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Stories with organization: Australian armed forces
  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle story has photos
    Updated: Apr-25-15 10:05 am

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey - For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.

  • Families stream to battlefields for 100th year of Gallipoli 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 10:09 am

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey - Families of soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, along with world leaders, streamed onto the battle sites on Friday for ceremonies marking 100 years since the British-led invasion.

  • UN refugee agency says Australia rejected Vietnamese at sea 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 10:11 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it had raised concerns with Australian authorities that a boatload of Vietnamese asylum seekers had their refugee applications rejected at sea before the Australian navy secretly returned them to Vietnam.

  • Australia to deploy 300 additional troops to Iraq 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 2:16 am

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Australia's government said Tuesday it had completed preparations to send about 300 additional troops to Iraq and would deploy them over the coming weeks.

  • Prince Harry meets Australian public at start of army trip story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-15 6:44 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Britain's Prince Harry joked and chatted with an enthusiastic crowd Monday at his only scheduled public appearance during a monthlong embedment with Australia's army, declaring pride in his ginger hair and telling a self-obsessed younger generation that "selfies are bad."