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We have started to collect the most important news related to Australia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Australia: news

'Disrespect' to Gillard condemned

Friday, January 27th 2012, 6:00
related places: Canberra

Indigenous leaders in Australia condemn "disrespect" shown to PM Julia Gillard, who lost a shoe while running from protesters in Canberra on Thursday.
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Gillard 'rescued' amid protests

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 16:33

Australia's prime minister and opposition leader are rescued from a restaurant where they became trapped by angry protesters.
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VIDEO: Australia oil spill threat to birds

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 15:51

An oil spill in Brisbane River in Queensland, Australia, is threatening local birdlife
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Ponting reaches 13,000 Test runs

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 7:35
related countries: India India

Ricky Ponting becomes only the third batsman to score 13,000 Test runs as Australia reach 335-3 on the first day of the final Test against India.
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Australia asylum deadlock deepens

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 6:29

Talks between the government and opposition in Australia on asylum seekers break down, leading to a deepening deadlock over the issue.
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China seeks more Australian cows

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 16:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China

Growing milk thirst in China is met by importing beasts from Australia
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VIDEO: China's influence on Australia

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 0:12
related countries: China China

Australia's economy gets boost from tourism as well as from mineral sales on the back of Chinese economic growth.
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Australia enjoys China-fuelled boom

Monday, January 16th 2012, 16:18
related countries: China China

Australia enjoys China-fuelled boom
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Dhoni banned for final Test match

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 10:41
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the first captain to be suspended for bowling a slow over-rate during India's heavy defeat by Australia in Perth.
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Aussies crush India to win series

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 7:41
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

Australia complete an emphatic innings and 37-run win over India in the third Test at Perth to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
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Australia set to wrap up series

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:54
related countries: India India

David Warner falls 20 runs short of a double century as Australia dominate day two of the third Test and put themselves in a position to wrap up the series with India.
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Warner blasts fourth fastest ton

Friday, January 13th 2012, 12:06
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

David Warner scores the equal fourth fastest century in Test history as Australia take control on day one of the third Test against India in Perth.
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New Australia forces sex scandal

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 10:37

Australia's military is hit by more sex scandals, after a news channel obtains documents which include allegations of assault and rape.
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Cyclone Heidi hits west Australia

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 4:41

Tropical Cyclone Heidi leaves at least 3,500 homes and businesses without power after it swept across Western Australia.
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VIDEO: Activists board whaling ship

Monday, January 9th 2012, 10:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Japan Japan

Australia has urged Japanese authorities to hand over three Australian anti-whaling activists detained on a Japanese ship
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Australia in talks over activists

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:51
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia is in ''diplomatic discussions'' over the fate of three anti-whaling activists who boarded a Japanese ship on Saturday night, officials say.
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Deadly mushrooms cooked by chef

Friday, January 6th 2012, 4:06

The death cap mushrooms that killed two people in Australia were prepared by a chef for his co-workers, health officials say.
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Clarke hits landmark triple ton

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 7:10
related countries: India India

Captain Michael Clarke scores the first triple century at the Sydney Cricket Ground as Australia continue to dominate the second Test against India.
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Virat Kohli fined for finger sign

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 4:55
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fined 50% of his match fee for making an obscene gesture to fans at Sydney on the second day of the second Test with Australia.
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Clarke double century stuns India

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 7:17
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Captain Michael Clarke bats through day two to score an unbeaten 251 as Australia take complete control of the second Test against India in Sydney.
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Toxic New Year mushrooms kill two

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 3:32
related countries: China China

Two people die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms - similar to edible Chinese mushrooms - at a New Year's Eve party in Australia.
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VIDEO: Bush fires spread in Australia

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 10:25

Temperatures have risen to 40C (104F) sparking a wave of fires.
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Aussies take charge against India

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:46
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting leave Australia in a strong position on day one of the second Test against India in Sydney, after Sachin Tendulkar misses out on his 100th international century again.
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Commonwealth calls for Fiji polls

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 4:21
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The Commonwealth calls for credible elections in Fiji and Australia urges more action, after its military ruler announced an end to martial law.
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Fire warnings amid Australia heat

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 4:18

Fire bans are declared and bushfire warnings issued in South Australia and Victoria, amid soaring temperatures and wind.
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VIDEO: Animals hosed down in Australia heat

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 14:26

As temperatures soared across many of the southern states of Australia, animals at Melbourne Zoo were given a hose down.
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Aussies out to deny Tendulkar ton

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 6:54
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

Mike Hussey says Australia are determined not to let Sachin Tendulkar score a historic 100th international century for India in the second Test in Sydney.
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VIDEO: Anti-whaling ship stranded off Australia

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 14:27

An anti-whaling ship is being towed to safety after being stranded off the western coast of Australia.
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VIDEO: Yacht race result still uncertain

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 15:50
related places: Hobart, Sydney

Australia's Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race has ended in controversy with organisers still unsure over who actually won the race.
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Hussey's 79 gives Australia hope

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 8:33
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Fifteen wickets fall for 274 runs on day three of the first Test between Australia and India in Melbourne, leaving the game evenly poised.
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VIDEO: Train derailed in Australia flood

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 8:46

A freight train has been derailed and two people were swept from their car in flooding that struck Australia's Northern Territories.
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Tendulkar short of landmark ton

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 8:08
related countries: India India

India's Sachin Tendulkar is still seeking a historic 100th international century after being dismissed for 73 on the second day of the first Test against Australia.
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Train derailed in Australia flood

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 3:32

A train is derailed and two people are swept from their car in Australia's flood-affected Northern Territory, hit by Tropical Cyclone Grant.
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Australia hit back against India

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:35
related countries: India India

Brad Haddin and Peter Siddle help Australia recover on an even opening day of the Boxing Day Test against India in Melbourne.
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VIDEO: Art on an Australian Outback train

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Perth, Sydney

Greg Fisher is a train manager on a line which crosses Australia from Sydney to Perth
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India's last cricket frontier

Monday, December 26th 2011, 0:24
related countries: India India

Can Indian cricket remove its Australia tour curse?
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VIDEO: S Africa's bid to host huge telescope

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 14:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa and Australia are the last two remaining countries in the shortlist to host the Square Kilometre Array telescope.
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Gloucester Coal in China takeover

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 4:24
related countries: China China

The largest shareholder in Australia's Gloucester Coal agrees a takeover by China's Yanzhou Coal Mining, clearing the way for the deal.
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Ponting keeps spot as duo dropped

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 8:35
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Australia drop batsmen Phillip Hughes and Usman Khawaja for the Boxing Day Test against India at Melbourne, but Ricky Ponting keeps his place with uncapped opener Ed Cowan set for his debut.
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Monday, December 19th 2011, 4:45
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australia sends rescue vessels to help search for scores of people believed missing after a boat carrying asylum-seekers sank off Indonesia.
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Canada under fire over Kyoto exit

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 18:40
related countries: Canada Canada, France France, Japan Japan
related places: Kyoto, Ottawa

France, China and Japan criticise Canada for formally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, but Australia defends Ottawa's decision.
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Kiwis edge Australia in thriller

Monday, December 12th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Hobart

New Zealand beat Australia by seven runs in Hobart, to record their first victory over them on Australian soil since 1985 and draw the Test series 1-1.
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VIDEO: Shark attack surfer's 'lucky escape'

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 16:42

A man has escaped with only minor injuries after he was attacked by a shark while surfing off the coast of New South Wales, Australia.
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Skywatchers enjoy lunar eclipse

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 17:22

Skywatchers enjoy the last total lunar eclipse before 2014, with Australia, Asia and North America enjoying the best views.
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VIDEO: 'Nazi' extradition case in court

Friday, December 9th 2011, 2:19
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Perth

Australia's high court is set to decide whether Charles Zentai, a 90-year-old man from Perth, can be extradited to Hungary on war crime allegations.
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Australia lifts Samsung sales ban

Friday, December 9th 2011, 1:42

Australia's high court clears the way for Samsung to begin selling its Galaxy tablet, rejecting a bid by Apple to extend a temporary ban.
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Big search for Australia fugitive

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 14:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police step up their search for a fugitive, Malcolm Naden, who has been on the run for seven years after allegedly killing a woman.
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AUDIO: Former stalker: 'It was like an impulse'

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 13:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A former stalker from Australia speaks about her experience of stalking and why she thinks the new National Stalking Clinic for England and Wales is a good idea.
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Police boss jailed for drug plot

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 9:43

A former senior policeman is jailed for 22 years after being convicted of trying to smuggle banned substances into Australia.
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Gang boss murderer gets 32 years

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 2:57

A serving prisoner who beat to death one of Australia's most notorious criminals, Carl Williams, is sentenced to 32 years without parole.
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Australian faces 500 Saudi lashes

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Canberra

Saudi Arabian judges sentence an Australian man to 500 lashes and a year in prison after convicting him of blasphemy, Canberra officials say.
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Australia cuts cost of borrowing

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 5:27

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates in an effort to encourage economic growth, as the global economy slows.
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Pakistan seeks Australia uranium

Monday, December 5th 2011, 8:25
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan says it should be allowed access to uranium from Australia, after a long-standing ban on exporting the substance to India was overturned.
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