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Australia hunts for arsonists after deadly forest fires
Sydney, Feb 12 (DPA) Australian police Thursday released two men they arrested on suspicion of deliberately lighting fires in forests north of Melbourne.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 10:20:57 PM

Moises Henriques to play for Knight Riders
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Having booked his maiden berth in the national squad, Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques has struck a deal with Kolkata Knight Riders for the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thursday, February 12, 2009 7:02:21 PM

Salary not under threat, ICL tells its players
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League (ICL) has informed its Australian recruits that their six-figure contract fees are not under threat despite the league postponing next month's tournament.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:59:22 PM

Prince bitter over being dropped from Proteas Test side
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) South Africa's vice-captain Ashwell Prince is disappointed after being left out of the Test side for the return series against Australia starting in Johannesburg Feb 26.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:52:03 PM

New Zealand include McCullum brothers in Twenty20 squad
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) New Zealand's hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum's brother Nathan along with four new faces were included in the side for Sunday's Twenty20 against Australia here at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:28:28 PM

Clarke doubtful for series decider against New Zealand
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) A back injury has put Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke's participation in doubt in Friday's crucial final one-day match against New Zealand in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series in Brisbane.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:05:24 PM

Arson arrests after Australia's deadly forest fires
Sydney, Feb 12 (DPA) Australian police arrested two arson suspects Thursday in connection with the weekend's deadly forest fires north of Melbourne.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 1:39:36 PM

Bushfire prompts call for national phone warning system in Australia
Canberra, Feb 12 (Xinhua) An emergency warning system for the whole of Australia should be set up before the next fire season, Victorian Emergency Services Commissioner Bruce Esplin has said.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:57:56 PM

Ultrafine particles from laser printers harmful to health
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Ultrafine particles emitted by laser printers, especially during the process of printing, are potentially dangerous to human health because they can penetrate deep into the lungs.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 11:26:27 AM

Bushfires in Australia: Two held for suspicious activity
Melbourne, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Australian police have arrested two people for suspicious activity in the aftermath of the deadly bushfires, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 10:58:52 AM

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