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Australia finds largest meth haul

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 4:41
related countries: China China

Australian police announce the country's largest-ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine, hidden in a shipment from China.
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VIDEO: Billionaire to rebuild Titanic

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 3:54
related countries: China China

An Australian billionaire has unveiled plans to build an almost-exact replica of the ill-fated Titanic.
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Physicist proposes in science paper

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 10:28

An Australian physicist's successful proposal to his long-term girlfriend - in the form of a scientific paper - hits the internet.
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The Australian boatman at Kumbh Mela

Monday, February 25th 2013, 3:54
related countries: India India

The Australian boatman at India's festival
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Is Australian sport badly broken?

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 5:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Damning reports put Australia's athletes in the spotlight
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Israel's Prisoner X 'hanged himself'

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel confirms that a secret detainee known as Prisoner X - identified as Australian-Israeli Ben Zygier - hanged himself in his cell 2010.
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Israel's Prisoner X 'leaked secrets'

Monday, February 18th 2013, 12:47
related countries: Israel Israel

An Australian report says Israel secretly jailed an Australian man who worked for its Mossad spy agency because it believed he had leaked secrets.
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Israel to launch Prisoner X inquiry

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 21:41
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli parliamentary inquiry will investigate the death in custody of Prisoner X, said to be an Australian-Israeli with links to Mossad.
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Malaysia deportation irks Australia

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 14:52
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Australian PM Julia Gillard says she is "surprised and disappointed" by Malaysia's deportation of visiting Senator Nick Xenophon.
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Ko, 15, third in Australian Open

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 12:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea

New Zealander Lydia Ko comes third at the Australian Women's Open as South Korean Jiyai Shin claims victory.
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Backpacker 'within hours of death'

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 10:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback says he was on his "last legs" when he was found.
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Malaysia detains Australian senator

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 12:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian officials detain Australian senator, Nick Xenophon, under national security laws as he arrives on an election fact-finding mission.
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Black Caviar triumphs on comeback

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 8:18

Australian mare Black Caviar maintains her unbeaten run on her comeback from injury with victory in the Lightning Stakes.
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Bus taunts that sparked Australian racism debate

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 1:51

Bus taunts that sparked Australian racism debate
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VIDEO: Kangaroos delay golf tournament

Friday, February 15th 2013, 14:14
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Kangaroos interrupted play during the first round of the Women's Australian Open tournament in Canberra on Thursday.
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VIDEO: British backpacker found in outback

Friday, February 15th 2013, 13:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback has been found.
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Backpacker missing in outback found

Friday, February 15th 2013, 9:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback has been found, Queensland Police say.
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Lydia Ko, 15, cards round of 63

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 10:44
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Lydia Ko, 15, cards a 10-under-par 63 in her opening round at the Australian Women's Open in Canberra.
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Miner Rio Tinto reports annual loss

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 9:48

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto reports a big annual loss after writing down the value of its aluminium and coal businesses by $14bn.
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Israel confirms it held Prisoner X

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 3:48
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel confirms it imprisoned an Australian-Israeli man under a false identity for security reasons, and that he died in custody.
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Australia probes Israel jail case

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 16:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Australia's foreign minister orders a review into the case of an Australian "mystery prisoner" who reportedly hanged himself in 2010 in an Israeli jail.
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Mystery Israel prisoner 'identified'

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 17:27
related countries: Israel Israel

A mystery prisoner reported to have hanged himself in 2010 in an Israeli jail where he was secretly held was an Australian national, an Australian news programme has reported.
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Six clubs quizzed in drugs probe

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 12:48

Anti-doping officials meet with six top-flight Australian rugby league clubs over the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs.
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Australia summons technology giants

Monday, February 11th 2013, 5:35

Technology giants Apple, Microsoft and Adobe are called by the Australian parliament to appear before a committee looking at pricing levels.
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Kate prank call DJ back on air

Monday, February 11th 2013, 4:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

One of the two Australian DJs who made a prank call to the London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated is back on air.
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VIDEO: Australia sport doping 'widespread'

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 14:11

The use of banned drugs in Australian professional sport is "widespread", a year-long investigation has found.
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Australia sport doping 'widespread'

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 10:02

A year-long inquiry finds widespread use of banned drugs in Australian sport, with links to organised crime and possible match-fixing.
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Gillard gambles on politics of surprise

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 1:30

Will Julia Gillard's Australian poll gamble pay off?
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Visa sued by Australia regulator

Monday, February 4th 2013, 6:07
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sues credit card company Visa for alleged misuse of market power.
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Senior Australia ministers resign

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 12:02

Two senior Australian cabinet ministers announce surprise resignations, only days after Prime Minister Julia Gillard called early elections.
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No charges against Kate hoax DJs

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

Two Australian DJs who made a hoax call to the London hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will not face charges, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Sapphires sweeps Australian awards

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 9:51

Feel-good drama The Sapphires dominates the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, picking up 11 gongs at the ceremony in Sydney.
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Gillard sets Australia poll date

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 5:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a general election for 14 September, announcing the vote eight months in advance.
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VIDEO: Rescuers battle Australia floods

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 1:51
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Oswald

At least four people have died as the Australian state of Queensland suffers flooding in the wake of tropical cyclone Oswald.
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Australia faces flood 'crisis'

Monday, January 28th 2013, 14:33
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian state of Queensland is facing a "major flood crisis" its premier warns, as rescuers attempt to reach hundreds of trapped people.
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Royal hoax radio show cancelled

Monday, January 28th 2013, 12:09

The Australian radio show that made the hoax call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated in December is cancelled.
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VIDEO: Australian town covered in foam

Monday, January 28th 2013, 10:18

Wild weather in the Australian state of Queensland has led to a small town becoming covered in foam whipped up by rough seas.
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Teenager survives ordeal in bush

Monday, January 28th 2013, 9:10

An Australian teenager missing for two months is found emaciated but alive in bush land on Sydney's outskirts.
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VIDEO: Cyclone aftermath hits Queensland

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 18:33

The Australian state of Queensland is on alert for more tornadoes and flooding.
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Murray finds solace in good form

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray says defeat in the Australian Open final is easier to take in light of his recent good form.
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Djokovic beats Murray in final

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 12:28

Novak Djokovic fights back to beat Andy Murray in four sets and win his third successive Australian Open in Melbourne.
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Queensland braces for flooding

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 5:50

The Australian state of Queensland is on alert for flooding and more tornadoes in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
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VIDEO: Tornado and flood alerts in Queensland

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 5:45

New tornado and flood alerts have been issued in the Australian state of Queensland, which is still recovering from Cyclone Oswald.
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Azarenka shrugs off controversy

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 14:06
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka takes extra satisfaction from overcoming the timeout controversy to defend her Australian Open title in Melbourne.
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Azarenka defends Australian title

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 11:29
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka retains her Australian Open title and kept hold of the world number one spot with victory over Li Na in the Melbourne final.
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Murray satisfied with 'good job'

Friday, January 25th 2013, 15:41

Andy Murray is relieved to finally get his first ever Grand Slam win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
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Murray pips Federer to make final

Friday, January 25th 2013, 12:50

Andy Murray beats Roger Federer 6-4 6-7 6-3 6-7 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic.
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Li may not be Azarenka's only challenge in final

Friday, January 25th 2013, 10:12
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka must overcome criticism from the crowd, as well as the dangerous Li Na, if she is to win the Australian Open
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Imperious Djokovic reaches final

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 10:18

Novak Djokovic thrashes David Ferrer 6-2 6-2 6-1 to reach the Australian Open final.
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Murray 'calm' for Federer clash

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 7:20

Andy Murray says he is "calmer than usual" before he faces Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-finals on Friday.
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Azarenka beats Stephens in semis

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 6:38
related countries: China China

Victoria Azarenka overcomes injury problems to beat Sloane Stephens and set up an Australian Open final with Li Na.
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Federer beats Tsonga in five sets

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 12:54
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer will face Britain's Andy Murray in the semi-final of the Australian Open after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
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