Australia has baulked on signing up to a powerful new Chinese development bank amid concerns within the Abbott government that Beijing could use it to expand its strategic influence in the region.
Sixth-placed Pakistan have defied the odds and placed Australia in a position they have seldom been in during the past 12 months.
Yasir Shah, the Pakistan debutant who put Australia's Test plans in a spin on Friday, says he was inspired by former spin great Shane Warne.
Rural US district inundated with calls after allowing seniors to "tastefully" tote guns in yearbook photos.
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After half a century of filming, the haunted studio in St Kilda is being bulldozed, along with its memories and its ghost
A national news-chat show - based partly on The Project - looks likely to replace state editions of 7.30, Fairfax Media can reveal.
A deadly influenza pandemic could shut down Melbourne as we know it.
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