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Australian Open director: Novak Djokovic won with hamstring tear

Novak Djokovic won his 10th Australian Open men's singles championship and record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title while playing with a ...


Radioactive capsule en route to Australia's Perth for safe storage

SYDNEY, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- The radioactive capsule, which contained 19 gigabecquerels of Caesium-137, is currently traveling from Newman to ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 1

MANILA -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology revised the magnitude of an earthquake down to 6, which rattled ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 1

MOSCOW -- The United States, by its actions, has undermined the principles of implementing the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty ...


Missing radioactive capsule found in Australian outback

CANBERRA, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- A tiny radioactive capsule missing in the Australian outback has been found after days of ...


Australian nuclear agency joins search for lost radioactive capsule

CANBERRA, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Australia's nuclear regulatory agency has joined the search for a radioactive capsule missing in the ...


Pests at iconic West Coast lake targeted

Project Early Bird is a collaboration between Glacier Valley Eco Tours and the Department of Conservation, and launched in 2018 ...


Radioactive capsule search team detail extraordinary efforts

The experts who tracked down a tiny, missing radioactive capsule in Western Australia's north have detailed the extraordinary efforts behind ...


Scammers circle international students amid university accommodation crisis

Overseas students are falling victim to the state's rental crunch. ...


Carnarvon residents celebrate as Western Australia's Gascoyne River comes to life

The Gascoyne River flows past the Nine MileBridge as onlookers come down for a peek. ...


Denmark bushfire firefighter Murray Brooker reflects on 'intense and high speed' fire

More than 100 fire fighters battled the February 4 bushfire. ...


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Shell Oil reveals record $40 billion profit in 2022

LONDON, England: Energy giant Shell Oil has announced a record profit of nearly $40 billion in 2022, capping an eventful ...

Seeking to stem losses, Intel to cut executive salaries

SANTA CLARA, California: One week after Intel forecasted lower-than-expected sales caused by a loss of market share to rivals and ...

Biden plan seeks to cut credit card fees, charges for apps

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a wider policy drive to increase competition in consumer markets, President Joe Biden has announced ...

Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

Report says US consumer spending fell in December wh

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest indication that its interest rate hikes are slowing the US economy, the Federal Reserve's main ...

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Up to 2,000 Israelis to be housed in new town on Gaza border

JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday announced plans to build a new town on the Gaza border .The town, temporarily named ...

US cancels over 1,800 flights due to ice storm

CHICAGO, Illinois: After an ice storm ravaged states from Texas to West Virginia, this week, airlines canceled over 1,800 flights ...

Czech parliament speaks repeats support for Taiwan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Ahead of her visit to Taipei, Marketa Pekarova Adamova, Speaker of the Czech Lower House, reiterated to ...

Courts declare New Jersey anti-gun law cannot be enforced

TRENTON, New Jersey: A federal judge has blocked a New Jersey law allowing the state's attorney-general to sue gun manufacturers ...

US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

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Shane Watson shares this tip for Australia's batters to thrive against Indian spinners

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): As both India and Australia gear up for the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar ...


Australian volunteer forms blood bond with Chinese

© Provided by Xinhua TIANJIN, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- After finishing a physical examination and giving a blood sample, Peter ...


NaVi, G2 advance to upper-bracket final in IEM Katowice Group A

Natus Vincere and G2 Esports swept their semifinal opponents Sunday to reach the upper-bracket final of Group A at the ...


Albanese's Newspoll ratings drop but Labor maintains big lead

A federal Newspoll, conducted February 1-4 from a sample of 1,512, gave Labor a 55-45 lead, unchanged on the previous ...


Major blaze hits Buddhist temple in Australia

Dozens of firefighters have been deployed to the popular place of worship in MelbourneA Buddhist temple in Melbourne, Australia was ...


Tourists in our own reality: Susan Sontag's Photography at 50

This year marks 50 years since Susan Sontag's essay Photography was published in the New York Review of Books. Slightly ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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