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2 men charged after bashing security guards, woman in NSW Central West

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - Two men charged after allegedly bashing two security guards and a woman in the New ...

Woman, 69, dies in single-car crash near Orange

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A Victorian woman has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West ...

Police in Central West step up searching for missing teenager

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 14-year old girl remains missing in the City of Lithgow in the state's ...

5 tips on writing better university assignments

University life comes with its share of challenges. One of these is writing longer assignments that require higher information, communication ...

Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

ECB appoints Tim Macdonald as England Women's senior assistant coach

London [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced that former Western Australia and Tasmania ...

England-Pakistan series to trial no-ball technology in Tests

Front-foot no-ball technology that will see the TV umpire alone deciding whether a bowler has over-stepped will be used for ...

View from The Hill: Rumour, contagion and yet more bad Victorian records

A rumour that Victoria's high profile chief health officer Brett Sutton was quitting caused a flurry in state government circles ...

Phil Kearns to head Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

Two-time Rugby World Cup-winner Phil Kearns will lead Australia's bid to host the tournament in 2027, the sport's national governing ...

What is ammonium nitrate, the chemical that exploded in Beirut?

The Lebanese capital Beirut was rocked on Tuesday evening local time by an explosion that has killed at least 78 ...

Ishant Sharma reveals turning point of his life

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 5 (ANI): India pacer Ishant Sharma recalled an on-field incident that changed his perspective towards his ...

Sweden eschewed lockdowns. It's too early to be certain it was wrong

Sweden has become something of a cautionary tale for what happens when you attempt to tackle coronavirus without lockdowns.In The ...

'Looks like a terrible attack': US President Trump on Lebanon blast

Washington D.C. [US], Aug 5 (ANI): US President Donald Trump said that the explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday, ...

US BLM Protests Drive Global Online Race Debate

LONDON - The May death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests across the ...

5 ways to get mental health help without having to talk on the phone

Access to mental health support has never been more important, as Melburnians are hit with a stage 4 lockdown and ...

Trump can't delay the election, but he can try to delegitimise it

Americans were alarmed last week when their president suggested on Twitter that the November 3 presidential election should be delayed ...

Thirteen Grand Slam winners in U.S. Open draw

Thirteen Grand Slam singles champions headline the list of entries announced on Tuesday for the 2020 U.S. Open women's draw, ...

Tiger, McIlroy, Thomas grouped together for PGA Championship

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play alongside the world's top-ranked player, Justin Thomas, in a star-studded grouping for the ...

Even the PM's a fast bowler: Pakistan cricket's need for speed

To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan, look no further than Imran Khan - once a feared quick, ...

England tour still very much up in the air: Mitchell Starc

Sydney [Australia], Aug 4 (ANI): Australia pacer Mitchell Starc has said that the side's England tour has not been finalised ...

Comfortable with opting out of IPL this year, says Mitchell Starc

Sydney [Australia], Aug 4 (ANI): Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has said that he does not regret opting-out from the Indian ...

Beijing actions along LAC jeopardised India-China relations

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): The cordial relationship that India and China had built over the past years has been ...

Indian Premier League: A lifeline for some Proteas

Chris Morris - Royal Challengers BangaloreAt the 2020 auction, Morris was snapped up for a staggering 10 crore (R20 million) ...

West Indies T20 series in Australia called off

Australia's October Twenty20 series against the West Indies was called off Tuesday, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect the ...

England wary of slow start against Pakistan

"We've had good preparations and team bonding," Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq said on Monday."Still we feel there is always a slight ...

Trent Woodhill joins BBL as cricket consultant

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 4 (ANI): The Big Bash League (BBL) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Trent Woodhill as player ...

France not to ratify extradition treaty signed with Hong Kong

Paris [France], Aug 4 (ANI): France on Monday said it will not ratify the extradition agreement it signed on May ...

400,000 women over 45 are at risk of homelessness in Australia

Older women have been recognised as the fastest-growing group of homeless people in Australia in recent years. Yet until now ...

Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...

Stranded men rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

Three men have been rescued from a tiny island in the Micronesia archipelago after writing a giant SOS sign in ...

The Israel lobby and media independence

The media skews towards affording pro-Israel voices a substantial amount of exposure, largely excluding Palestinian perspectives, Dr Evan Jones contends.NINE ...

Australia Records Deadliest Day of Pandemic So Far

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Australia's worst-hit state of Victoria reported 15 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, including a man in his 30s, ...

NBN cost blowout means it is poor value for money

The Government must act to make the NBN commercially viable, writes Paul Budde.As with any large-scale project, you need a ...

Scott Morrison's 'daggy dad' facade is a lesson in hypocrisy

Recent social media posts by Scott Morrison show a leader seizing an opportunity and playing a role to win political ...

Morrison's stimulus with your retirement savings

Superannuation accounts are dwindling as millions of Australians fund their own rescue during the pandemic, writes Tarric Brooker.WHEN THE GLOBAL ...

July numbers prove pandemic progress

Countries successfully controlling the coronavirus are in all regions of the world, although under-represented in the Americas. Alan Austin examines ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1130 GMT, Aug. 5

BEIJING -- China's interbank treasury bond index in net price closed 0.08 percent lower at 987.09 points Wednesday, according to ...

Aussie state closes border on east coast neighbors amid pandemic fear

SYDNEY, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Australian State of Queensland will close its border to the neighboring State of New ...

Australia records deadliest day with 15 COVID-19 deaths

CANBERRA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Australia recorded its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic as the nation's death toll climbed ...

Non-compliance with mandatory face mask orders "disgusting": Australian PM

CANBERRA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Prime Minister (PM) has called for Australians refusing to comply with mandatory face mask ...

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NSW Central West woman faces court on murder charge

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A 37-year old woman was arrested in the New South Wales Central West on Wednesday ...

2 men charged after bashing security guards, woman in NSW Central West

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - Two men charged after allegedly bashing two security guards and a woman in the New ...

Woman, 69, dies in single-car crash near Orange

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A Victorian woman has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West ...

Police in Central West step up searching for missing teenager

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 14-year old girl remains missing in the City of Lithgow in the state's ...

5 tips on writing better university assignments

University life comes with its share of challenges. One of these is writing longer assignments that require higher information, communication ...

Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

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