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Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 6:10
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

The Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended for the day due to bad weather, Australian officials say.
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Plane search race to recover debris

Monday, March 24th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian plane spots two objects in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner and an Australian ship arrives in the area to find them.
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Plane searchers investigate debris

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 14:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say.
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Red Bull confirm Ricciardo appeal

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 13:52

Red Bull appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
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Ferrari performance 'not acceptable'

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 13:44

Ferrari's poor display in the Australian GP was unacceptable, according to technical director James Allison.
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Jagger 'struggling' over Scott death

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 16:29

Sir Mick Jagger says he is "still struggling" over the death of his girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott.
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Red Bull's Ricciardo disqualified

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 13:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is excluded from the Australian GP for breaching fuel consumption rules, having finished second.
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Rosberg wins eventful Australian GP

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 13:26

Nico Rosberg delivers on Mercedes' promise as favourites, with a dominant victory in the season-opening Australian GP.
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First race will not be easy - Hamilton

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 10:59
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is expecting a tough race after taking pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton on pole in wet qualifying

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 7:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton grabs a last-ditch pole position in a thrilling rain-hit qualifying session at the Australian Grand Prix.
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Rosberg sets searing practice pace

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 4:06

Nico Rosberg sets a scintillating pace for Mercedes in final practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton top in Mercedes one-two

Friday, March 14th 2014, 7:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton heads Nico Rosberg to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Alonso top as Hamilton breaks down

Friday, March 14th 2014, 3:24
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso is fastest in the first practice for the Australian GP, after Lewis Hamilton stops on his first lap.
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Vettel not ruling out title challenge

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 8:42

Sebastian Vettel accepts he is not in the best position to win the Australian GP but is not ruling out a title challenge.
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VIDEO: Blackout brings Darwin to a standstill

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 14:58

The northern Australian city of Darwin is hit by a major power failure, shutting down schools and businesses.
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Australia's Harris out for six months

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:56

Injury-troubled Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris faces six months out of action following knee surgery.
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Major blackout hits Australia city

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:37
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

Schools and offices close, and traffic lights are knocked out, as a major power cut hits the Australian city of Darwin.
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Man 'used drone to smuggle drugs'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 9:40

A man is arrested and charged for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs into a prison using a drone, Australian police say.
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AUDIO: Australian gets lost in back garden

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 15:38
related countries: Australia Australia

A man in Australia has been rescued by police after getting lost - in his own back garden.
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Missionary describes N Korea arrest

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 4:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An Australian missionary deported from North Korea, John Short, describes his experiences in detention.
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Australian economy expands 0.8%

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 3:11

Australia reports slightly better-than-expected growth for the last quarter of 2013, boosted by exports and domestic consumption.
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Australia rejects Qantas loan plea

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 2:54

The Australian government rejects Qantas's request for a $2.7bn loan, as the airline struggles to cope with increasing losses.
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Indonesia could review Corby parole

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 7:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia says it could review Schapelle Corby's parole, after Australian media broadcast a documentary about the convicted drug trafficker.
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Australia eyes Qantas Sale Act change

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 22:12

The Australian government says it will look to repeal rules that restrict foreign investment in the struggling airline Qantas.
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N Korea deports detained Australian

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 7:19

North Korea deports Australian missionary John Short, who was detained last month after it was reported that he distributed religious material.
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In pictures: 'Australian vernacular'

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 2:46

Photo exhibition shows cultural changes over 50 years
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An Australian hero's story of survival

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 21:20

A hero’s astonishing 500km-trek to safety
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Australia's Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 8:02

Australia's Qantas is to cut 5,000 jobs in a A$2bn cost-cutting move after posting a half-year loss for the six months to December.
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Has Julia Gillard's anger diminished?

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 22:55

Former Australian leader Julia Gillard on sexism and politics
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Australian TV presenter found dead

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 12:29

Australian TV presenter and anti-cyber bullying campaigner Charlotte Dawson is found dead at her Sydney home.
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Shell in $2.6bn Australia asset sale

Friday, February 21st 2014, 3:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6bn (£1.5bn).
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VIDEO: Chimney falls in controlled explosion

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 15:45

Thousands of people gather in the Australian city of Wollongong to watch the demolition of a 200 metre high chimney stack.
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North Korea detains Australian man

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 23:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea has detained an Australian missionary visiting Pyongyang with religious materials translated into Korean, his wife says.
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Raids over Schapelle Corby interview

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 8:54

Australian police raid the offices of a TV network amid media speculation that it will pay drug trafficker Schapelle Corby for an interview.
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Alcoa to close Australian smelter

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 0:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Aluminium giant Alcoa plans to close down a smelter and two mills in Australia by the end of the year, affecting nearly 1,000 jobs.
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NSA allies 'spied on US law firm'

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 12:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

Australian secret services tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, fresh leaks by Edward Snowden suggest.
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Cricket-murder dad 'was wanted'

Friday, February 14th 2014, 12:51

An Australian man who beat his 11-year-old son to death with a cricket bat was wanted by police before the incident, the authorities say.
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Australian fined for killing shark

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 4:59

An Australian man who killed a great white shark by ramming it with his boat and beating it with a pole is fined $16,000 for harming a threatened species.
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Australian police in kayak drug find

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 3:07
related countries: China China

Australian police say they have found drugs with a street value of A$180m ($163m, £99m) hidden in kayaks arriving from China.
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Australia GM crops row goes to court

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 8:46

An Australian farmer is suing after his farm was allegedly contaminated by genetically modified crops blown over from his neighbour's farm.
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Trafficker Corby released in Bali

Monday, February 10th 2014, 5:48
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby is released on parole in Indonesia after nine years in a Bali prison.
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Bushfires sweep south-east Australia

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Dozens of bushfires are sweeping the Australian states of Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales, fanned by hot weather and strong winds.
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VIDEO: Family plea for journalist's release

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 5:39
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The family of an Australian journalist detained in Egypt for allegedly collaborating with terrorists have made an appeal for the international community to do more to secure his release.
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VIDEO: Australia asylum video sparks row

Friday, February 7th 2014, 15:34

A video showing what appears to be a lifeboat full of asylum seekers being towed by an Australian vessel has been obtained by the country's national broadcaster.
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Drug convict Corby granted parole

Friday, February 7th 2014, 9:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby has been granted parole after serving nine years in prison, Indonesia announces.
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Australia woman lay dead for 7 years

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 6:45

An elderly Australian woman, dubbed 'the woman Sydney forgot', lay dead for around seven years before her body was found, an inquest is told.
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Thorpe in rehab after police called

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 10:50

Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is treated for depression after being found behaving oddly by Australian police.
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A statistically modelled wedding

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 8:47

The Australian couple who tried to plan a wedding using statistics
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Australia reef dumping plan approved

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:21

Australian authorities approve a project to dump dredged sediment near the Great Barrier Reef to create one of the world's biggest coal ports.
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David Jones shares rise on rival bid

Friday, January 31st 2014, 2:28

Shares of Australian retailer David Jones surge after the firm says it rejected a takeover approach from larger rival Myer last year.
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VIDEO: Hunt continues after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 8:29

Australian police have shot two crocodiles dead in a search for a missing 12-year-old boy attacked by a crocodile on Sunday.
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Crocodiles shot after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 4:52

Australian police shoot two crocodiles dead amid a search for a missing 12-year-old boy snatched by a crocodile on Sunday.
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Wawrinka 'never expected' major title

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 15:15

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka says he did not believe he was good enough to win a Grand Slam.
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Injured Nadal refused to quit final

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 13:31

Rafael Nadal wanted to try his best "until the end" despite the back injury which hampered his Australian Open hopes.
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Wawrinka wins Australian Open final

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 11:22

Stanislas Wawrinka beats an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam with victory in the Australian Open.
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Jailed reporter urges Egypt pressure

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 16:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Australian journalist, who is being held in an Egyptian jail, calls his detention an "attack" on press freedom, in a letter sent from prison.
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Li feels 'better prepared' for success

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 13:23

Australian Open winner Li Na says she feels better prepared to handle being a Grand Slam champion the second time around.
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Li powers to Australian Open glory

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 10:28
related countries: China China

China's Li Na wins her second Grand Slam title with victory over Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open.
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Best tennis ahead of me - Federer

Friday, January 24th 2014, 15:40

Roger Federer believes his best tennis this year is still to come after he loses in the Australian Open last four to Rafael Nadal.
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