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News: Australia

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

India win sets up Aussie showdown

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 16:25
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India set up a World Cup quarter-final against holders Australia with a 80-run victory over West Indies, who face Pakistan in the last eight.
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Australia run ended by Pakistan

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 16:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan hold on for a four-wicket win in Colombo to finally end Australia's 34-match unbeaten record at the World Cup.
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Prince visits cyclone-hit towns

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 14:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Prince William visits cyclone-ravaged parts of Australia on a tour that has taken in areas of New Zealand devastated by last month's earthquake.
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Riots at Australia asylum centre

Friday, March 18th 2011, 8:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian police fire tear gas to subdue rioting asylum seekers at the Christmas Island detention centre following days of unrest there.
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William visits NZ disaster zones

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 7:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Prince William visits the damaged centre of Christchurch, as he begins a tour of disaster-stricken areas of New Zealand and Australia.
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Gas at Australia asylum protest

Monday, March 14th 2011, 11:13
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia's immigration minister says tear gas was used on hundreds of protesting asylum seekers at the over-crowded Christmas Island holding centre.
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It's quiz time!

Friday, March 11th 2011, 0:38

How was Australia PM's visit music to Obama's ears?
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Fresh floods hit Queensland towns

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 7:44

Parts of northeastern Australia badly hit by Cyclone Yasi earlier this year are thigh-deep in water once again as new rain hits.
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William to visit disaster zones

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 6:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Prince William will visit New Zealand and Australia next week to tour areas devastated by recent natural disasters, St James's Palace says.
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Dozens held in anti-mafia raids

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Police in Italy and Germany arrest 35 people in an anti-mafia operation, with warrants also issued in Canada and Australia.
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Australia and US affirm warm ties

Monday, March 7th 2011, 19:49
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

Australia and the US stand "shoulder to shoulder" in condemning the violence in Libya, President Barack Obama has said.
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Former Fiji minister seeks asylum

Monday, March 7th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Fiji Fiji

Former Fijian government minister Samisoni Tikoinasau says he will seek asylum in Australia after being arrested and beaten in Fiji, an Australian newspaper reports.
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Rain forces Colombo abandonment

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 14:22
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka's match against Australia in Colombo is abandoned as a no-result after heavy rain strikes the Premadasa Stadium in the 33rd over of the match.
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Live - Sri Lanka v Australia

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 8:18

Heavy rain hits the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo with Sri Lanka 146-3 from 32.5 overs against Australia in the World Cup, Kumar Sangakkara unbeaten on 73.
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Australia expands detention beds

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 11:29
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island
related places: Darwin

Australia is to build a 1,500-bed immigration detention facility in Darwin to ease overcrowding at Christmas Island, the government says.
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WWI veteran marks 110th birthday

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 6:06
related places: Perth

Claude Choules, the man believed to the last surviving veteran of World War One celebrates his 110th birthday in Perth, Australia.
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Australian economy picks up pace

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 3:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's economic growth picked up pace in the fourth quarter of 2010, despite the severe floods, figures show.
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Live text - Cricket World Cup

Friday, February 25th 2011, 3:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ireland suffer an agonising 27-run defeat in a tense Group B clash against co-hosts Bangladesh at the Cricket World Cup.
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Ben Elton's Australian show axed

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British comic Ben Elton's new show in Australia is axed after three episodes, it is announced.
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Ponting reprimanded for TV damage

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 16:33
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Australia captain Ricky Ponting is reprimanded for damaging a television set in the dressing room after being dismissed against Zimbabwe.
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NZ urges Pacific fishery action

Monday, February 21st 2011, 5:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Pacific

New Zealand calls for help from Australia and the US to save the last sustainable fisheries of the Pacific before it is too late.
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Australian banks face ratings cut

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 1:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Moody's puts Australia's four biggest banks on credit downgrade review, saying they may be too dependent on global markets.
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Helicopter cowboys

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 11:06

Low-flying choppers to round up cattle in Australia's Outback
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Asian stock index talks on again

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:42
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A planned $8bn-merger between stock market firms in Australia and Singapore may be moving closer as talks start again.
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Spinning wicket foxes Australia

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 17:39
related countries: India India

Ricky Ponting hopes for "better" wickets during the World Cup after Australia collapse to defeat in a warm-up against India.
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Axed Hussey shocked by decision

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 9:34

Injured batsman Mike Hussey is shocked to be left out of Australia's World Cup squad as selectors choose to ignore his pleas to be included.
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Queensland towns remain cut off

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 4:14

Parts of Queensland remain cut off after Cyclone Yasi dumped huge piles of debris and caused widespread damage over north-east Australia.
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Fires destroy houses near Perth

Monday, February 7th 2011, 18:41
related places: Perth

Bushfires on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia destroy more than 60 homes, with the area declared a natural disaster zone.
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In pictures

Monday, February 7th 2011, 12:25

After floods and cyclone, Australia now hit by bushfires
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Bushfires engulf Australian homes

Monday, February 7th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Bushfires raging on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia have destroyed at least 59 homes.
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Japan-Australia to discuss trade

Monday, February 7th 2011, 4:19
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan and Australia will resume talks in Tokyo on Monday, aimed at securing Japan's first free-trade agreement with a major agricultural exporter.
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Bushfires hit western Australia

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:27

Huge areas of forest land in western Australia have been burnt by wild bushfires.
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England tour ends in heavy defeat

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England by 57 runs in the final one-day international in Perth to win the series 6-1.
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Wildfires hit western Australia

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 9:35

Wildfires destroy a number of homes in western Australia, as the north-east of the country continues to be affected by flooding caused by Cyclone Yasi last week.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 2:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England by 57 runs in the seventh and final one-day international in Perth to complete a 6-1 series win.
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Flower bemoans England schedule

Friday, February 4th 2011, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Andy Flower criticises the length of his side's tour of Australia and wants to have more input into the team's schedule in the future.
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Devastating Cyclone Yasi hits land

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 19:01

After the worst floods in its history the state of Queensland in Australia is now suffering the effects of a cyclone driving winds of up to 180 miles an hour.
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Cyclone hits Australia coast

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 15:38

Australians in Queensland brace themselves after dire warnings of potential storm devastation - in a region recently hit by flooding.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 2:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

The sixth one-day international goes to the wire as Australia make a strong reply to England's 333-6 in Sydney.
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Australia awaits cyclone onslaught

Monday, January 31st 2011, 13:57

North eastern Australia is battling with a tropical cyclone that is threatening to devastate Queensland, months after flooding caused over $5 billion worth of damage to the region.
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Strauss angry after England slump

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 12:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Skipper Andrew Strauss criticises his batsmen after defeat in Brisbane gives Australia an unassailable 4-1 lead in the seven-match one-day international series.
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England collapse to series defeat

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 11:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia tear through England's batting order to seal a one-day series victory with two matches to spare.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 2:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia are on the verge of wrapping up the one-day series against England after a poor batting performance from Andrew Strauss's men in Brisbane.
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Australia seamer Bracken retires

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 6:50

Australia seamer Nathan Bracken, formerly the top-ranked one-day international bowler, is forced to retire because of injury.
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Sydney residents flee factory fire

Friday, January 28th 2011, 13:17
related places: Sydney

Residents on the outskirts of Sydney in Australia were evacuated from their homes on Friday after a paint factory burst into flames.
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Australia unveils new flood tax

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 7:14

Australia's PM Julia Gillard unveils a new tax to help pay the estimated $5.6bn reconstruction bill from the nation's devastating floods.
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Trott ton sets up England victory

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 11:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits 102 as England keep alive their hopes of winning the one-day series against Australia with a 21-run victory in Adelaide.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 2:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits a century and takes two wickets to inspire England to a 21-run win in the fourth one-day international against Australia in Adelaide.
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Christmas Island shipwreck charge

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 9:44
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia charges three Indonesians with people-smuggling offences, following the death of about 50 people in a shipwreck off Christmas Island.
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Injured Swann out of ODI series

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 6:17

Graeme Swann will miss the rest of the one-day series against Australia with a back injury but should be fit for the World Cup.
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'Inland sea' moves across Australia

Monday, January 24th 2011, 15:24
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Large parts of Queensland are still affected by flooding, while a giant lake is bringing the crisis to Victoria state
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New threat of floods in Australia

Monday, January 24th 2011, 5:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australians are bracing themselves for fresh floods, this time in the state of Victoria.
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England suffer third one-day loss

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 11:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Sydney to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
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'Inland sea' moves across Victoria

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 9:40
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

A huge lake caused by the recent floods in Australia is threatening to swamp towns in the south-eastern state of Victoria.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 2:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

David Hussey hits an unbeaten 68 as Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Sydney.
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Strauss urges England improvement

Friday, January 21st 2011, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss offers no excuses as his side slumped to a 46-run defeat to Australia to go 2-0 down in the seven-match one-day series.
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Marsh inspires Australia victory

Friday, January 21st 2011, 11:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Recalled batsman Shaun Marsh hits a superb century in Hobart to help Australia win the second one-day international against England by 46 runs and go 2-0 up in the series.
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