 "international cover versions" of Shaddap You Face "by artists as diverse as Lou Monte, Manuel of Fawlty Towers - and even rapper KRS-One. The Canberra Celtic Pipe Band does a brilliant highland fling...
- Jon Stanhope in International Herald Tribune
There are probably more eastern gray kangaroos in Canberra now than any time in the last 100 years,Stanhope told reporters. "I think we have perhaps tried too hard not to cull."
- Ben Hornby in The Age
It's still early, we just didn't hold the ball for long enough and build enough pressure (against Canberra),Hornby said. "We think it can work for us. Time will tell, we'll keep working at it and we think we can get the best out of having...