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Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...


Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...


On this day in 2005, Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became first bowler to take 600 Test wickets

Manchester [UK], August 11 (ANI): On this day in 2005, late Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became the first bowler ...


'Let it rip': Barangaroo, a masterclass in planning as deal-making

The redevelopment of the 22-hectare Barangaroo precinct on Sydney Harbour has long been a masterclass in poor urban development governance ...


Sepsis is serious during pregnancy, but thankfully it is still rare

The tragic case of Annie Moylan, who died in Melbourne in 2017 from sepsis, when 18 weeks pregnant, has put ...


What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

A new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China's Shandong and Henan provinces ...


Extreme heat and drought events necessitate more thorough risk assessment:Study

Zurich [Switzerland], August 11 (ANI): The economy, public health, and food production are just a few of the effects of ...


The US has finally passed a huge climate bill. Australia needs to keep up

If politics moves slowly, climate politics often feels like it doesn't move at all.Yet at the weekend, US senators worked ...


We need to talk about monkeypox without shame and blame

The recent global outbreak of monkeypox largely among men who have sex with men has raised concerns homophobia will undermine ...


What created the continents? New evidence points to giant asteroids

Earth is the only planet we know of with continents, the giant landmasses that provide homes to humankind and most ...


Virat Kohli has all tools to come out of form slump: Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene

Dubai [UAE], August 10 (ANI): ICC Hall of Famer and Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene said on Wednesday that star Indian ...


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Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...

U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...

Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...

As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 325 points despite disappointing data out of China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Disappointing economic data released Monday has triggered a slackening of key interest rates by the Bank ...

Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...

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Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

Raksha Bandhan: Read Shweta Bachchan's sweet message for brother Abhishek

Mumbai [Maharashtra], August 11 (ANI): On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda took a stroll down memory ...

On this day in 2005, Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became first bowler to take 600 Test wickets

Manchester [UK], August 11 (ANI): On this day in 2005, late Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became the first bowler ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...


US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...


South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...


Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...


Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


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