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Daniel Chopra lying 15th in NZ Open golf
Christchurch, Nov 30 (IANS) Daniel Chopra added a one-under 71 to move to three-under 141 at the midway stage of the New Zealand Open golf at the Hills near Queenstown here Thursday.

Friday, November 30, 2007 7:05:40 PM

Haneef's lawyer suggests review of migration and terror laws
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) To dig deep into what went wrong with Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef's case, his lawyers say the new Australian Labor government may need to consider inquiries into both the Migration Act and the controversial counter-terrorism laws.

Friday, November 30, 2007 6:21:35 PM

Australia to pull out troops from Iraq by 2008: Rudd
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Keeping to his election promise, Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd on Friday said Australian combat troops will be pulled out of Iraq by the middle of 2008.

Friday, November 30, 2007 6:20:51 PM

Holborow is New Zealand's new envoy to India (Lead)
Auckland, Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand Friday named Rupert Holborow, co-director of the Asia division in the foreign ministry, as its new high commissioner to India.

Friday, November 30, 2007 3:08:31 PM

Australian troops in Iraq to be back home by mid-2008: Rudd
Canberra, Nov 30 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd said Friday that the country's combat troops in Iraq would be pulled out by mid-2008.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:09:22 PM

Phil Jacques under strict medical supervision
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Australia's opening batsman Phil Jaques is now under close supervision of doctors for any complications that can affect adults with mumps and could put a question mark over his availability for the Boxing Day Test, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:01:23 PM

CA tracks down man with Gilly's ball
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has zeroed in on a Melbourne resident who has Adam Gilchrist's record-breaking ball, thanks to a photograph taken by an Indian fan Anandan Reddy.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:00:33 PM

Holborow New Zealand's next high commissioner to India
Wellington, Nov 30 (Xinhua) Rupert Holborow will be New Zealand's next high commissioner to India, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced Friday.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:38:18 PM

New Zealand appoints new envoy to India
Auckland, Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand's next high commissioner to India will be Rupert Holborow, the country's senior official for APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) and co-director of the Asia division at the ministry of foreign affairs and trade.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:35:42 PM

Beckham has 15,000 kids screaming in New Zealand
Wellington, Nov 30 (DPA) More than 15,000 screaming schoolchildren watched football superstar David Beckham go through a light practice with his LA Galaxy team mates Friday at Wellington stadium.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:03:42 PM

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