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  • Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among dead on Malaysian jet

    A prominent AIDS researcher and others en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, are among the victims in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down Thursday over eastern Ukraine. All 298 aboard Malaysia Airlines...
  • Natural gas boom's future may be in China

    WASHINGTON China is expected to double its demand for natural gas in the next five years, making it an irresistible market for Western companies attempting to export America's energy bonanza and to exploit China's own vast reserves. Chinese cities are...
  • Greatest sporting humiliations

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. It was Brazil's first home defeat in a competitive match since 1975 and one of the most...
  • Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country's carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves uncertainty about how the country will meet its carbon...
  • Whisky, wasabi, saffron and Bobbie Bear lead Tasmania's niche charge

    NABOWLA Australia (Reuters) - Half a dozen older ladies, all kitted out in lilac shirts, chat affably as they rhythmically stuff and sew up cuddly purple-colored bears, cups of tea littering their workspace. It could easily be a women's club gathering...
  • Even in isolated, pristine Tasmania, pressure to allow GMO farming

    POWRANNA Australia (Reuters) - Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough. The pitch black cattle, blending into their muddy...
  • Australia not so bold about Commonwealth gold at Glasgow

    (Reuters) - Australia's reign atop the Commonwealth Games medals table faces its biggest threat in decades at Glasgow and the team's management has been at pains to prepare the sports-mad public for the worst -- defeat by England. Barring a designer-...
  • Australian PM Abbott says falling short on G20 growth target

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Group of 20 advanced and emerging countries has not enacted the policies needed to reach its growth targets, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, casting fresh doubt on the ambitious roadmap laid out by the...
  • Australia edges Israel, 9-8, will face U.S. in FIL semifinal

    FIL World Championships Australia edges Israel, 9-8, will face U.S. in semifinal Goalie Tom Vickery stopped shots by Matthew Cherry with five seconds left and Cody Levine earlier in the final minute to preserve Australia's 9-8 victory over Israel in a...
  • Folau's 'coffee' with NRL boss brews up a storm

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A meeting over coffee between Israel Folau and Australia's National Rugby League (NRL) football boss has caused a minor media storm Down Under amid speculation the dual international may return to the 13-man code. The Wallabies...
  • In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

    SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available...