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Cricket: Waqar seeks improvement, Williamson hails achievement
20th December 2014 Cricket: Waqar seeks improvement, Williamson hails achievement by Shahid HASHMI ABU DHABI: – Pakistan coach Waqar Younis warned his team needed to improve before the World Cup while Kane Williamson hailed a “great achievement” after New Zealand win the one-day series 3-2 on Friday. Pakistan...
Mother arrested for murder of eight children in Australia
20th December 2014 Mother arrested for murder of eight children in Australia by Catherine Shaw CAIRNS, Australia: – Australian police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of most of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy....
Cricket: Johnson the wrecker as India collapse in Gabba Test
20th December 2014 Cricket: Johnson the wrecker as India collapse in Gabba Test BRISBANE: – Mitchell Johnson skittled India’s top order with a devastating spell as the tourists lurched towards a likely fourth-day defeat in the second Gabba Test on Saturday. The ICC Cricketer of the Year snared three for 10...
Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing
19th December 2014 Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing SYDNEY: Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia’stropical northern city of Cairns. Australia is already in a state of heightened...
Death threats to Sydney siege gunman’s lawyers, magistrate
19th December 2014 Death threats to Sydney siege gunman’s lawyers, magistrate SYDNEY, : – Lawyers who defended the Sydney siege gunman on a string of charges and the magistrate who bailed him have received deaths threats, officials said Friday, amid growing anger that he was on the streets. Iranian-born...
Cricket: Hazlewood, Haddin star as India all out for 408
18th December 2014 Cricket: Hazlewood, Haddin star as India all out for 408 BRISBANE: – Debutant Josh Hazlewood captured five wickets and Brad Haddin equalled a wicketkeeping record as Australia dismissed India for 408 in the second Test in Brisbane on Thursday. Paceman Hazlewood led the way with three scalps on...
Four homes razed as Australian crews battle bushfires
18th December 2014 Four homes razed as Australian crews battle bushfires MELBOURNE: – Four homes were destroyed as Australian firefighters struggled to bring three major blazes under control in Victoria state, with high temperatures and gusty winds threatening to worsen conditions Thursday. Lightning strikes this week ignited 350 fires...
Passengers on tarmac for eight hours after long-haul to Australia
13th December 2014 Passengers on tarmac for eight hours after long-haul to Australia SYDNEY: – Passengers on a flight from the United States to Australia endured an even longer journey than they were expecting when their plane was diverted and then spent eight hours waiting on the tarmac, reports said Saturday....
Job losses as 175 Australian govt agencies face scrap: reports
13th December 2014 Job losses as 175 Australian govt agencies face scrap: reports SYDNEY: – Australia’s government warned of further job losses Saturday as media reports said around 175 government agencies working in areas as diverse as Antarctic science and drought will be scrapped. The conservative administration of Prime Minister Tony...
RugbyU: Cooper signs new deal with Australian rugby
12th December 2014 RugbyU: Cooper signs new deal with Australian rugby SYDNEY: – Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper Friday recommitted to Australian rugby for another year in a deal that will take him through until the end of 2015. The playmaker, who was fined a record Aus$60,000 (US$49,000) in 2012...
Catholic Church in Australia links celibacy to abuse
12th December 2014 Catholic Church in Australia links celibacy to abuse SYDNEY: – The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday said that obligatory celibacy may have contributed to priests abusing children, and recommended that clergy should be given “psychosexual” training. In a landmark report, an Australian Catholic Church body...
Australia’s unemployment rate at 12-year high
11th December 2014 Australia’s unemployment rate at 12-year high SYDNEY:- Australia’s jobless rate rose to its highest level in 12 years in November, data showed Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak Chinese demand. The unemployment...
Australia’s unemployment rate hits 12-year high
11th December 2014 Australia’s unemployment rate hits 12-year high by Glenda KWEK SYDNEY, Dec  11, 2014 (AFP) – Australia’s jobless rate hit a 12-year high in November, data showed Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak...
Cricket: Warner hits emotional ton, Clarke retires hurt
9th December 2014 Cricket: Warner hits emotional ton, Clarke retires hurt ADELAIDE:- Australia’s David Warner paid fitting tribute to tragic batsman and close friend Phillip Hughes with a brilliant century Tuesday but skipper Michael Clarke retired hurt on day one of an emotional first Test against India. After pre-game...
Australian energy firms hit by falling oil, commodity prices
9th December 2014 Australian energy firms hit by falling oil, commodity prices SYDNEY: – Shares in Australian energy companies were hammered Tuesday by plunging oil and commodity prices, with BHP hitting a five-year low and Santos at levels not seen for a decade. Oil and gas companies were among the...
Cricket: Australia v India 1st Test scoreboard
9th December 2014 Cricket: Australia v India 1st Test scoreboard ADELAIDE, Australia: Scoreboard at tea on the opening day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday: Australia 1st innings C. Rogers c Dhawan b I. Sharma  9 D. Warner not out             131...
Cricket: Haddin seeks Australia’s support in wake of Hughes death
6th December 2014 Cricket: Haddin seeks Australia’s support in wake of Hughes death ADELAIDE, Australia: Vice-captain Brad Haddin said Saturday the Australia team needs the support of fans as it gears up to play an emotional first Test against India in Adelaide next week. The Australian players are back in training...
RugbyL: Test back Boyd suffers season-ending injury
5th December 2014 RugbyL: Test back Boyd suffers season-ending injury SYDNEY:- Test back Darius Boyd suffered a suspected torn Achilles tendon at training and is likely to miss much of the next National Rugby League season, his Brisbane Broncos club said on Friday. The club said Boyd will...
Australia toughens up immigration but lets in more refugees
5th December 2014 Australia toughens up immigration but lets in more refugees SYDNEY:- Australia’s conservative government on Friday further tightened immigration laws by introducing controversial temporary visas for refugees which do not allow them to settle permanently in the country. The amendments to the Migration Act narrowly passed the lower...
Cricket: Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test
5th December 2014 Cricket: Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test ADELAIDE, Australia:- Australia captain Michael Clarke faces a fitness test at training on Saturday to check on his chances of playing in next week’s first Test against India, coach Darren Lehmann said. Clarke, troubled by a third hamstring...
Cricket: Brothers Shaun and Mitchell Marsh in Australia’s Test squad
4th December 2014 Cricket: Brothers Shaun and Mitchell Marsh in Australia’s Test squad SYDNEY- Selectors called batsman Shaun Marsh into Australia’s Test squad Thursday as cover for recovering captain Michael Clarke ahead of next week’s opening Test with India. Marsh, 31, will join the original 12-man squad in Adelaide, where the...
Cricket: Shaun Marsh added to Australia’s Test squad
4th December 2014 Cricket: Shaun Marsh added to Australia’s Test squad SYDNEY:- Selectors called batsman Shaun Marsh into Australia’s Test squad Thursday as cover for recovering captain Michael Clarke ahead of next week’s opening Test with India. Marsh, 31, will join the 12-man squad in Adelaide, where the rescheduled...
Swimming: Australia bars China’s Sun after doping ban
3rd December 2014 Swimming: Australia bars China’s Sun after doping ban SYDNEY:- Chinese swimming sensation Sun Yang has been barred from training in Australia and his coach plans to sever ties with the Olympic champion after he was banned for doping, it was reported Wednesday. The double Olympic champion...
China, Australia agree to boost defence ties: Xinhua
3rd December 2014 China, Australia agree to boost defence ties: Xinhua BEIJING:- Beijing and Canberra have agreed to enhance military ties, Chinese state media reported, lauding defence relations between them even as Australia strengthens cooperation with the United States and Japan. The move follows President Xi Jinping’s visit to...
Cricket: Small town at standstill for Hughes funeral
3rd December 2014 Cricket: Small town at standstill for Hughes funeral MACKSVILLE, Australia: Cricket bats stood silent sentry outside schools and homes, many adorned with messages for their favourite son, as the small Australian town of Macksville came to a standstill Wednesday for the funeral of Phillip Hughes. Green...
RugbyU: Australia’s Pocock charged over mine protest
1st December 2014 RugbyU: Australia’s Pocock charged over mine protest SYDNEY:- Former Wallaby captain David Pocock was issued with a formal warning by the Australian Rugby Union on Monday after he was arrested and charged over a protest at a coal mine. Pocock, 26, locked himself onto a...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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