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21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way

By Manish Chand - - - - New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country in the first eight months of this year and the leaders of Russia, Australia and Canada on the way. ...
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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia

Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday....
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Australia set for turbulent times after tied vote

Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Chances of a fresh parliamentary election being needed to break the political paralysis in Australia rose Tuesday after vote counting showed a tie and independents likely to hold the balance of power dithered over their pick. ...
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A cop, mechanic and plumber make Australia's archery squad

Melbourne, Aug 14 (IANS) A cop, a plumber and a mechanic will be among the 12 members of Australia's archery team for the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. ...
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Bomb scare in Australia's Hobart city

Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) A suspicious package thought to be a bomb closed a major street in Australia's Hobart city but was nothing more than a child's toy, police said Friday. ...
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Australia's Rudd appointed to UN panel

Sydney, Aug 10 (DPA) Australia's Kevin Rudd will serve with other former national leaders on a United Nations panel on global sustainability, the UN said in a statement Tuesday....
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Australian Federal Police opens office in India

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Australian Federal Police Tuesday opened its first office in India in an effort to bolster cooperation on anti-terror operations and law enforcement. ...
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Malik dropped from first Test against Australia

By Omar Khalid - - - - - Karachi, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan has dropped former captain Shoaib Malik from its playing eleven for the first Test against Australia starting Tuesday at Lord's after the experienced all-rounder skipped a few practice sessions to be with his wife Sania Mirza....
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17th Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sydney, July 10 (DPA) Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday an Australian soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, making him the 17th Australian casualty since 2001....
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Australia, Britain queue up to buy Games tickets

By Rahul Vaishnavi - - - - Attn Editors: This is the eighth of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The piece is on Australia, Britain and African countries buying tickets for the mega event....
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