Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: MELBOURNE

Foreign consulates evacuated in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE: Emergency services responded to multiple reports of suspicious packages found at multiple international consulates across Melbourne, Australia. Police in Australia reported that they were investigating suspicious packages sent to multiple embassies and consulates. “The packages are being examined by attending emergency services,” the Australian Federal Police said in a short statement without providing further ...

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Vienna topples Melbourne in ‘most liveable city’ ranking

MELBOURNE: Austria’s capital Vienna has beaten Melbourne to be ranked the “world’s most liveable city” in a new annual survey released Monday, ending the southern Australian city’s seven-year reign. It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit which identifies ...

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I deserved criticism for Ashes performances, says Broad

LONDON: England’s Stuart Broad has admitted that much of the criticism he received ahead of the team’s fourth Ashes Test was valid. The bowler arrived in Melbourne with just five wickets in the series, but he and double-centurion Alastair Cook went on to belatedly kick-started their Ashes campaigns on day ...

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Ashes: Tom Curran to make England Test debut on Boxing Day

MELBOURNE: Surrey pace bowler Tom Curran will make his England Test debut against Australia on Boxing Day. The 22-year-old replaces the injured Craig Overton for the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. “He’s a feisty character and he gets the ball to move around a bit,” said England ...

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Police search for motive behind Melbourne Flinders Street car attack

MELBOURNE: The driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne has been released from hospital into police custody as officers investigate the motive for the attack. The 32-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday after slamming a white SUV into a crowd of people on Flinders Street ...

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At least 14 injured after car driven into crowd in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Fourteen people have been injured, several of them critically, after a car ploughed into a crowd in central Melbourne in what police described as a “deliberate act”. In a terrifying incident during the pre-Christmas shopping rush, the white SUV rammed into a large number of pedestrians at high speed on the pavement outside ...

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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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Bruised Amir set for Boxing Day Test: Grant Flower

MELBOURNE: Mohammad Amir, the Pakistani paceman, is expected to be fit for the Boxing Day Test starting on Monday (December 26) despite “feeling a bit stiff” after a bruising encounter in Brisbane. On the opening day of the first Test, Amir was taken off the field on a motorised stretcher ...

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Pakistan team reaches Melbourne for 2nd Test

MELBOURNE: Pakistan cricket team has arrived Melbourne after nearly beating Australia in the day-night Test in Brisbane. Though Australia won the first Test but Pakistan won the hearts of everyone with their wonderful resistance in fourth innings. The team looked very confident at airport over their performance in Brisbane Test. ...

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