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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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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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