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Trio hold talks on 'southern IPL'

Friday, October 24th 2008, 6:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia, South Africa and New Zealand are in talks over the setting up of a southern hemisphere Twenty20 franchise league.
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Marsh to replace injured Jaques

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 9:52
related countries: India India

Opening batsman Shaun Marsh will replace the injured Phil Jaques in Australia's Test squad touring India.
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India v Australia day five as it happened

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 5:42
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

India beat Australia by 320 runs to win the second Test in Mohali and lead the four-Test series 1-0.
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India thrash Australia in Mohali

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 5:40

India complete an emphatic 320-run victory over Australia on the final morning of the second Test in Mohali.
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India close in on Mohali victory

Monday, October 20th 2008, 11:43

Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin share a defiant 83, but Australia are 375 from victory at 141-5 at stumps on day four.
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Live text - India v Australia

Monday, October 20th 2008, 3:45
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

Australia finish day four of the second Test on 141-5, chasing 516 to beat India in Mohali.
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Mishra raises India victory hopes

Sunday, October 19th 2008, 11:30
related countries: India India

Amit Mishra takes 5-71 on his Test debut before India reach 100-0 at stumps on day three to lead Australia by 301.
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Live text - India v Australia

Sunday, October 19th 2008, 10:17
related countries: India India

After Amit Mishra's five wickets on debut, India begin their second innings with a 201-run lead on day three of the second Test against Australia.
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Live text - India v Australia

Saturday, October 18th 2008, 10:57
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

Australia lose their third wicket chasing India's 469 on day two of the second Test match in Mohali.
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Live text - India v Australia

Friday, October 17th 2008, 3:57
related countries: India India
related places: Mohali

Sachin Tendulkar becomes the highest run scorer in Test cricket as India look to build a big first-innings total in Mohali.
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Indian batsmen defy Australians

Monday, October 13th 2008, 12:35
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman ensure India manage to draw the first Test of four against Australia in Bangalore.
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Live text - India v Australia

Monday, October 13th 2008, 11:20
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Bad light stops play for the second time with India on 165-4 on the fifth day of the first Test against Australia in Bangalore.
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India v Australia day four as it happened

Sunday, October 12th 2008, 11:38
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Australia extend their lead to 263 runs over India at the end of day four of the first Test.
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Johnson blows leave India adrift

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 11:47
related countries: India India

Paceman Mitchell Johnson has a day to remember as Australia reduce India to 313-8 on an absorbing third day of the first Test, still 117 runs behind.
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Live text - India v Australia

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 3:40
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Play resumes after a rain-break with India seven wickets down in reply to Australia's 430 in Bangalore.
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Hussey knock keeps Aussies on top

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:09
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

India reach 68-0 in reply to Australia's 430 in the first Test at Bangalore, after Mike Hussey makes 146.
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Live text - India v Australia

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:08
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

India reach 68-0 chasing Australia's 430 as rain ends the second day of the first Test in Bangalore.
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Live text - India v Australia

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 3:54
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Ricky Ponting scores his first hundred in India in the first Test in Bangalore.
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Live text - India v Australia

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 3:54
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Australia win the toss and bat first against India in the first Test in Bangalore.
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Australian jet plunge injures 40

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 14:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A plane makes an emergency landing in Australia after 40 people are injured following a "sudden change in altitude".
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Ganguly to quit after Test series

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 11:56
related countries: India India

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is to retire after the upcoming Test series against Australia in India.
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Superb Stoner wins in Australia

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 5:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Casey Stoner wins the Australian MotoGP ahead of new world champion Valentino Rossi.
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White to join Aussie Test squad

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 9:53
related countries: India India

Australia call all-rounder Cameron White into their squad for the Test series against India.
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Boy fed zoo reptiles to crocodile

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 8:41

A seven-year-old boy is filmed killing rare reptiles and feeding live ones to a crocodile at a popular zoo in Australia.
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India name Ganguly in Test squad

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 10:14

Former captain Sourav Ganguly is included in a 15-man squad for the first two Tests against Australia from 9 October.
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Australian man 'snatched by croc'

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A search is under way for a man thought to have been dragged to his death by a crocodile in northern Australia.
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Original Monroe footage sold at auction in Australia

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 14:27

Film footage featuring Marilyn Monroe on the set of Some Like It Hot sells for A$17,500 (£8,000) in Australia.
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Armstrong to return with Astana

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 16:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba, France France

Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will make his cycling comeback with Kazakhstan's Astana team.
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Pushy pig pens Australian woman into her own home

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 19:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A pushy pig the size of a Shetland pony is making a woman a prisoner in her own home in Australia, local media report.
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Pushy pig pens Australian woman into her own home

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 19:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A pushy pig the size of a Shetland pony is making a woman a prisoner in her own home in Australia, local media report.
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Sharp rise in HIV in Australia

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 9:00

Rates of HIV infection in Australia have increased by almost 50% in the past eight years, according to a report.
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Tendulkar could miss Aussie Tests

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 8:14

India batting star Sachin Tendulkar could miss at least part of the forthcoming Test series against Australia because of an elbow injury.
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Australians commit to India tour

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 10:34
related countries: India India

Australia's tour of India will go ahead after a security review, despite recent bombings.
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New head for Australia opposition

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 8:15

A millionaire politician and former lawyer, Malcolm Turnbull, is elected leader of Australia's conservative opposition.
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Melbourne jury convicts militants

Monday, September 15th 2008, 5:55
related places: Melbourne

A Muslim cleric and other men are convicted by a jury of being members of a terror group in Melbourne, Australia.
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Superb All Blacks win Tri-Nations

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 11:48
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Brisbane

New Zealand claim their sixth Tri-Nations title in seven years with a thrilling 28-24 victory over Australia in the deciding match in Brisbane.
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Australia gamble on spin rookies

Friday, September 12th 2008, 7:23
related countries: India India

Spinners Bryce McGain and Jason Krejza are among four uncapped players named in Australia's squad for the Test series in India.
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'Underpants' minister loses job

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 6:38

A state minister in Australia has been asked to resign after dancing in his underpants at a staff party.
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'Extreme waves' worry Australia

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 15:38

Australia's coastline is being battered by extreme waves that are driven in part by climate change, scientists say.
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Australia fears Asian arms race

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 6:24

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd vows to build up Australia's armed forces in response to what he calls an emerging arms race in Asia.
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New governor general in Australia

Friday, September 5th 2008, 6:10

Quentin Bryce is sworn in as Australia's governor general, the first woman to serve as Queen Elizabeth's representative there.
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'Pumpkin' father says not guilty

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 8:49

The father of "Pumpkin", a little girl found abandoned in Australia, pleads not guilty to killing his wife at an Auckland court.
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Didgeridon't: Aborigines outraged over instrument book for girls

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 11:15

Aboriginal leaders in Australia call for a book teaching girls how to play the didgeridoo, viewed as a male instrument, to be pulped.
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Didgeridon't: Aborigines outraged over instrument book for girls

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 11:15

Aboriginal leaders in Australia call for a book teaching girls how to play the didgeridoo, viewed as a male instrument, to be pulped.
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'Hot' Monroe footage goes up for sale in Australia

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 10:10

Amateur footage featuring Marilyn Monroe on the set of Some Like It Hot is put up for auction in Australia.
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Taleban suspects held in dog pen

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 9:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia's government confirms that its forces in Afghanistan detained Taleban suspects in an empty dog pen.
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Australia lowers interest rates

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 5:57

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates for the first time in seven years as its economy slows
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Australia population shifts prompt 'man drought'

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 2:59

Census data reveals that some 100,000 young men have left Australia, leading to a serious "man-drought" in many areas.
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Hayden to miss Bangladesh series

Monday, August 25th 2008, 7:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australia opener Matthew Hayden is ruled out of the home one-day series against Bangladesh.
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Australia allows China investment

Monday, August 25th 2008, 7:22
related countries: China China

Australia approves China's recent purchase of a stake in mining giant Rio Tinto despite fears it could harm national interests.
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Hopes fade for Sydney whale calf

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:44
related places: Sydney

A humpback whale calf separated from its mother and trying to suckle from boats off Sydney, Australia, is weakening, observers say.
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Fiji leader slammed for boycott

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 8:18
related countries: Fiji Fiji, New Zealand New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand criticise the absence of Fiji's self-appointed Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama at a regional summit.
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Olympics day 10 as it happened

Monday, August 18th 2008, 11:11
related countries: China China, Portugal Portugal
related places: Beijing

The athletics events resume on day 10 after Chinese star Liu Xiang limps out of contention, while Britain win another cycling gold medal.
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Aussie pair strikes rowing gold

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 10:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian veteran Drew Ginn wins his third Olympic gold in the men's pairs and Australia's double scull also wins.
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Pope pilgrims seek Australia home

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 11:01

Pilgrims who travelled to Australia to see the Pope on his July visit, are now applying for political asylum there.
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Australia 'ghost ship' deaths an accident

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 4:55

Three sailors who vanished from a yacht found drifting off the coast of Australia died in a freak accident, a coroner says.
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Starbucks' retreat

Monday, August 4th 2008, 23:05

The coffee chain admits failure in Australia
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Kahui surprise wing choice for NZ

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 10:10

The injury-hit All Blacks name Richard Kahui as a surprise choice on the wing for Saturday's second Tri-Nations Test against Australia.
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Afghan response 'underwhelming'

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 9:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia's defence minister criticises some Nato member states for their "underwhelming" efforts in Afghanistan.
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Fault forces Qantas plane to land

Monday, July 28th 2008, 16:42
related places: Adelaide

A Qantas plane makes an emergency landing in Australia, due to a mechanical fault, the second safety scare in days.
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McCaw delays Tri-Nations comeback

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 6:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw is ruled out of Saturday's Tri-Nations match against Australia, who give a first start to Ryan Cross.
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'Dr Death' returns to Australia

Monday, July 21st 2008, 11:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

A man dubbed 'Dr Death' by the Australian media returns from the US to face charges he failed patients in his care.
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Pope meets clergy abuse victims

Monday, July 21st 2008, 0:09

Pope Benedict XVI meets victims of child sex abuse by Catholic clergy at the end of his visit to Australia, the Vatican says.
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In pictures

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 3:23

Images from climax of the Pope's visit to Australia
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Pope sorry for priests' sex abuse

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 9:31

The Pope apologises for the "evil" abuse of children by priests in Australia, as Catholic pilgrims gather for a papal vigil.
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