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New Zealander slain for wearing sweatshirt in wrong colour
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) A New Zealand court was told that a man was killed with an axe as he walked home from a party because he was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, according to a news report Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:43:55 AM

Armed robbers hold up shop for Easter eggs
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) A gunman held up a shop in suburban Christchurch while a female accomplice stole chocolate Easter eggs, police in New Zealand said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:43:29 AM

Just do it: sex therapist's advice to wives
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) Here's an incendiary question: Before women's liberation, when it was mostly sex on demand for husbands, was the marital bed such a wasteland for wives?

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:58:52 AM

IPL won't have the same feel abroad: Tendulkar
Auckland, March 23 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Monday said Indian Premier League (IPL) on foreign shores would not have the same feel as it had last year.

Monday, March 23, 2009 4:23:14 PM

Crackdown on motorcycle gang follows Sydney airport killing
Sydney, March 23 (DPA) Sydney police Monday bolstered a squad dedicated to breaking up motorcycle gangs after a Hells Angels member was bludgeoned to death in front of horrified passengers at Sydney airport when rival gangs clashed at a check-in counter.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:01:32 PM

Eighty whales beach in Australia
Sydney, March 23 (DPA) Wildlife experts were struggling Monday to save a pod of 80 whales that came ashore near Margaret River on Australia's west coast.

Monday, March 23, 2009 9:05:46 AM

England women holds nerve to win third World Cup title
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) England women's cricket team romped to their third World Cup title, beating New Zealand by four wickets in a thrilling final at North Sydney Oval here Sunday.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:39:55 PM

Man beaten to death at Sydney airport
Sydney, March 22 (DPA) Horrified passengers at Sydney airport's domestic terminal witnessed a clash between rival outlaw motorcycle gangs Sunday in which one man was bludgeoned to death with metal posts.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 12:48:15 PM

How to feel good about bad times
Sydney, March 22 (DPA) Good health, freedom of choice, political liberty, civil rights - these, along with high income, make Australians the most prosperous people in the world, found a study by the Dubai-based Legatum Institute ranking countries according to their prosperity.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:32:09 AM

Dhoni lauds bowlers for Hamilton victory
Hamilton, March 21 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday praised his bowlers after the team's historic win over New Zealand in the first cricket Test here, saying they justified his decision to field first.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 6:44:57 PM

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