Interior minister, Sheikh Rasheed lashed out at India, blaming his country’s enemies for attempting to sabotage the historic Australian cricket tour. Authorities believe death threats sent to Ashton Agar’s partner originated in India and the high ranking politician indicated it was something similar which caused New Zealand to abandon its tour on the morning of the first game in September.
Australia’s first visit to Pakistan since 1998 has received a final all-clear. The tour, which comprises three Tests, three ODIs and a T20I, has been on the cards since November 2021. Both boards have been making steady progress towards the series going ahead, and now after a final pre-trip security briefing Cricket Australia has given its full endorsement.
Australian scientists are claiming to have created a cowpox style virus in an effort to cure cancer, which is able to kill every type of cancer in a Petri dish and also shrunken tumors in mice. The treatment is developed at Imugene, an Australian biotech company and is called CF33. Scientists are hopeful to test the virus on various cancer patients but are still uncertain about results.