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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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Smoke blankets Australian state

Saturday, December 9th 2006, 11:34
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Large areas of south-eastern Australia are swathed in smoke as bush fires threaten mountain towns.
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Australian aircraft down off Fiji

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 11:31
related countries: Fiji Fiji

At least one person has died and another is missing after an Australian Black Hawk crashed into the sea near Fiji.
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AWB inquiry clears government

Monday, November 27th 2006, 7:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Australian government is cleared of involvement in bribes to Iraqi officials under the UN oil-for-food scheme.
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AWB kickbacks report handed in

Friday, November 24th 2006, 7:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Australian inquiry into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq delivers its report.
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Australia wheat bribes report due

Friday, November 24th 2006, 3:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Australian investigation into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq is due out.
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Qantas suitors face bid hurdles

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 7:33

Shares in Australian airline Qantas dip on worries that unions and the government could block a takeover.
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Takeover move targets Qantas

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 8:01

Australian airline Qantas receives a takeover approach from Macquarie Bank and Texas Pacific.
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Cricket: McGrath 'not retiring'

Monday, November 20th 2006, 11:07

Veteran Australian seam bowler Glenn McGrath dismisses a suggestion that he will soon retire.
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Aboriginal remains to go home

Friday, November 17th 2006, 11:20

The Natural History Museum is to return the remains of 18 aboriginal people to the Australian government.
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Australia to expand Telstra offer

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 11:53

The Australian government says it will expand its offer for telecoms giant Telstra after heavy demand for its shares.
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Sydney imam seeks ruling

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 10:02

The Australian Muslim sheikh under fire for comments about women calls for an ethical tribunal to judge his case.
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Qantas ups A380 Airbus order

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 13:18

Australian airline Qantas says it has increased its order of Airbus superjumbos to 20, despite production delays.
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Australia fury at cleric comments

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 10:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's top Muslim cleric apologises after comparing women who do not wear the hijab to "uncovered meat".
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Angry Solomons given concession

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 4:23

Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum agree to review the Australian-led security force in the Solomons.
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Australia launches climate plans

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 8:42

The Australian government unveils a major initiative to develop clean technology in response to climate change.
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Solomon Islands PM offices raided

Friday, October 20th 2006, 8:18

Australian forces raid the office of the Solomons prime minister as tensions rise over a controversial sex case.
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Australia to ban N Korean ships

Monday, October 16th 2006, 7:47
related countries: Australia Australia, North Korea North Korea
related places: Canberra

Australia is to ban North Korean ships from its ports, as talks in Tokyo focus on implementing UN sanctions.
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Sydney police begin beach patrols

Sunday, October 15th 2006, 13:33

Australian police launch beach patrols in Sydney to prevent a repeat of last year's serious racial clashes.
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Australian PM warns on drought

Friday, October 13th 2006, 6:08

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has warned that the country's worsening drought could hit economic growth.
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Suncorp bids for insurer Promina

Thursday, October 12th 2006, 7:13

Australian banking and insurance group Suncorp makes a takeover bid for fellow insurer Promina.
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