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Last updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:24:04 PM

New animal species discovered in Papua New Guinea
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Australian scientists have uncovered several new species of mammals in the remote forests of Papua New Guinea (PNG), media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:26:17 PM

Australia to boost spy agencies' powers to fight terror
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and other spy agencies will be given more powers under a new proposal as fears grow over threats to national security from Australians fighting with terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:22:18 PM

Australia striker Taggart signs with Fulham
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) Australian striker Adam Taggart had some consolation for his team's elimination from the ongoing World Cup as he signed a three-year contract with English Championship side Fulham.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 9:18:04 AM

Women prefer men with 'experience', but not too much of it
Sydney, June 24 (IANS/EFE) Women prefer men who have had a little experience in sentimental relationships, but not too much, according to a study published in Australia Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:16:22 PM

Indian pairs qualify for Australian Open main draw
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Two Indian mixed doubles pairs qualified for the main draw of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Super Series by beating their opponents at the States Sports Centre here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:04:04 PM

Gibson hopes Kensington Oval has some pace
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 24 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says he is hoping his three-pronged pace attack finds some pace in the Kensington Oval pitch, as the West Indies chase a series victory over New Zealand in the final Test which begins here Thursday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:44:09 PM

Williamson "miffed" over action being reported
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 24 (IANS/CMC) Part-time off-spinner Kane Williamson is said to be "miffed" at having his action reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:48:03 AM

Santokie key member for Warriors, says coach Harper
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 24 (IANS/CMC) Guyana Amazon Warriors head coach Roger Harper expects Jamaican seamer Krishmar Santokie to play a key role in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League which bowls off next month.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:26:07 AM

Urban made special dedication to Kidman on stage
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Singer Keith Urban praised his wife and actress Nicole Kidman as "extraordinary, pure and a beautiful light" while performing here.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 2:16:14 PM

Australian authority to shift search area for MH370
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) said Sunday it is working on analysing existing data and information to refine a new search area for the missing Malaysian Airline flight MH370.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 11:42:16 AM

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