Thursday, 21 November 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

Melbourne siege: Police shoot gunman dead, free hostage

MELBOURNE: A possible terror incident has left two men dead and three police officers and a woman hostage injured in a Melbourne apartment building. Police shot the gunman dead after discovering the body of another man in the foyer in the serviced apartment in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne’s central ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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Aussies ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacers

SYDNEY: Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy – and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes. Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given ...

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Female Pakistani- American student assaulted in Australia

PERTH: Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth last week. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy ...

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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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Pakistan win Australian Jr Hockey Championship

HOBART: Pakistan junior hockey team created history by winning the title of Australian junior hockey championship with a hard fought 3-2 win over New South Wales State in the final on Saturday at Hobart, Tasmania. Pak juniors put up a sterling show of skills and technique to end their irst ...

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Australia’s O’Keefe sanctioned for second drunken incident

MELBOURNE: Australia spinner Stephen O’Keefe has been fined A$20,000 (12,041.42 pounds) and banned from a domestic one-day tournament after making “highly inappropriate comments” while under the influence of alcohol, Cricket Australia said on Friday. The incident happened at a Cricket New South Wales function and O’Keefe had accepted a code ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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