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Australia offers help to Pakistan in Lahore attack probe
Canberra, March 4 (Xinhua) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Wednesday said his government had offered police assistance to Pakistan to help with the investigation into the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team that left eight people dead and six players injured.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 11:18:36 AM

Boom to bust for Australia's economy
Sydney, March 4 (DPA) The former world-beating Australian economy has joined most of the rest of the developed world and shifted into reverse, official figures released Wednesday showed.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 11:10:17 AM

Joy in Australia as last stranded whale swims free
Sydney, March 4 (DPA) The last survivor of a pod of 192 pilot whales that came ashore on Tasmania's King Island at the weekend swam back out to sea Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 10:49:18 AM

Wallet thief knocks himself out
Wellington, March 4 (DPA) A thief who stole a wallet at a Waterworld complex near Hamilton on New Zealand's North Island knocked himself out when he slipped running away down some wet stairs, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 10:00:36 AM

Dhoni glad Indian team has not gone to Pakistan
Napier, March 3 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he is glad India did not tour Pakistan, where six Sri Lankan players were injured in a terror attack in Lahore Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 8:59:58 PM

Kylie Minogue demands special menu during India stay
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Australian pop superstar Kylie Minogue has put the head chef of a luxurious hotel here on a creative test. The diva, currently in India, demands a special dish whenever she is hungry rather than going by the menu.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 8:51:16 PM

We need a third seamer: Dhoni
Napier, March 3 (IANS) Despite winning the first One-day international comprehensively by 53 runs, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday that the team needed a third seamer.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 6:24:54 PM

Dhoni, Sehwag shine in India's win over Kiwis
Napier, March 3 (IANS) India were back in the reckoning after their Twenty20 losses to New Zealand with a 53-run win over the hosts via the Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-affected first one-day international here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 4:33:42 PM

Final scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, First ODI
Napier, March 3 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard of the first one-day international between India and New Zealand at the McLean Park here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 3:28:04 PM

Hot 50 for Australia's top job named
Sydney, March 3 (DPA) More than 34,000 applicants learned Tuesday they hadn't made the shortlist of 50 candidates for the dream job of highly paid caretaker on a paradise island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 3:21:41 PM

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