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Is this the weakest Australian side in recent times? Aussie great Jason ...

With India continuing to dominate the ICC Test team rankings, many see the impending tour of Australia as the best opportunity for Virat Kohli to secure their maiden series win Down Under in the longer format of the game. Former Australian speedster ... Read more

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National and Labour face off over tertiary fees-free policy

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has defended the tertiary fees-free policy as National calls out Labour over what it calls a failed election bribe. Generic Library / Students. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller. The policy, which offers all new students ... Read more

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How will Mexico line up against Argentina on Tuesday?

El Tri close out the year with another matchup against Argentina, and Tuca Ferretti is expected to make a number of changes from Friday. The Mexico national team's 2018 comes to an end Tuesday, with El Tri facing Argentina and looking to bounce back ... Read more

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Interpol Rejects Russian as President, Electing South Korean Instead

BRUSSELS — Interpol elected a South Korean police veteran as its next president on Wednesday, in the face of pressure from Western diplomats who said choosing the Russian candidate who had been considered the front-runner could jeopardize the ... Read more

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Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence set to be released from jail

Bali Nine drug mule Renae Lawrence will be released from Bangli prison imminently after more than 13 years behind bars. The 41-year-old, who was the only woman in the failed 2005 plot to smuggle 8.3kg of heroin into Australia, is the first to be ... Read more

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$10000 offered for a viable candidate to take on Wellington Mayor Justin Lester

Promoter Phil Sprey doesn't care whether they lean left or right - he just wants a viable candidate to beat Wellington Mayor Justin Lester in the next election. Sprey offered to chip $10,000 in towards the campaign for a candidate to stand for ... Read more

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In Jordan's ancient Petra, sirens warn of flash floods

In ancient times, Arab tribesmen dug diversion tunnels to protect their low-lying trading post of Petra against desert flash floods. More than two millennia later, an alarm system warns visitors if flood water rushes toward what has become Jordan's ... Read more

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Kiribati founding father accuses Government of covering up fatal ferry disaster

Kiribati's first president has accused the country's current leader of withholding a report into a ferry disaster in January that killed at least 80 people, because he says they are "trying to hide the fact they're responsible". Read more

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Supercars: Scott McLaughlin reveals Newcastle 500 secret weapon

This is the $50,000 state-of-the-art racing simulator Scott McLaughlin hopes will stop him revisiting a painful memory at the Newcastle 500 this weekend. McLaughlin blew his shot at a breakthrough Supercars championship last year when he collided with ... Read more

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ICC Women's World T20 semifinal: India ready for revenge against England

Skipper Harmanpreet's performance will be key to India's success as she is known to rise to the occasion. India will be looking to erase the memories of a heart-breaking World Cup final defeat last year when they take on England in the semifinals of ... Read more

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Sign of bad luck? Philippines locals in fear after birth of bizarre half-pig ...

A farmer has been left in shock after one of her goats gave birth to what looked like a mystifying half-pig half-human creature at a small farm in southern Philippines. Josephine Repique, 40, says one of her goats went into labour earlier this month ... Read more

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Australia hit by sickness bug ahead of England clash with Israel Folau and ...

Australia's key attacking talents Israel Folau and Bernard Foley have been struck with a sickness bug, plunging their fitness into doubt ahead of Saturday's autumn international clash with England. The Wallabies confirmed full-back Folau and fly-half ... Read more

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Wellington Police find body on a Wairarapa beach during search for missing ...

The body of a pregnant woman who has been missing since Saturday was found on White Rock beach on a remote stretch of the South Wairarapa coast. Wellington Police searching for missing woman Sonam Shelar confirmed a body was recovered today. Read more

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Price point casts doubt over KiwiBuild homes in New Plymouth

Almost 70 KiwiBuild homes are to be built in a neglected New Plymouth neighbourhood more than a decade after a new housing project was first promised. In 2008, 28 Housing New Zealand properties were demolished in Marfell and in 2012, 20 families ... Read more

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Eugenie Bouchard adds to star power as full field of ASB Classic confirmed

Tournament director Karl Budge has labelled next month's women's ASB Classic the deepest field he has assembled after beefing up the star power with the addition of Eugenie Bouchard. Budge announced his lineup for the WTA Tour event in Auckland, ... Read more