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UAE’s Emirates & Australia’s Jetstar Strikes Deal!


The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) national carrier Emirates airline and Australian low budget carrier Jetstar have announced an agreement which is set to open up new destinations for Emirates passengers across Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Emirates’ code will now be placed on a number of routes operated by Jetstar Airways in Australia and New Zealand and Jetstar Asia, ... Read More »

ECB says it’s time to move on without Pietersen


LONDON (AP) — The England and Wales Cricket Board has defended its abrupt termination of star batsman Kevin Pietersen’s international career following an embarrassing tour of Australia. In a statement Sunday, the ECB said the 33-year-old Pietersen had played “some of the finest innings ever produced by an England batsman.” But it added that captain Alastair Cook needed support “in ... Read More »

Extinct ‘Godzilla’ Platypus Found in Australia

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A giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Australia, with a scientist on Tuesday describing the duck-billed water animal as a Godzilla-like monster. The new species, named Obdurodon tharalkooschild, was identified by a single but highly distinctive tooth found in Riversleigh in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland — a World Heritage site rich ... Read More »