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Defiant India earn dramatic draw in Sydney test

A battered and bruised India team batted resiliently through the final day to snatch a remarkable draw in the third test against Australia on Monday (January 11), leaving an engrossing series tied at 1-1 heading into the...

Australia’s Smith ruled out of rest of test

Smith was struck on the neck by a Jofra Archer bouncer during his innings on Saturday, forcing him to retire hurt, but he returned to the crease 40 minutes later and added 12 runs before being dismissed for 92. "Steve...

‘It’s a great one’ says Aussie captain Paine after Ashes test win

Chasing the second highest successful run chase in Ashes history (398), England first innings centurion Rory Burns fell first in the second over of the day for 11. The highest successful run chase ever was Australia getting 404 at...

Australia to set up antitrust office to police Facebook, Google

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Canberra would form a special branch of the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC), the antitrust watchdog, to scrutinize how the companies used algorithms to match advertisements with viewers, giving them a stronghold on the...

Five years on, families call for justice for victims of MH17

Flight MH17 was shot down on July 17, 2014 over territory held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. International investigators last month identified four suspects they believed were responsible for taking a Russian-made missile into the area aimed at shooting...

Rampant England end Australia’s title defence and roar into final

Eoin Morgan's men skittled out Australia for 223 before romping to their target in 32.1 overs in a lop-sided battle between the hosts and the holders at Edgbaston. Jason Roy (85) and Jonny Bairstow (34) made the chase look like...

Amal Clooney warns Australia, UK and US on press freedom

Clooney was speaking in London at a conference for media freedom attended by delegations from more than 100 countries. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland joined Clooney on stage at the event which was...

Confident Australia prepare for England showdown

All-rounder Glenn Maxwell's missed a net session on Wednesday, Matthew Wade, who replaced the injured Usman Khawaja in the squad, could be thrown straight into the team while coach Justin Langer has confirmed that Peter Handscomb is set to...

Three men arrested in Australia following counter-terrorism raids

Australia, a staunch U.S. ally, has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown radicals since 2014 and authorities said they have thwarted 16 major plots since. Two of the arrested men, aged 20 and 23, have been charged with...

Three children dead in Australian house fire

Emergency services arrived at the scene at 3:30am where they found neighbours attempting to put out the flames with hoses, investigators said. Due to the intensity of the blaze, fire and rescue crew were unable to continue operations inside the...
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Washington locks down as police arrest man carrying gun and fake inaugural credentials

Washington, D.C., was locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend,...

Florida man photographed carrying Speaker’s lectern in Capitol riot arrested by federal marshal

A Florida man photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the...

Bobi Wine and journalists flee from soldiers on candidate’s Kampala compound

 Opposition leader Bobi Wine and a group journalists covering the Ugandan presidential election fled from soldiers posted on the candidate's compound in...

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack

 U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week's attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday (January...