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Samsung to pay Australia $9.7 million over false waterproof claims

CANBERRA, Australia: Samsung Electronics has been fined $9.65 million by Australia for releasing nine misleading advertisements about the untrue water-resistance ...


The literary life of Frank Moorhouse, a giant of Australian letters

Frank Moorhouse, who died in Sydney on Sunday, made a significant and multi-faceted contribution to Australia's literary life.He was born ...


How Japanese avant-garde ceramicists have tested the limits of clay

Review: Pure Form, Art Gallery of South Australia.Japanese art post the second world war is infinitely fascinating. At a time ...


Assange's wife sounds alarm over his treatment

WikiLeaks founder was subjected to 'especially cruel' treatment after extradition to US was approved in UK, Stella Moris has saidJulian ...


Russia offers Olympics help to India

Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin said his country would be more than willing to assist Russia would be happy to ...


Tennis superstar Djokovic reaches 1,000 career match wins

ANKARA - Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic on Saturday secured his 1,000th match win in his career.Djokovic, 34, beat Norway's ...


Sunshine Coast man charged with possessing child abuse material

A man from Queensland's Sunshine Coast has been charged with three counts of child abuse material-related offences by the AFP ...


Solomon Airlines to resume flights to Australia, Pacific neighbors

SYDNEY, June 28 (Xinhua) -- The Solomon Islands national airline will reintroduce international flights to Australia, Vanuatu, Kiribati and Fiji ...


Australia launches campaign to celebrate Olympic Day

SYDNEY, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) launched its "Have a Go Month '22" campaign on Olympic ...


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Wimbledon 2022 draw: Iga Swiatek to face Jana Fett in opener

London [UK], June 25 (ANI): Iga Swiatek, the world No.1, last year's runner-up Karolina Pliskova, and seven-time champion Serena Williams ...

Sri Lanka name squad for Australia Tests, Vandersay included

Galle [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has been rewarded for his impressive performances during the ODI series ...

Australia Launches Campaign to Address High COVID-19 Numbers

Australia has begun urging Australians to get third or fourth COVID-19 vaccines in a bid to bring down alarming rates ...

ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan sign Paul Pogba's brother Florentin

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): ATK Mohun Bagan have further added to their list of acquisitions and maintained its ...

Indian cricket fraternity celebrates 39th anniversary of 1983 World Cup triumph

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): As India celebrates the 39th anniversary of its World Cup victory, legendary cricketers like ...

Jonny Bairstow-Jamie Overton put up highest seventh-wicket stand for England in Test cricket

Leeds [UK], June 25 (ANI): Batter Jonny Bairstow and debutant all-rounder Jamie Overton have now put up the highest seventh-wicket ...

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As first in US, driverless taxis picking up customers in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California: General Motors' self-driving Cruise division has begun charging fares for driverless rides in San Francisco.Earlier this month, ...

Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...

May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, Nikkei 225 jumps 379 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia rose on Monday, in a positive start to the week.The U.S. dollar was ...

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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...


Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...


Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...


Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...


U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...


661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...


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