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Australian talks centre on Iran

Saturday, March 18th 2006, 5:30
related countries: Iran Iran, Japan Japan, United States United States

US, Australian and Japan call on Iran to suspend its nuclear activities, following top-level security talks.
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Aborigine singer 'left for dead'

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 12:14

A renowned indigenous Australian singer says she was ignored for five hours after collapsing at a busy bus stop.
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Swimming: Thorpe out of Games

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 2:48

Illness forces Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe to postpone his return to international competition.
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Australian PM begins India visit

Monday, March 6th 2006, 4:30
related countries: India India

Australian PM John Howard begins a four-day visit to India which will focus on trade.
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Australia mulls car smoking ban

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 4:48

A parliamentary inquiry in the Australian state of New South Wales is to consider a ban on smoking in cars.
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'Jihad Jack' guilty in Melbourne

Sunday, February 26th 2006, 5:52

An Australian man known as "Jihad Jack" is convicted of receiving funds from al-Qaeda.
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Speech angers Australian Muslims

Friday, February 24th 2006, 8:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Remarks by Treasurer Peter Costello spark anger among leaders of Australia's Islamic community.
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Losses for Wembley firm hit £106m

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 6:04

Wembley Stadium builder Multiplex says its losses on the project hit £106m in the first half of its financial year.
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Australian jailed for fake death

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 5:21

Australian Harry Gordon is jailed for 15 months for faking his own death to benefit from an insurance payout.
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Howard hits at 'extreme' Muslims

Monday, February 20th 2006, 13:23

Australian Muslims who hold "extreme" views pose previously unseen problems for the country, John Howard says.
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Australia remembers Kerry Packer

Friday, February 17th 2006, 6:21

Australian PM John Howard leads tributes for flamboyant tycoon Kerry Packer at a state memorial service.
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Life sentences for Bali drug gang

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 5:39

The last three members of an Australian gang found trying to smuggle heroin from Bali are jailed for life.
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Australian men sentenced to death

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 22:00
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

An Indonesian court sentences two Australian men to death for leading a drug-smuggling gang in Bali.
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Australian in Iran cartoon 'hoax'

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 10:23
related countries: Australia Australia, Iran Iran

Australia's cartoonist says his drawings were illegally entered in a contest in Iran about the Holocaust.
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Australians jailed for Bali drugs

Monday, February 13th 2006, 8:02
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

A Bali court sentences two Australians to life in jail for drug smuggling, despite calls for clemency for one of them.
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AWB chief quits over Iraq probe

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 6:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The head of Australian wheat exporter AWB resigns over allegations of bribes paid to Saddam Hussein's Iraq.
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Australian loses terrorism appeal

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 6:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An Australian accused of training with militants in Pakistan has lost an appeal to have his charges dropped.
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Surgeon 'should face 28 charges'

Monday, February 6th 2006, 8:13

Australian police recommend a surgeon linked to the deaths of several patients face 28 charges.
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Papua asylum seekers 'tortured'

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 9:25

An Australian senator says a group of refugees from Papua appear to have a genuine asylum claim.
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Federer fights back to take title

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 11:36

Roger Federer recovers from a set down to beat Marcos Baghdatis in the Australian Open final.
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Live: Federer v Baghdatis

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 8:25

Roger Federer takes on Marcos Baghdatis in the Australian Open final.
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Henin illness hands Mauresmo win

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 3:49

Amelie Mauresmo wins the Australian Open after Justine Henin-Hardenne retires from the final.
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Tennis: Baghdatis battles to final

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 13:04

Marcos Baghdatis stuns fourth seed David Nalbandian to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Henin sinks S'pova

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 5:11

Justine Henin-Hardenne reaches the Australian Open final with a tense three-set victory over Maria Sharapova.
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Tennis: Federer into semis

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 14:51

Roger Federer reaches the Australian Open semi-finals after beating Nikolay Davydenko.
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Clijsters halts Hingis fairytale

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 8:19

Kim Clijsters ends Martina Hingis' run at the Australian Open to reach the semi-finals.
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Tennis: Top seed Davenport falls

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 10:58

Justine Henin-Hardenne beats top seed Lindsay Davenport 2-6 6-2 6-3 in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Tennis: Sharapova clinches win

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 6:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Maria Sharapova defeats Russian compatriot Nadia Petrova to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Australian in Bali may face death

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 5:55

Bali prosecutors ask for the death penalty for the alleged ringleader of nine Australians accused of drug smuggling.
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Australia hit by more bushfires

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 10:02

A firefighter dies while heading towards a blaze, as Australia battles to contain bushfires across four states.
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Tennis: Kiefer halts Chela run

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 3:05

Australian Open dark horse Nicolas Kiefer crushes Juan Ignacio Chela to reach the quarter-finals.
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Tennis: Baghdatis stuns Roddick

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 5:57

Marcos Baghdatis shocks second seed Andy Roddick 6-4 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the Australian Open fourth round.
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Tennis: Hingis continues win run

Saturday, January 21st 2006, 1:26

Martina Hingis books her place in the fourth round of the Australian Open after a 6-4 6-1 win over Iveta Benesova.
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Tennis: Hantuchova stuns Serena

Friday, January 20th 2006, 11:47

Daniela Hantuchova beats defending champion Serena Williams 6-1 7-6 in the Australian Open.
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Australian defence minister quits

Friday, January 20th 2006, 1:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's defence minister resigns amid reports he is to become his country's ambassador to the UN.
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Tennis: Easy win for Sharapova

Friday, January 20th 2006, 1:25

Fourth seed Maria Sharapova beats Jelena Kostanic 6-0 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Chela stuns Hewitt in Melbourne

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 12:07

Lleyton Hewitt crashes out of the second round of the Australian Open after a four-set defeat by Juan Ignacio Chela.
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Court reinstates Corby jail term

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 10:49
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian court reinstates Australian Schapelle Corby's 20-year jail sentence for drug trafficking.
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Tennis: Easy win for Federer

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 3:16

Roger Federer plays near his best as he thrashes Florian Mayer at the Australian Open.
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Live: Federer v Mayer

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 1:53

Top seed Roger Federer takes on Florian Mayer on day four of the Australian Open.
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Australian wheat scandal widens

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 12:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Australian exporter admits it inflated its prices during the Iraqi oil-for-food programme.
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Tennis: Davenport defeats Sprem

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 10:35

Top seed Lindsay Davenport beats Karolina Sprem at the Australian Open, despite a poor performance.
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Tennis: Serena thrashes Pin

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 5:31

Serena Williams thrashes Camille Pin in round two of the Australian Open.
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Live: Davenport v Sprem

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 0:06

Score updates as Lindsay Davenport faces Karolina Sprem on day three of the Australian Open.
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Australia firm 'knew of kickbacks'

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 11:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Managers at Australian wheat exporter AWB were aware of kickbacks paid to Saddam's Iraq, an inquiry hears.
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Tennis: Hewitt survives thriller

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 8:14

Third seed Lleyton Hewitt fights back to beat unseeded Robin Vik at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Chela beats Murray

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 5:30

Juan Ignacio Chela hammers an out-of-form Andy Murray at the Australian Open.
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Live: Murray v Chela

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 5:16

The latest action as Andy Murray takes on Juan Ignacio Chela at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Federer's opening win

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 1:37

Roger Federer thrashes Denis Istomin in his opening match at the Australian Open.
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Australia probes Iraq 'kickbacks'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 6:33
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Australia's wheat exporter AWB made millions of dollars of illegal payments to Iraq, a government inquiry is told.
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Tennis: Venus crashes out

Monday, January 16th 2006, 4:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Tszvetana Pironkova beats 10th seed Venus Williams on day one of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Easy win for Davenport

Monday, January 16th 2006, 1:14

Germany's Julia Schruff beats ninth seed Elena Dementieva on day one of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
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Live: Davenport v Dellacqua

Monday, January 16th 2006, 0:03

Score updates as Lindsay Davenport faces Casey Dellacqua on day one of the Australian Open.
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'Gang of sharks' kills Australian

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:35

An Australian woman dies after being attacked by up to three sharks in shallow waters near Brisbane.
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Tennis: Agassi quits Aussie Open

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 3:34

Four-times former champion Andre Agassi withdraws from the Australian Open with an ankle injury.
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Australian arsonists under watch

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia are monitoring up to 30 known arsonists, as bushfires continue to burn in the south-east.
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Australian plane crash kills five

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 6:02
related countries: Australia Australia

A small aircraft crashes in eastern Australia, killing five people and injuring two others.
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