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Last-ditch Qantas offer blocked

Sunday, May 6th 2007, 13:27

Regulators reject a last-ditch attempt by a consortium to revive its takeover of Australian airline Qantas.
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Australian senator under fire

Wednesday, May 2nd 2007, 9:56

Australian senator Bill Heffernan is under fire for saying a childless female politician is unfit to govern.
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Ghost yacht 'kidnapping' theory

Tuesday, April 24th 2007, 17:50

Relatives of crew missing from an abandoned Australian yacht think the men may have been kidnapped.
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Australia workers rock for rights

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 1:25

Australian unions stage a rock concert to protest against the government's controversial workplace laws.
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Hopes fade for 'ghost yacht' crew

Saturday, April 21st 2007, 6:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Rescuers hunting for the crew of a yacht found off north-east Australia think it has been drifting since Sunday.
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Sea lion attacks Australian girl

Sunday, April 15th 2007, 8:31
related countries: Australia Australia

A teenage girl is in a stable condition after being mauled by a sea lion while surfing off Australia's west coast.
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Fury at Howard HIV entry ban call

Friday, April 13th 2007, 18:02

Aids charities react angrily to Australian Prime Minister John Howard's opposition to HIV-positive migrants.
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Ex-India coach Chappell 'unwell'

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 11:01
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The outgoing Indian cricket coach, Australian Greg Chappell falls ill and visits a Mumbai hospital, reports say.
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Swimmer Thorpe denies doping

Sunday, April 1st 2007, 5:36

Australian Ian Thorpe vows to clear his name against allegations made against him in a newspaper.
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Guantanamo plea deal for Hicks

Friday, March 30th 2007, 23:18
related countries: United States United States

Australian David Hicks will serve at most seven years in jail for aiding al-Qaeda, a Guantanamo tribunal hears.
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Toads' Australian march quickens

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 23:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Cane toads are likely to double their range in Australia, scientists say, with damaging impacts on wildlife.
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Guilty plea from detainee Hicks

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 2:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hicks

Australian David Hicks, the first Guantanamo terror suspect to face a new trial system, pleads guilty.
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Guantanamo hearing for Hicks

Monday, March 26th 2007, 1:40

David Hicks is expected to raise the legitimacy of his case at a Guantanamo hearing on Monday.
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Australian imams 'to fight fires'

Wednesday, March 21st 2007, 5:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Islamic clerics in Australia are being encouraged to volunteer as firemen, to improve the image of Muslims.
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US probes Hicks 'sedated' claim

Monday, March 19th 2007, 8:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hicks

The Pentagon is examining claims that Australian David Hicks was forcibly sedated at Guantanamo Bay.
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Australia PM returns from Iraq

Monday, March 19th 2007, 5:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq

Australian PM John Howard returns home from Iraq and Afghanistan, where he pledged support for troops.
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F1: Raikkonen wins in Melbourne

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 4:39
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen dominates the Australian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finishes third on his debut with McLaren.
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Live: Australian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 2:26

Fernando Alonso starts his bid for a third straight Formula One world title at the Australian Grand Prix.
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Australia in Iraq troops pledge

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 0:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Australian PM John Howard says his troops will stay in Iraq until Iraqis are able to control their own security.
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F1: Raikkonen takes pole

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 7:11

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen claims pole position for the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
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Cricket: McGrath upbeat

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 23:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Glenn McGrath says the Australian pace attack is in fine form after they ripped through Scotland to win by 203 runs in St Kitts.
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Australian PM begins Japan visit

Sunday, March 11th 2007, 11:00
related countries: Australia Australia, Japan Japan

Australia's John Howard arrives in Japan on a visit that will include signing a bilateral security pact.
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Rains helping cool Barrier Reef

Sunday, March 11th 2007, 8:56

Torrential rains cool northern Australian seas, providing rare relief to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Howard backs Japan security deal

Saturday, March 10th 2007, 11:39
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

Australian PM John Howard dismisses suggestions a security declaration with Japan could strain China ties.
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Australian clerics 'in media ban'

Friday, March 9th 2007, 7:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Five of Australia's senior Muslim clerics are reportedly banned from talking to the media by Islamic leaders.
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Guilty verdict on Norfolk Island

Friday, March 9th 2007, 6:50
related countries: Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

Glenn McNeill is found guilty of the first murder on the remote Australian territory of Norfolk Island for 151 years.
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Hicks gets date for court hearing

Thursday, March 8th 2007, 11:41
related countries: United States United States

After five years in Guantanamo Bay, Australian detainee David Hicks faces a US military court on 20 March.
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Child sex tourist jailed in Goa

Wednesday, March 7th 2007, 13:56
related countries: India India
related places: Goa

A court in the Indian state of Goa sentences an Australian to 10 years in jail for his role in a child sex ring.
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Troops storm E Timor rebel base

Sunday, March 4th 2007, 6:00
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australian-led troops seize a town in East Timor where rebel leader Alfredo Reinado has been hiding.
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Hicks charge 'took too long'

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 6:44

Australian PM John Howard says it took too long to file charges against Guantanamo inmate David Hicks.
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US terror charges for Australian

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

The US files terror charges against an Australian held at Guantanamo Bay without trial for five years.
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E Timor rebel urged to surrender

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 6:17
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Authorities urge East Timor rebel leader Alfredo Reinado to surrender, as Australian troops close in on his hideout.
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Howard accepts Qantas bid

Monday, February 26th 2007, 7:03

John Howard says he will not step in to block the planned $8.8bn takeover of Australian national airline Qantas.
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Cheney warns on China build-up

Friday, February 23rd 2007, 8:05
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney voices concern at China's growing military power, on a visit to Australia.
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Peacekeeper kills E Timor refugee

Friday, February 23rd 2007, 7:31
related countries: East Timor East Timor
related places: Dili

An Australian peacekeeper kills an East Timorese civilian during a clash in a refugee camp in Dili.
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US releases details against Hicks

Friday, February 16th 2007, 4:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hicks

The US military releases details of its case against David Hicks, an Australian held at Guantanamo Bay.
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Australia PM slams US candidate

Monday, February 12th 2007, 11:50
related countries: United States United States

Australian PM John Howard says al-Qaeda should be praying for Barack Obama to win the US presidency.
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Solomons demands mission deadline

Monday, February 12th 2007, 7:27

The Solomons government asks for a time-frame for the withdrawal of Australian-led peacekeepers.
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Indonesian army 'shot reporters'

Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 6:52
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Australian inquiry hears how an Indonesian army commander fired on five Western journalists in 1975.
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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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