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01 Feb 2015 : MELBOURNE - Comeback queen Martina Hingis rolled back the years to claim her first Grand Slam title since 2006 on Sunday, clinching the Australian Open mixed doubles crown with fellow veteran Leander Paes.
01 Feb 2015 : Egypt deported Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste to his native Australia on Sunday after holding him for more than 400 days despite global condemnation.
29 Jan 2015 : Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone maker, posted its first drop in annual net profit in three years on Thursday, days after arch-rival Apple reported the biggest corporate profit in history.
29 Jan 2015 : KOTA KINABALU - Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Wednesday expressed concern at Chinese land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, as the Philippines urged them to stand up to Beijing.
29 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - Washington is concerned about press freedom in China, a senior US diplomat said in Beijing Wednesday as some US news organisations face repercussions over their reporting of issues deemed sensitive by the ruling Communist Party.
28 Jan 2015 : AMMAN - Jordan is willing to free an Iraqi female jihadist from prison in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held hostage by the Islamic State group, state television said Wednesday.
28 Jan 2015 : Israel on Thursday buried two soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike that triggered Israeli fire on southern Lebanon, raising tensions between the bitter enemies to their highest in years.
28 Jan 2015 : Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the most punctual carrier in the Asia-Pacific region last year by information service FlightStats.
28 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - China on Wednesday offered a spirited defence of its aid to Africa, rejecting charges of "concrete diplomacy" following a major infrastructure deal with the continent.
28 Jan 2015 : NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIA) - No one is more surprised at Massimo Luongo's stand-out Asian Cup performances than, well, the player himself as he prepares for the match of his life in Saturday's final.
28 Jan 2015 : TOKYO - A 19-year-old college girl murdered an elderly woman with an axe and a scarf because she "just wanted to kill someone" news reports in Japan said Wednesday.
28 Jan 2015 : Philippine President Benigno Aquino will address the nation later Wednesday to try to shore up a Muslim rebel peace deal threatened by a bungled anti-terror raid that killed 44 police commandos.