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Australia prefer MacGill to Hogg for Brisbane Test
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) Veteran leg spinner Stuart MacGill has been given a clear run into the Australian team for the first Test against Sri Lanka after left-arm spinner Brad Hogg was trimmed from the 13-man squad in Brisbane, according to media reports here.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 12:05:12 PM

Researchers find hunger's on/off switch
Sydney, Nov 6 (DPA) Australian doctors said Tuesday they had found a molecule that suppresses appetite and in experiments with mice were able to turn it off by injecting an antidote.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:55:01 AM

International child pornography ring broken
Sydney, Nov 6 (DPA) Queensland police Tuesday took a four-year-old child away from her allegedly abusive grandfather and arrested eight other suspected paedophiles in a trans-continental crackdown, which has snared 90 people in Australia and seven European countries.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:09:04 AM

We won't play like India: Muralitharan
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has said that Sri Lanka had no intention of following India's aggressive tactics.

Monday, November 05, 2007 7:04:30 PM

Australia may not stay invincible: Michael Clarke
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Australian batsmen Michael Clarke has told the fans that the team sans retired champions like Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, Justin Langer and Damien Martyn, may not remain invincible.

Monday, November 05, 2007 7:03:49 PM

Emergency in Pakistan cannot be supported: Australia
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister John Howard Monday joined international leaders in condemning Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, describing his imposition of emergency as an extra-constitutional move that cannot be supported.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:52:12 PM

Australian PM discusses Pakistan situation with Musharraf
Canberra, Nov 5 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister John Howard said Monday he had conveyed to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, following the latter's proclamation of emergency rule Saturday, that his government 'could not support the extra-constitutional behaviour in any way'.

Monday, November 05, 2007 1:47:27 PM

No visas for Indians as New Zealand needed more checks
Auckland, Nov 5 (IANS) There were 'valid reasons' for denying visas to some Indian businesspeople wanting to attend a joint business council meeting in New Zealand in October, labour officials have said.

Monday, November 05, 2007 9:31:02 AM

India-born surgeon to fight extradition to Australia
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, linked to 17 deaths in Australia, is preparing for a legal battle to fight extradition from the US, fearing an unfair trial.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:24:52 PM

Autistic adolescents can imbibe social skills
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) Autistic children face special challenges in relationships as they reach adolescence, but these can be successfully met, a new study says.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 10:39:16 AM

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