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Joy turns to sorrow as refloated whales beach again
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Six of the 10 survivors from a pod of 80 whales that beached themselves near Margaret River on Australia's west coast earlier this week came ashore again Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:25:09 AM

Taiwan woman steps closer to Australia's dream job
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Taiwan's Clare Wang was Wednesday destined to join 10 others in the running for the highly paid dream job of caretaker on a paradise island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:13:54 AM

Beekeeper killing: your honey or your life
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) An Australian beekeeper found shot dead at his isolated property where he lived alone was killed for his honey, a Brisbane court was told Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:13:48 AM

Former Iranian president wants troops out of Afghanistan
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami has urged Australia and other western nations to withdraw from Afghanistan, news reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 6:04:49 AM

Jamie How called as cover for Daniel Flynn
Napier, March 24 (IANS) New Zealand have called batsman Jamie How as cover for injured Daniel Flynn for the second cricket Test against India starting Thursday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:09:04 PM

A new wicket for the second Test at McLean Park
Napier, March 24 (IANS) The wicket at the McLean Park here which will host the second cricket Test between India and New Zealand starting Thursday has been altered due to fungal growth.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 4:32:13 PM

Eleven beached whales refloated in Australia
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) The 11 survivors from a pod of 80 whales that beached themselves near Margaret River on Australia's west coast were pushed back out to sea Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 4:00:50 PM

Nano will add to global pollution, says Australian expert
Melbourne, March 24 (IANS) An Australian motoring expert has slammed the world's least expensive car Nano, which was launched in Mumbai Monday, claiming it would increase global pollution and push up fuel prices.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 2:28:51 PM

Some of the whales that beached in Australia may survive
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) The 11 surviving whales from a pod of 80 that came ashore on Australia's west coast were being loaded Tuesday onto trucks at Hamelin Bay to be taken for release at a better spot 20 kilometres away.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:16:40 AM

Roadside ads, billboards hazardous for older drivers
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Ads, signs or billboards that clutter roadsides can be hazardous for older drivers, according to the latest study.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:32:27 AM

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