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Central West cities targeted in 3-day drug operation

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A major police operation took place across the Central West in recent days. Pubs and ...


Pakistan won't be a pushover: Ponting warns Australia

Brisbane [Australia], Nov 20 (ANI): As Australia and Pakistan get ready to face each other in the two-match Test series, ...


Paine: Australia have done homework on young Pakistan

Brisbane - Captain Tim Paine said Wednesday Australia were wary of being "surprised" by Pakistan's young pace attack, which could ...


We haven't seen the best of Babar Azam yet, says Ricky Ponting

Brisbane [Australia], Nov 19 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is looking forward to seeing how Babar Azam performs in ...


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Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Central West cities targeted in 3-day drug operation

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A major police operation took place across the Central West in recent days. Pubs and ...

Erin Burger retires from international netball

Cape Town - After an illustrious career that has run for 12 years as a Proteas player, centre Erin Burger ...

4 years on, traditionalist India joins pink-ball party

Kolkata - India will become the last major cricketing nation to enter the pink-ball Test era on Friday after long ...

Pakistan 16-year-old sensation to make Test debut v Australia

Brisbane - Teenage bowling sensation Naseem Shah will become one of the youngest cricketers to play a Test after Pakistan ...

Two US Soldiers Killed in Afghan Helicopter Crash

ISLAMABAD - The U.S. military said Wednesday two of its service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.The ...

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Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

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Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...


Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...


Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...


Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...


One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...


Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...


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