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2011-05-04 09:06:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has been informed by the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) that the Federal Government has no objections to the proposed acquisition from Agrium of the AWB Commodity Management business.

2008-09-29 03:00:24

By Jacklet, Ben Midway through the frenzy of the harvest, Oregon Wheat Growers League president Kevin Porter found himself working as truck driver for the day.

2006-06-22 20:29:13

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Friday it would be inappropriate to apologize to Iraq yet for the killing of an Iraqi government bodyguard by Australian troops in a shooting mishap in Baghdad.

2006-06-22 02:50:25

By Aseel Kami and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's trade minister threatened on Thursday to reconsider trade deals with wheat supplier Australia after Australian troops killed one of his bodyguards in a shooting mishap in the capital.

2006-04-13 01:21:32

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday his government was misled by the country's wheat exporter about its oil-for-food deals in Iraq, which a U.N. report said involved multi-million dollar kickbacks.

2006-04-12 22:42:51

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday he was aware Saddam Hussein had broken sanctions in U.N. oil-for-food deals, but he did not know that any Australian company was involved.

2006-04-12 21:25:22

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday he was aware Saddam Hussein had broken sanctions in U.N. oil-for-food deals, but he did not know whether any Australian company was involved.

2006-04-11 00:16:52

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's foreign minister told an official inquiry on Tuesday he had been unaware of persistent diplomatic reports that the country's monopoly wheat exporter was allegedly paying kickbacks to Saddam Hussein's Iraq.

2006-02-24 01:41:40

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. and British governments knew over four years ago that Iraq was demanding extra fees from importers through U.N. oil-for-food funds, an Australian commission of inquiry was told on Friday. Shipping group P & O Nedlloyd Ltd.

2006-02-03 03:10:00

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY (Reuters) - A wheat war between Australia and the United States has threatened a political rift between the two allies after dramatic allegations of kickbacks to the regime of Saddam Hussein by Australia's monopoly wheat exporter, AWB Ltd. The Australia-U.S.


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