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Ex-Australia PM to pay for damaged table

Monday, October 19th 2015, 13:00

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will pay for a table smashed during a farewell party after his ousting from the leadership.
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Anger over Fanning shark attack advert

Monday, October 19th 2015, 9:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The mother of champion Australian surfer Mick Fanning says a South African KFC advert which makes light of his attack by a shark is "disrespectful".
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car race in Australia

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Competitors from around the world set out on a gruelling race in solar-powered across the Australian outback.
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Marquez wins thrilling Australian GP

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 8:58

Marc Marquez snatches the lead from Jorge Lorenzo on the final lap to win an exciting Australian Grand Prix.
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Venezuela politician Rosales arrested

Friday, October 16th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Venezuela Venezuela

Opposition Venezuelan politician Manuel Rosales, who fled the country in 2009, is arrested after returning from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.
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Shooting accused remanded in custody

Friday, October 16th 2015, 4:38

Two men accused of helping a teenager shoot dead an Australian police worker have been remanded in custody by a Sydney court.
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Australia approves controversial mine

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 6:48
related countries: India India

The Australian government gives its approval for one of the world's biggest coal mines to be built by Indian company Adani in Queensland.
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Australia PM holds anti-terror summit

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 23:35

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is meeting security chiefs following the recent killing of a police worker in what officials say was a terror attack.
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VIDEO: Australia feral cat cull sparks anger

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 21:13

Celebrities have condemned plans by the Australian government to cull two million feral cats.
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Australian firm to buy Diageo wines

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 7:54
related countries: Australia Australia

One of the world's biggest publicly-listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), has agreed to buy the majority of Diageo's wine businesses.
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Man lost in Outback survives on ants

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 14:03

Australian police say a 62-year-old camel-hunter survived six days lost in the Outback without water and by eating ants.
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Australia data law comes into effect

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 10:52

Large amounts of phone, internet and location data must now be kept for two years by Australian telecommunications companies, as a new law comes into effect.
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Australia convicts man over Syria plans

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 3:43
related countries: Syria Syria

An Australian court finds a Melbourne resident guilty of planning to travel to Syria to fight against the government.
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Australia PM defends private emails

Friday, October 9th 2015, 2:05

The office of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defends his use of a private email server for government business.
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Refugees 'safe' in Nauru - Australia

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 0:01
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Australia insists Nauru is "safe" for refugees, playing down fears that they could face attack once allowed to leave an Australian-owned detention centre on the island.
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Doll captivates Australian rugby fans

Monday, October 5th 2015, 9:33
related countries: Australia Australia

North Queensland swept to victory in Australia's National Rugby League final, but it was one girl's dark-skinned doll which stole the limelight.
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Why Australian indigenous representation matters to kids

Monday, October 5th 2015, 8:06

Why indigenous representation matters to kids
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Australia fugitive found in cupboard

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 22:16

An Australian prisoner who escaped from a New South Wales jail is found hiding in a kitchen cupboard after several weeks on the run.
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What is behind a spike in Australian shark attacks?

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 21:22
related countries: Australia Australia

The mystery spike in attacks in Australia
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Australia murder 'linked to terrorism'

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 3:46

Australian police say they believe a 15-year-old boy who shot dead a civilian police employee in Sydney had links to terrorism.
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Two 'shot dead' near Sydney police HQ

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 12:54

Two people have been killed in a shooting outside New South Wales state police headquarters in western Sydney, Australian police say.
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Prince Philip honour 'injudicious'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 9:52

Former Australian PM Tony Abbott admits his decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood, a move that sparked public and political backlash, was "injudicious".
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Australia deportation laws upset NZ

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 5:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand PM John Key says Australian laws on deporting foreign criminals after jail terms are undermining their relationship.
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AFL admits 'epic Brownlow fail'

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 4:15

The Australian Football League (AFL) suffers from an "epic fail" after it congratulated the wrong player for winning the prestigious Brownlow Medal.
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'I would have won election': Abbott

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 1:13

Ousted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he is confident he would have led his Liberal party to victory if not replaced by Malcolm Turnbull.
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Australia drops ice cream bikers case

Monday, September 28th 2015, 8:51

Charges against a group of alleged Australian biker-gang members, who were detained after buying ice cream, are dropped.
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VIDEO: Journalist hears about Al Jazeera pardons on quiz show

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 2:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is taking part in a comedy quiz show for Australian television when he is given news that two of his colleagues in Egypt, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, have been pardoned.
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A$100m fund to fight family violence

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 1:55

In a major initiative, Malcolm Turnbull announces a family violence prevention package and says lack of respect for women is 'un-Australian'.
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NRL duo in hospital after overdose

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 10:34

Two Australian rugby league players are stable in hospital after taking an overdose of painkilling medication.
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Man bloodied after catfish 'assault'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 23:04

An Australian man has been left bloodied and embarrassed after being hit in the face by a catfish.
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Australia PM defends new cabinet

Monday, September 21st 2015, 1:26
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defends his cabinet choices the day they are sworn in at Government House in Canberra.
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VIDEO: Police find guns in giant teddy bear

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 13:41

Australian police find guns and ammunition hidden inside a giant stuffed teddy bear during a raid on a Sydney apartment.
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Seal spotted surfing humpback whale

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 13:18

An Australian photographer captures a rare moment of animal communion with a shot of a seal surfing a humpback whale off the New South Wales coast.
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Detainee dies in Australian hospital

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 23:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan asylum seeker has died in hospital after setting himself on fire at a detention centre in Western Australia.
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VIDEO: Tightrope walker crosses Melbourne skyline

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 14:39

Australian tightrope walker Kane Petersen has successfully crossed between two peaks of the Eureka Tower, almost 300 metres (984 feet) above Melbourne's skyline.
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Australia launches Syria air strikes

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 23:12
related countries: Syria Syria

The Australian government has confirmed it has launched its first air strikes against IS targets inside Syria.
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VIDEO: Who is Australia's new prime minister?

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 11:53

After more than a year of poor ratings, Tony Abbot has been unseated as Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who becomes the fourth PM since 2013.
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Australian boxer dies after fight

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 9:04

Australian boxer Davey Browne Jr dies in hospital in Sydney four days after being knocked out in a title fight.
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VIDEO: Tony Abbott: 'This is a tough day'

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 5:13

The ousted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that his government was not perfect - one day after his Liberal Party toppled him as leader - but he said he was proud of what had been achieved.
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Australian PM challenged for leadership

Monday, September 14th 2015, 11:18

Australian PM Tony Abbott is challenged for his job by senior minister Malcolm Turnbull, who says Australia needs "a new style of leadership".
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Abbott dismisses challenge 'gossip'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 1:17

Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will not get caught up in "gossip" as he again faces speculation against a challenge to his leadership.
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Murray loses US Open doubles final

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 17:26
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: New York, Pierre

Britain's Jamie Murray and Australian John Peers are beaten by French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert in New York.
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US man 'posed as Australian jihadist'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 16:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A 20-year-old from Florida who posed as an Australian jihadist is charged with helping to plan an attack on a 9/11 memorial in Missouri.
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Australia and FBI bust drug ring

Friday, September 11th 2015, 2:06
related countries: United States United States

An Australian music promoter, an American businessman, and three other men have been arrested over an alleged international drug ring.
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Australia in IS fight for 'years'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 23:52

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the country's military involvement in the fight against IS in the Middle East could last for "years".
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Australian dies in Norway cliff fall

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 4:29
related countries: Norway Norway

A 24-year-old Australian exchange student has fallen to her death from the famous Trolltunga cliff in Norway.
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49ers select ex-rugby league star

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 8:56

Former Australia rugby league player Jarryd Hayne is named on NFL team San Francisco 49ers' roster.
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Shane Warne's warning to Nick Kyrgios

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 6:35

Ex-cricketer Shane Warne writes to tennis player Nick Kyrgios, telling his fellow Australian not to waste his talent.
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Abuse 'ignored' at top Australia school

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 6:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Former students of an elite Australian school say sexual abuse complaints were ignored, as an inquiry into child sex abuse hears evidence.
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Rudd drawn into Clinton email saga

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 9:03

Kevin Rudd "hoped for a sympathetic call" from Hillary Clinton after being ousted as Australian PM in 2010, a recently released email says.
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Australian growth unexpectedly slow

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 4:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's growth is slower than expected in the second quarter of the year, as the economy struggled to gain momentum.
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Dyson Heydon will not step down

Monday, August 31st 2015, 6:42

The head of an Australian Royal Commission into union corruption will not step down amid allegations of bias.
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Fish and snake battle caught on film

Monday, August 31st 2015, 5:21

An Australian spear fisherman captures one of the world's most venomous fish and a deadly snake in the middle of a fight for life.
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AFL star Adam Goodes booed again

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 23:21

Indigenous Australian football star Adam Goodes is subjected to booing once again, just weeks after his treatment sparked a debate about racism.
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Anger at Australia visa check plan

Friday, August 28th 2015, 16:53
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australian officials cancel plans to check visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown, amid protests and social media outrage.
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Murray to face Kyrgios in US Open

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 17:29
related countries: United States United States

Britain's world number three Andy Murray is drawn against Australian Nick Kyrgios in the first round of the US Open.
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Gillard back flips on gay marriage

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 4:19

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard reverses her position on gay marriage, saying she now supports it.
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Dumoulin takes Vuelta a Espana lead

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 20:32

Tom Dumoulin is the new Vuelta a Espana leader after Australian Caleb Ewans won his first Grand Tour stage.
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UK director takes on top Sydney job

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 0:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The man who led one of the biggest turnarounds in UK theatre has taken on one of the top jobs in Australian theatre.
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