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More Thatcher funeral guests named

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 2:50
related countries: United States United States

Downing Street release the names of more guests who will attend Lady Thatcher's funeral, including US politician Newt Gingrich and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard.
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Day leads after Woods charge falters

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 0:37

Australian Jason Day leads the Masters by a shot with Tiger Woods three strokes behind going into the third round.
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Australian $40bn LNG project shelved

Friday, April 12th 2013, 4:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's second biggest oil company, Woodside Petroleum, puts a $40bn proposed liquefied natural gas project on hold.
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Garcia and Leishman lead Masters

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 23:38
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's Sergio Garcia and Australian Marc Leishman set the pace in the opening round of the 77th Masters at Augusta.
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VIDEO: Row in Sydney over rainbow crossing

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 13:29

A row has erupted in the Australian city of Sydney after the authorities tore up a road crossing that had been painted in rainbow stripes for the annual gay parade
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China and Australia in currency pact

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 0:25
related countries: Australia Australia, China China, Japan Japan, United States United States

The Australian dollar becomes the third currency, along with the US dollar and the Japanese yen, that can be converted directly into and out of the Chinese yuan.
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Thatcher 'racist', says Australia FM

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 21:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr describes "unabashedly racist" comments made by the late Margaret Thatcher in her retirement.
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Billabong in fresh takeover talks

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 10:17
related countries: United States United States

Australian surfwear firm Billabong is to start talks over a possible takeover by a consortium led by its former US boss Paul Naude.
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Australia PM on China trade mission

Friday, April 5th 2013, 6:53
related countries: China China

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard leaves for China on a five-day visit aimed at strengthening ties with the country's largest trade partner.
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Living Black: Australia's trail-blazing indigenous show

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 0:43

Trail-blazing Australian TV show tackles indigenous issues
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VIDEO: 'I paid captors to free my husband'

Monday, March 25th 2013, 13:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

The wife of an Australian man kidnapped by an al-Qaeda-linked group in the Philippines has revealed that she paid a ransom of four million pesos (US$98,000) to secure his release.
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Australia PM condemns infighting

Monday, March 25th 2013, 5:56

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils a new front bench, days after an abortive leadership vote she called "unseemly" and "self-indulgent".
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Abu Sayyaf release Australia hostage

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 2:17
related countries: Australia Australia, Philippines Philippines

Warren Rodwell, an Australian man kidnapped 15 months ago by an al-Qaeda-linked group in the Philippines, is released.
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Australia smashes Asia drug ring

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 12:16

Australian police say they have smashed an international crime syndicate with links to Asia, seizing drugs and assets worth millions.
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VIDEO: Tornado hits Australia caravan parks

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Aerial footage has shown the devastation caused after a tornado hit two Australian states.
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Australia's Kevin Rudd in party vow

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 5:16

Kevin Rudd rules out "100%" any return to the Australian Labor Party leadership, as political ructions continue after Thursday's abortive ballot.
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Australia head swim coach steps down

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 5:25

The head coach of the Australian swimming team steps down following reports of a lack of leadership and a "toxic" culture in the Olympic team.
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Storm over Australia's press reform proposals

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 1:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Why Australian minister is being called a despot
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Drug-resistant pandemic flu warning

Monday, March 18th 2013, 16:04

Australian experts are concerned about a new type of drug-resistant pandemic flu that is circulating in the population at large.
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Raikkonen eyes second world title

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 10:52

Kimi Raikkonen hopes to use his victory in the season-opening Australian GP as the foundation for a second world title.
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Raikkonen wins tense opening race

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 7:44

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen beats Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in a tense strategic battle in the season-opening Australian GP.
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Vettel takes pole in Melbourne

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 1:03

Sebastian Vettel takes pole for the Australian GP as qualifying was completed on race morning after heavy rain on Saturday.
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Qualifying delayed by heavy rain

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 9:44

Qualifying at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix has been delayed until Sunday morning following heavy rain.
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Grosjean heads wet final practice

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 4:09

Lotus's Romain Grosjean is fastest from Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in a rain-hit final practice at the Australian GP.
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Vettel sets second practice pace

Friday, March 15th 2013, 7:17

World champion Sebastian Vettel sets an ominous pace in his Red Bull on the first day of practice at the season-opening Australian GP.
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Vettel quickest in first practice

Friday, March 15th 2013, 3:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel heads Ferrari's Felipe Massa in first practice for the season-opening Australian GP.
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'Only Bradman is better than Cook'

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 12:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Alastair Cook is a "genius" who is second only to Don Bradman, says New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.
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Why Canberra isn't 'boring'

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 0:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Readers argue the Australian capital is far from 'boring'
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Hackers target Australian bank

Monday, March 11th 2013, 7:55
related countries: Australia Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia confirms a press report that it has been targeted by hackers, but says no data has been lost.
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Team Sky's Porte wins Paris-Nice

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 16:26
related countries: France France
related places: Nice, Paris

Richie Porte of Team Sky becomes the first Australian to win the Paris-Nice road race in France.
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Prisoner X 'worked for Israel'

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 11:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Australia confirms for the first time that an Australian-Israeli man who died while secretly jailed in Israel worked for the Israeli government.
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Two ill on overheated Qantas flight

Monday, March 4th 2013, 7:19

An air-conditioning fault on an Australian Qantas flight sends temperatures soaring, with two passengers taken to hospital with dehydration.
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Black Saturday bushfire case opens

Monday, March 4th 2013, 4:04

Survivors of one of the biggest bushfires in Australian history sue a power company for negligence, in a case expected to last several months.
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VIDEO: Australia finds largest meth haul

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 6:51
related countries: China China

Australian police say they have made their largest-ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine hidden in a shipment from southern China.
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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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