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Arms seized in Sydney beach raid

Sunday, December 18th 2005, 12:04

Australian police seize petrol bombs, swords and iron bars in a major effort to prevent further racial violence.
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Sydney police patrol beach areas

Saturday, December 17th 2005, 8:44

More than 1,500 Australian police patrol beaches around Sydney to try to avert more racial violence.
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Swimming: Aussie photo row

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 10:14

Australian swimming faces a storm of protest after using mock executions at a training camp.
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Murdoch guilty of Falconio murder

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian Bradley Murdoch is jailed for life for murdering UK backpacker Peter Falconio on a deserted outback road.
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Terror suspect becomes UK citizen

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Hicks, the so-called 'Australian Taleban' held in Guantanamo Bay, wins a court battle to become a British citizen.
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Terror suspect becomes UK citizen

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 10:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Hicks, the so-called Australian Taleban, wins a High Court battle to become a British citizen.
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Second night of riots hits Sydney

Monday, December 12th 2005, 14:26

Fresh violence breaks out in Sydney, despite PM John Howard's condemning the weekend's race riots.
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Howard condemns riots in Sydney

Monday, December 12th 2005, 6:47

Australian PM John Howard calls for ethnic and religious tolerance in the wake of race riots in Sydney.
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Warne lands BBC accolade

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 21:47

Australian leg-spin great Shane Warne is named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2005.
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'Tortured' Australian speaks out

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 10:15
related countries: United States United States

Australian Mamdouh Habib says he was caught up in the US policy of transferring terror suspects abroad, and abused.
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Australia buries executed Nguyen

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 4:40
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Hundreds of mourners attend the Melbourne funeral of an Australian executed in Singapore for drug-smuggling.
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Murdoch was set up, lawyer claims

Monday, December 5th 2005, 8:07

The lawyer for murder suspect Bradley Murdoch says police investigating Peter Falconio's murder may have framed him.
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Singapore execution prompts mixed emotions

Saturday, December 3rd 2005, 12:08
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The hanging of an Australian drug smuggler in Singapore prompts outrage and sadness in the press.
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Rugby: Wallabies coach fired

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 16:08

Eddie Jones loses his job as Australia boss after a run of eight defeats in nine games.
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Australian warning over hanging

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 10:39
related countries: Australia Australia, Singapore Singapore
related places: Melbourne

Australia's prime minister says Singapore's execution of a Melbourne man may harm links between their peoples.
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Australian banker quits after row

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 7:39
related countries: Australia Australia

A board member of Australia's central bank quits amid a growing row about his business affairs.
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Australian hanged in Singapore

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 5:42
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australian drug smuggler Nguyen Tuong Van is hanged in Singapore, despite repeated pleas for clemency.
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Australia 'should charge' surgeon

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 10:44

An Australian enquiry says a surgeon linked to 13 patient deaths should face manslaughter charges.
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Anger as Singapore hanging looms

Friday, November 25th 2005, 2:29
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

A former Australian PM calls Singapore a "rogue Chinese port" as it prepares to hang a drug smuggler.
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Virgin Blue profits drop on fuel

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 7:31

Australian budget airline Virgin Blue, quarter-owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group, sees annual profits dip.
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'Australian Taleban' trial delay

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 12:30
related countries: United States United States

A federal judge in the US suspends the war crimes trial of an Australian prisoner at Guantanamo base.
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