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(Age Special.') London, Dec. 24. News from Afghanstan states that the rebels sacked the Bazaar at Cabal. There is an incendiary fire in the city. There is continuous firing between General Roberts and the Afghanistan. The distress in Ireland is increasing. A relief fund is being subscribed in England. The Queen gave LSOO. London, Dec. 27. Latest news from Afghanistan state-, that Jevad is arousing the wildest fanaticism. Colonel Tyler and other officeis at Candahar were wounded by a fanatic ,who ran a muck at them on Tuesday. The Afghans have attacked General Roberts. The British routed the enemy with great slaughter before General Gough arrived. The Imperial Government have adhered to the Suez mail time table as already fixed. Washington, Dec. 25. The United States Government have issued regulations placing restrictions on the importation of Australian cattle. ( Renter's) London, Dec. 25. Later Cape news states that Sccocoeni voluntarily surrendered. London, Dec. 27. A difficulty has arisen between England and Turkey in consequence of the imprisonment of a priest for transiting the English Bible into Turkish. The British ambassador made strong representations unsuccessfully. Sir H. A. Layard threatens a rupture of relations unless the priest is released. Calcutta, Dec. 25. General Gough arrived atShahpur, and effected a junction with General Roberts yesterday unopposed. General Roberts expects to assume offensive operations immediately. The tiring at Jugdulluk is explained by a further attack of Ghilzais who were repulsed. Calcutta, Dec. 28. No later news from the front No news from Gough or Roberts. The arrival of Gough at Cabul is entirely unconfirmed. Melbourne, Dec. 29. In the Intercolonial Cricket Match, New South Wales in their first innings made 139, second 103. Victoria won in one innings. Sydney, Dec. 29. A private inquiry into the cause of the railway collision was hold on Saturday. The result is unknown, as the Press was excluded.

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BRITISH &, FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 41, 30 December 1879

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BRITISH &, FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 41, 30 December 1879