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Teenager on Australia terror plot charge denied bail

Sydney (AFP) – A 15-year-old charged over a terror plot used coded text messages to try & avoid detection, an Australian court heard as he was denied bail on Friday…

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Thai police trafficking investigator seeks asylum in Australia: media

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thailand's former chief police investigator into human trafficking said on Thursday he is seeking political asylum in Australia & fears for his life if he goes home….

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Australia backs Pattinson to deliver 'X-factor' at Test against W.Indies

Hobart (Australia) (AFP) – Skipper Steve Smith backed James Pattinson to deliver the "X-factor" as he makes his return to Test cricket leading Australia's attack in the first Test against…

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Australia to strip citizenship from terror suspects

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has enacted laws that enable dual national suspected terrorists to be stripped of their Australian citizenship. The government estimates that up to half the Australian…

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Australia to schedule more day-night Tests: CA

Adelaide (Australia) (AFP) – Cricket Australia said Tuesday they will schedule more day-night Test matches following the overwhelming success of the recent trial against New Zealand staged under lights in…

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New leader may not mean new climate policies, despite Australian solar success

By Matt Siegel & Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) – Soaring electricity prices, high solar panel uptake & plenty of sunshine are pushing Australia to the forefront of a solar battery…

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Australia says El Nino-reinforcing weather condition ends

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A climate condition that has reinforced the impact of an El Nino weather event in recent months has broken down over the past fortnight, yet a strong…

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Australia leader talks down prospect of US-led army in Syria

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq & Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants,…

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Robertson inspired by Aussie holiday

London (AFP) – Former world champion Neil Robertson is ready to launch his bid for the UK Championship title after recharging his batteries in a rare trip home to Australia….

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Richie McCaw by the numbers

148 tests (1st all-time), 131 wins (1st all-time), 110 as captain (1st all-time), 97 wins as captain (1st all-time) Test debut: W Ireland 40-29, Dublin, Nov. 17, 2001 Last test:…

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