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University of Melbourne:
The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Its main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb north of Melbourne's central business district, with several other campuses located across Victoria.


Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report [Video]

Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a recently freed British-Australian prisoner in Iran, had been detained after authorities there found her partner was an Israeli citizen. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:12Published
Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters [Video]

Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters

[NFA] A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran following more than two years of..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:23Published

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