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China's Women's Olympic Soccer Team Quarantined in Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - China's national women's soccer team has been quarantined in Australia ahead of an Olympic qualifying tournament as ...


Gareth Thomas 'upset' by Israel Folau signing

London - Former Wales rugby international Gareth Thomas says he is "really upset" by French rugby league club Catalans Dragons' ...


AB wants another crack at BBL after debut season

Cape Town - Former Proteas star batsman AB de Villiers revealed that he would love to return to the Big ...


Costly batting lapses hurt Perth Scorchers

Season in nutshellBetter than last year when they had the shock of finishing with the wooden spoon but still some ...


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Man flies in to Sydney from Canada/Turkey/Qatar with two kilos of meth

SYDNEY, Australia - A Canadian man will appear in court next month, after allegedly trying to im port two kilograms ...

Nadal 'sad' as tie-breaker woes end bid for 20th Slam title

Melbourne - Rafael Nadal said he was "sad" to be out of the Australian Open on Wednesday, depriving him of ...

'I'm living life the right way,' says 'target' Reed

King Abdullah Economic City - Patrick Reed has faced a lot of media criticism and heckling from the fans recently, ...

Thiem stuns Nadal, advances to semi-finals of Australia Open

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 29 (ANI): Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem stunned World Number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday and booked ...

China's Women's Olympic Soccer Team Quarantined in Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - China's national women's soccer team has been quarantined in Australia ahead of an Olympic qualifying tournament as ...

Britain is about to leave the EU - what's next?

Britain will shortly leave the European Union. So that's it. Brexit is over, right?Wrong. To channel former British Prime Minister ...

Business

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Irish government holds forum ahead of Friday's Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - People across Ireland, including the government and business enterprises are gearing up for Friday's departure by the ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng sinks, elsewhere stocks indecisive

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong plunged more than 600 points in afternoon trading on Wednesday, the first Chinese ...

Suit filed against Total for failure to limit global warming

PARIS - In a groundbreaking case in France, energy giant Total is being sued for allegedly failing to adequately fight ...

PwC quits Angolan companies accused of looting government funds

As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos ...

Sellers remain in charge on Asian bourses Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained in sell-mode on Tuesday, a day after stock market falls were felt across ...

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U.S. allies worry about defending African countries from ISIS

DAKAR, Senegal - As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on the ...


Man flies in to Sydney from Canada/Turkey/Qatar with two kilos of meth

SYDNEY, Australia - A Canadian man will appear in court next month, after allegedly trying to im port two kilograms ...


Irish government 'deeply concerned' at Israeli annexation plans

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government of Ireland says it is 'deeply concerned' over comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...


Suit filed against Total for failure to limit global warming

PARIS - In a groundbreaking case in France, energy giant Total is being sued for allegedly failing to adequately fight ...


In surprise move Netanyahu withdraws application for immunity

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit filed an indictment on Tuesday charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...


PwC quits Angolan companies accused of looting government funds

As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos ...


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