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Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 12:44:10 PM

Australian nurse suspected of Ebola tests negative
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) An Australian nurse isolated in a hospital in Cairns in northeastern Australia for exhibiting symptoms of the Ebola virus disease was discharged Monday after testing negative in a second test, local media said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:34:03 PM

Crackdown on chucking 20 years late: Darrell Hair
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) should have taken the decision to crackdown on illegal bowling actions 20 years ago, said umpire Darrell Hair, who famously no-balled Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan for chucking in a Boxing Day Test.

Monday, October 13, 2014 2:14:04 PM

Past sex partners may decide looks of your kid: Study
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Can past sex partners influence the appearance of your child with a different male? Yes, say researchers.

Monday, October 13, 2014 1:28:04 PM

Windies players seek board help, say WIPA not their agent
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 12 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies players currently on tour of India say they no longer want to be any part of a Wavell Hinds-led West Indies Players Association (WIPA), and have asked the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to "urgently" intervene in the impasse.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 2:58:03 PM

Australian nurse cleared of Ebola
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) The Australian nurse who was rushed to hospital after suffering Ebola-like symptoms has tested negative, a health official confirmed Friday.

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:36:08 AM

'Aid workers creating Ebola risk in Australia'
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Aid workers are creating the risk of Ebola virus disease in Australia, a media report Thursday said citing a federal MP.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 4:02:04 PM

Hungry black hole gulping down gas faster than ever
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is consuming gas from a nearby star 10 times faster than previously thought possible.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 3:32:18 PM

World's oldest rock art discovered in Indonesia
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Australian scientists have found what could be the world's oldest figurative art in a cave in Indonesia, a report released Thursday said.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 2:02:14 PM

Australian woman being assessed for Ebola
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) A woman in Australia is being assessed in hospital for the deadly Ebola virus, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 1:40:05 PM

Australia launches first airstrike against IS in Iraq
Canberra, Oct 9 (IANS) Australian fighter jets have made their first strike against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) announced Thursday.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 11:48:03 AM

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