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Nick Kyrgios out of Australian Open, will have knee surgery

Jan. 16, 2023 01:41 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A “devastated” Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the Australian Open on Monday — the day before he was scheduled to play his first-round singles match — because of an injured left knee that needs arthroscopic surgery. Kyrgios, a 27-year-old from...

Cardinal George Pell, whose conviction on sex abuse charges was overturned after 404 days in confinement, has died

Jan. 10, 2023 18:38 PM EST
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, whose conviction on sex abuse charges was overturned after 404 days in confinement, has died.

Australia ratifies free trade deals with India and Britain

Nov. 21, 2022 23:40 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Parliament passed bilateral free trade agreements with India and Britain on Tuesday, leaving those partner nations to bring the deals into force. The deals are crucial for Australia to diversify its exports from the troubled Chinese market...

Climate protesters target Warhol art in Australian gallery

Nov. 08, 2022 23:54 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Climate protesters in Australia on Wednesday scrawled graffiti and glued themselves to an Andy Warhol artwork depicting Campbell's soup cans but didn't appear to damage the piece because it's encased in glass. It was the latest incident in which climate...