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Amy Coopes

Amy Coopes

    Australian study points to potential cure for Aids
    Australian study points to potential cure for Aids
    David Harrich, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, said he had successfully modified a protein in the Human immunodeficiency virus...
    Top cricket writer found dead in Newlands hotel
    Top cricket writer found dead in Newlands hotel
    Renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck was found dead at his hotel in Cape Town, where he was covering Australia's Test series with the Proteas, his...
    Australia to crack down on refugees after riots
    Australia to crack down on refugees after riots
    Australia moved to toughen its refugee stance on Tuesday, launching a stricter character test so those convicted of crimes, including rioting,...
    Bleak future for Christchurch as population flees
    Bleak future for Christchurch as population flees
    After a deadly earthquake left homes creaking and wiped out buildings and jobs, thousands of residents have turned their back on Christchurch,...
    'Dark days' in NZ as earthquake toll climbs
    'Dark days' in NZ as earthquake toll climbs
    New Zealand warned frantic relatives to brace for the worst on Friday as toiling rescuers failed to find any more survivors after a devastating...
    Thorpe to return for London Olympics
    Thorpe to return for London Olympics
    Five-time Olympic freestyle champion Ian Thorpe announced his return to swimming for the 2012 London games on Wednesday, saying he could "actually...
    Samoa tsunami death toll nears 150
    Samoa tsunami death toll nears 150
    Rescuers on Wednesday reached scenes of stunning devastation after a killer tsunami obliterated Samoan island villages, killing at least 148 people...
    Australia pledges millions to aborigines after abuse report
    Australia pledges millions to aborigines after abuse report
    Australia announced a $155-million package for isolated Aboriginal communities on Friday, after a new report revealed shocking levels of child...
    Australia fire survivors in emotional return to ruined town
    Australia fire survivors in emotional return to ruined town
    Survivors made a heart-rending return on Saturday to a town burnt to ashes in Australia's deadliest bushfires, as police picked through the crime...
    Australia blames arsonists for deadly wildfires
    Australia blames arsonists for deadly wildfires
    Arsonists lit a wildfire that killed 21 people in Australia and are suspected of starting another that razed a whole town and may have left up to...
    New arson attacks suspected as Australian fires rage
    New arson attacks suspected as Australian fires rage
    Australian police investigated fresh arson attacks and looting on Wednesday as angry survivors pressed for access to towns devastated by wildfires...
    Homes razed as Australia suffers record heatwave
    Homes razed as Australia suffers record heatwave
    Southeastern Australia faced chaos on Friday, as some of the hottest temperatures in a century fanned fires that destroyed homes, claimed lives and...