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  • Australia says to restore intelligence and military cooperation with Indonesia

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and Indonesia have agreed to resume intelligence and military cooperation, officials from both countries said on Tuesday, ending a rift that erupted late last year over Australian spying. Australian Foreign Minister Julie...
  • BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in a 2001 merger, to focus on its most profitable activities. But it held off...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • Top 10 run-scorers in tests

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Following is a list of the top 10 run-scorers in test cricket after Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene retired from the longest format on Monday. Player Matches Runs Average 100s Sachin Tendulkar (India) 200 15921 53.78 51 Ricky...
  • Australia's Tony Abbott signals compromise on tough budget

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott signaled on Monday he is open to compromises with opposition lawmakers on his unpopular budget, a major concession to help push the austere savings plan through a hostile Senate. Three months...
  • Australia's Hoyts Appoints Advisors for IPO

    HONG KONG - Australia's number two cinema chain Hoyts took a step closer to a share market flotation this week with the appointment of investment bank UBS as advisors. The company is currently owned by Pacific Equity Partners, a Sydney-based private...
  • Australia rue missed opportunities after All Blacks draw

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia were left to rue opportunities squandered against New Zealand after playing out a draw that means the Wallabies must secure their first victory away from home against their arch rivals in 13 years to avoid another Bledisloe...
  • Rugby - Australia stop New Zealand streak in Sydney draw

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia prevented New Zealand from claiming a world record 18th consecutive win by holding the world champions to a 12-12 draw in a try-less Rugby Championship opener on Saturday that left both sides disappointed. In a gritty...
  • Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook

    Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook
    Meat District Co., a new meat-centric restaurant, is slated to open on Raymond in Old Town Pasadena on Aug. 25. The restaurant, by Platinum Restaurant Group in Australia, will offer steaks, premium burgers, salads and a special meat skewer served on a...
  • Thailand stops US and Australian couples leaving with surrogate babies: advocate

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. and Australian couples attempting to leave Thailand with babies born by surrogate mothers have been stopped at the airport and prevented from leaving the country in recent days, an Australian surrogacy advocate said on Friday. The...
  • Hansen 'dumbfounded' by Australia's Beale selection

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand coach Steve Hansen was "dumbfounded" by Australia's selection of Kurtley Beale at flyhalf for Saturday's Rugby Championship opener and suggested it might have been a political move to keep the player in rugby union. The...