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Fury at Australia cleric comments

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 11:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's government condemns a Muslim cleric's comments about jihad and Jewish people.
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Body found in Australia bush fire

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 5:55

The ongoing bush fires in southern Australia kill one person, and continue to threaten homes.
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Golf: Australia's Allenby leads

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 1:09

Australia's Robert Allenby shoots 63 for a two-stroke lead after the first round at La Quinta.
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Melbourne power cut by bush fire

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 13:32
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Melbourne, Victoria

Australia's Victoria state and Melbourne are crippled by serious power cuts after bush fires affect key supply lines.
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Australia cleric in convicts jibe

Friday, January 12th 2007, 12:25

Australia's top Islamic cleric sparks more controversy by mocking white Australians' convict ancestry.
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Cricket: Australia rampant

Friday, January 12th 2007, 10:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia ease to an eight-wicket win over England in the opening match of the Commonwealth Bank Series.
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Live - Australia v England

Friday, January 12th 2007, 2:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Australia are firmly on course to chase down 243 to win the opening one-dayer against England.
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Cricket: Aussies thrash England

Tuesday, January 9th 2007, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia thump England by 77 runs in the Twenty20 international in Sydney.
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Web plea rescues Canadian child

Saturday, January 6th 2007, 1:01
related countries: Canada Canada

Police help a Canadian child who sent an anonymous e-mail alleging sexual abuse to a website in Australia.
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Canberra to sell uranium to China

Friday, January 5th 2007, 6:01
related countries: China China

Australia will be able to export uranium to China as early as next month, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says.
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Aussies complete Ashes sweep

Friday, January 5th 2007, 1:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia demolish England on day four in Sydney for the first Ashes whitewash since 1920-21.
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Fifth Test, day three as it happened

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 7:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England lose five wickets after Australia take a first innings lead of 102 in the fifth Test in Sydney.
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Ashes: Australia in command

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 7:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

England end day three on 114-5, with a lead of just 12 runs, as Australia scent victory in the fifth Test.
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Cricket: Australia gain edge

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007, 7:25
related places: Sydney

England are all out for 291 before Australia end day two on 188-4 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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Aborigines in big land claim win

Tuesday, January 2nd 2007, 10:55

The Githabul people of Australia win joint control of a major part of New South Wales in a landmark claim.
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England batsmen make solid start

Tuesday, January 2nd 2007, 7:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell's 71 helps England reach 234-4 after day one of the fifth Ashes Test against Australia.
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Fifth Test, day one as it happened

Tuesday, January 2nd 2007, 7:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Led by Ian Bell's fluent 71, England end day one of the final Ashes Test in Sydney on an encouraging 234-4.
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Asian markets end year on high

Friday, December 29th 2006, 13:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's leading share index records its fourth successive year of growth, while India's index is up 46% this year.
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Cricket: Aussies build huge lead

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 7:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matthew Hayden and Andrew Symonds hit centuries as Australia move 213 runs ahead of England on day two.
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Cricket: Gilchrist upbeat on future

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 13:38

Adam Gilchrist says Australia can remain Test cricket's top dogs when their current stars bow out.
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Cricket: 'Warne void' looms

Thursday, December 21st 2006, 14:17

Australia coach John Buchanan speaks of the "huge void" Shane Warne will leave when he retires.
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Cricket: Shane Warne quits

Thursday, December 21st 2006, 3:17

Australia's Shane Warne announces he will retire from international cricket after the final Ashes Test.
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US excludes AWB after Iraq probe

Thursday, December 21st 2006, 0:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Australia's wheat exporter AWB is suspended from US contracts after a report into bribes to Iraq's former regime.
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Pink angers Australia government

Wednesday, December 20th 2006, 14:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government challenges pop star Pink's campaign to boycott the country's wool.
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Ashes: Aussies aim for whitewash

Tuesday, December 19th 2006, 6:50

Australia stick with the same squad for the fourth Ashes Test, with Glenn McGrath saying a 5-0 sweep would be a "fitting result".
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Cricket: Australia kept waiting

Sunday, December 17th 2006, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook hits a defiant century but Australia look set to regain the Ashes after England lose wickets late on day four in Perth.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, December 17th 2006, 7:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Alastair Cook is out for a century as England frustrate Australia on the fourth day of the third Ashes Test in Perth.
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Cricket: Gilchrist savages England

Saturday, December 16th 2006, 10:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Adam Gilchrist scores the second fastest Test century as Australia take complete control of the third Test.
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Cricket: Australia turn the screw

Friday, December 15th 2006, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia turn the screw in the Ashes series as they close day two in Perth on 119-1, a lead of 148.
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Cricket: Panesar's dream debut

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 10:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Monty Panesar takes 5-92 to dismiss Australia for 244 in the third Test and England reach 51-2 on day one.
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Qantas accepts takeover bid

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 8:42

Australia's flagship airline Qantas accepts an improved takeover bid by a consortium led by Macquarie Bank.
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Canberra aid for bushfire victims

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 9:12

Australia's government is to give emergency payments to people whose livelihoods have been lost by the wildfires.
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Ashes: 'Give Harmison a chance'

Tuesday, December 12th 2006, 17:58

Former England bowler John Lever says Steve Harmison's talents are not being fully utilised in Australia.
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Homes hit by Australia bush fires

Tuesday, December 12th 2006, 8:29

Homes are destroyed and towns under threat as bush fires rage in four states in Australia.
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Winds fan Australian fires

Sunday, December 10th 2006, 9:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Flames fanned by strong winds and high temperatures hamper firefighters tackling bush fires in Australia.
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Cricket: Aussie Martyn to retire

Friday, December 8th 2006, 3:37

Australia batsman Damien Martyn makes a surprise decision to retire from all forms of cricket.
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Australia overturns cloning ban

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 16:01

Australia lifts a ban on cloning human embryos for stem cell research, despite strong opposition.
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AWB loses hold after Iraq probe

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 9:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Australia's wheat exporter AWB is to temporarily lose its monopoly over wheat exports after a report into bribes.
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Cricket: England crash to defeat

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 8:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Australia win the second Ashes Test by six wickets and go 2-0 up in the series after bowling England out for 129.
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Australia's Labor gets new leader

Monday, December 4th 2006, 14:18

Australia's opposition Labor Party elects ex-diplomat Kevin Rudd as its new head to lead it into next year's polls.
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Ponting plays down century record

Sunday, December 3rd 2006, 9:37

Ricky Ponting is modest about hitting his 33rd Test century for Australia on day three of the second Ashes Test.
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Hoggard wickets give England edge

Sunday, December 3rd 2006, 8:05
related places: Adelaide

Matthew Hoggard takes four wickets on day three in Adelaide to keep England hopes up despite Ricky Ponting's record century.
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Record stand puts England on top

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 8:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Collingwood hits 206 and Kevin Pietersen 158 as England amass 551-6 before Australia end day two of the second Test on 28-1.
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Cricket: Aussies complete victory

Monday, November 27th 2006, 1:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Australia go 1-0 up in the Ashes series after beating England by 277 runs in the first Test at Brisbane.
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Rugby: Australia 16-12 N Zealand

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 11:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Darren Lockyer's extra-time try gives Australia victory over New Zealand in a pulsating Tri-Nations final in Sydney.
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Cricket: Aussies pile on agony

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 7:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia build a lead of over 600 after Glenn McGrath takes 6-50 to dismiss England for 157 in Brisbane.
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'Imminent coup' warning for Fiji

Friday, November 24th 2006, 9:23
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Tensions rise in Fiji as Australia warns of "clear evidence" a coup is planned for the next two weeks.
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McGrath adds to England's misery

Friday, November 24th 2006, 7:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Glenn McGrath takes two wickets as England flounder 549 runs behind Australia in the first Ashes Test.
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Cricket: Australia shine

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 7:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ricky Ponting hits an unbeaten century as Australia dominate the opening day of the first Test against England.
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Cricket: Countdown to Ashes

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 11:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ashley Giles is named in the England team with under an hour to go until the first Ashes Test against Australia.
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Australia report gives nuclear nod

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 4:45

Nuclear power is a viable option for meeting Australia's future energy needs, a new government report says.
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Cricket: Aussies release tait

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 1:16

Australia narrow their squad for Thursday's first Ashes Test down to 12 after releasing seamer Shaun Tait.
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Rugby: Ireland beat Australia

Sunday, November 19th 2006, 17:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland

In-form Ireland secure an impressive win over Australia at a blustery Lansdowne Road.
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Rugby League: Australia knock out Great Britain

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 11:50
related places: Brisbane

Great Britain's Tri-Nations campaign is over after a comprehensive defeat to Australia in Brisbane.
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Overseas troops arrive in Tonga

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 5:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Tonga Tonga

Police and soldiers from Australia and New Zealand arrive in Tonga to help restore order after riots.
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Cricket: Australia pick Test squad

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 6:30

Australia name Mitchell Johnson and Shaun Tait in their 13-man squad for the first Ashes Test.
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Rugby League: Long replaced

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 23:23

Richard Horne replaces Sean Long for Great Britain's crunch Tri-Nations clash with Australia on Saturday.
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Howard in carbon trading shift

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 10:25

Australia's PM John Howard signals a major policy change by backing an international carbon trading scheme.
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Cricket: England thrashed

Friday, November 10th 2006, 6:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lose by 166 runs to the Prime Minister's XI in the first game of their tour of Australia.
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Cricket: Aussies reveal strategy

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 10:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia explain why they want to make life uncomfortable for England captain Andrew Flintoff in the Ashes.
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Mexico MPs block Fox foreign trip

Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 4:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico, Vietnam Vietnam

Mexico's lower house of parliament votes to block President Vicente Fox's forthcoming visit to Australia and Vietnam.
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Delta Blues takes Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 5:11

Delta Blues leads home a Japanese one-two in the Melbourne Cup.
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Cricket: Gillespie out of warm-up

Monday, November 6th 2006, 8:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie's Ashes hopes are dealt a blow after he is ruled out of a warm-up match against England.
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Kylie prepares for tour comeback

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 10:37

Kylie Minogue returns to Australia to resume her world tour, 18 months after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Rugby L: GB stun Australia

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 10:56

GB win an enthralling and brutal Test match to open their Tri-Nations account at Aussie Stadium.
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