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    Australia releases dozens of refugees after years in detention

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane, Australia | Updated at 02:15pm on March 02, 2021

    Australia has freed dozens of refugees after holding them in detention for years under a policy designed to deter people from seeking asylum in the...

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    Bailey insists Finch will be Australia T20 WC captain

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 04:35pm on February 28, 2021

    Selector George Bailey Sunday insisted under-fire Aaron Finch would be Australia's skipper at this year's Twenty20 World Cup, calling mounting criticism of his leadership and...

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    A counterweight to the Belt and Road Initiative

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2021

    THERE has long been a struggle for economic and political dominance in the Indo-Pacific Region, in which the most powerful players and main competitors are...

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    New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown hits cricket

    Agence France-Presse .Wellington | Updated at 05:45pm on February 27, 2021

    A community coronavirus outbreak in Auckland has forced New Zealand cricket bosses to hastily reschedule two Twenty20 matches against Australia as other affected sports assessed...

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    New Zealand beat Australia in T20 run-fest

    Agence France-Presse. Dunedin | Updated at 01:03pm on February 25, 2021

    Veteran batsman Martin Guptill returned to form with a blistering 97 as New Zealand held on for a nail-biting win over Australia in the second...

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    Australia passes landmark law requiring tech firms to pay for news

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:16am on February 25, 2021

    Australia’s parliament passed landmark legislation on Thursday requiring global digital giants to pay for local news content, in a move closely watched around the world....

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    Australia, Qatar pull out of 2021 Copa America

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 02:56am on February 24, 2021

    Australia and Qatar have pulled out of the 2021 Copa America starting in June, South American football's governing body CONMEBOL said on Tuesday. CONMEBOL's deputy...

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    Facebook to lift contentious ban on Australian news pages

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 02:47pm on February 23, 2021

    Facebook said on Tuesday that it would lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring...

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    New Zealand beat Australia in first T20

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 04:05pm on February 22, 2021

    Devon Conway inspired New Zealand to a 53-run win over Australia in the opening Twenty20 international in Christchurch on Monday. Conway smashed an unbeaten 99...

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    Bangladesh missions in abroad observe February 21

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29pm on February 22, 2021

    Bangladesh missions in different countries on Sunday observed Language Martyrs’ Day and International Mother Language Day 2021 through holding different programmes. Bangladesh High Commission in...