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Five great Australia-New Zealand sporting clashes

World Cup co-hosts and title contenders New Zealand and Australia meet at Auckland`s Eden Park on Saturday in one of the most highly anticipated matches of the tournament.

Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu
Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu

Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer.

Indonesia`s Widodo `considering position` on death row Australians

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday offered a glimmer of hope for two men facing imminent execution in Indonesia after phoning President Joko Widodo, who he said was "carefully considering his position".

Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar Sangakkara's wicket in their match against Sri Lanka caught the attention of one and all.

Australian mercenary killed fighting against ISIS in Syria

A 28-year-old Australian man, who was one of dozens of foreigners to have travelled to Syria to join Kurds battling ISIS militants, has been killed in the strife-torn country, becoming the first Westerners to die fighting the dreaded terror group.

 Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar

Australian PM strikes conciliatory note over Indonesia executions

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott struck a conciliatory tone on Thursday after speaking with Indonesian President Joko Widodo about the looming execution of two convicted Australian drug traffickers.

Australia warns women IS no `romantic adventure`

A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Thursday, warning against notions of a "romantic adventure".

Interesting facts about Indian Railways

Here are some interesting facts about Indian Railways.

 Stricken Martin Crowe promises to cheer on Black Caps
Stricken Martin Crowe promises to cheer on Black Caps

New Zealand great Martin Crowe has vowed not even life-threatening cancer will stop him from being among an expected capacity crowd at Auckland`s Eden Park on Saturday to watch the Black Caps face Australia in an eagerly-anticipated World Cup clash.

Rail Budget Special: Comparative analysis of Indian Railways & Australian Railways

Watch Rail Budget Special, comparative analysis of Indian Railways & Australian Railways only on Zee News.

ICC World Cup 2015: Richard Hadlee rates Aussies favourites against Black Caps
ICC World Cup 2015: Richard Hadlee rates Aussies favourites against Black Caps

Legendary New Zealand paceman Richard Hadlee believes Australia have a slight advantage heading into Saturday's World Cup showdown between the co-hosts because of their pack of power-hitters.

Australia imposes sanctions on Egypt-based militant group

Australia today imposed financial sanctions on the Egypt-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.

Australia `very disappointed` at Indonesia death row ruling

 Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday she was "very disappointed" at the failure of the latest bid to spare two Australians on death row in Indonesia, as Jakarta signalled that execution preparations were almost complete.

Number of Australian bush fires to increase: Report

 The number of bush fires that threaten Western Australia is set to increase, climate reports said Tuesday.

Jakarta court dismisses death row Australians` legal challenge

An Indonesian court on Tuesday dismissed a bid by two Australian drug traffickers on death row to avoid execution by challenging the president`s rejection of their pleas for clemency.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact

Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that`s nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches.

Australian PM feels `at height of powers`

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he felt at the "height of his powers" Tuesday as a new poll showed him gaining on the opposition, despite reports conservative colleagues may still move to dump him.

Lukas Rosol to lead Czechs against Aussies in Davis Cup
Lukas Rosol to lead Czechs against Aussies in Davis Cup

Lukas Rosol will spearhead the Czech Republic`s team for the Davis Cup World Group first round match with Australia from March 6-8 in Ostrava, team captain Jaroslav Navratil announced on Monday.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.