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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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Doctor held over Australia deaths

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 10:12
related countries: United States United States

A plastic surgeon wanted in Australia in connection with the deaths of three patients has been arrested in the US.
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Hostel 'turned away' Aborigines

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 14:20

A hostel in Australia could face legal action after allegedly refusing entry to a group of Aborigines.
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'Ned Kelly's burial site' found

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 7:32

Scientists in Australia believe they have found the grave of the 19th Century outlaw and national icon Ned Kelly.
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Jail for Australian kiss killers

Friday, March 7th 2008, 23:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two women in Australia who murdered a girl from Dorset and then kissed over her body are jailed for life.
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Women jailed for wheelie bin murder

Friday, March 7th 2008, 8:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two women in Australia who killed a British girl and then kissed over her body are jailed for life.
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Sydney police free sex captives

Friday, March 7th 2008, 7:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Sydney

Police in Sydney, Australia, free 10 South Korean women from what authorities called a sex-trafficking syndicate.
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India media hail cricket victory

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 8:35
related countries: India India

Indian newspapers hail the country's cricket team's one-day series victory over Australia.
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Cricket: India stun Aussies

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 11:27
related places: Brisbane

India beat Australia by nine runs in Brisbane to win the Commonwealth Bank Series 2-0.
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Australian rates at 12-year high

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 7:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's central bank raises interest rates to 7.25%, the highest level in 12 years, to combat inflation.
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Cricket: Tendulkar seals India win

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 11:28
related countries: India India
related places: Sydney

A breathtaking century from Sachin Tendulkar leads India to a six-wicket victory over Australia in the first of three CB Series finals in Sydney.
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Cricket: S Lanka beat Aussies

Friday, February 29th 2008, 12:03
related places: Melbourne

Sri Lanka claim a consolation 13-run victory over Australia in the CB one-day Series in Melbourne.
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Fisherman in 10-hour swim

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 9:35

A fisherman swims for more than 10 hours to seek help for his crew mates after their trawler sank off Australia.
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Cricket: India through to final

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 6:38
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India will play Australia in the CB Series final after a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka.
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Rudd plans summit on 2020 vision

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 0:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd reveals plans for a summit to discuss challenges facing Australia.
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Cricket: Australia into final

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 11:19
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia book their place in the CB Series finals after beating Sri Lanka by 24 runs in a low-scoring encounter.
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Gates due in Australia for talks

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

The US defence chief heads to Australia for talks, the first since Kevin Rudd's government took office.
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Dhoni tops Indian auction bidding

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 16:57
related countries: India India

India one-day skipper Mahendra Dhoni attracts the highest price in an auction for players in a new league.
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Cricket: Crucial win for India

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 11:41
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni help India beat Sri Lanka in the one-day CB Series in Australia.
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Cricket: Gilchrist 'to play'

Monday, February 18th 2008, 12:27

Adam Gilchrist will be fit for the rest of the triangular CB Series despite injuring his thumb on Sunday, insists Australia coach Tim Nielsen.
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Cricket: India slump to Australia

Sunday, February 17th 2008, 10:59
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

Australia move well clear in the CB Series table after a 50-run win over India in a low-scoring match in Adelaide.
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Cricket: Gilchrist inspires Aussies

Friday, February 15th 2008, 12:15
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Adam Gilchrist hits a century on his final appearance at the Waca to help Australia beat Sri Lanka by 63 runs in the CB one-day series.
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Australia pledges E Timor support

Friday, February 15th 2008, 4:47
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australia vows to help safeguard democracy in East Timor after attacks on the president and prime minister.
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Aussie tour of Pakistan in doubt

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 12:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Australia are unlikely to tour Pakistan in March because of security fears.
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Aborigines open Canberra session

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 9:49
related places: Canberra

Australia's parliament opens with its first-ever Aboriginal welcome, ahead of an apology for past wrongs.
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Cricket: S Lanka win in Canberra

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 6:10
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Canberra

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit 62 to lead Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket victory over India - their first win in the one-day CB Series.
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Pace pair inspire India victory

Sunday, February 10th 2008, 11:02
related countries: India India
related places: Melbourne

Pace bowlers Ishant Sharma and Sree Santh lead India to a five-wicket win over Australia in Melbourne.
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Man guilty of barrel wife murder

Saturday, February 9th 2008, 9:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man is found guilty of murdering his wife in Australia and hiding her body in a barrel for more than 20 years.
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Cricket: Aussies thump Sri Lanka

Friday, February 8th 2008, 10:02
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Michael Clarke's knock of 77 and five wickets for Nathan Bracken helps Australia to a 128-run one-day victory over Sri Lanka.
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Australia ends 'Pacific Solution'

Friday, February 8th 2008, 4:51
related countries: Nauru Nauru

The last detainees leave a camp on Nauru, ending Australia's "Pacific Solution" immigration policy.
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Australia releases whaling photos

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 11:42
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia releases "distressing" pictures of whales harpooned by a Japanese whaling fleet in the Antarctic Ocean.
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Aboriginal languages 'dying out'

Monday, February 4th 2008, 5:28

Campaigners in Australia warn that Aboriginal languages are declining at record levels.
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Australia crush lamentable India

Friday, February 1st 2008, 10:59
related countries: India India

Australia thrash India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 international.
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Harbhajan cleared of racial abuse

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 10:46

Harbhajan Singh is cleared of racially abusing Australia's Andrew Symonds but fined for offensive behaviour.
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Cricket: 'Tired' Tait takes break

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 8:37

Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait is to take an indefinite break from the game, citing emotional and physical exhaustion.
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India cricketer ban appeal begins

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 5:33

Harbhajan Singh's appeal against a three-match ban for racially abusing Andrew Symonds begins in Australia.
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Cricket: Gilchrist quit over error

Monday, January 28th 2008, 11:23
related countries: India India

Australia's Adam Gilchrist reveals a dropped catch against India made him feel it was time to retire.
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Cricket: Aussies win India series

Monday, January 28th 2008, 7:02
related countries: India India

Adam Gilchrist's final Test ends in a draw as Australia secure a 2-1 series victory over India.
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Australia close in on series win

Sunday, January 27th 2008, 8:34
related countries: India India

Ponting and Clarke make centuries as Australia all but end India's chances of tying their Test series.
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Cricket: Gilchrist ends Aus career

Saturday, January 26th 2008, 11:19

Australia wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist announces his retirement from international cricket.
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Cricket: India post huge total

Friday, January 25th 2008, 8:46
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

Australia reach 62-0, 464 runs behind India, after two days of the final Test in Adelaide.
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Cricket: India buoyed by century

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 8:14
related countries: India India
related places: Adelaide

Sachin Tendulkar hits an unbeaten 124 as India close day one of the final Test with Australia in Adelaide on 309-5.
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India win ends Aussie record bid

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 9:00
related countries: India India

India deny Australia a record 17th straight victory by dismissing them for 340 to win the third Test by 72 runs.
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Cricket: Australia's hopes dented

Friday, January 18th 2008, 10:13
related countries: India India

Australia face a tall order to win a world-record 17th consecutive Test after ending day three against India on 65-2, chasing 413 for victory.
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Whaling pair 'leave Japan ship'

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 16:27
related countries: Japan Japan

Two anti-whaling activists who boarded a Japanese ship are handed to an Australian vessel, Tokyo officials say.
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Cricket: India on top

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 10:09
related countries: India India

India seize control of the third Test after bowling out Australia for 212 and reaching 52-1, for a lead of 170.
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India-Australia cricket resumes

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 11:03
related places: Perth

Australia and India begin their third cricket Test despite controversy which threatened to disrupt the tour.
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Lee thwarts India's strong start

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 10:04
related countries: India India
related places: Perth

India crumble from 198-2 to end day one of the third Test on a rocky 297-6 as Brett Lee takes 3-64.
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Australia bans India uranium sale

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 14:35
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Australia is reversing a decision to sell uranium to India, as Delhi has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Cricket: Bucknor upset by axe

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 8:44
related countries: India India

Steve Bucknor says the decision to axe him for the rest of the series between Australia and India is a "sad day" for umpires.
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Cricket: India drop Hogg charge

Monday, January 14th 2008, 9:52
related countries: India India

India drop the case against Australia's Brad Hogg, who had been charged with offensive remarks to two of their players.
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Cricket: Ponting admits errors

Monday, January 14th 2008, 7:49
related countries: India India

Australia captain Ricky Ponting says his side did make mistakes in their controversial second Test victory over India at Sydney.
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India withdraw tour quit threat

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 14:28
related countries: India India

India withdraw their threat to quit the tour of Australia if an appeal against Harbhajan Singh's ban fails.
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Australia to act on plastic bags

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 5:32
related countries: China China

Australia says it wants to phase out free plastic bags by the end of 2008, after a similar move by China.
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