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Climate change warning for Sydney

Wednesday, January 31st 2007, 5:37

A report warns that life in the Australian city of Sydney could be made unsustainable by climate change.
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Australian 'in Solomons PM plot'

Tuesday, January 30th 2007, 12:51
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

An Australian man is charged with plotting to assassinate Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.
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Federer sweeps to Aussie Open win

Sunday, January 28th 2007, 11:07

Roger Federer wins his third Australian Open and 10th Grand Slam title with victory over Fernando Gonzalez.
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Live - Federer v Gonzalez

Sunday, January 28th 2007, 8:22

World number one Roger Federer leads Fernando Gonzalez by two sets in the final of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Superb Williams wins title

Saturday, January 27th 2007, 3:47

Serena Williams demolishes top seed Maria Sharapova to win the Australian Open for the third time.
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Tennis: Gonzalez beats Haas

Friday, January 26th 2007, 10:18

Fernando Gonzalez thrashes Tommy Haas to set up an Australian Open final against Roger Federer.
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Tennis: Federer thrashes Roddick

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 10:10

Roger Federer produces a sublime display to destroy Andy Roddick 6-4 6-0 6-2 and reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Howard says water key challenge

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 7:28

Australian PM John Howard backs controversial measures to tackle severe water problems and drought.
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Tennis: Sharapova reaches final

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 6:47

Maria Sharapova will meet Serena Williams in the final of the Australian Open after beating Kim Clijsters in the semi-finals.
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Tennis: Williams powers into final

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 4:16

Serena Williams beats Nicole Vaidisova in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Nadal knocked out

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 11:36

Fernando Gonzalez blows away second seed Rafael Nadal to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Clijsters sees off Hingis

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 5:04

Fourth seed Kim Clijsters beats Martina Hingis in three sets in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Tennis: Sharapova reaches semis

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 2:29

Maria Sharapova sees off Anna Chakvetadze to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Tennis: Off-key Federer through

Tuesday, January 23rd 2007, 11:08

Roger Federer beats Tommy Robredo in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Diver escapes from shark's jaws

Tuesday, January 23rd 2007, 7:50

An Australian diver escapes from the jaws of a Great White Shark, which had grabbed him by the head.
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Australian PM reshuffles Cabinet

Tuesday, January 23rd 2007, 5:42

Australian PM John Howard announces a significant Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections later this year.
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Tennis: Williams reaches semis

Tuesday, January 23rd 2007, 4:22

Serena Williams dices with defeat before beating Shahar Peer to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Murray loses to Nadal

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 14:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

World number two Rafael Nadal holds off a lion-hearted display from Britain's Andy Murray to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Murray v Nadal as it happened

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 10:33

Britain's Andy Murray loses in five sets to world number two Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.
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Australian anger at flag controls

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 7:44
related countries: Australia Australia

A request for fans not to bring the national flag to a major rock concert in Australia provokes outrage.
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Tennis: Clijsters to play Hingis

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 4:18
related countries: China China

Kim Clijsters beats Daniela Hantuchova to set up a quarter-final against Martina Hingis at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Mauresmo dumped out

Sunday, January 21st 2007, 1:49

Amelie Mauresmo's defence of her Australian Open title comes to an end in the fourth round as she suffers a shock defeat to Lucie Safarova.
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Australians face snake invasion

Saturday, January 20th 2007, 12:29

Australian wildlife experts warn that a drought is driving tens of thousands of thirsty snakes into urban areas.
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Tennis: Nalbandian survives epic

Saturday, January 20th 2007, 5:17

Rafael Nadal sees off Swiss rising star Stanislas Wawrinka with ease to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Sharapova through

Saturday, January 20th 2007, 1:31

Maria Sharapova beats Tathiana Garbin 6-3- 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Roddick beats Safin

Friday, January 19th 2007, 12:21

Sixth seed Andy Roddick knocks the 2005 champion Marat Safin out of the Australian Open.
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Fury at Australia cleric comments

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 11:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's government condemns a Muslim cleric's comments about jihad and Jewish people.
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Tennis: Murray beats Verdasco

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 6:52
related countries: Spain Spain

Andy Murray beats Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the second round of the Australian Open.
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Australian town in refugee U-turn

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 13:03
related countries: Sudan Sudan

An Australian town says it will now allow Sudanese families to settle there, reversing an earlier rejection.
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Tennis: Mauresmo in third round

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 10:27

Amelie Mauresmo defeats Olga Poutchkova to reach the third round at the Australian Open.
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Australian fires threaten homes

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 4:37
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Bush fires destroy eight homes in the Australian state of Victoria, a day after they cut a key power line.
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Tennis: Federer powers through

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 2:36

Roger Federer continues his serene progress at the Australian Open with victory over Jonas Bjorkman.
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Tennis: Sharapova struggles

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 3:09

Maria Sharapova survives searing heat and a stomach problem to beat Camille Pin at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Ljubicic knocked out

Monday, January 15th 2007, 8:37

Fourth seed Ivan Ljubicic crashes out of the Australian Open to Mardy Fish on the opening day of the tournament in Melbourne.
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Brawling fans disrupt Aussie Open

Monday, January 15th 2007, 5:14
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Police eject around 150 spectators after a brawl between Serbian and Croatian fans at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Federer goes through

Monday, January 15th 2007, 3:35

Roger Federer and Andy Roddick win despite patchy performances on day one of the Australian Open.
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Kylie pulls out of Manchester gig

Saturday, January 13th 2007, 22:51

Australian pop star Kylie Minogue pulls out of a concert in Manchester halfway through because of ill health.
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Irwin's daughter in US TV debut

Friday, January 12th 2007, 6:41
related countries: United States United States

Bindi, the eight-year-old daughter of late Australian naturalist Steve Irwin, starts a promotional tour of the US.
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US has 'strong case' against Hicks

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 11:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hicks

Guantanamo Bay prosecutor says the US has a strong case against Australian detainee David Hicks.
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Tennis: Aussie Open names seeds

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 7:33

Andy Murray is seeded for the first time at the Australian Open while Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova take the top rankings in Melbourne.
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Tennis: Venus out of Aussie Open

Wednesday, January 10th 2007, 9:39

Former world number one Venus Williams pulls out of next week's Australian Open with a wrist injury.
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Falconio killer freedom bid fails

Wednesday, January 10th 2007, 0:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The killer of British backpacker Peter Falconio fails in a bid to have his Australian conviction overturned.
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Tennis: Nadal hit by injury worry

Tuesday, January 9th 2007, 7:12

Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Sydney International with the Australian Open less than a week away.
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Tennis: Nadal hit by injury worry

Tuesday, January 9th 2007, 7:12

Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Sydney International with the Australian Open less than a week away.
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Friday, January 5th 2007, 11:25

A man suspected of selling rocket launchers to terror suspects is arrested by Australian police.
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Tennis: Henin pulls out of Open

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 6:59

Justine Henin-Hardenne withdraws from this month's Australian Open for personal reasons.
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Irwin death video given to wife

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 4:24

Australian officials return the only video of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin's death to his wife, Terri.
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Tennis: Philippoussis surgery

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007, 12:24

Mark Philippoussis is to undergo surgery after a knee injury rules him out of the Australian Open.
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Australia's Justin Langer retires

Monday, January 1st 2007, 2:21

Batsman Justin Langer becomes the latest Australian to announce his retirement from Test cricket.
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Sailing: Wild Oats wins again

Thursday, December 28th 2006, 11:51

Maxi yacht Wild Oats claims the Sydney to Hobart race for the second year in a row.
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Cricket: Glenn McGrath to retire

Saturday, December 23rd 2006, 3:05

Australia seamer Glenn McGrath is to retire from international cricket after the 2007 World Cup.
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Pink angers Australia government

Wednesday, December 20th 2006, 14:07
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian government challenges pop star Pink's campaign to boycott the country's wool.
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Melbourne 'terror group' in court

Monday, December 18th 2006, 9:10

Thirteen men appear in a Melbourne court to deny charges they helped plot an attack on Australian soil.
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No charges over Aborigine death

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 9:32

An Australian police officer accused of causing the death of an Aboriginal man will not be charged, prosecutors say.
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Qantas rejects takeover approach

Tuesday, December 12th 2006, 23:56

Australian airline Qantas rejects a controversial $8.6bn takeover deal led by Australian bank Macquarie.
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Winds fan Australian fires

Sunday, December 10th 2006, 9:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Flames fanned by strong winds and high temperatures hamper firefighters tackling bush fires in Australia.
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