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Uranium policy won't affect ties with India: Australian FM
Canberra, Jan 20 (Xinhua) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith has expressed confidence that the Labour government's strict policy on uranium sales won't affect its relationship with India.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 11:03:59 AM

Kinks appear in African teen's tale of war
Sydney, Jan 20 (DPA) The 600,000 people who made African orphan Ishmael Beah's 'A Long Way Gone' a runaway bestseller deserve to know whether it really is the true story of a child soldier, The Australian newspaper says.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:50:26 AM

India win third Test, halt Australia's winning streak (Third Lead)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) A resurgent and determined India stopped the Australian juggernaut by handing them a 72-run defeat on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday to keep the four-Test series alive. India now trail 1-2 in the four-match series. The fourth Test begins in Adelaide on Jan 24.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:02:15 PM

Sania goes down fighting to Venus in Australian Open (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza put up a brave fight before bowing out 6-7, 4-6 to eighth seed Venus Williams in the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament Saturday. The Indian lasted 92 minutes in a match where she made many unforced errors and paid the price for it.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 7:23:15 PM

Sania Mirza's run comes to an end
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's run at the Australian Open tennis came to an end when she lost in straight sets to eighth seed American Venus Williams in the third round Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 7:05:35 PM

Sehwag steals limelight with the ball
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag may not have been a great hit with the bat but he did steal the show with the ball in his comeback match, the third Test against Australia that India won here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:22:02 PM

Pathan credits Prasad, Akram and Sekhar for his return
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) It was a happy return to Team India for Irfan Pathan Saturday, the all-rounder who only last month registered his maiden Test hundred against Pakistan at Bangalore.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:02:38 PM

Australia's first defeat in Perth in 10 years
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia's 72-run loss to India in the third Test at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Ground here Saturday was their first in almost 10 years. Their previous defeat was in February 1997 in the hands of the West Indies.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:59:09 PM

None gave us a chance, Kumble points out
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Perth was always going to be a difficult frontier for India to conquer, but the visitors proved the pundits wrong by stopping the Australian juggernaut here in the third Test match Saturday. Indian captain Anil Kumble rated the win as superb as none thought his team could do it.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:02:47 PM

India win third Test, keep series alive (Second Lead)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) A resurgent, pepped up India thrashed Australia by 72 runs on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday to keep alive hopes of drawing the four-Test series. India now trail 1-2 in the four-match series, with the final Test to be played in Adelaide from Thursday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:01:45 PM

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