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Australian cricketers do not want to go to Pakistan
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) A day after International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ray Mali backed Pakistan to host the Champions Trophy allaying, security fears, several Australian players have reportedly refused to tour the strife-torn country, thus putting a question mark over the biennial event.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 2:26:24 PM

Soy-milk doesn't cause peanut allergies in kids
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Parents need not worry about giving their children soy milk or soy-based formula. It is not likely to trigger peanut allergy, according to a new study.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 12:23:13 PM

Anoushka's debut Australia tour a sell-out success
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Sitar prodigy Anoushka Shankar, daughter of maestro Ravi Shankar, has been enthralling audiences during her debut sell-out Australia concert tour this southern winter.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 11:14:24 AM

You've seen the film, now see the set
Sydney, June 19 (DPA) A film called 'Australia' that stars Hollywood heartthrobs Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman could be the countervailing force that draws in foreign visitors kept at bay by four-figure airfares and the Aussie dollar's blistering exchange rate against other currencies.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 9:27:47 AM

Three Sumatran tiger cubs born in New Zealand
Wellington, June 18 (DPA) A Sumatran tiger, one of the world's most endangered animals, has given birth to triplets at the Auckland Zoo, officials announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:42:33 PM

Picasso's 'Sylvette' breaks auction record in Sydney
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) A Pablo Picasso masterpiece Wednesday fetched Australian $6.9 million, breaking an Australian art auction record.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:42:09 PM

Buchanan's thumbs up for Pietersen's switch-hit
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Unlike other former cricketers, former Australian coach John Buchanan feels English batsman Kevin Pietersen's 'switch-hit' should not be viewed with prejudice.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 4:01:39 PM

Ponting feels Australia still hold the edge
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting admitted that his team's performance is not as sharp as used to be in the past decade but insisted that they still hold the edge over their opponents.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:12:55 PM

'Mild' malaria strain is more deadly, says study
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) P. vivax, a strain of malaria thought to be mild and non-life-threatening is potentially fatal, according to a new study.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:11:37 PM

Whale sharks amaze with their deep sea dives
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) In a first, two scientists have recorded how whale sharks undertake an amazing dive and descend into the deep sea to conserve energy.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:10:27 PM

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