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2006-07-10 00:30:37

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Ambitious Australian Treasurer Peter Costello said on Monday that Prime Minister John Howard had promised to hand over power in his second term, contradicting his long-serving leader over the existence of a succession deal.

2006-07-03 01:35:00

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard called on Monday for reality television program "Big Brother" to be taken off the air after an incident between contestants prompted an investigation into sexual assault.

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.

2006-06-15 06:05:01

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard wrote to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday to protest the decision to free a hardline Islamic cleric jailed over links to the 2002 Bali bombings.

2006-05-16 13:21:31

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Tuesday praised Australia's John Howard as a staunch ally in the war in Iraq, and suggested that he expected the four-term prime minister to run once more for re-election.

2006-05-02 02:05:21

CANBERRA (Reuters) - The first Australian soldier killed on active duty in Iraq was buried with full military honors on Tuesday amid confusion over the cause of death and a bungle which saw the wrong body initially sent home from Baghdad.

2006-04-26 02:39:07

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard unveiled plans on Wednesday to introduce a national health and welfare access card after the government decided against creating a compulsory full-scale identity card.

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.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.