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Australian writer arrested in China on suspicion of espionage

SYDNEY/CANBERRA: A Chinese-born Australian writer has been arrested in China on suspicion of espionage, the Australian government said on Tuesday, amid growing tension between Canberra and its largest trading partner. Yang Hengjun, a former Chinese diplomat turned online journalist and blogger, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in ...

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Starc bowls Australia to crushing win against Sri Lanka

CANBERRA: A resurgent Mitchell Starc took five wickets as Australia wrapped up a confidence-boosting 2-0 series thrashing of Sri Lanka Monday, with the tourists skittled for 149 in the second Test at Canberra. In front of a sparse crowd on day four, Sri Lanka resumed on 17 without loss, needing ...

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Canberra boy claims world’s first coin of 2018 at Royal Mint

LONDON: When six-year-old Henry McArthur lent a hand drawing the raffle for the world’s first coin of 2018, he didn’t expect to pick his own ticket as the winner. Royal Australian Mint chief executive Ross MacDiarmid looked just as surprised, having himself asked the young man to “do the honours” ...

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