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    Aussie cricket mourns 'original maverick' Dean Jones

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 04:34pm on September 25, 2020

    Australian cricket was reeling Friday at the shock death of batting great Dean Jones, with national coach Justin Langer leading tributes to a player he...

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    Thousands of mosques in China demolished in recent years: report

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 01:36pm on September 25, 2020

    Chinese authorities have demolished thousands of mosques in Xinjiang, an Australian think tank said Friday, in the latest report of widespread human rights abuses in...

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    Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones dies of heart attack

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 05:28pm on September 24, 2020

    Former Australia cricketer and commentator Dean Jones died at 59 on Wednesday in Mumbai due to a cardiac arrest, reports PTI. Jones was part of...

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    380 whales dead in Australia mass stranding

    Agence France-Presse . Hobart | Updated at 10:43am on September 23, 2020

    At least 380 whales have died in a mass stranding in southern Australia, officials said Wednesday, with rescuers managing to free just a few dozen...

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    Rescuers trying to save whales stranded near Tasmania coast

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:58am on September 22, 2020

    Up to 90 whales have died after becoming stranded in a remote bay in southern Australia, with rescuers warning on Tuesday the mission to save...

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    Boxing, mental health coach for Australia's 'bubble' cricketers

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 04:36pm on September 21, 2020

    Australia have appointed a mental health manager and introduced boxing sessions to help players cope with life in anti-coronavirus 'bubbles', with some facing the prospect...

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    Australian newswire AAP gets govt bailout

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 01:15pm on September 18, 2020

    Australia's struggling national newswire was promised a Aus$5 million (US$3.7 million) government bailout on Friday, just days after launching a crowdfunding campaign in an attempt...

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    Australian stinging trees contain scorpion-like venom: scientists

    Agence France-Presse. Brisbane | Updated at 05:40pm on September 17, 2020

    Australia is notorious for its venomous spiders, snakes and sea creatures, but researchers have now identified ‘scorpion-like’ toxins secreted by a tree that can cause...

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    Maxwell had 'nothing to lose' against England

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 04:45pm on September 17, 2020

    Australia's Glenn Maxwell said ‘we had nothing to lose’ after his century helped seal a dramatic one-day international series win over world champions England at...

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    Maxwell and Carey hit hundreds as Australia clinch ODI series win over England

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 02:57am on September 17, 2020

    Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey both hit brilliant hundreds as Australia sealed a dramatic series win over world champions England in the third one-day international...

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