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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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Australia v NZ as it happened

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 16:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia beat New Zealand by 34 runs to reach the Champions Trophy final for the first time.
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Fears grow of Fiji military coup

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 6:46
related countries: Fiji Fiji, United States United States

The US and Australia voice fears of a coup in Fiji, as tensions mount between the military and the government.
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Australia defends climate stance

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 6:20

Australia's treasurer says there is "no point" in his nation signing the Kyoto pact, despite a hard-hitting report.
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Sydney Muslim cleric seeks leave

Monday, October 30th 2006, 8:27

Australia's controversial top Muslim cleric asks for indefinite leave after being rushed to hospital.
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Cricket: Australia reach semis

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 16:28
related countries: India India

Australia beat India by six wickets to book their place in the Champions Trophy semi-finals and knock the hosts out of the tournament.
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Live: India v Australia

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 16:27

Damien Martyn's fifty helps Australia beat India and reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals.
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Rallying: Loeb seals world title

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 6:40

Sebastien Loeb is crowned World Rally champion for the third straight year as Finn Mikko Hirvonen wins in Australia.
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Australia Muslim cleric suspended

Friday, October 27th 2006, 7:27

Australia's top Muslim cleric is barred from preaching after comparing immodestly dressed women to "uncovered meat".
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Australia fury at cleric comments

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 10:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's top Muslim cleric apologises after comparing women who do not wear the hijab to "uncovered meat".
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Australia plans major solar plant

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 11:05
related places: Canberra

Canberra unveils plans for one of the world's largest solar power plants as part of its climate change strategy.
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Australia rejects bullying claim

Tuesday, October 24th 2006, 7:00

Criticism from South Pacific nations that Australia is being a regional bully is rejected by PM John Howard.
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Australia presses Pacific nations

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 6:09

Australia says it will push for greater accountability from nations that receive its aid at an upcoming Pacific forum.
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Cricket: Aussies beat England

Saturday, October 21st 2006, 16:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England make only 169 before Damien Martyn's 78 helps Australia to a six-wicket win in the Champions Trophy.
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Ashes urn on display in Australia

Friday, October 20th 2006, 4:32
related places: Sydney

The Ashes urn, one of the world's most coveted trophies, goes on display in Sydney.
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Australia drought sparks suicides

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 8:17

A severe drought in Australia has led to a sharp rise in the number of suicides among farmers, a group says.
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Cricket: Ponting admits lapses

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 6:16

Ricky Ponting admits Australia were below their best in their 10-run defeat to the West Indies in the Champions Trophy.
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Cricket: Windies stun Australia

Wednesday, October 18th 2006, 17:15

Jerome Taylor takes a hat-trick as West Indies beat Australia by 10 runs in the Champions Trophy.
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Australia to ban N Korean ships

Monday, October 16th 2006, 7:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba, North Korea North Korea
related places: Canberra

Australia is to ban North Korean ships from its ports, as talks in Tokyo focus on implementing UN sanctions.
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Australia 'has harmed PNG ties'

Monday, October 16th 2006, 5:21
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australia is accused of over-reacting on an extradition case, straining ties with Papua New Guinea.
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Cricket: Ashes urn off to Australia

Sunday, October 15th 2006, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The four-inch urn is given VIP treatment as it flies out of England
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Rugby: Australia beat N Zealand

Saturday, October 14th 2006, 10:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia defeat defending champions New Zealand in the opening match of this year's Tri-Nations.
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Cricket: Mahmood's 'star quality'

Monday, October 9th 2006, 15:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Gatting says England paceman Sajid Mahmood could do to Australia what Simon Jones did in 2005.
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Call to open up Aboriginal areas

Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 7:24

Australia's government calls for an end to a permit system which limits those who can visit Aboriginal lands.
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Tennis: Argentina in Cup final

Saturday, September 23rd 2006, 18:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina win the doubles to take an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia in their Davis Cup semi-final.
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Australia plans immigrant tests

Saturday, September 23rd 2006, 7:48

Australia plans to strengthen immigration law with tough tests on language and culture.
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Cricket: Ponting escapes action

Saturday, September 23rd 2006, 7:30
related countries: India India

Australia captain Ricky Ponting will not face action after querying an umpiring decision during Friday's win over India.
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Cricket: Aussies into final

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 13:17
related countries: India India

Brett Lee takes 5-38 as Australia beat India to reach the tri-series final in Kuala Lumpur.
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Tennis: Hewitt feud stoked up

Thursday, September 21st 2006, 12:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina

David Nalbandian ups the tension ahead of Argentina's Davis Cup semi-final against Australia by saying Lleyton Hewitt has no friends on the men's tour.
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Solomons PM criticises Australia

Monday, September 18th 2006, 6:46
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands' PM accuses Australia of "heavy-handed" interference in his country's domestic affairs.
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Cricket: Rain spoils clash

Saturday, September 16th 2006, 14:29
related countries: India India

The rain saves India's blushes as they slump to 35-5 chasing a revised target of 170 to beat Australia.
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Cricket: Warne hits out at coach

Friday, September 15th 2006, 9:17

Australia great Shane Warne makes another attack on coach John Buchanan, saying his role is unnecessary.
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Cricket: Ponting sorry for dissent

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 6:56

Australia captain Ricky Ponting apologises after being fined for dissent.
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'Crocoseum' tribute set for Irwin

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 4:46

A public service for naturalist Steve Irwin will be held at his zoo's "Crocoseum" next Wednesday, his widow says.
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Cricket: Watson sparks Australia

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 13:57

Shane Watson takes 4-42 as Australia demolish West Indies in Kuala Lumpur.
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Irwin fans 'in revenge attacks'

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 10:35

Dead stingrays with their tails cut off are found in Australia, amid fears Steve Irwin fans may be avenging his death.
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'Funeral held' for Steve Irwin

Sunday, September 10th 2006, 0:37

A private funeral is reportedly held for "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin ahead of his burial at Australia Zoo.
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Downer concern at E Timor force

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 6:08
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australia's foreign minister says a UN peacekeeping force in East Timor will need more soldiers to back it up.
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Australian FM in East Timor talks

Monday, September 4th 2006, 10:34
related countries: Aruba Aruba, East Timor East Timor
related places: Dili

Foreign ministers from East Timor, Australia and Indonesia hold security talks in Dili amid renewed unrest.
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Australian curfew order 'a farce'

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 9:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A magistrate who approved Australia's first terror-linked control order says the government is turning it into a farce.
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Basketballl: USA crush Australia

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 13:28
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The USA ease past Australia 113-73 to reach the last eight of the World Basketball Championship in Japan.
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Australia's truffling success

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 0:47

The cultivation of truffles in Australia has proved such a success that the first batch has been exported abroad, Nick Squires reports.
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New peacekeepers for E Timor

Saturday, August 26th 2006, 2:38
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The UN approves a new peacekeeping mission in East Timor while leaving Australia's troops intact.
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Australia increases troop numbers

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 6:40

Australia is to increase its army by 2,600 to deal with regional security threats, PM John Howard has said.
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Anger as S Leone athletes get asylum

Monday, August 21st 2006, 7:30
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone reacts angrily as Australia grants visas to athletes who absconded at the Commonwealth Games.
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UN condemns Aborigines' housing

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 17:25

A UN housing expert says Australia's Aborigines live in some of the worst housing in the world.
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Australian PM drops asylum bill

Monday, August 14th 2006, 6:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's PM John Howard drops controversial changes to the asylum law after a revolt by lawmakers.
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Australia asylum bill passes test

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 9:06

Australia's lower house passes a controversial bill to process asylum seekers arriving by boat in off-shore camps.
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Australia picks central bank boss

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 14:14

Australia's central bank appoints a new head amid speculation that interest rates will have to be raised.
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Rugby U: Australia beat Kiwis

Saturday, July 29th 2006, 15:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Brisbane

New Zealand seal the Bledisloe Cup with an absorbing Tri-Nations win over Australia in Brisbane.
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Tennis: Hewitt mulls Argentina tie

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 9:33
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Lleyton Hewitt has yet to commit to Australia's Davis Cup tie in Argentina next month amid security fears.
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Australia may boost Afghan force

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 7:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia says it may boost the size of a team of soldiers going to Afghanistan as violence mounts.
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Australia hit by leadership row

Tuesday, July 11th 2006, 4:42

A leadership feud between Prime Minister John Howard and Treasurer Peter Costello grips Australia.
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Australian girl 'taken by croc'

Monday, July 10th 2006, 5:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An eight-year-old girl is feared dead in northern Australia after being attacked by a saltwater crocodile.
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Rugby: N Zealand 32-12 Australia

Saturday, July 8th 2006, 9:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand sink Australia 32-12 in an absorbing opener to the 2006 Tri-Nations tournament in Christchurch.
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Italy ends Aussie dreams

Monday, June 26th 2006, 17:20

Ten-man Italy beat Australia in the second round courtesy of an injury-time penalty from Francesco Totti.
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