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Australians risk losing adopted Indian children
Sydney, Aug 25 (DPA) Australian couples risk having to give up adopted children whom Indian authorities fear were stolen from their biological parents, Canberra officials said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:29:00 AM

Shevchenko to rejoin AC Milan from Chelsea
Milan, Aug 24 (DPA) AC Milan said they are awaiting the return of their former striker Andriy Shevchenko from Chelsea after closing a controversial deal.

Sunday, August 24, 2008 6:00:12 PM

Umpire Hair quits ICC's elite panel
Melbourne, Aug 23 (IANS) Controversial umpire Darrell Hair, who was reinstated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) this year after being dumped following the Oval Test fiasco, has quit the world body's elite panel.

Saturday, August 23, 2008 2:54:16 PM

Australia's cashed-up Olympians to limit public appearances
Sydney, Aug 23 (DPA) Australian fans who cheered silver medallist Sally McLellan over the hurdles and triple-golden-girl Stephanie Rice in the swimming sprints were Saturday primed to see a lot less of their Beijing Games go-getters.

Saturday, August 23, 2008 2:29:29 PM

Australia concerned at trafficking in Indian children
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Australia Friday expressed concern at and offered to assist with investigations into claims that 'pretty' children kidnapped from Indian slums have been adopted by families in this country.

Friday, August 22, 2008 10:48:05 PM

Lee likely to play in India
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Australian spearhead Brett Lee, who has skipped the home series against Bangladesh as he copes with the trauma of splitting with his wife Liz, has been advised to return to cricket as soon as possible and is likely to be available for the October tour to India.

Friday, August 22, 2008 8:04:21 PM

Bolts want to meet his icon Matthew Hayden
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) The fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, has expressed a desire to visit Australia to meet his cricketing hero Matthew Hayden.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:43:32 PM

HRT therapy found to help menopausal women
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the longest and largest trials of hormone replacement therapy has found it helps post-menopausal women significantly improve quality of life.

Friday, August 22, 2008 4:21:26 PM

Sea sponges vulnerable to global warming
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Sea sponges are at risk from global warming because the symbiotic relationship they share with a complex community of microbes would come unstuck at 33 degrees Celsius.

Friday, August 22, 2008 3:06:00 PM

Medieval stained glass windows acted like nano air purifiers
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Stained glass windows in churches dotting Europe and painted with gold purified the air when lit up by sunlight, according to Queensland University of Technology experts.

Friday, August 22, 2008 2:25:15 PM

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