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Australian soldiers kill Afghan children in Taliban clash
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) Five Afghan children were killed when Australian soldiers shot back after coming under fire from Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said Friday.

Friday, February 13, 2009 4:18:48 PM

Ponting wants more say in selection matters
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting said he wanted more say in the selection of the team, specially in important decisions like players' rotation.

Friday, February 13, 2009 3:57:00 PM

Aerosol pollution impacting rainfall, climate change
Sydney, Feb 13 (IANS) Pollution from aerosols is likely to have a greater impact on rainfall patterns and future climate change than previously thought, according to a leading atmospheric scientist.

Friday, February 13, 2009 3:15:21 PM

Australian parliament passes stimulus package
Canberra, Feb 13 (Xinhua) The Australian parliament Friday passed a 42 billion Australian dollars ($27.4 billion) economic stimulus package, after striking a last-minute deal with a key independent senator.

Friday, February 13, 2009 2:05:28 PM

Australian court charges forest-fire arson suspect
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) An Australian court Friday charged a man suspected of lighting one of the forest fires that last weekend killed at least 181 people, destroyed 1,800 homes and made 7,000 homeless.

Friday, February 13, 2009 12:57:16 PM

Soon, cars will talk to each other to avert accidents
Sydney, Feb 13 (IANS) A radio technology that allows cars to 'talk' to each other and avert accidents is being tested now.

Friday, February 13, 2009 10:04:11 AM

Australian forest fire arson suspect arrested
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) Australian police Friday arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of lighting one of the forest fires that last weekend killed at least 181 people, destroyed 1,800 homes and made 7,000 homeless.

Friday, February 13, 2009 9:46:35 AM

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

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